Twin bombings outside the Iranian embassy in Beirut, claimed by a Lebanese al-Qaeda affiliate, killed at least 23 people and injured at least 147 on Monday morning.
“May I ask who is prepared to marry these feminists?” one commenter asked. ent.sina.com.cn College students at China's Beijing Foreign Studies University didn't anticipate the explosive reaction they would cause when they decided to post pictures of themselves holding up signs describing what their vaginas would say if they could talk.
A Russian court has granted four members of the Arctic 30 bail, making them the first non-Russians involved in the case to be eligible for release while they wait for their trial.
Things have gone from bad to worse in the Gaza Strip, as nearly 1.7 million people are currently living without electricity for up to 16 hours each day, sewage floods one of the world’s most densely populated cities.
Forced labor camps and one-child policy to be abolished, according to officials . “But I can’t even afford one child,” says Weibo commentor.
Olympic committees have, in the past, targeted knitters and newspapers in seeking to protect their name.
Hezbollah fighters say they can help the Syrian regime wrest away a key rebel stronghold. Rebels worry they might be right.
A monument built by Egyptian officials ahead of protests planned this Tuesday has already been defaced by protesters who say they don’t want their country’s history re-written.
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Let the games begin. Camel racing is one of the oldest sports in the Middle East. Christopher Furlong / Getty Images Up until 2002, children from India were used as jockeys.
Tahrir Square, the historic site that has come to symbolize the 2011 Egyptian revolution, has gotten a makeover in recent days.
Feeling embattled in the United States, participants at a controversial Capitol Hill briefing by the World Congress of Families say growing “pro-family” movements overseas provide hope.
Prominent Ugandan LGBT activist Samuel K Ganafa has been arrested and reportedly charged with “carnal knowledge against the order of nature,” a crime that is often code-word for sodomy and carries a sentence of life in prison in Uganda.
The fine comes nearly one year after the pop star defended LGBT rights during a concert in St Petersburg.
“At least in the House of Representatives, people have not succumbed to the great fear” of LGBT activists, said World Congress of Families president Allan Carlson.
“It is rather shameful that Senator Kirk has been such a coward,” said one of the participants in the panel scheduled by the World Congress of Families.
“We are not going to make further comment purely on the basis of a Russian TV show,” said a spokesman for the International Olympic Committee.
One anonymous tweet was all it took for Russian LGBT activist Viacheslav Revin to flee halfway around the world and seek asylum.
Shiite Muslims around the world today observed Ashura, a religious commemoration of the martyrdom of Hussein, the grandson of the Prophet Muhammad, during the battle for Karbala in in 680 AD.
Ukraine’s move away from Russia’s embrace and towards the European Union looks in serious jeopardy. But don’t count the country out just yet, boxing champion turned opposition leader Vitali Klitschko tells BuzzFeed.