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Amid Furor Over Same-Sex ‘Date Night’ Ban, Restaurant Defends Policy

A popular restaurant in Brakpan, South Africa, has come under fire for excluding same-sex couples from its new "date night" promotion, as a pair...

Kenyans Turn to Wild Fruits and Insects as Drought Looms

NAIROBI - Too hungry to play, hundreds of starving children in Tiaty Constituency of Baringo County instead sit by the fire, watching the pot...

Suspect Indicted In Big Ben Murder, Claims ‘Self-Defense’

A Manhattan grand jury has indicted Daquan King, the masseur accused of killing Savyon (Big Ben) Zabar, the owner of famed gay nightclub Escuelita,...

Obama Commutes Chelsea Manning’s Prison Sentence

President Obama today commuted the 35-year prison sentence of Chelsea Manning, the transgender Army whistle blower convicted of sending a huge trove of classified...

Masseur Arrested In Big Ben Murder Case

As family members bid their final farewell to gay nightlife icon Savyon Zabar, NYPD detectives ended their citywide dragnet in his killing, by arresting...

Dragnet Continues For Suspect In Big Ben Murder Case

A citywide manhunt is underway for a man suspected of killing Savyon Zabar, the former owner of Midtown's famed gay nightclub Escuelita. Zabar, known to...

Owner Of NYC’s Escuelita Club Strangled To Death

Savyon Zabar, also known as Big Ben, the owner of the popular Midtown gay club Escuelita, was found strangled to death in his Upper...
Clergywoman To Begin Hunger Strike For Prisoner Clemency

Activist Clergywoman To Begin Hunger Strike For Prisoner Clemency

A North Carolina activist and preacher, Madeline McClenney Sadler is about to begin a hunger strike to press the Obama administration to grant executive clemency...

New Technologies in Debate in Biodiversity Conference

By Emilio Godoy CANCUN, Mexico - Synthetic biology, geoengineering and the recognition of ancestral knowledge are the issues that have generated the most heated debate in...

Putting Women Front and Centre in the Development Agenda

By Robert Kibet NAIROBI, Kenya - Reengineering the framework of support by bringing in women as new actors in effective development cooperation will play a pivotal role...