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Ellen DeGeneres lauded for gay rights

BBC:-Comedian Ellen DeGeneres was praised by the US president for her influence on the gay rights movement as she received the country's highest civilian honour. Celebrities including Tom Hanks, Robert...
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China President invites Caribbean and Latin America media to work closer together

Santiago, Chile November 23, 2016:-- China’s President Xi Jinping is inviting journalists and media houses in Latin America and the Caribbean to join their Chinese counterparts to do more...
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Taiwan airline shuts down after crashes

BBC:-Taiwanese airline Transasia is shutting down after two fatal crashes and heavy losses. The carrier, which flew to cities in China, Japan and south east Asia, said it had not...
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Turkey withdraws child rape bill

BBC:-Turkish Prime Minister Binali Yildirim has withdrawn a bill that pardons men convicted of sex with underage girls if they have married them. The bill, part of a package of...

South Africa’s ‘Prophet of Doom’ condemned

BBC:-A South Africa pastor who sprays his congregation with insecticide has been widely condemned. In a Facebook post, self-proclaimed prophet Lethebo Rabalago claims a pesticide called Doom can heal people. The...

All Priests get power to forgive abortions

VATICAN CITY, Nov 21 (Reuters) - Pope Francis on Monday extended indefinitely to all Roman Catholic priests the power to forgive abortion, a right previously reserved for bishops or...
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Obama says he may comment as citizen on Trump’s presidency

bbc.com - US President Barack Obama has said he may speak out after leaving office if he feels his successor Donald Trump is threatening core American values. By convention, former...
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Earth sees hottest year

MIAMI, United States (AFP) – The first 10 months of this year have been the hottest in modern times, while last month was the third warmest October over land...

NZ: Preacher under fire over gay claim

BBC:-A New Zealand preacher is facing a backlash after saying that earthquakes could be caused by homosexuality. A 7.8 magnitude earthquake struck South Island last week, killing two people. Brian Tamaki,...

Dubai: Woman charged after reporting gang rape

RT:-A UK tourist has been arrested and charged in Dubai for having “extramarital sex” after she reported being gang raped by two British men. The 25-year-old woman was on holiday...