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Bob Dylan wins Nobel Prize for Literature

Bob Dylan has been awarded the 2016 Nobel Prize for Literature, becoming the first songwriter to win the prestigious award. The 75-year-old rock legend received...

Young Somali Man Confounds President Obama

London Townhall: Young Somali man ask question Obama unable to answer On Saturday April 23rd, at a town hall organized by and for young people, President...

Climate Change (I) – Will the Middle East Become ‘Uninhabitable’?

By Baher Kamal CAIRO - This is not about any alarming header—it is the dramatic conclusion of several scientific studies about the on-going climate change...

United Nations formally recognizes LGBT within AIDS Policy

By Karanja Gaçuça The United Nations will Incorporate Language that Specifically Recognizes LGBTQ populations in HIV Treatment. The United Nations has made significant steps in recognizing...

Developing Countries Take Lead at Climate Change Agreement Signing

By Lyndal Rowlands UNITED NATIONS - An unprecedented 175 countries are expected to sign the Paris Climate Change Agreement here Friday, with 15 developing countries taking...

African Nations & Russia Protest UN Stamps on Gay, Lesbian Rights

By Thalif Deen UNITED NATIONS - When the UN Postal Administration recently unveiled a set of six new commemorative stamps — as part of a...

A gay Muslim speaks: Why I left radical Islamism

How I came out as gay & rejected superstition & intolerance By Sohail Ahmed London, UK -  I was born into a practising and very devout...

Trans-Pacific free trade deal agreed creating vast partnership

The biggest trade deal in decades has been struck. The Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) cuts trade tariffs and sets common standards in trade for 12 Pacific...

Anti-gay Sentiment Arises During the U.N. General Assembly

By Tharanga Yakupitiyage UNITED NATIONS - Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon emphasized the importance of lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and intersex (LGBTI) rights during a High-Level Core...

TPP is “Worst Trade Agreement” for Medicine Access, Says Doctors Without...

By Tharanga Yakupitiyage UNITED NATIONS - “The TPP will…go down in history as the worst trade agreement for access to medicines in developing countries,”...