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Amnesty International: LGBT soldiers face abuse in South Korea military

A law that criminalizes consensual sex between men in the South Korean military is leading to violence and harassment against gay and transgender soldiers and should be abolished, an Amnesty International repor...

Amnesty International: LGBT soldiers face abuse in South Korea military

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Amnesty International: LGBT soldiers face abuse, fear prosecution in South Korean military A law that criminalizes consensual sex between men in the South Korean military is leading to violence and harassment against gay and trans soldiers ...
08:15 2019-07-11

Amnesty International calls on South Korea to end discrimination of gay soldiers Amnesty International on Thursday called on South Korea to decriminalize same-sex relationships for men in the military, warning current laws fuel vi...
05:45 2019-07-11

In South Korea, Gay Soldiers Can Serve. But They Might Be Prosecuted. Male soldiers who have consensual sex are being charged with committing “indecent acts,” even though the army says it does not discriminate against s...
03:30 2019-07-11

North Korea Warns U.S. to Quit Military Drills With South Korea Pyongyang said that troop exercises planned for next month could scuttle efforts to reopen talks and might prompt it to resume nuclear and missile te...
17:30 2019-07-16

South Korea’s military says it has detected an “unidentified flying object” near the border with North Korea SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — South Korea’s military says it has detected an “unidentified flying object” near the border with North Ko...
11:30 2019-07-01

South Korea demands international probe over Japanese sanctions claims Seoul called for the UN or another international body to investigate Japan's claims that some of its exports go to North Korea despite sanctions. Seo...
16:15 2019-07-12

U.S. military lifts troop curfew in South Korea in 90-day test The commander of U.S. Forces Korea lifted a 1 a.m. to 5 a.m. curfew for military personnel that will be re-evaluated in 90 days, with the decision ri...
09:15 2019-06-19

Historical war crimes: an amnesty for British soldiers? Defence secretary Penny Mordaunt has promised to introduce a ‘presumption against prosecution’ on historical prosecutions for military veterans. Sami...
06:30 2019-05-30

Brandon O'Neill gets nod in unfamiliar Socceroos squad to face South Korea Midfielder joined by five other new facesTwenty-year-old Harry Souttar also includedBrandon O’Neill’s sterling domestic from this season has been rec...
08:45 2019-05-23

Pyongyang Threatens Missile Test in Response to U.S.-South Korea Military Exercises North Korea protested a coming U.S.-South Korean joint military exercise, suggesting it was starting to lose patience with Washington and may reconsi...
17:15 2019-07-16

Acting Pentagon chief says no need to restore suspended U.S.-South Korea military drills Acting U.S. Defense Secretary Patrick Shanahan said on Sunday that for now it was not necessary to resume major joint military exercises with South K...
16:15 2019-06-02

South Korea employers face jail for sacking harassed staff under new bullying law Abuse by those in power is so widespread that there is a word for it – ‘gabjil’New legislation has come into effect in South Korea that could see emp...
08:15 2019-07-16

Toxic Employers Face Jail As South Korea Tackles Workplace Bullying After enduring months of constant harassment at work, South Korean office worker Christine Jung finally confronted her aggressor -- only to be fired ...
18:45 2019-07-15

Suspending major military exercises with South Korea was 'prudent,' and pundits 'simply do not know the ground truth,' the top US commander there says Associated Press The Pentagon said earlier this year that it would replace major exercises done with South Korea with smaller, more specific trainin...
07:15 2019-05-24

South Korea will conduct new military-civilian exercises next week, replacing joint U.S. drill canceled last year South Korea will launch a new civilian-military exercise next week, its defense ministry announced on Friday, an alternative to a joint exercise with...
13:45 2019-05-24

Amnesty International criticizes Brazil's far-right leader Amnesty International published an open letter Tuesday criticizing the policies of President Jair Bolsonaro, saying they will lead to more homicides ...
07:30 2019-05-22

Amnesty International criticizes Brazil’s far-right leader Amnesty International has published an open letter criticizing the policies of far-right President Jair Bolsonaro, saying they will lead to more homi...
01:30 2019-05-22

Amnesty International to make almost 100 staff redundant ‘Overspending by organisation’s senior leadership team’ blamed for £17m budget deficitAmnesty International is to cut almost 100 jobs as part of urge...
13:45 2019-06-06

| Amnesty International suspends Zimbabwe office over 'fraud' Amnesty International has suspended its local branch in Zimbabwe after uncovering evidence of fraud, in the first such move by the rights advocacy gr...
06:45 2019-05-31

Amnesty International Is Calling for a U.N. Probe Into the Philippine Drug War MANILA, Philippines (AP) — Amnesty International urgently called for international pressure and an immediate U.N. investigation to help end wha...
13:45 2019-07-08

India officials stop Amnesty International event in Kashmir SRINAGAR, India (AP) — Authorities in the Indian-controlled portion of Kashmir have stopped Amnesty International from holding an event to release a ...
15:15 2019-06-12

Fraud allegations lead to closure of Amnesty International in Zimbabwe Police are investigating suspected misconduct involving millions of dollars of funds from donorsAmnesty International has shut down its Zimbabwe bran...
08:45 2019-06-03

Amnesty International urges fair Egyptian inquiry into Mursi's death Amnesty International urged Egyptian authorities on Monday to investigate the death of former Islamist president Mohamed Mursi, who died suddenly age...
22:15 2019-06-17

Amnesty International, rights groups plagued by 'toxic' work culture After vowing to make changes in light of a damning report on staff well-being earlier this year, Amnesty International has replaced most of its top l...
23:01 2019-06-02

Amnesty International: Philippines police, contract gunmen kill for drug crusade Police in the Philippines under President Rodrigo Duterte have carried out extrajudicial executions with impunity, in the poorest neighborhoods, as p...
23:30 2019-07-08

Amnesty Int’l charges Myanmar military with new abuses BANGKOK (AP) — The human rights group Amnesty International says Myanmar’s military, accused of massive human rights violations against the Mus...
04:45 2019-05-29

Amnesty Int'l charges Myanmar military with new abuses Myanmar's military, accused of massive human rights violations against the Muslim Rohingya minority less than two years ago, is committing war crimes...
04:45 2019-05-29

China-owned tower in New York City reportedly wouldn't let Amnesty International move in A spokeswoman for Amnesty International U.S.A. said the organization was told that it is "not the best tenant" for a building owned by a Chinese stat...
15:15 2019-05-21

Military identifies 2 soldiers killed in Afghanistan this week Master Sgt. Micheal B. Riley, a Special Forces communications sergeant, assigned to 10th Special Forces Group (Airborne), died Tuesday, June 25, 2019...
02:45 2019-06-28

Blast at Philippine military camp kills three soldiers An explosion at a military base in the Philippines killed three soldiers and wounded nine on Friday, in a region of the country plagued by Islamist v...
15:30 2019-06-28

Yemeni officials: Gunmen attack military, kill 3 soldiers SANAA, Yemen (AP) — Yemeni security officials say gunmen attacked a military checkpoint in the eastern province of Hadramawt, killing three soldiers ...
14:15 2019-06-21

Two soldiers killed in accidental blast at Azerbaijan military base: RIA Two soldiers were killed and one was injured after a tank shell exploded at a military base in Azerbaijan on Saturday, Russian news agency RIA cited ...
12:15 2019-07-06

North Korea calls South Korea's F-35 jet purchases 'extremely dangerous action' South Korea's acquisition of American F-35 stealth fighter jets will force North Korea to develop and test "special armaments" to destroy the new wea...
07:30 2019-07-11

South Korea fires army commander for North Korea boat trespassing South Korea fired an army commander, saying the presence of a North Korean fishing boat that sailed in the South's territorial waters for 57 hours wa...
19:45 2019-07-03

North Korea says nuclear talks at risk if U.S.-South Korea exercises go ahead The United States looks set to break a promise not to hold military exercises with South Korea, putting talks aimed at getting North Korea to abandon...
12:15 2019-07-16

South Korea accuses Japan of 'lukewarm' stand on North Korea sanctions Relations between U.S. allies South Korea and Japan deteriorated on Tuesday with South Korea questioning Japan's commitment to U.N. sanctions against...
14:15 2019-07-16

South Korea urges North Korea to hold another summit before Trump visit North Korea should hold another summit with South Korea ahead of U.S. President Donald Trump's visit to Seoul in coming days, South Korea's Special R...
17:00 2019-06-19

South Korea Urges Restraint After Recent North Korea Missile Tests SINGAPORE — South Korea’s Defense Minister Jeong Kyeong-doo on Saturday fended off calls to step up pressure on North Korea after it test...
23:30 2019-06-01

South Korea: 'Complete denuclearization' of North Korea remains the goal South Korea's goal in the North Korean nuclear issue is none other than complete denuclearization, South Korea's Foreign Minister Kang Kyung-wha said...
12:15 2019-07-03

South Korea urges summit with North Korea before Trump visit North Korea should hold another summit with South Korea ahead of U.S. President Donald Trump's visit to Seoul in coming days, South Korea's Special R...
17:45 2019-06-19

Envoy says U.S. ready for 'constructive' talks with North Korea: South Korea A U.S. special envoy to North Korea said on Friday that Washington was ready to hold constructive talks with Pyongyang to follow through on a denucle...
10:45 2019-06-28

De Blasio says he’d restore benefits to discharged LGBT military vets Mayor Bill de Blasio jumped on the bandwagon Sunday in announcing that if elected president, he would restore benefits to dishonorably discharged LGB...
06:15 2019-07-01

South Korea braces for African swine fever outbreak after North Korea case South Korea is readying to prevent an outbreak of African swine fever in its pig herd after the disease was found in North Korea at a farm in Jagang ...
06:30 2019-05-31

South Korea readies to tackle potential swine fever transmission from North Korea North Korea has confirmed an outbreak of African swine fever, prompting South Korea to guard against the possible spread of the animal disease in are...
09:30 2019-05-31

South Korea: North Korea needs to offer bold measures for nuclear talks to resume North Korea should offer to take bold denuclearization measures to help resume the stalled negotiations with the United States, a special security ad...
20:45 2019-06-27

South Korea Urges North Korea Summit Before Donald Trump's Seoul Visit South Korea on Wednesday urged North Korea to hold another summit with its leader ahead of US President Donald Trump's visit to Seoul next week, whil...
03:15 2019-06-20

South Korea says it will send 50,000 tons of rice aid to North Korea in response to food shortages SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — South Korea says it will send 50,000 tons of rice aid to North Korea in response to food shortages. The post South Korea sa...
13:15 2019-06-19

South Korea donates 50,000 tons of rice to North Korea South Korea has said it will make its largest food donation to the North since 2008, as an estimated 40% of North Koreans are undernourished. Much of...
04:15 2019-06-20

South Korea to send 50,000 tons of rice to North Korea SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — South Korea says it plans to send 50,000 tons of rice to North Korea through the World Food Program, in its second aid pack...
13:15 2019-06-19

South Korea sends most food aid since 2008 to North Korea SEOUL – South Korea has provided its largest food and aid donation since 2008 to a U.N. aid program in North Korea, officials said on Wednesday...
21:15 2019-06-19

South Korea's Moon calls Japan claim of North Korea sanctions breach 'grave challenge' South Korean President Moon Jae-in said on Monday Japan's reported accusations that South Korea has violated international sanctions by exporting ban...
09:45 2019-07-15

South Korea urges North Korea summit before Trump Seoul visit, U.S. door 'wide open' South Korea on Wednesday urged North Korea to hold another summit with its leader ahead of U.S. President Donald Trump's visit to Seoul next week, wh...
03:15 2019-06-20

Brazil military court frees soldiers pending killing trial A top Brazilian military court has ordered nine soldiers to be released while they await trial in an April shooting that killed two people in Rio de ...
00:30 2019-05-24

Senior military official says snipers shooting civilians and soldiers in Khartoum A senior member of Sudan's military leadership said unknown snipers shot at least five civilians and three paramilitary soldiers on Sunday as tens of...
20:45 2019-06-30

South Korea scrambles to curb African swine fever spread after North Korea reports outbreak in pig farms South Korea is working to prevent the spread of the highly contagious African swine fever on its pig industry after North Korea alerted that there wa...
16:15 2019-05-31

