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Gay Ugandans hail ruling on homosexuality
Constitutional court nullifies law that prescribes life sentence for people found guilty of homosexual acts.
Last updated: 05 Aug 2014 10:35 GMT
Turkey elections: Democratic chance or authoritarian restoration?
The Turkish local elections brought a tarnished victory for the ruling AKP.
Last updated: 05 Apr 2014 10:48 GMT
Turkey's elections and gender politics
Despite strong subscription to AKP's conservative agenda, there may be hope for women and LGBT rights in Turkey.
Diba Nigar Goksel
Last updated: 03 Apr 2014 09:15 GMT
Olympic torch reaches Sochi amid gay protests
As Sochi prepares to open the Winter Games, activists call on sponsors to speak out about anti-gay legislation in Russia
Last updated: 06 Feb 2014 05:44 GMT
Thousands rally to honour March on Washington
Attendees commemorate civil rights movement and demand more social justice in the US.
Last updated: 25 Aug 2013 15:10 GMT
Ukraine's gays fear coming out of the closet
Proposed new laws designed to stop media outlets from "promoting and propagating homosexuality" worry rights groups.
Last updated: 31 May 2013 15:58 GMT
France legalises same-sex marriage
President Hollande signs bill into law after Constitutional Council dismisses legal challenge by opposition party.
Last updated: 18 May 2013 05:15 GMT
France set to legalise same-sex marriage
French President Francois Hollande to sign bill into law, after constitutional court dismisses challenges.
Last updated: 18 May 2013 03:58 GMT
Taboos push China's gay men to wed women
Activists fight for LGBT rights as pressure to produce offspring pushes country's gay males to marry unsuspecting women.
Last updated: 01 Apr 2013 11:12 GMT
Unwrapping the new Twinkie
An American icon resurfaces, but at what cost?
Last updated: 25 Mar 2013 11:03 GMT
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Denmark introduces rehab for Syrian fighters
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Street tension between radical Muslims and Holland's hard right rises, as Islamic State anxiety grows.
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Ugandans baffled by sleeping ministers
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Less than a week after the category three storm hit Baja California, Tropical Storm Polo narrowly misses the peninsula.
In Pictures: Lebanon's dying fishing industry
Plagued by pollution, over-fishing and rapid development along the coast, Lebanon's fishermen struggle to make a living.
In Pictures: Sierra Leone's Ebola survivors
Survivors of the disease are often stigmatised after they return to their communities.
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