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Oregon and D.C. now allow their residents to choose a third “nonbinary” X sex marker on their driver’s licenses. California is poised to go even further and add a nonbinary gender designation not only to driver’s licenses but to...
Turkish Parliament relapsed into a rare moment of shame unseen before, when female lawmakers from the ruling Justice and Development Party (AKP) and opposition parties engaged in a brawl that hospitalized two of them, wounding four in total, after...
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Colombian President Juan Manuel Santos on Tuesday named a former vice president as chief negotiator in peace talks National Liberation Army (ELN) rebels.
US President Donald Trump announced he recognizes Jerusalem as Israel's capital and will move the US embassy there, despite international warnings that it could undermine the peace process
As Kurdistan Regional Government (KRG) is finalizing its plans for an independence referendum in September, Turkey expressed its strongest objection over the move that...
Spain has withdrawn a European arrest warrant for Catalonia's sacked leader Carles Puigdemont and four of his former ministers, who fled to Belgium after the regional parliament declared unilateral independence
France's highest administrative court has upheld a decision to deny a French passport to an Algerian Muslim who refused to shake hands with officials during her citizenship ceremony.
Cuba marked the end of an era on Thursday as Miguel Diaz-Canel was formally elected as the country's new president, succeeding Raul Castro.
The efficient deployment of propaganda is a central tenet in the playbook used to concentrate power. Myanmar is no stranger to that playbook.
President Trump confirmed that his CIA chief took part in secret talks in North Korea, the most significant sign that an improbable summit between the US leader and Kim Jong-Un will go ahead.
Around 500 Syrian refugees left southern Lebanon on Wednesday under an agreement between authorities in Beirut and Damascus that provides for their return to their home country.
The Austrian cabinet approved new measures on Wednesday requiring asylum seekers to hand over their mobile phones and up to 840 euros ($1,040) in cash to the authorities.
The body of a seven-year-old girl who had been raped and strangled was found in India Tuesday, compounding outrage over a series of horrific sexual attacks on women or girls.
The rape and murder of an eight-year-old tribal Muslim girl in Indian-administered Jammu and Kashmir has become an issue of national outrage.