South Korea calls for 3rd U.S.-North Korea summit South Korea's Unification Minister Kim Yeon-chul called Wednesday for a third summit between President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong...
10:30 2019-06-19

South Korea, U.S. consider 'various ways' to resume talks with N. Korea Unification Minister Kim Yeon Chul said Tuesday that South Korea and the United States are considering "various ways" to resume the stalled denuclear...
19:15 2019-05-21

'Relax and speak to America': US soldiers in Trump's military parade are handed instructions on what not to say Susan Walsh/AP US Army soldiers volunteering — or possibly being "voluntold" — for President Donald Trump's "Salute to America" Fourth o...
19:30 2019-07-04

U.S. Military Says Drone Was in International Airspace When Iran Shot It Down (TEHRAN, Iran) — Iran’s Revolutionary Guard shot down a U.S. surveillance drone on Thursday amid heightened tensions between Tehran and W...
17:30 2019-06-20

Will IS fighters face an international court in Iraq? Calls for an international tribunal to prosecute "Islamic State" fighters are growing louder ahead of an EU meeting. European states, including Germa...
21:15 2019-06-06

US military drone shot down by Iranian missile in international airspace, US official says An Iranian surface-to-air missile shot down a U.S. military drone in international airspace over the Strait of Hormuz, a U.S. official told NBC News ...
09:30 2019-06-20

5 Michigan priests face sexual abuse charges Five Catholic priests in Michigan face criminal charges for sexual abuse amid a statewide investigation, state Attorney General Dana Nessel announced...
13:30 2019-05-25

North Korea decries damage to environment on international Biodiversity Day North Korea highlighted biological diversity and the environment on Wednesday, the International Day for Biological Diversity, while tying environmen...
19:15 2019-05-22

Venezuelans brave torrential border river, face exploitation, abuse – UN urges greater protection Noting that the Venezuela refugee crisis will leave some 1.1 million children, returnees and people in-transit lacking protection and basic services ...
14:31 2019-05-21

Norway through to last 16 with two penalties against South Korea Two penalties, one early in each half, gave Norway a 2-1 victory over South Korea in the Women’s World Cup at Stade Auguste-Delaune in Reims to secur...
03:30 2019-06-18

South Korea to buy SM-2 missiles from U.S. in $313.9M sale The State Department has approved South Korea's proposed $313.9 million purchase of 94 SM-2 Block IIIB Standard Missiles to supplement its existing i...
15:15 2019-05-21

U.S. military identifies more remains of American war dead handed over by North Korea The U.S. military said on Tuesday that it had identified a total of six American troops from 55 boxes of human remains from the 1950-53 Korean War th...
02:45 2019-05-29

Lee Hee-ho, Influential Former First Lady of South Korea, Dies at 96 Ms. Lee, an early campaigner for women’s rights, also inspired her late husband, President Kim Dae-jung, in his pro-democracy struggle against the co...
13:30 2019-06-11

Trump tweets he’d like to say ‘Hello’ to Kim during South Korea visit President Trump is heading straight to South Korea after leaving the G20 summit in Osaka, Japan Saturday night, where he plans to dine with President...
09:45 2019-06-29

South Korea reaches one million 5G users South Korea already has one million 5G subscribers, reaching the milestone in just 69 days – outpacing the adoption of 4G.The desire within So...
12:45 2019-06-13

The rise of South Korea's 'loner' culture In a striking image by Korean photographer Nina Ahn, a solitary figure stands by a window, street lights glimmering around her. Another shows a woman...
08:45 2019-06-17

Huawei launches 5G lab in South Korea, but keeps event low-key after U.S. ban Huawei Technologies unveiled an open lab for next-generation 5G wireless network in South Korea on Thursday, but kept the launch low-key given its re...
06:15 2019-05-30

| World's first 5G phone released in South Korea Samsung Electronics on Friday released the Galaxy S10 5G, the world's first available smartphone with built-in fifth-generation communications techno...
15:30 2019-05-21

Why Japan and South Korea Still Spar Over History Japan’s colonial rule over the Korean Peninsula ended more than seven decades ago, yet that legacy still roils everyday politics on both sides of the...
22:30 2019-07-01

South Korea looks to own startups for growth, here are the top 5 in 2019 South Korea has never lacked talent and the country is looking to foster its own. Here are five South Korean startups in 2019 that have the potential...
15:15 2019-05-27

South Korea's Korean Air to buy 30 Boeing 787 planes for $9.67 bln South Korea's biggest carrier Korean Air Lines said on Wednesday it has signed a memorandum of understanding to buy 30 Boeing planes for $9.67 billio...
03:15 2019-06-19

Nigeria earns 4th World Cup win, 2-0 over South Korea Asisat Oshoala became the second Nigerian player to score in two different Women's World Cup tournaments with a late goal in a 2-0 victory over South...
22:00 2019-06-13

South Africa's Zuma to face corruption inquiry Former South African president Jacob Zuma will be questioned at a public inquiry into state graft on Monday, a dramatic fall from grace for a politic...
09:45 2019-07-15

Japan to toughen restrictions on exports to South Korea TOKYO (AP) — Japan is imposing further restrictions on exports to South Korea, citing a decline in “relations of international trust” bet...
05:30 2019-07-01

South Korean man defects to North Korea, Pyongyang says The son of South Korean politicians who defected to North Korea in 1986 arrived in Pyongyang for resettlement, according to a North Korean propaganda...
17:45 2019-07-07

South Korea must take France drubbing on the chin: coach South Korea coach Yoon Duk-yeo said his side would have to take their 4-0 drubbing in their women's World Cup opener against France on the chin and t...
09:45 2019-06-08

Norway knocks South Korea out of World Cup with 2-1 victory REIMS, France (AP) — Norway knocked South Korea out of the Women’s World Cup by scoring on two penalties in a 2-1 victory Monday. Caroline Grah...
03:30 2019-06-18

We went inside Samsung's global headquarters in South Korea. Here's what we saw Samsung is one of the world's largest companies, with more than 320,000 employees worldwide. CNBC gets an exclusive tour of its global headquart...
12:45 2019-06-21

Samsung's Bixby Marketplace launches in the US and South Korea Bixby may be the forgotten child of virtual assistants, but Samsung is still hoping it can break through and compete with the likes of Siri, Alexa an...
19:45 2019-07-01

South Korea steps up effort to get U.S. help in export row with Japan South Korea's foreign minister told U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo that Japan's export curbs against Seoul are "undesirable", the Foreign Minist...
07:01 2019-07-11

U.S. lobbies South Korea to reject Huawei goods The U.S. is lobbying South Korea not to use Huawei products, a South Korean newspaper reported on Thursday, amid a wider push by Washington.Read More...
10:45 2019-05-23

Analysts sound warnings on South Korea’s risks Economic deterioration and foreign-policy obstacles present tough political challenges for the president and DPK ahead of legislative elections next ...
12:45 2019-06-14

Samsung launches Bixby Marketplace in the U.S. and South Korea Samsung has launched its Bixby Marketplace, an app store for developers offering their own Bixby-compatible services, in the U.S. and South Korea. Re...
17:00 2019-07-01

Nigeria upset South Korea for rare World Cup win "Nigeria took their chances against the run of play on Wednesday to beat South Korea 2-0 for rare success at the women’s World Cup to set themselves ...
18:15 2019-06-12

South Korea's Moon says Trump-Kim handshake at DMZ would be a milestone A handshake between U.S. President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un on the inter-Korean border would be a "significant milestone" in ...
06:15 2019-06-30

South Korea’s Jeongeun Lee6 is No. 1 at US Women’s Open CHARLESTON, S.C. (AP) — Jeongeun Lee6 is No. 1 at the U.S. Women’s Open. The 23-year-old South Korean shot a 1-under 70 on Sunday, enduring som...
02:15 2019-06-03

South Korea raises Japan trade dispute at WTO South Korea is introducing a bilateral trade dispute with Japan as an urgent item for the agenda of the World Trade Organization's Council on Trade i...
19:30 2019-07-09

France off to a flying start after sweeping South Korea aside France manager Corinne Diacre said she hoped her team’s 4-0 demolition of South Korea in the opening Women’s World Cup fixture would “strike fear” in...
00:45 2019-06-08

South Korea agencies can’t confirm Kim brother as CIA source South Korean agencies say they cannot confirm a report that the half brother of North Korean leader Kim Jong Un was a U.S. intelligence source and tr...
10:15 2019-06-11

South Korea agencies can't confirm Kim brother as CIA source South Korean agencies say they cannot confirm a report that the half brother of North Korean leader Kim Jong Un was a U.S. intelligence source and tr...
09:45 2019-06-11

Trump, Kim will meet at DMZ on Sunday, South Korea’s leader says After days of speculation -- and optimistic statements by the two leaders -- President Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un will meet Sunday at ...
08:15 2019-06-30

ArcelorMittal's South Africa unit to face emissions charges ArcelorMittal's South African unit said on Monday it had received a summons instituting criminal proceedings for three charges relating to transgress...
16:30 2019-06-03

Egypt's Salah fit to face South Africa - team official "Egypt forward Mohamed Salah, who missed training with a cold on Thursday, will be fit to face South Africa in their Africa Cup of Nations round of 1...
05:45 2019-07-06

Trump lands in South Korea ahead of possible meeting with Kim Jong Un President Trump landed just outside Seoul for a meeting with South Korea’s leader — and a possible “quick hello” with North Korean dictat...
01:15 2019-06-30

Japan, Taking a Page From Trump, Uses Trade Against South Korea Tokyo has moved to limit exports of chemicals to big chip makers like Samsung, citing vague national security concerns. Seoul says a political disput...
16:45 2019-07-15

Vehicles, equipment of new U.S. rotational unit arrive in South Korea Vehicles and other equipment of a new rotational U.S. Army unit have arrived in South Korea to replace its predecessor set to complete a nine-month m...
18:15 2019-06-14

South Korea to Send the North Food Aid for the First Time in 9 Years South Korea hopes the 50,000 tons of rice will help persuade the North to return to talks on improving inter-Korean ties and ending its nuclear weapo...
17:45 2019-06-19

UK and South Korea agree to sign free trade deal The UK has signed a free trade agreement (FTA) in principle with South Korea that will ensure businesses from both countries can continue trading fre...
08:45 2019-06-10

North Korea Says Time Running Out For Talks As US Envoy Due In South Time is running out for the United States to formulate a new strategy to revive denuclearisation talks, a senior North Korean diplomat said on Thursd...
21:45 2019-06-27

Smugglers of North Korea coal given suspended sentences in the South A South Korean court has suspended prison terms for three local defendants who were convicted of smuggling North Korean anthracite coal into the coun...
19:30 2019-07-14

Pyongyang warns South Korea not to mediate North's talks with US North Korea said Thursday that South Korea must stop trying to facilitate talks between Pyongyang and Washington as the North stepped up its pressure...
00:45 2019-06-28

Meet the Air Force sergeant who's also a pro-wrestling champ in South Korea US Air Force/Senior Airman Stefan Alvarez Air Force Tech. Sgt. Gregory Gauntt is stationed in South Korea, where he's assigned to the 8th Logistics ...
01:45 2019-06-18

Trump feasts on American steak, hamburgers in South Korea South Korean president Moon Jae-in went all out to please President Trump’s meat-and-potatoes palate during his visit to Seoul on Saturday. The offic...
01:15 2019-06-30

Golf: South Korea's Lee6 wins U.S. Women's Open Lee Jeong-eun became the ninth South Korean to win the U.S. Women's Open on Sunday, holding her nerve while her rivals faltered in South Carolina to ...
15:15 2019-06-03

Life Lessons For South Korea's Octogenarian School Pupils South Korea's rural primary schools are facing falling pupil numbers. Now some are targeting the opposite end of the age spectrum and recruiting elde...
11:15 2019-05-31

France v South Korea: Women's World Cup 2019 – live! Women’s World Cup opening game, 8pm BST kick-offGuardian writers give their World Cup predictionsFeel free to email Jacob or tweet @JacobSteinberg yo...
22:30 2019-06-07

