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Legal battle over gay marriage moves to the South
NORFOLK, Va. -- Whenever Tim Bostic would lament that he couldn't marry his partner, Tony London, in Virginia, his sisters had a ready solution: Move to Maryland, where same-sex marriage is legal. Carol Schall and Mary Townley already had much to show ...
Parliament may change marriage laws to allow same-sex couples to wed ...
ACT gay marriage law is ruled invalid by high court of Australia
Gay rights push will press on despite 'disappointing' setbacks
US: South Africa oversaw Mandela event security
Washington ? The US Secret Service said Thursday that it had been solely up to South Africa to vet participants in Nelson Mandela's memorial service, as a storm swirled over security at the event. A fake sign language interpreter, who has admitted he has a ...
The death of Nelson Mandela has exposed the failings of his successors
South Africa's grief drowned out by interpreter row
Mandela memorial interpreter says he has history of violent behaviour
Ukraine 'still intends to sign pact with EU,' says Viktor Yanukovych
Faced with tens of thousands of protesters in the streets and growing economic woes, Ukraine's President appeared to be nearing a U-turn over his country's future, telling the European Union's most-senior diplomat that he would sign a pact on closer ...
EU promises more aid for Ukraine to sign deal
Clashes In Kiev As Police Try To Clear Protest Camps
Desperate Syrians find little comfort in new homes
Beirut ? They fled air strikes and shelling, but many of Syria's three million refugees have found little comfort elsewhere, suffering in squalid camps and risking death to reach Europe's shores. In Lebanon, many crowd into makeshift shelters in agricultural ...
EU failing Syria refugees - Amnesty report
Snowstorm brings new misery for Syria refugees
Winter storm in Lebanon brings snow, rain and new misery for thousands of ...
No, Mas: Spain rejects Catalan call for independence
The Spanish government has rejected a call by the country's regional government of Catalonia to hold a referendum on independence next year. Catalonia's regional President, Artur Mas, announced in the Catalan capital, Barcelona, that the referendum ...
Catalonia Sets Nov. 9 as Date for Independence Referendum
Spanish PM To Block Catalan Independence Poll
Catalan leaders agree vote on independence
The Standard Digital News
Pitched celebrations as Kenyans mark fete
The Standard Digital News
Nairobi, Kenya: Kenya's 50th birthday celebrations was characterised by colour, song and dance at the Safaricom Kasarani Stadium in Nairobi where thousands of Kenyans flocked for the anniversary. At least 19 heads of state from Africa and beyond graced ...
Minister visits Kenya to mark 50 years of independence
Britain backs Kenya memorial for Mau Mau abuses
In pictures: Kenya celebrates 50 years of independence
Bangladesh executes Islamist leader and convicted war criminal Abdul Quader ...
Bangladesh executed the Islamist leader and convicted war criminal Abdul Quader Mollah late last night, making him the first person to die for crimes against humanity during the country's struggle for independence with Pakistan in 1971. The move is widely ...
Bangladesh executes opposition leader
Bangladesh opposition leader hanged for war crimes; violence flares
Bangladesh hangs top Jamaat leader over 1971 war crimes
World News Update, what you need to know
THE man accused of faking sign language while standing alongside world leaders like US President Barack Obama at Nelson Mandela's memorial service says he hallucinated that angels were entering the stadium, has schizophrenia and has been violent in ...
Man accused of faking sign-language at Mandela memorial says he 'saw angels ...
Mandela 'interpreter': I saw angels
Signer at Mandela funeral hallucinated
Thai protesters cut power, water to PM's offices
BANGKOK (AP) ? Anti-government protesters in Thailand cut off electricity to the prime minister's office compound on Thursday while their leaders met with businesspeople to explain why they want to oust the caretaker government before upcoming elections ...
Thailand's political crisis
Thai Protest Leader Pushes a Parallel Government
Former Thai PM Abhisit Vejjajiva charged with murder
Abe Hopes Asean Summit Will Yield Closer Ties Against China
Wall Street Journal
TOKYO?Winding up his year of diplomacy, Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe kicked off a four-day summit with Southeast Asian leaders Thursday as the region takes on a renewed importance for Japan's economic and security strategies. In the first ...
An unpopular new secrecy law dents the prime minister's popularity
Two men hanged by government in Japan in latest 'secret executions'
Abe's arrows: Absence of wage rises could run Abenomics off road