VICE News Daily: A Milestone for Japan’s LGBT Community

The VICE News Capsule is a news roundup that looks beyond the headlines. Today: Tokyo district recognizes same-sex unions, a one-day general strike shuts down Argentina, Burmese government and rebel groups sign draft ceasefire, and it’s light’s out across large parts of Turkey. JAPAN Breakthrough for LGBT Rights in Tokyo The popular shopping and entertainment district of Shibuya has just approved a law that recognizes same-sex couples. ARGENTINA Nationwide Strike Shuts the Country Down Most domestic and international flights were cancelled, and banks and businesses were shuttered. MYANMAR Government and Rebels Sign Draft Ceasefire Agreement Representatives wouldn’t provide specific details, but they say they left the most contentious issues out to accelerate the peace process. TURKEY Power Outages Across Dozens of Provinces Some officials blamed an issue with transmission lines. It was the biggest nationwide blackout in decades. Subscribe to VICE News here: Check out VICE News for more: Follow VICE News here: Facebook: Twitter: Tumblr: Instagram: More videos from the VICE network:

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