North Korea Threatens the South Over Purchase of U.S. Stealth Jets Pyongyang called the planned mid-July delivery of two U.S. stealth jet fighters to South Korea an affront to last year’s pledge by the two countries ...
17:00 2019-07-11

South Korea conservative suggests Kim Jong Un a better leader than Moon A conservative politician in South Korea is under fire for suggesting President Moon Jae-in is somehow worse than Kim Jong Un, North Korea's dictator...
01:45 2019-06-01

Japan says export curbs for South Korea not in violation of WTO rules Japan's decision to tighten controls on exports of high-tech materials to South Korea is not in violation of World Trade Organization (WTO) rules, In...
05:30 2019-07-02

Seoul: 2 North Korean fishermen defect to South Korea South Korea says two of four North Korean fishermen who were rescued off a boat drifting in South Korean waters will remain in the country after expr...
10:15 2019-06-18

South Korea fires up on renewables, to close more coal plants As renewable energy powers up in South Korea, coal-fired generation, long the bedrock of the country's electricity supply, is being tapped to give up...
10:30 2019-06-18

More acrimony in Japan-South Korea row as Tokyo lodges protest Japan and South Korea traded further acrimony on Saturday, with Tokyo accusing Seoul of mischaracterizing talks the day before that did not mend a di...
11:30 2019-07-13

South Korea's first quarter GDP shrinks, adding pressure for rate cut South Korea's economy shrank more than initially estimated in the first quarter while core inflation slowed to a near 20-year low in May, data s...
05:01 2019-06-04

Trump skips Huawei security issue in South Korea South Korean business executives of the country's leading companies may have breathed a collective sigh of relief after meeting U.S. President Donald...
00:15 2019-07-01

US reportedly urges South Korea to reject Huawei products In one incident, a U.S. State Department official told a South Korean counterpart that local telco LG Uplus Corp, which uses Huawei's equipment,...
05:30 2019-05-23

Japan export curbs could be prolonged, says South Korea's Moon South Korea's president said on Wednesday Japan's export curbs on key materials used by South Korean technology firms could be prolonged and his gove...
05:45 2019-07-10

Japan Restricts Export of Some Materials Used in Smartphones to South Korea Japan will tighten restrictions on exports of high-tech materials used in smartphone displays and chips to South Korea in response to a South Korean ...
10:15 2019-07-01

U20 World Cup: Runners-up South Korea feted before fans in Seoul Players and coaches of the South Korean men's under-20 football team were feted in front of fans in the nation's capital Monday for their unexpected ...
14:45 2019-06-17

Kim Jong Un Sends Sister With Letter To Break Ice With South Korea North Korean leader Kim Jong Un sent his sister to the border with South Korea on Wednesday to offer condolences for the death of a former first lady...
20:45 2019-06-12

US, Japan, South Korea Start 'First-Of-Its-Kind' Naval Drill The "Pacific Vanguard" drill brings together more than 3,000 sailors from the four countries to "sharpen skills and strengthen practical cooperation ...
12:15 2019-05-23

South Korea says it will file complaint with WTO over new Japanese export restrictions SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — South Korea says it will file complaint with WTO over new Japanese export restrictions. The post South Korea says it will f...
11:30 2019-07-01

South Korea's Sei Young Kim wins Marathon Classic Sei Young Kim won the Marathon Classic for her second LPGA Tour victory of the season, making five straight birdies in a mid-round burst and shooting...
00:00 2019-07-15

North Korea says time running out for talks as U.S. envoy due in South Time is running out for the United States to formulate a new strategy to revive negotiations with North Korea, a senior North Korean diplomat said, a...
01:45 2019-06-28

South Korea's LG Chem to team up with China's Geely on EV batteries South Korean battery maker LG Chem Ltd said on Thursday it had signed an agreement to set up a joint venture with China's Geely Automobile Holdings L...
03:45 2019-06-13

South Korea, Japan take part in U.S.-led Pacific naval exercise South Korea and Japan participated in a U.S.-led naval exercise on Thursday in the first joint maneuvers between the two countries since their milita...
18:30 2019-05-23

George W. Bush honors former President Roh Moo-hyun in South Korea Former U.S. President George W. Bush was in South Korea on Thursday to pay tribute to his counterpart, South Korean President Roh Moo-hyun, at an eve...
15:45 2019-05-23

'Gayborhoods' used to be a LGBT safe haven. Now, many LGBT people have been priced out A home in San Francisco's famous Castro district costs almost $2 million. LGBT people are getting pushed out of 'gayborhoods.' What ca...
13:15 2019-06-30

Donald M. Fraser, Lawmaker Who Bared a South Korea Plot, Dies at 95 Mr. Fraser, who later served as mayor of Minneapolis, led House hearings that exposed a bribery conspiracy by South Korean intelligence agents and th...
21:15 2019-06-03

Robot baristas are latest front in South Korea automation push SEOUL, South Korea — Are robot baristas the future of South Korea’s vibrant coffee culture? Dal.komm Coffee thinks so. The company now has 45 robot-e...
23:30 2019-06-06

South Korea says may retaliate against Japan high-tech export curbs South Korea said on Thursday it may retaliate against Japan's latest export limits on high-tech materials, as a row over forced wartime labor threate...
21:30 2019-07-04

Robot baristas may be the future of South Korea's coffee culture In Seoul, robot baristas take orders remotely and brew fresh coffee. But many fear automation is putting young Koreans out of work.   ...
00:15 2019-06-07

Watch: South Korea scores brutal own goal at Women's World Cup South Korea fell behind 1-0 to Nigeria after scoring in its own net in the first half of a group stage clash at the 2019 FIFA Women's World Cup on We...
21:30 2019-06-12

South Korea orders further arrests at Samsung Electronics over accounting scandal A South Korean court approved arrest warrants on Saturday for two executives at Samsung Electronics Co Ltd over their alleged roles in a suspected ac...
20:00 2019-05-24

U.S. diplomat says United States won't intervene in Japan-South Korea dispute The top U.S. diplomat for East Asia urged Japan and South Korea to settle a dispute over Japanese export restrictions through dialogue and said the U...
14:15 2019-07-12

South Korea demands proof from Japan for accusation of export violations South Korea said on Friday it deeply regrets accusations by some senior Japanese officials that South Korea did not enforce proper export control and...
12:30 2019-07-12

Petition calling for impeachment of South Korea's Moon to force a response A petition calling for South Korean President Moon Jae-in to be impeached had gathered more than 217,000 signatures as of Monday, passing a threshold...
13:15 2019-05-27

Trump Says Open To Meeting Kim Jong Un At North-South Korea Border US President Donald Trump said Saturday he was open to meeting Kim Jong Un at the demilitarised zone between North and South Korea while on a trip to...
03:15 2019-06-29

Factbox: The high-tech materials at the heart of a Japan-South Korea row Japan said it would tighten curbs on exports of high-tech materials used in smartphone displays and chips to South Korea amid a widening dispute over...
19:30 2019-07-02

South Korea: Emphasis should be on identifying those responsible for Hungary boat sinking Foreign Minister Kang Kyung-wha on Thursday stressed the need to "thoroughly" identify those responsible for last week's boat sinking in Hungary that...
11:30 2019-06-06

South Korea leader says Trump-Kim meeting marked 'end of hostile relations' South Korean President Moon Jae In said Tuesday that this weekend's meeting between President Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un was the "star...
01:15 2019-07-03

Japan, South Korea raise stakes in dispute over forced labor Japan and South Korea raised the stakes on Tuesday in a dispute that threatens to disrupt global supplies of smartphones and chips, with South Korea ...
03:00 2019-07-10

France opens Women’s World Cup by romping past South Korea The French, with President Emmanuel Macron in attendance, demonstrated their capacity and ambition with a 4-0 victory over South Korea to open the sp...
10:45 2019-06-08

South Korea's Moon urges Japan to remove export curbs South Korea's President Moon Jae-in has urged Japan to withdraw export controls on high-tech materials bound for South Korea, he said on Monday, call...
11:30 2019-07-08

Calls for boycott of Japan grow in South Korea as labor row simmers Calls in South Korea for a boycott of Japanese goods in response to Japanese restrictions on the export of high-tech material to South Korea picked u...
08:30 2019-07-05

Flock of birds prompts South Korea to scramble fighter jets South Korea scrambled fighter jets after detecting an unidentified object flying near its border with the North – but the intruder turned out to be a...
16:15 2019-07-01

Japan defense minister calls for improved ties with South Korea Japan's defense minister is calling for improved relations with South Korea, despite political friction and recent anti-Korean remarks from Japanese ...
19:15 2019-05-21

Trump and Ivanka met K-Pop boy band EXO on a visit to South Korea's presidential palace Kin Cheung/AP President Donald Trump and daughter Ivanka arrived at the "blue house," the presidential palace in South Korea, to meet with President...
01:15 2019-06-30

South Korean Follows Parents In Rare Defection To North Korea: Report A South Korean man has defected to North Korea, following in the footsteps of his political parents who also made a high-profile switch of allegiance...
16:15 2019-07-08

Japan restricts chip smartphone materials exports to South Korea Companies like Samsung will likely be affected by the new export controls, which followed a series of court rulings demanding that Japan pay compensa...
07:45 2019-07-01

South Korea confirms plans to step up shift to renewable power South Korea's energy ministry on Tuesday said it had finalised plans to raise the share of the country's power output generated from renewable source...
13:15 2019-06-04

Japan, South Korea fail to mend dispute with frosty meeting Japan and South Korea failed to mend a dispute that could threaten global supplies of microchips and smartphone displays after officials met in Tokyo...
17:45 2019-07-12

Huawei ban puts South Korea in a familiar place: caught between the U.S. and China Less than a week after Huawei Technologies was blacklisted by the United States, more than a hundred South Korean politicians and business leaders to...
12:30 2019-05-29

Son of high-profile South Korean defector 'moves to North Korea' State media reports arrival of Choe In-guk, son of ex-foreign minister who defected in 1986The son of the highest-profile South Korean to defect to N...
11:45 2019-07-08

Philippines' Duterte calls for action to reduce the risk of military conflict in the South China Sea President Rodrigo Duterte of the Philippines is calling for action to lessen the chance of conflict in the South China Sea, where the U.S. and other ...
11:15 2019-06-01

South Carolina man found guilty of killing his 5 children could face death penalty The Lexington County jury considered the case for about six hours over two days before returning the five guilty verdicts for murder against Timothy ...
09:45 2019-06-05

South Korea's POSCO drops plans for Chilean battery material plant South Korea's POSCO has pulled out of a project to build battery parts in Chile, the Asian steelmaker said, little more than a year after winning gua...
23:15 2019-06-21

Japan to tighten tech material exports to South Korea in wartime labor row Japan will tighten curbs on exports of high-tech materials used in smartphone displays and chips to South Korea amid a growing dispute over South Kor...
15:30 2019-07-01

South Korean unification minister: Economic projects with North Korea in limbo South Korean Unification Minister Kim Yeon-chul said proposed economic projects with North Korea are on hold due to stalled Washington and Pyongyang ...
15:00 2019-06-04

Energy on the agenda when Saudi crown prince visits South Korea this week Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman plans to visit South Korea this week as the two countries seek to bolster economic ties, officials in Seoul sa...
05:30 2019-06-24

UPDATE 1-South Korea's Moon urges Japan to remove export curbs South Korea's President Moon Jae-in has urged Japan to withdraw export controls on high-tech materials bound for South Korea as a row over forced war...
11:30 2019-07-08

South Korea cuts growth target as global demand gets hit from US-China trade war South Korea on Wednesday cut this year's economic growth target to what would be a 7-year low as the prolonged U.S.-China tariff war hit global ...
07:15 2019-07-03

South Korea calls for probe as forced labor feud with Japan deepens South Korea called on Friday for an international investigation of what it said were accusations by Japanese officials that it had passed some high-t...
12:00 2019-07-12

US imposes duties on steel from Vietnam originally produced in South Korea, Taiwan The U.S. Commerce Department said on Tuesday it would impose duties of up to 456% on certain steel produced in South Korea or Taiwan that are then sh...
07:15 2019-07-03

