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“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...

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...