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Marriage, sex, and being LGBT in Pakistan

Marriage, sex, and being LGBT in Pakistan

Peshawar – Pakistan’s transgender community, known as “khawajasiras” or “hijras”, are now…

10 civilians killed in grenade attack in Afghanistan

10 civilians killed in grenade attack in Afghanistan

Mehtarlam – Some 10 Afghan civilians were killed and four others wounded…

Israeli PM Netanyahu begins historic visit to Singapore

Israeli PM Netanyahu begins historic visit to Singapore

Singapore – Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu begins a two-day official visit…

Indian court bars student doctors over cheating

Indian court bars student doctors over cheating

New Delhi – India’s highest court Monday barred hundreds of students from…

Islamic State posts video of man it says was Egypt church bomber

Islamic State posts video of man it says was Egypt church bomber

Cairo – Islamic State published a video on Sunday threatening Egyptian Christians…

Ecuador transgender people vote for first time according to chosen gender

Ecuador transgender people vote for first time according to chosen gender

Ecuadorean transgender people on Sunday voted for the first time according to…

S. Korean PM makes first comment on Kim killing

S. Korean PM makes first comment on Kim killing

Seoul – The killing of North Korea leader Kim Jong-un’s estranged half-brother…

11 pilgrims drown during Sri Lanka church festival

11 pilgrims drown during Sri Lanka church festival

Colombo – At least 11 people, including a child and five women,…

‘Blind sheikh’ convicted in 1993 World Trade bombing dies in prison

‘Blind sheikh’ convicted in 1993 World Trade bombing dies in prison

Omar Abdel-Rahman, the Muslim cleric known as “the blind sheikh” who was…

At least 19 killed in Argentina bus crash

At least 19 killed in Argentina bus crash

Argentina – A bus overturned in Argentina on Saturday near Aconcagua, the…

Germany bans internet-connected ‘spy’ doll Cayla

Germany bans internet-connected ‘spy’ doll Cayla

Berlin – German regulators have banned an internet-connected doll called “My Friend…

Trump calls the media ‘the enemy of the American People’

Trump calls the media ‘the enemy of the American People’

Washington – Donald Trump ratcheted up his attacks on the media Friday,…

Cyclone batters southern Mozambique, killing seven

Cyclone batters southern Mozambique, killing seven

Cyclone Dineo killed seven people, injured 55 and affected hundreds of thousands…

75 years later, Japanese Americans recall pain of internment camps

75 years later, Japanese Americans recall pain of internment camps

New York – Joyce Nakamura Okazaki was 7 years old in 1942…

Polluted Indian lake catches fire

Polluted Indian lake catches fire

Bangalore – Toxic smoke billowed Friday from a lake in India’s technology…

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