Japan Curbs Exports to South Korea, Hitting Global Chip Makers Japan tightened controls on exports to South Korea, hitting the supply chain for Korean-made technology products and heightening tensions between the...
12:00 2019-07-01

South Korea mulls ending arcane age system to match rest of world In South Korea a baby is one on the day it is born, and turns two on New Year’s Day, even if it is the very next dayA South Korean MP is attempting t...
18:15 2019-06-02

South Korea's Moon Jae-in welcomes President Donald Trump with banquet US President Donald Trump was welcomed to South Korea by its president and one of its biggest K-pop boy bands on Saturday. Trump met with President M...
22:15 2019-06-29

South Korea scrambles fighter jets to engage UFO… which turns out to be a bunch of birds Unless you’ve been living under a rock for the past several decades you know that tensions have been high on the Korean peninsula. The standoff...
19:15 2019-07-01

South Korea, UK agree to sign free trade deal ahead of Brexit South Korea and Britain have agreed in principle to sign a separate free trade deal ahead of Britain's exit from the European Union in late October, ...
06:15 2019-06-10

South Korea’s President Calls the Trump-Kim Border Summit the ‘Start of an Era of Peace’ (SEOUL, South Korea) — South Korea’s president on Tuesday called a recent U.S.-North Korean summit at the Korean border an end of mutual ...
21:15 2019-07-02

Japan-South Korea feud deepens with disputed accounts of trade meeting A row between Japan and South Korea escalated on Saturday, with contested accounts of a frosty meeting the day before that had failed to make progres...
17:45 2019-07-13

Swimming: FINA and South Korea appeal to North to join World Championships The organizers of July's Swimming World Championships in Gwangju, South Korea and the world swimming body FINA have appealed to North Korea to partic...
01:15 2019-05-24

South Korea v Norway, Nigeria v France: Women's World Cup clockwatch – live! Live updates from Group A, kick-off 8pm (BST)‘You can feel this surge’: how France caught World Cup feverFeel free to email John or tweet @JohnBrewin...
22:30 2019-06-17

Hungary, South Korea seek thorough probe into fatal Budapest boat accident Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orban said on Friday he had asked for a thorough investigation into a boat accident on the Danube River in Budapest t...
17:45 2019-05-31

Syrian state TV: Israeli rocket attack against military post in south kills 1 soldier and injures another DAMASCUS, Syria (AP) — Syrian state TV: Israeli rocket attack against military post in south kills 1 soldier and injures another . The post Syrian st...
23:00 2019-05-27

South Korea finance minister warns of direct countermeasures to Japan's export curbs South Korea has so far sought to settle the issue through the WTO, but "implementing corresponding measures against Japan cannot be ruled out," Finan...
03:45 2019-07-04

South Korea bourse fines BofA Merrill Lynch branch over irregular trading The Korea Exchange (KRX) said on Tuesday it has decided to impose a 175 million won ($148,655) fine on Bank of America Merrill Lynch's South Korean ...
09:45 2019-07-16

South Korea ramps up disinfection to protect against North's outbreak of African swine fever South Korea will boost disinfection measures to prevent an outbreak of African swine fever from spreading to its pig herd, after the disease was foun...
16:15 2019-06-01

UPDATE 1-South Korea's POSCO drops plans for Chilean battery material plant South Korea's POSCO has pulled out of a project to build battery parts in Chile, the Asian steelmaker said, little more than a year after winning gua...
13:45 2019-06-22

North Korean nuclear envoy reported executed is alive: South Korea legislator A North Korean nuclear envoy who steered talks before a failed summit with the United States in February is alive, a South Korean legislator said on ...
12:15 2019-07-16

Gold bars found in South Korea airport trash pose legal quandary South Korean authorities are facing a dilemma following the discovery of more than 2 pounds of gold bullion in a trash receptacle at Incheon Airport....
23:30 2019-06-03

Japan trade minister blasts South Korea for 'mistaken' explanation after bilateral meeting Japanese Trade Minister Hiroshige Seko said on Tuesday it was "regrettable" that the South Korean government had made what he said was an erroneous e...
04:45 2019-07-16

South Korea 'clearly' called for withdrawal of Japan's export curbs at meeting: Seoul official South Korean trade ministry officials "clearly" called on Japan to drop its export restrictions on the neighboring country at a bilateral meeting on ...
14:00 2019-07-13

South Korea steelmaker POSCO may push 'green' output with up to $169 million in new funds: executive South Korean steelmaker POSCO may invest up to 200 billion won ($169 million), on top of a previously announced 1 trillion won, to meet tighter envir...
14:30 2019-06-03

Appetizing prospects: Uber founder takes aim at South Korea's shared kitchen market Chef Youm Jung-phil plans to close his restaurant in Seoul's affluent Gangnam district this month, worn down by the rising cost of labor and rent as ...
03:00 2019-07-10

South Korea Apologizes After North Korean Fishing Boat Arrives at Port Undetected A North Korean fishing boat puttered around in South Korean waters for two without being intercepted. South Koreans are scandalized by the lapse in v...
09:15 2019-06-20

Japan export curbs on South Korea may widen rift over wartime labor compensation Japan's restrictions on certain tech exports to South Korea are deepening a decades-long feud over wartime forced labor and may make compromise harde...
12:00 2019-07-12

The Son of a Prominent South Korean Defector Has Also Defected to North Korea, State Media Reports (SEOUL, South Korea) — The son of the highest-profile South Korean to defect to North Korea has arrived in the North to permanently resettle, N...
00:30 2019-07-09

PM Modi Meets South Korea President, Discusses Ways To Enhance Trade Ties Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday met South Korean President Moon Jae-in and discussed ways to enhance trade, economic and people-to-people rela...
17:30 2019-06-28

Japan to tighten export rules for high-tech materials to South Korea: media Japan plans to tighten restrictions on the export of high-tech material used in smartphones and chips to South Korea from July 4 in connection with a...
12:15 2019-06-30

North Korea executes 5 officials over failed Kim-Trump summit: South Korean media North Korea has executed five officials for their role in the failed second summit between President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un...
09:30 2019-05-31

UPDATE 1-U.S. slaps duties on steel from Vietnam originally produced in South Korea, Taiwan The U.S. Commerce Department said on Tuesday it would impose duties of up to 456% on certain steel produced in South Korea or Taiwan that are then sh...
00:45 2019-07-03

South Western Railway strike: Royal Ascot racegoers face travel chaos as five-day walkout gets under way Thousands of racegoers heading to Royal Ascot face travel chaos this week as a five-day strike in the long-running dispute over guards on trains gets...
10:45 2019-06-17

South Korea U18 Squad Apologizes For Pretending To Urinate In Panda Cup Trophy, Enraging Chinese Fans South Korea’s U18 squad was stripped of an international tournament title on Wednesday because of online backlash over photos of the team celebrating...
08:30 2019-05-31

South Korea's central bank holds rates steady but trade woes strengthen calls to cut South Korea's central bank kept monetary policy unchanged on Friday but a split vote in the decision provided a firm signal the bank was shiftin...
10:30 2019-05-31

U.S. urges South Korea to reject Huawei goods, citing security risks: Chosun Ilbo The U.S. government is lobbying South Korea not to use Huawei Technologies Co Ltd products, a South Korean newspaper reported on Thursday, amid a wid...
15:15 2019-05-23

France vs South Korea and opening ceremony live stream: watch Women's World Cup 2019 from anywhere Mark the date - June 6 2019. When the history books recount the rise of Women's soccer, the start of the 2019 FIFA Women's World Cup may be...
20:15 2019-06-07

Supply-chain pain: South Korea chipmakers and their suppliers seek to bypass Tokyo curbs South Korean chipmakers and Japanese chemical suppliers caught in the midst of a sudden escalation of a bilateral diplomatic dispute are scrambling t...
15:15 2019-07-08

South Korea scrambled fighter jets after it detected a UFO near the North Korean border — it turned out to be a bunch of birds Reuters South Korea scrambled fighter jets on Monday after it detected an unidentified flying object near the border with North Korea. But it turns ...
20:45 2019-07-02

Jeongeun Lee6 of South Korea wins U.S. Women’s Open golf title at Country Club of Charleston CHARLESTON, S.C. (AP) — Jeongeun Lee6 of South Korea wins U.S. Women’s Open golf title at Country Club of Charleston. The post Jeongeun Lee6 of...
02:15 2019-06-03

Women's World Cup odds, predictions 2019: Betting lines, expert picks for Nigeria vs. South Korea The Soccerbot model is up 2,000 percent on its picks and just locked in plays for Wednesday's Women's World Cup match between Nigeria and South Korea...
04:30 2019-06-12

Trump to meet with South Korean leader Moon Jae-in amid stalled North Korea nuclear talks President Donald Trump will meet with Moon Jae-in, the president of South Korea, as part of the president's travel to Asia for the G20 summit of...
15:45 2019-05-21

China rebuffs Shanahan’s rebuke over military outposts in South China Sea SHANAHAN DENOUNCES CHINA’S ‘TOOLKIT OF COERCION’: Acting Defense Secretary Patrick Shanahan went to Singapore with the intent of laying down a marker...
15:45 2019-06-03

China announces South China Sea military training exercises BEIJING (AP) — China has closed off an area of the South China Sea this week for military training. The China Maritime Safety Administration says dri...
10:15 2019-06-02

Nigeria 2-0 South Korea: Superb Asisat Oshoala goal helps Nigeria win A brilliant goal by Asisat Oshoala helps earn Nigeria a first win at the 2019 Women's World Cup - and all but end South Korea's hopes of reaching the...
20:45 2019-06-12

South Korea's Jeongeun Lee6 is No. 1 at US Women's Open South Korea's Jeongeun Lee6 shot 70 to win the U.S. Women's Open by holding off third-round co-leader Celine Boutier on Sunday   ...
01:45 2019-06-03

Son of high-profile South Korean defectors 'permanently resettles in North Korea' The son of high-profile South Korean defectors has reportedly moved to North Korea, in a rare case of someone defecting to the impoverished dictators...
17:30 2019-07-08

| North Korea tells South to stop mediating between North, US North Korea said that South Korea must stop trying to mediate between Pyongyang and Washington, as it stepped up its pressure on the United States to...
03:45 2019-06-28

South Korean President Moon says Trump and North Korea’s Kim Jong Un will meet Sunday at Korean Demilitarized Zone SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — South Korean President Moon says Trump and North Korea’s Kim Jong Un will meet Sunday at Korean Demilitarized Zone. T...
07:00 2019-06-30

World Federation of Exchanges and the International Options Market Association Assemble Exchange and Clearinghouse Leaders at the NASDAQ MarketSite to Discuss Coordination of International Regul NEW YORK (April 19, 2010) - Leaders of the derivatives exchanges and clearinghouse members of the World Federation of Exchanges (WFE) who have gathe...
09:00 2019-05-22

After Trump calls off military strike against Iran, the US struck Iranian military computers U.S. military cyber forces launched a strike against Iran after President Donald Trump backed away from plans for a more conventional military strike...
02:30 2019-06-24

Sudan military council says it foils attempted military coup Sudan’s ruling military council says it has foiled an attempted military coup just days after the military and a pro-democracy coalition agreed on a ...
05:45 2019-07-12

Sudan military council says it foiled attempted military coup A top Sudanese general has said the country's ruling military council has foiled a coup attempt. General Jamal Omar in a statement broadcast on state...
00:30 2019-07-12

Nicaragua frees more than 100 political prisoners under new amnesty law Prisoners jailed for their role in anti-government protests were released Monday and Tuesday, including journalists and activistsNicaragua has releas...
22:45 2019-06-11

Amnesty chides Poland over mistreatment of judges Judges who have opposed the "political hijacking" of Poland's judiciary are suffering unfair discrimination, human rights group Amnesty International...
03:15 2019-07-04

Nicaragua OKs criticized amnesty for crimes during protests Lawmakers allied to Nicaragua’s president have approved an amnesty bill for crimes related to last year’s anti-government protests, over staunch crit...
23:15 2019-06-08

Beyoncé and More Stars Come Face to Face With Their Lion King Characters These are some fierce photos. With two weeks left until Jon Favreau's The Lion King remake debuts in theaters, Beyoncé and her castmates just gave ...
02:15 2019-07-03

