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Award-Winning Actors, Directors Discuss Sexual Violence at 'Nirbhaya'

By Winnie McCroy | Apr 27
The electrifying new docudrama "Nirbhaya" made its North American premiere at Culture Project's Lynn Redgrave Theater, complete with a series of talkbacks.

Quake-Aid Need Acute in Nepal Capital, More so in Villages

Apr 27
Nepal's earthquake-hit capital was short on everything Monday as its people searched for lost loved ones, sorted through rubble for their belongings and struggled to provide for their families' needs.

Kenya: Court Orders Government to Register Gay Rights Group

Apr 27
A Kenyan court has ordered a government agency that regulates non-governmental organizations to recognize and register a human rights group seeking to protect the rights of gay people in the country.

MPTs Protect Women from HIV, STIs and Unplanned Pregnancies

By Winnie McCroy | Apr 24
Researchers at CAMI Health, led by coordinator Dr. Bethany Young Holt, are searching for Multipurpose Prevention Technologies to protect against HIV, STIs and pregnancy.

Armenia Marks Centennial of Killing of 1.5 Million

By Avet Demourian | Apr 24
The presidents of Russia and France joined other leaders Friday at ceremonies commemorating the massacre 100 years ago of 1.5 million Armenians by Ottoman Turks, an event which remains a diplomatic sore point for both sides.

Vatican Downplays Terror Threat, Says Not Really Concerned

By Colleen Barry | Apr 24
The Vatican is downplaying the significance of an alleged planned attack against the Vatican, saying the threat dates from 2010 and therefore is not relevant or of particular concern today.

Iraqi Boy's Dream of Becoming Dancer Defied Threats, Borders

Apr 24
As a boy in pre-war Baghdad, Adil Faraj dreamed of becoming a dancer, inspired by a Michael Jackson performance he watched on DVD.

Russian Court Rules Against Gay Teacher Who was Fired

Apr 23
A St. Petersburg court has ruled against a homosexual music teacher who lost her job after being outed by an anti-gay activist.

Ed Sheeran Used 'Faggoty' in Rap Freestyle, Video Pulled From Internet

By Jason St. Amand | Apr 22
A 2011 video showing U.K. singer Ed Sheeran using the word "faggoty" in a freestyle rap battle has apparently been removed from the Internet.

Court Sentences Ousted Egypt President to 20 Years in Prison

By Maggie Michael | Apr 21
An Egyptian criminal court on Tuesday sentenced ousted Islamist President Mohammed Morsi to 20 years in prison on charges linked to the killing of protesters in 2012, the first verdict to be issued against the country's first freely elected leader.

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