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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,”...

UN at 70: Mega-Cities, Mortality and Migration

By Joseph Chamie UNITED NATIONS - As the international community marks the 70th anniversary of the founding of the United Nations, one question worthy of...

Brazil and Germany Take Lead in Tackling Climate Change

By Britta Schmitz UNITED NATIONS - Brazil and Germany, the two largest national economies within their respective continents, are taking the lead in tackling climate...

Security Council, in Historic First, Discusses Gay, Lesbian Rights

By Thalif Deen UNITED NATIONS - The U.N. Security Council (UNSC), whose primary mandate is the maintenance of international peace and security, has occasionally digressed...