Kim Yo Jong: North Korea open to inter-Korea cooperation Kim Yo Jong told South Korean officials North Korea is interested in continued inter-Korea cooperation as she delivered a letter of condolence from N...
23:30 2019-06-12

| France harassing, intimidating migrant helpers: Amnesty Rights group Amnesty International has accused French authorities of harassing, intimidating and even assaulting people offering aid to migrants in t...
10:15 2019-06-05

Amnesty warns war crimes continuing in Sudan's Darfur Amnesty International says Sudanese security forces are continuing to commit "war crimes and other serious human rights violations" in the Darfur reg...
14:15 2019-06-11

Nicaragua releases political prisoners under contentious new amnesty law Nicaragua said on Monday it released 50 political prisoners under a new law that frees people arrested amid a year of anti-government protests while ...
05:15 2019-06-11

Amnesty urges UN to investigate Philippines drug killings As Philippines President Duterte's war on drugs rages on, Amnesty International is calling for a UN investigation. At least 6,000 people have been ki...
17:45 2019-07-08

Nicaraguan Congress approves Ortega-backed amnesty law Nicaragua's Congress approved a sweeping amnesty law during a Saturday session that will offer protection to police and others who took part in a vio...
05:45 2019-06-09

Nicaragua frees political prisoners with suspect amnesty law Nicaragua's government has released 50 people arrested during a year of anti-regime protests. However, the new amnesty law also protects police and s...
11:15 2019-06-11

Nicaragua frees political prisoners with iffy amnesty law Nicaragua's government has released 50 people arrested during a year of anti-regime protests. However, the new amnesty law also protects police and s...
07:45 2019-06-11

Bruins' Zdeno Chara skates with full face shield after taking puck to face, but will he play in Game 5? Bruins injured defenseman Zdeno Chara skated this morning and coach Bruce Cassidy said it will be a “game-time decision” whether he plays...
18:45 2019-06-06

Brodie Van Wagenen set to face music: Questions he may face MIAMI — Brodie Van Wagenen avoided reporters seeking answers about the Mets on the last homestand, but the general manager’s silence is expected to e...
09:15 2019-07-12

Face-to-face bullying 'a bigger problem' than cyberbullying A member of Prince William's Cyberbullying Taskforce has warned that the treatment of cyberbullying by politicians and the media is unbalanced becaus...
14:31 2019-05-21

This man came face-to-face with the Virginia Beach shooter twice — and survived Even after the gunfire erupted, Ned Carlstrom thought the shooting at the Virginia Beach government building where he works was an elaborately staged...
04:15 2019-06-03

The Latest: Amnesty urges Egypt to investigate Morsi’s death CAIRO (AP) — The Latest on former Egyptian President Mohammed Morsi’s death during a court hearing (all times local): 9:50 p.m. A leading human...
23:15 2019-06-17

Labour deputy demands expulsion 'amnesty' over Euro elections Labour members who backed other parties in the European elections should be granted an amnesty from expulsion, the party's deputy leader has demanded...
19:30 2019-05-29

El Salvador wartime parties race clock to pass amnesty law An amnesty bill that critics say aims to whitewash crimes committed during El Salvador's bloody civil war faced an uncertain fate in Congress on Thur...
02:30 2019-05-24

Pakistan: Imran Khan announces tax evasion amnesty scheme The prime minister is seeking to end Pakistan's rampant tax evasion as he secures a major IMF bailout. Only about 2 million tax returns are filed in ...
14:00 2019-06-10

Nicaragua amnesty law sparks fear of whitewash over protest crackdown Nicaragua's government on Friday proposed an amnesty law that would free prisoners detained in protests against President Daniel Ortega, but which op...
01:15 2019-06-08

El Salvador wartime parties suspend controversial amnesty bill Lawmakers in El Salvador agreed on Thursday to suspend a controversial amnesty bill following an outcry from victims' families, the United Nations an...
19:45 2019-05-24

Indonesian woman jailed for reporting harassment to seek amnesty An Indonesian woman sentenced to prison for reporting her employer for sexual harassment said on Monday she will ask President Joko Widodo for an amn...
14:15 2019-07-08

Rodrigo Duterte's drug war is 'large-scale murdering enterprise' says Amnesty New report details systematic killing of poor and calls for UN investigation into crimes against humanityThe president of the Philippines Rodrigo Dut...
11:45 2019-07-08

Executions 'rampant' in Philippine drug war, U.N. probe needed: Amnesty report Impunity and unlawful killings continue unabated three years into the Philippines' war on drugs, with a pattern of executions under the guise of poli...
10:00 2019-07-08

Greta Thunberg, Fridays for Future movement win Amnesty human rights award Amnesty has awarded Swedish student activist Greta Thunberg and the Fridays for Future movement a human rights award. The movement has seen tens of t...
13:15 2019-06-07

Stonewall at 50: LGBT activists ask 'what's next?' The Stonewall uprising is celebrating its 50th anniversary. The riots and ensuing protests are credited with spurring the US gay rights movement, but...
01:45 2019-06-28

Leaders pay respects to D-Day soldiers in Portsmouth About 300 D-Day veterans will attend a military event in Portsmouth to honor WWII troops who landed in Normandy 75 years ago. US President Donald Tru...
10:15 2019-06-05

US sends 1,000 more soldiers to Middle East The US says 1,000 extra troops would be deployed to counter Iran's threatening behavior. It also released images that it says provide further proof t...
06:00 2019-06-18

Fort Campbell soldiers to welcome new commander FORT CAMPBELL, Ky. (AP) — Fort Campbell soldiers assigned to 2nd Brigade Combat Team, 101st Airborne Division, are welcoming a new commander. A state...
13:15 2019-06-28

Fighting for LGBT rights in Uganda When Ugandan MPs tried to introduce life imprisonment and the death penalty for gay sex, a small group of activists spoke out. Victor Mukasa was one ...
12:45 2019-05-22

Powerful portraits of an LGBT community Last week, Botswana's High Court made history when it overturned colonial-era laws criminalizing consensual same-sex relations. The ruling, which cam...
15:30 2019-06-18

Child soldiers used in Yemen civil war, report says All sides of the conflict are responsible for using children in battle, a new report says. Since 2012, when the civil war in Yemen begun, at least 70...
17:00 2019-07-16

Four Pakistani soldiers killed in roadside blast Four soldiers were killed and another four were wounded by a roadside bomb blast in a tribal area of northwestern Pakistan on Friday, in the latest ...
14:30 2019-06-08

Trump says will consider pardons for U.S. soldiers accused of war crimes U.S. President Donald Trump said on Friday he is considering pardons for "two or three" U.S. soldiers charged with war crimes, a move he said would b...
20:30 2019-05-24

Trump says he may pardon soldiers accused of war crimes “Some of these soldiers are people that have fought hard and long,” the president said. “You know, we teach them how to be great fighters, and then w...
02:30 2019-05-25

| Eight Gambian soldiers jailed over coup plot A Gambian military court has sentenced seven soldiers to nine years in jail for plotting to overthrow President Adama Barrow, and handed a three-year...
09:00 2019-05-28

2 U.S. Soldiers Killed in Fierce Firefight in Afghanistan The latest American military deaths, bringing this year’s total to nine in the country, come days before the next round of peace talks between the Un...
18:45 2019-06-27

Trump says considering pardons for some U.S. soldiers accused of war crimes U.S. President Donald Trump said on Friday he was considering pardons for "two or three" American soldiers charged with war crimes, a move he also sa...
05:30 2019-05-25

How sci-fi MMO Destiny’s Sword makes you care about your soldiers Indie developer 2Dogs Games hopes that Destiny's Sword's social mechanics will help players gain a better understanding of mental health issues.Read ...
01:30 2019-06-07

‘Archaeology of D-Day’ Aims to Preserve What the Soldiers Left Behind For the past 10 years, a cadre of field researchers in France has been digging up, documenting and cataloging the physical remains of the Normandy in...
19:15 2019-06-05

A sense of pride: the London LGBT+ pioneers As London prepares for its rainbow-doused celebration of all things LBGT+, Paul Flynn celebrates the capital's fearless, pioneering heroes who got us...
20:30 2019-07-04

Swastika found at cemetery where WWII soldiers are buried JACKSON, Mich. (AP) — A swastika has been found in a Jackson County cemetery where World War II soldiers are buried. Jackson Mayor Derek Dobies has r...
18:00 2019-06-16

Russia says it will give soldiers bomb-carrying drones Never mind using small drones for battlefield recon -- if Russia has its way, they'll be another part of the arsenal. The country's Defense...
15:15 2019-07-08

The Latest: Macron honors French soldiers in D-Day tribute OMAHA BEACH, France (AP) — The Latest on the 75th anniversary of D-Day (all times local): 6:15 p.m. In his final speech at D-Day celebrations, French...
20:30 2019-06-06

2 Dead, Several Soldiers Trapped As Building Collapses In Himachal Two people have died and dozens, including many Indian Army soldiers and their family members, are feared trapped after a multi-storey building colla...
16:00 2019-07-14

Syria says Israeli attacks kill 3 soldiers, wound 7 Syria’s state-run media is reporting several Israeli attacks on military positions in the country’s south saying they have killed three soldiers and ...
05:15 2019-06-02

Indian soldiers recover bodies of 7 missing mountaineers LUCKNOW, India (AP) — Indian paramilitary soldiers have reached the bodies of seven of eight members from a team of international climbers believed k...
18:45 2019-06-23

In photos: Soldiers place flags at Arlington for Memorial Day Old Guard U.S. Army soldiers place American flags at the tombstones of the fallen at Arlington National Cemetery in Arlington, Va., on May 23, 2019 i...
13:30 2019-05-25

James Ketchum, Who Conducted LSD Experiments on Soldiers, Dies at 87 An Army psychiatrist, he spearheaded a Cold War project to test whether recreational drugs could be used in chemical attacks to disable enemy troops....
02:30 2019-06-04

Iran honors 150 soldiers who died during 1980s war with Iraq Thousands gathered in the streets of Tehran Thursday to honor unidentified Iranian soldiers who died during the decade-long war with Iraq during the ...
20:45 2019-06-27

Prosecutor responds to detective supporting LGBT executions KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — A Tennessee district attorney is reviewing all pending cases investigated by a detective who has said the government should e...
20:15 2019-06-13

Ikea Accused Of "LGBT Indoctrination" By Polish Bishops Polish bishops on Saturday denounced Swedish furniture giant Ikea for what it called "LGBT indoctrination" after an employee was sacked for refusing ...
07:15 2019-07-07

Tunisian LGBT rights advocate 'sticking with' bid for presidency Gay rights activist Mounir Baatour wants to become president in Tunisia — and is putting the fight for LGBT rights at the center of his election camp...
23:30 2019-07-07

Understanding of LGBT realities ‘non-existent’ in most countries, says UN expert Policymakers in most parts of the world are taking decisions in the dark when it comes to sexual orientation and gender identity, an independent UN h...
03:00 2019-06-13

Anti-LGBT hate crimes are rising, the FBI says. But it gets worse The FBI estimates 7,500 total hate crime victims annually. Household surveys show more than 200,000. How many of those are LGBTQ people?   ...
05:15 2019-06-29

Protesters against LGBT lessons banned from gathering outside school Protesters who have been gathering outside a school to demonstrate against the teaching of same-sex relationships have been banned from the area foll...
23:15 2019-05-31

Gay librarian's suicide in Myanmar outrages LGBT+ community A gay librarian who was bullied by his colleagues in Yangon posted a final message on Facebook before taking his own life. In his final words, Kyaw Z...
18:45 2019-06-27

Parents against LGBT lessons in school 'being pushed into corner' A man accused of inflaming tensions over relationships classes at a primary school in Birmingham has told Sky News his "people are being pushed into ...
23:00 2019-05-30

50 years after Stonewall, LGBT rights are a work in progress NEW YORK (AP) — They didn’t set out to change history; they weren’t the first LGBT Americans to mobilize against bias. Yet the June 1969 ...
12:15 2019-06-17

LGBT lessons row: Children 'too young' to learn issues, says MP Four and five year olds are too young to learn about LGBT issues, according to the MP for the area where a primary school is facing daily protests ov...
18:15 2019-05-22

