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UN rights office ‘deeply concerned’ over arrests of LGBT people in...

NEW YORK, NY - The United Nations human rights office on Friday expressed deep concern about a wave of arrests in Azerbaijan, Egypt and Indonesia of more than 180 people...

Ireland Elects First Gay Prime Minister

History was made in Ireland yesterday, as the ascendant Fine Gael party elected the country's first out Prime Minister, or Taoiseach. Leo Varadkar, who at...

A Gay Holocaust Is Beginning In Chechnya. What Are We...

In the spring of 1945, elements of General George S. Patton's Third Army advanced into the German city of Ohrduf, and discovered the concentration...

“Hate Group” Inclusion Shows UN Members Still Divided on LGBT Rights

UNITED NATIONS - A group designated as a hate group for its “often violent rhetoric” against LGBTI rights was an invited member of the...

New Mandate for LGBTI Rights at the UN

GENEVA - The first-ever independent UN expert on Sexual Orientation and Gender Identity, Thai lawyer Vivit Muntarbhorn, has already begun the process of open...

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...

The Cuban Revolution Has Lost Its Founder and Leader

HAVANA - Fidel Castro, who survived more than 600 assassination attempts and remained in power longer than any other leader in the history of...

Fidel Castro dead at 90

Cuba's former president Fidel Castro, one of the world's longest-serving and most iconic leaders, has died aged 90. His younger brother and successor as president...

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...