Trump administration wants to reverse Obama-era LGBT protections Team Trump proposed revoking Obama-era anti-discrimination protections for transgender people in health care on Friday — a move LGBT groups fear will...
04:45 2019-05-25

Thousands march for LGBT rights in Ukraine’s capital MOSCOW (AP) — Thousands of supporters of LGBT rights have marched through the center of Kiev, the Ukrainian capital, under a heavy police presence to...
14:15 2019-06-23

Soldiers use AI to fire precision grenades, guide drone attacks The Pentagon’s research and technology arm is testing a “breakthrough” AI-enabled technology for dismounted mobile combat units that synthesizes dron...
22:00 2019-07-01

Pentagon ends reviews of Niger ambush that killed 4 soldiers WASHINGTON (AP) — The Pentagon says it has officially concluded its reviews of a 2017 ambush in the African nation of Niger that left four U.S. soldi...
06:45 2019-06-06

Militants kill at least 25 Nigerian soldiers, some civilians in ambush: sources Islamist insurgents killed at least 25 soldiers and a number of civilians in an ambush in northeast Nigeria on Saturday morning, two security sources...
22:01 2019-05-25

Cameroonian soldiers accused of killing baby as family flees Army denies involvement in death of four-month old in violence-plagued anglophone regionThe parents of a baby allegedly murdered by Cameroonian soldi...
13:30 2019-05-27

Trump ends Japan trip with Memorial Day speech to soldiers U.S. President Donald Trump will be heading home from Japan Tuesday after stopping aboard a U.S. warship to give a Memorial Day speech to U.S. forces...
06:15 2019-05-28

The Latest: Soldiers drove West Point vehicle that flipped WEST POINT, N.Y. (AP) — The Latest on a fatal West Point training vehicle accident (all times local): 2:15 p.m. West Point officials say the military...
20:30 2019-06-06

Pompeo ignores experts, keeps Saudis off US child soldiers list Secretary of State Mike Pompeo has decided to keep Saudi Arabia off the US list of countries using child soldiers, despite recommendations from State...
01:15 2019-06-19

D-Day combat patches reproduced by California company honoring US soldiers To honor the soldiers who stormed the beaches of Normandy, a California company is reproducing combat patches from D-Day and making them available to...
05:30 2019-06-07

2 Terrorists Shot Dead In J&K; 3 Soldiers, Including Officer, Injured Two terrorists were shot dead in an encounter with security forces in Jammu and Kashmir's Anantnag today, the police said. Three soldiers including a...
10:45 2019-06-17

Boko Haram kills at least five soldiers in northeast Nigeria: sources Islamist insurgent group Boko Haram ambushed Nigerian soldiers in the northeast of the country, killing at least five and injuring more than a dozen,...
15:45 2019-07-07

D-Day's ingenious tactics in pictures: From inflatable tanks to 'ghost' soldiers Deception played a big part in the Allied invasion of Normandy on June 6, 1944. From dummy tanks and landing craft to the creation of a “ghost army,”...
17:45 2019-06-06

| WATCH: Tiananmen's key moments: Hope crushed by soldiers and tanks Tuesday marks the 30th anniversary of the 1989 Tiananmen crackdown in Beijing where Chinese troops fired on peaceful protesters, drawing global conde...
17:30 2019-06-02

Rebels ambush Indian soldiers in Kashmir, 4 combatants dead SRINAGAR, India (AP) — Police say rebels fighting against Indian rule in disputed Kashmir have launched an attack on paramilitary soldiers, killing t...
16:45 2019-06-12

Militant attack kills two police, two soldiers in Lebanon's Tripoli A militant attacked a security forces patrol in Lebanon's northern city of Tripoli on Monday night, killing two police officers and two army soldiers...
03:45 2019-06-04

Fort Shirley, Where A Mutiny Led to Emancipation of the British Slave Soldiers Dominica is one of the most beautiful islands in the Caribbean. Its beauty, however, belies a somewhat violent past when it was often a center of vio...
04:15 2019-07-16

Centre Must Take Action To Prevent Terror Attacks On Soldiers: Congress The Congress on Thursday urged the Modi government and intelligence agencies to take suitable action to prevent terror attacks in the future, a day a...
12:00 2019-06-13

Donald Trump Says He Plans To Pardon Some Soldiers Accused Of War Crimes US President Donald Trump said on Friday he was considering pardons for "two or three" American soldiers charged with war crimes, a move he also said...
07:15 2019-05-25

Atlanta to be home of rare Civil War flag of black soldiers ATLANTA (AP) — “We Will Prove Ourselves Men,” reads the inscription at the top of the regimental flag carried into battle by members of t...
23:30 2019-06-22

'Police are a force of terror': the LGBT activists who want cops out of Pride Queer groups are protesting mainstream festivals and organizing alternative events that recognize ongoing police mistreatment of LGBT peopleIt took h...
16:00 2019-06-14

Cologne celebrates Germany's largest LGBT+ pride parade Over 1 million people are expected in Cologne for one of Europe's largest pride parades. With homophobic attacks on the rise in Germany, organizers m...
13:45 2019-07-07

Backlash after bishop's warning over 'harmful' LGBT Pride events A bishop in the US has received widespread criticism after urging Catholics to not support LGBT events because they are "especially harmful for child...
06:45 2019-06-03

Istanbul Police Disperse LGBT Pride March With Tear Gas ISTANBUL — Activists gathered in Istanbul to promote rights for gay and transgender people Sunday before police dispersed the crowd at a pride ...
17:00 2019-07-01

Four men arrested in attack on two LGBT women who refused to kiss on London bus Melania Geymona, one of the victims, says she shared the gruesome image on Facebook to show how common violence is towards marginalized groups. ...
22:15 2019-06-07

206 U.S. companies urge Supreme Court to protect LGBT workers More than 200 companies urged the U.S. Supreme Court Tuesday to rule that federal civil rights laws ban workplace discrimination based on sexual orie...
09:45 2019-07-04

Nicholas Sparks sorry for 'appearing intolerant' of LGBT pupils at his school After leaks showed him banning an LGBT club at the Christian school he co-founded, the novelist apologises for any hurt causedRomance novelist Nichol...
15:30 2019-06-18

Pride, film history — What 2019 means for the LGBT community This year marks the 50th anniversary of the Stonewall Riots that sparked the gay pride movement. 2019 also marks 100 years since the first movie to d...
09:45 2019-06-29

K-Pop Star Sunmi Describes Herself as "LGBT" in Viral Concert Moment Sunmi is opening up to her fans about her life and the "different sides" of herself. While performing at the Q-Factory on Tuesday, June 4, in Amster...
02:15 2019-06-05

Taiwan's marriage law brings frustration and hope for LGBT China Public acceptance is improving, but in some cases Chinese authorities are moving in the other directionIt was a landmark moment for LGBT rights. When...
14:30 2019-07-05

Kenyan author, LGBT activist Binyavanga Wainaina dies at 48 NAIROBI, Kenya (AP) — A colleague and friend of Kenyan author Binyavanga Wainaina says he has died at age 48. Tom Maliti, the chairman of the Kwani T...
12:45 2019-05-22

Georgia prepares for first LGBT pride amid threats of violence After being beaten in Tbilisi six years ago, the country’s LGBT activists are ready to be boldSix years on, the violent scene remains imprinted in th...
18:45 2019-06-16

Pastor condemns Catholic school’s recognition of LGBT unions WASHINGTON (AP) — A Catholic girls school in Washington, D.C., says it’s getting overwhelmingly positive responses to its decision to include s...
14:45 2019-05-29

Kenyan Author and LGBT Activist Binyavanga Wainaina Has Died at 48 (NAIROBI, Kenya) — One of Africa’s best-known authors, Binyavanga Wainaina, has died at age 48, a colleague and friend said Wednesday. To...
15:45 2019-05-22

Iraqi-Canadian receives 26 years for plot to kill U.S. soldiers in Iraq A federal judge in New York sentenced an Iraqi-Canadian man to 26 years in prison Tuesday for plotting to kill U.S. soldiers in Iraq, the Justice Dep...
03:01 2019-06-19

Mike Pompeo Keeps Saudis Off US Child Soldiers List, Overruling Experts US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo has blocked the inclusion of Saudi Arabia on a US list of countries that recruit child soldiers, dismissing his exp...
00:30 2019-06-19

Exclusive: Myanmar soldiers jailed for Rohingya killings freed after less than a year Myanmar has granted early release to seven soldiers jailed for the killing of 10 Rohingya Muslim men and boys during a 2017 military crackdown in the...
05:30 2019-05-27

Frozen Juice, Eggs That Don't Break: On Video, Soldiers' Life At Siachen In a cold, desolate place blasted by icy winds, three men try to defrost frozen eatables - juice boxes, eggs and vegetables - as hard as ice. They sm...
21:30 2019-06-08

CRPF Pays Tribute To Soldiers Killed In Anantnag Terror Attack The Central Reserve Police Force today paid homage to the five soldiers who were killed in a terror attack in Jammu and Kashmir's Anantnag on Wednesd...
08:30 2019-06-13

‘Every Day Is Memorial Day.’ Mike Pence Honors Fallen Soldiers and Their Families at Arlington (ARLINGTON, Va.) — Vice President Mike Pence has paid tribute to fallen members of the U.S. Armed Forces, thanking their loved ones in a ceremo...
23:30 2019-05-27

Trump Uses Soldiers’ Graves as Backdrop for Shit-Talking Fox News Interview President Donald Trump visited Normandy on Thursday, where he read a prepared speech commemorating the 75th anniversary of D-Day and thrilled cable T...
22:00 2019-06-06

Buttigieg: ‘It’s disgusting’ that Trump is reportedly considering pardoning soldiers convicted of war crimes The Democratic presidential aspirant, who served in Afghanistan as a Navy Reserve intelligence officer, was interviewed at a Washington Post Live eve...
18:15 2019-05-23

Beast from the east: Indian soldiers reckon they've found Yeti footprints Mountaineers from the Indian army on a expedition in Nepal have found mysterious large footprints in the snow that they think belong to the Yeti, or ...
14:37 2019-05-21

'Game of Thrones: The Last Watch' pays tribute to show's foot soldiers "Game of Thrones: The Last Watch" could easily be dismissed as HBO's way of maximizing its ample investment in the series, a glorified electronic pre...
19:01 2019-05-27

A Change to the Tax Code Hurt Fallen Soldiers’ Families. Now a Bipartisan Push Wants to Fix It For many Americans, President Donald Trump’s Tax Cuts and Jobs Act resulted in lower income and corporate tax rates. But an unintended conseque...
16:01 2019-05-27

Tens of thousands demand civilian rule in Sudan, soldiers fire in air Thousands of protesters marched toward Sudan's defense ministry on Sunday demanding the ruling military hand over power to civilians, as security for...
23:30 2019-06-30

Canadian citizen gets 26 years after US soldiers killed in Iraq suicide attack “There’s no excuse for even trying to kill American soldiers,” the judge said, adding the sentence “sends a message” to...
14:15 2019-06-19

Army Vehicle Attacked In Jammu And Kashmir's Pulwama, 5 Soldiers Injured An army vehicle was targeted with an improvised explosive device today in Jammu and Kashmir's Pulwama, where a convoy of the Central Reserve Police F...
18:00 2019-06-17

LGBT icons Marsha P. Johnson and Sylvia Rivera to be commemorated with NYC monument Johnson and Rivera, who were prominent in the Stonewall riots, will be honored with a monument in New York's Greenwich Village.   &#...
01:30 2019-05-31

For China's LGBT people, Taiwan's rainbow victory is a moment of joy and pain When Chinese gay rights activist Peng Yanhui heard that Taiwan had approved a bill legalizing same-sex marriage on May 17 as he boarded a flight, he ...
03:30 2019-05-23

Judgment, trust, LGBT issues driving millennials from Mormon church Mormon millennials are leaving the church at double the rate of their parents and grandparents, according to a new book that surveys current and form...
01:45 2019-05-23

Taylor Swift Celebrates LGBT Pride at Wango Tango: "We Need to Stand Together" Taylor Swift got political and reaffirmed her support for the LGBT community onstage at the 2019 iHeartRadio Wango Tango show on Saturday, the start ...
01:15 2019-06-03

LGBT tour operator faces death threats over Ethiopia trip Religious groups in Ethiopia are urging authorities to ban a trip organised by US-based travel company that caters to gay men and lesbiansAn LGBT tou...
13:45 2019-06-06

Cracker Barrel bars church event over LGBT execution remarks Cracker Barrel says it won't host an event by a Tennessee church whose pastor was a detective who preached that the government should execute gay peo...
19:30 2019-06-19

Trump tweets in support of LGBT people to mark Pride Month WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump is tweeting in support of LGBT people to mark LGBT Pride Month. His tweets come one week after his administr...
23:15 2019-05-31

The steps of an NYC park to be transformed into the city's largest LGBT pride flag Organizers said the flag, made of rainbow vinyl, will measure 12-by-100 feet, making it what they say is the largest LGBT pride flag in New York City...
00:45 2019-06-14

Labour MP reported to chief whip for backing anti-LGBT protest A Labour MP has been reported to the party's chief whip for telling campaigners protesting against LGBT teaching at a primary school "you're right"....
13:30 2019-06-09

Joe Biden’s awkward ‘gay waiter’ remark irks crowd at LGBT event Joe Biden made an awkward reference to a “gay waiter” while speaking at an event hosted by an LGBT rights advocate in Seattle, a report s...
00:15 2019-07-01

'No one can live without love': athlete Dutee Chand, India's LGBT trailblazer Country’s first athlete to reveal she is in a same-sex relationship on freedom, happiness and the backlash to coming out Dutee Chand, India’s fastest...
10:45 2019-06-11

50 years after Stonewall: Yuval Noah Harari on the new threats to LGBT rights With rising homophobia and rapid developments in surveillance, a new era of persecution is all too possible. It is time to unite and actIn 1969, when...
14:15 2019-06-22

LGBT asylum-seekers exempt from 'Remain in Mexico' policy and can stay in US Asylum-seekers who arrive at the southern border and claim to be LGBT are exempt from the U.S.-Mexico “Remain in Mexico” policy and will not be retur...
13:30 2019-07-16

Polish towns denounce LGBT people ahead of European elections SWIDNIK, Poland – Teresa Drzewiecka grew up during World War II when German and Soviet troops battled for control of her town of Swidnik in eas...
18:30 2019-05-21

Istanbul's LGBT community holds small rally after march banned Istanbul's gay and transgender community gathered for a small rally that ended with tear gas and rubber bullets on Sunday after their annual march wa...
19:30 2019-06-30

Vatican Rejects Gender Change, To Alarm Of LGBT Catholics And Their Supporters VATICAN CITY (AP) — The Vatican has issued a document rejecting the idea that people can choose or change their genders. The document issued Monday &...
16:45 2019-06-10

Islamic State West Africa claims killing and execution of 29 Nigerian soldiers Islamic State's West Africa branch claimed responsibility on Wednesday for a raid in Nigeria two days earlier in which it said 20 soldiers had been k...
20:45 2019-05-22

5 CRPF Soldiers Killed In Anantnag Terror Attack; 1 Terrorist Shot Dead Three security personnel were injured when a Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) patrol team was fired upon by terrorists in Jammu and Kashmir's Anan...
18:30 2019-06-12

Official: Soldiers found dead at Mexico-Arizona border died by suicide Two U.S. Army soldiers who were found dead this month while deployed to the Mexican border in Arizona died of self-inflicted gunshot wounds, a medica...
02:45 2019-06-28

LGBT community in Chechnya faces ‘new wave of persecution’: UN human rights experts People in Chechnya who are suspected of being lesbian, gay or bisexual, are facing a “new wave of persecution” following a spate of killings involvin...
14:37 2019-05-21

Putin Says "Genius Musician" Elton John Mistaken On Russia LGBT Rights Russian President Vladimir Putin said on Saturday that Elton John was "mistaken" about LGBT rights in Russia, while praising the British singer as a ...
21:15 2019-06-29

Tennessee mothers discuss raising LGBT kids in a state set to 'legalize hate' Republican lawmakers have introduced six anti-LGBT bills, which the Tennessee Equality Project has dubbed the Slate of HateAfter a round at the salad...
10:45 2019-05-27

Major companies call on U.S. Supreme Court to rule in favor of LGBT workers More than 200 U.S. companies, including Amazon, Alphabet Inc's Google, and Bank of America, on Tuesday urged the U.S. Supreme Court to rule that fede...
18:30 2019-07-02

Sultan of Brunei returns degree from Oxford after proposed LGBT death penalty Brunei’s Sultan Hassanal Bolkiah has returned an honorary degree awarded by Britain’s Oxford University after a global backlash led by ce...
16:45 2019-05-24

Lil Nas X’s coming out shows why hiding LGBT life from children won’t work | Caspar Salmon A new wave of gay stars is teaching children about homosexuality – whether some parents like it or notThis weekend I took my kids to a community fete...
20:15 2019-07-02

Hong Kong Court Issues Landmark Ruling in a Victory for LGBT Rights (HONG KONG) — Hong Kong’s Court of Final Appeal said Thursday the government cannot deny spousal employment benefits to same-sex couples,...
11:30 2019-06-06

YouTube Bravely Bans Nazis Hours After Throwing LGBT Users Under the Bigot Bus The best place online to lead us unsuspecting sheep from an innocent recipe video to either a defense of racialist pseudoscience or pushes pedophiles...
21:45 2019-06-05

Mayor Joins Poland’s Pride Parade Amid Anti-LGBT Campaign WARSAW, Poland — The largest gay pride parade in central and eastern Europe brought thousands of people to the streets of Warsaw on Saturday at...
20:45 2019-06-08

Putin says 'genius musician' Elton John mistaken on Russia LGBT rights Russian President Vladimir Putin said on Saturday that Elton John was "mistaken" about LGBT rights in Russia, while praising the British singer as a ...
13:45 2019-06-29

LGBT groups in uproar after transgender woman in ICE custody dies on first day of pride month A transgender woman from El Salvador died in a Texas hospital Saturday shortly after being released from Immigration and Customs Enforcement custody ...
23:30 2019-06-03

The Lavender Scare: the shocking true story of an anti-LGBT witch-hunt In an eye-opening new documentary, director Josh Howard reveals the horrifying state-sanctioned homophobia that once plagued the USWhen Josh Howard b...
15:30 2019-06-18

Myanmar Soldiers Jailed for Killing Rohingya Served Less Time in Prison Than the Journalists Who Exposed Them Seven Myanmar soldiers who were jailed for killing 10 Rohingya Muslim men and boys were released early, ultimately serving less time than two journal...
07:30 2019-05-27

Mike Pompeo overruled his own experts to keep Saudi Arabia off the US's list of countries that use child soldiers Reuters/Leah Millis/Pool Secretary of State Mike Pompeo intervened to keep Saudi Arabia off a list of countries that used child soldiers. The accusa...
04:15 2019-06-20

An inclusive Pride flag is the first step in confronting racism in LGBT+ spaces | Sharan Dhaliwal Until people from black and minority ethnic backgrounds feel comfortable in LGBT+ communities, the new black and brown stripes are vitalThe first bri...
11:00 2019-06-21

NYPD apologizes for 1969 Stonewall raid that birthed modern LGBT rights movement New York City's police commissioner apologized Thursday for the June 1969 raid on the Stonewall Inn gay bar, an event widely cited as the beginning o...
23:15 2019-06-06

Former Democrat turned conservative gay rights activist slams Pride, sues LGBT Center The 42-year-old Harlem hairdresser said the gay community turned its back on him once the former “diehard liberal” — who voted for Hillary Clinton in...
01:45 2019-06-16

Marlon Wayans Defends Teenage Daughter And Calls Out "Ignorance" of Anti-LGBT Comments Marlon Wayans is feeling and sharing the love. The 46-year-old praised his daughter Amai Wayans in a moving Instagram post celebrating Pride Month. ...
14:30 2019-06-04

Calvin Klein apologizes to LGBT community for ad of Bella Hadid kissing female robot Calvin Klein is apologizing after the fashion label came under fire for a video campaign showing Bella Hadid kissing female robot Lil Miquela.  ...
20:30 2019-05-21

LGBT Refugees Allege Harassment in Kenya, A Rare Haven for the Gay Community in East Africa (NAIROBI, Kenya) — Burundi national Nina Muregwa says she feels threatened again. After escaping death threats back home over her sexual identi...
16:45 2019-06-19

Backlash as Tory leadership hopeful Esther McVey says parents should be able to take children out of LGBT lessons Tory leadership candidate Esther McVey is facing a backlash within the party after she said parents should have final say on whether they withdraw ch...
22:30 2019-05-30

Taylor Swift slams Trump on LGBT stance, presses Senate to advance Equality Act Taylor Swift marked the beginning of Pride month with a late-night social media post calling for passage of the Equality Act     ...
06:45 2019-06-02

Warsaw holds massive pride parade amid backlash against LGBT rights movement The largest gay pride parade in Eastern Europe is bringing thousands of people to the streets of Warsaw. Saturday’s parade comes at a time when the L...
06:45 2019-06-09

LGBT groups and tech companies warn that a Texas bill could cost the state billions The LGBTQ community and major employers say a bill passed by the Texas Senate is a license to discriminate, giving professionals the right to turn aw...
18:45 2019-05-21

Taylor Swift gives surprise Pride Month performance at Stonewall Inn, a historic LGBT site in New York Taylor Swift gave a surprise performance at the Stonewall Inn Friday night in New York, singing "Shake It Off" with Jesse Tyler Ferguson.  ...
00:00 2019-06-16

Friday’s Daily Brief: Honouring fallen peacekeepers, action against gender-based violence; LGBT rights in Kenya, Rohingya water crisis Friday's main stories include: Honouring UN peacekeepers; landmark conference to combat sexual and gender-based violence in crises; Kenya upholds LGB...
23:45 2019-05-24

Islamic State says it killed 12 Nigerian soldiers in Borno state attack: statement Islamic State said on Wednesday its West African branch carried out an attack on a Nigerian army base in northeastern Borno state and that its fighte...
03:15 2019-06-20

GOP lawmaker on Iran threat: Directive was to 'kill and kidnap American soldiers' An Iranian military leader told proxy militias: "We are getting ready to have a proxy war and target Americans," a top GOP lawmaker said Friday. ...
20:15 2019-05-21

Fallen Heroes Memorial in Florida made of dog tags of fallen soldiers as American flag The Fallen Heroes Memorial is now stationed in Florida, honoring American veterans with a 28-foot-wide American flag made of the dog tags of fallen s...
04:30 2019-06-28

Labour MP Roger Godsiff to be 'reminded of MP responsibilities' by chief whip for backing anti-LGBT protesters Labour MP Roger Godsiff will given a dressing down by the party's chief whip and "reminded of his responsibilities as an MP" over his support for cam...
16:15 2019-06-09

Iranian Embassy siege hero Robin Horsfall blasts Jeremy Hunt for saying British soldiers and IRA terrorists should be treated 'the same' Jeremy Hunt faced a growing storm today as a hero of the Iranian embassy siege accused him of a "disgraceful" insult to former British soldiers facin...
19:45 2019-06-27

International Day of the Midwife: 5 things you should know Why are midwives important? What impact have they had on mothers’ and babies’ health? As the United Nations celebrates midwives across the world on S...
14:37 2019-05-21

12 international players available in NBA draft Twelve international players, led by prospective top-10 pick Sekou Doumbouya of Guinea, remained in the NBA draft at the final deadline to withdraw o...
06:45 2019-06-12

International prospect day primer Today is one of my favorite days of the baseball season and it has nothing to do with the major league team. July 2nd is International Signing Day be...
18:15 2019-07-02

Sky Harbor International Airport is looking to expand Sky Harbor International Airport is looking to expand. The Phoenix City Council approved the airport’s 20-year plan Tuesday. Sky Harbor officia...
08:00 2019-06-14

There may be life on other planets, but there’s none in Men In Black: International The Men In Black movies are about chemistry as much as they’re about aliens. Beginning with the gruff father/cocky son dynamic between Tommy Lee Jone...
20:30 2019-06-12

Africa's Green parties bet on international help In Germany and large parts of Europe, green parties are compounding their electoral successes. Environmental parties in Africa still have a long way ...
17:45 2019-07-15

Pistons take international prospect Doumbouya at No. 15 AUBURN HILLS, Mich. (AP) — The Detroit Pistons have drafted Sekou Doumbouya with the No. 15 pick of the NBA draft. The 6-foot-9, 230-pound Doumbouya ...
04:00 2019-06-21

International investment banks: It’s all about China International IBs pride themselves on the diversity of their business in Asia Pacific, but a bank without a decent China business in this region is n...
15:45 2019-05-21

Men in Black: International Is a Galaxy of Fun for a New Generation Men in Black: International will not be the best movie you see this year. There are plot issues, character arcs go unfinished, and the ending felt ru...
20:30 2019-06-12

International Day Of Yoga: How Ranchi Is Preparing For June 21 International Day of Yoga is celebrated annually since its inception by Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi in 2015. Yoga Day 2019 theme is "Yoga for...
13:45 2019-06-18

Pompeo says U.S. does not want war with Iran; pushes for international response The United States does not want to go to war with Iran but will take every action necessary, including diplomacy, to guarantee safe navigation throug...
21:45 2019-06-16

WHO likely to declare Ebola an international emergency: experts The World Health Organization (WHO) should and is likely to declare an international emergency over the Ebola epidemic in the Democratic Republic of ...
15:15 2019-06-14

Ragnarok Duo Can't Help MiB: International Catch Lightning in a Bottle Chris Hemsworth and Tessa Thompson star in Men in Black: International, a spin-off soft reboot of the 22-year-old franchise that borrows the stars of...
22:00 2019-06-14

NBA Summer League runs end for international invitees The NBA Summer League has demonstrated the competitive challenges facing the host team for the FIBA World Cup in China      ...
02:30 2019-07-13

Bus with international students catches fire, no injuries A coach bus carrying 20 international students visiting Tufts University caught fire on Route 128 North in Burlington, Massachusetts. Nobody was hurt...
20:00 2019-07-11

Cosmonauts take spacewalk outside International Space Station MOSCOW — Two Russian crewmembers on the International Space Station ventured into open space Wednesday to conduct scientific research and help mainta...
22:45 2019-05-30

| SA Schools squads named for U18 International Series The SA Schools and SA Schools A squads to contest the U18 International Series against Argentina, England, France, Wales has been announced by SA Ru...
22:15 2019-07-15

‘Men in Black: International’ is an unfunny buddy-cop flop There are more than one billion trillion stars in the observable universe. “Men In Black: International,” however, gets only one. A cautionary tale f...
19:30 2019-06-12

On International Day, UN stands in solidarity with some 20 detained staff Marking International Day of Solidarity with Detained and Missing Staff Members, UN Secretary-General António Guterres paid tribute to UN personnel a...
16:45 2019-05-21

Kim, Xi promise to build relationship 'whatever the international situation' In a meeting between North Korea's Kim Jong Un and Chinese President Xi Jinping on Friday, the leaders agreed to build on their good relationship, “w...
13:45 2019-06-22

Lille sign U.S. international winger Weah from PSG Lille have signed United States international winger Timothy Weah from rivals Paris St Germain on a five-year contract, the French Ligue 1 side said ...
19:45 2019-06-30

Interpol busts international pedophilia ring Nine people have been arrested in Thailand, Australia and the US in connection with an online pedophilia network. Fifty children were rescued in the ...
10:15 2019-05-23

Tennis: Barty withdraws from Strasbourg International Ashleigh Barty's French Open preparations suffered a blow on Tuesday when a right arm injury forced the Australian's withdrawal from the Strasbourg I...
15:45 2019-05-21

DynCorp International gets $308.6M airfield readiness contract DynCorp International won a $306.6 million contract with the U.S. Air Force for aviation command and control and maintenance services, the Pentagon a...
21:45 2019-07-05

England international Duggan leaves Barcelona "England women\u0027s international Toni Duggan is to leave Barcelona after two years with the club, she said on Friday, without revealing where she ...
05:45 2019-07-06

Ireland must be open to some international tax changes -finance minister Ireland must be open to considering a broader concept of how companies are taxed in the modern digitalized world, Finance Minister Paschal Donohoe sa...
20:45 2019-05-23

Pavan wins BMW International Open after playoff MUNICH (AP) — Andrea Pavan defeated Matthew Fitzpatrick in a playoff to win the BMW International Open on Sunday. The Italian carded a bogey-free 6-u...
18:45 2019-06-23

SpiceJet Announces New International Flights, Tickets From Rs 16,700 Customers who wish to plan their travel can book tickets via airline's official website - spicejet.com, airline's mobile app and through online trave...
13:01 2019-07-03

MTA still using old punch-clocks, begging for OT abuse MTA facilities across the city are still relying on ancient, punchcard timekeeping clocks to track worker hours, leaving the door open to potential o...
02:45 2019-06-07

Substance abuse among veterans is getting worse More US military veterans are struggling with substance abuse and half of returning service members who need mental health treatment don’t seek...
20:15 2019-05-30

Sterling on racist abuse: 'This is more than just about football' It was the moment that prompted Manchester City and England star Raheem Sterling to become an unofficial spokesman for his generation of players on t...
20:45 2019-05-22

Vatican sex abuse office looking for more canonists VATICAN CITY (AP) — The Vatican office that handles clergy sex abuse is looking for help to process what a top official says is a steady stream of ca...
20:45 2019-06-21

Abuse and sexism in women's football Football in Africa is a game some people believe should only be played by men. To avoid parental disapproval, some women have to sneak out of their h...
15:00 2019-06-21

CNN exposes systematic abuse of aid in Yemen Tens of thousands of people are going hungry in Houthi-controlled Yemen as desperately needed food aid is diverted away from them, a CNN investigatio...
15:00 2019-05-21

International group asks Pakistan to release journalist An international organization that advocates for the rights of journalists has urged Pakistan to immediately release a reporter who was arrested for ...
08:15 2019-05-29

GoAir Announces New International Flights, Offers Tickets From Rs 8,299 The announcement from GoAir comes at a time when full-service carrier Jet Airways has suspended its operations temporarily, leading to additional dem...
16:00 2019-07-06

Factbox: International airlines' response to FAA on Iran airspace The U.S. Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) issued an emergency order on Thursday prohibiting U.S. air carriers from flying in Iran-controlled air...
17:45 2019-06-21

Garcia sets up Yastremska final in Strasbourg International "France\u0027s Caroline Garcia defeated compatriot Chloe Paquet 6-3 6-4 in the Strasbourg International semi-finals on Friday to set up a title clash...
19:15 2019-05-24

Vehicle crash reported at Tucson International Airport TUCSON – A crash is causing some traffic delays at Tucson International Airport Thursday afternoon. According to Tucson Airport Authority Fire-...
10:30 2019-05-31

Multilateralism’s ‘proven record of service’ is focus of first-ever International Day   The International Day of Multilateralism and Diplomacy for Peace “underscores the value of international cooperation for the common good”, according ...
16:45 2019-05-21

Won't bow to international pressure on climate change: Prakash Javadekar Holding developed world responsible for much of the effects of climate change, Environment Minister Prakash Javadekar Friday asserted India will not ...
20:15 2019-06-27

U.N. Expert Calls for International Investigation Into Khashoggi Killing Agnes Callamard, the United Nations expert on extrajudicial killings, excoriated the world body for its “paralysis” in the killing of a journalist, J...
18:45 2019-06-27

Nasa to allow commercial access to the International Space Station Move will allow private astronauts to spend up to 30 days in low-Earth orbit and businesses to shoot film and adverts in spaceNasa will allow unprece...
19:30 2019-06-07

NASA will let people pay to stay on the International Space Station NASA has announced that it is opening the International Space Station up to private business, including astronauts who will pay $35,000 a night to vi...
21:30 2019-06-07

Air India Offers Discount On International Flight Tickets Air India's offer is applicable for travel to London, Birmingham, Copenhagen, Frankfurt, Madrid, Paris, Rome, Milan, Stockholm, Vienna and Tel Aviv. ...
15:30 2019-07-13

Huawei bracing for a 40% to 60% drop in international smartphone shipments Enlarge (credit: Kevin Frayer/Getty Images) Hot off the news of Huawei cancelling a laptop launch and delaying its foldable smartphone, we're now s...
21:15 2019-06-17

International Yoga Day: Tips For Stress Free Driving Restless drivers, potholes, bottlenecks at flyovers, unusual road blocks and many other things leave us stressed. We give you tips to tackle them all...
00:45 2019-06-22

England v Denmark: women's international friendly – live! International football updates from the 1pm BST kick-offFran Kirby: ‘Two semis we lost still hurt – we’ll use it as motivation’And you can email Alex...
14:15 2019-05-25

'We will make this international': Adani protest to go global, says Bob Brown Former Greens leader says coalmine greenlight is not the end of the environmental battle Former Greens leader Bob Brown is undeterred in his campaign...
10:45 2019-06-15

How one romance scammer built an international phishing operation Researchers have detailed the evolution of a business email compromise scheme that is thought to have cost organisations millions - but over a decade...
23:15 2019-06-05

Iran Seeks to Build International Alliance Against U.S. Pressure Iran is trying to mobilize an alliance of Russia, China and other countries to help counter a U.S. campaign that has included crippling economic sanc...
17:30 2019-06-18

Threats to navigation need international solution: U.S. Central Command Threats to international freedom of navigation require an international solution, U.S. Central Command said on Thursday, after three Iranian vessels ...
17:30 2019-07-11

WHO panel decides not to declare international Ebola emergency A World Health Organization panel decided on Friday not to declare an international emergency over Congo's Ebola outbreak despite its spread to Ugand...
22:15 2019-06-14

Vistara Announces International Flights, Offers Tickets From Rs 15,900 The flights between Delhi and Singapore will start from August 6, 2019 while the flights between Mumbai and Singapore will commence from August 7, 20...
09:30 2019-07-11

NASA to allow private citizens to fly to the International Space Station Under the NASA plan, as many as two private astronauts per year could fly to the station and stay for up to 30 days with the first mission coming as ...
18:15 2019-06-07

International men’s football: talking points from the week’s action Nations League positives for Portugal and even England, dismay for David de Gea and Kosovo’s Euro 2020 qualifying joyThe numbed anticlimax of Sunday’...
11:00 2019-06-12

Coughlin returning to pool in International Swimming League Natalie Coughlin, a 12-time Olympic medalist, is returning to the pool as a member of the DC Trident, one of the teams in the new International Swimm...
06:15 2019-06-12

International groups focused on Venezuela crisis meet at UN UNITED NATIONS (AP) — Two international groups trying to foster a solution to the political and humanitarian crisis in Venezuela want to get buy-in f...
22:00 2019-06-03

Lima Group and EU urge more international involvement in Venezuela The Lima Group regional bloc and EU-led contact group on Venezuela on Monday called on Latin America and the broader international community to play ...
00:30 2019-06-04

Ramdev's International Yoga Day Programme At Har ki Pauri Cancelled A proposed programme in which Ramdev was supposed to lead thousands of people in celebrations of the International Yoga Day on June 21 on the banks o...
16:15 2019-06-11

New Zealand to introduce its own 'Google tax' if international law change bid fails The country wants to better tax the NZ$2.7 billion in revenue from cross-border digital services and is asking its OECD peers to amend international ...
03:15 2019-06-05

‘Celestial Bodies’ Wins Man Booker International Prize Jokha Alharthi’s family saga is the first Arabic novel to win the translated literature prize. She shares the award with the book’s translator, Maril...
02:45 2019-05-22

Air India Announces New International Flights, Check Routes Here In a separate offer, Air India is offering 10 per cent discount on international flight tickets under its "Monsoon Bonanza Offer". Bookings under the...
07:45 2019-07-16

International police operation captures cocaine in Atlantic LISBON, Portugal (AP) — Portuguese police say they have intercepted a Brazilian trawler in the Atlantic Ocean and found on board cocaine with a stree...
13:45 2019-06-04