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Stargazers Witness Rare Event in Supermoon Eclipse

Sep 28
Stargazers were being treated to a rare astronomical phenomenon when a total lunar eclipse combined with a so-called supermoon.

Report: Kenyan Gays Attacked By Mobs, But Police Do Little

Sep 28
A new report by Human Rights Watch and a local rights watchdog says mobs in Kenya's coastal region have repeatedly attacked people based on their sexual orientation and gender identity.

Australia Warns Chris Brown He May Not Be Allowed Down Under

Sep 27
Chris Brown's plans to tour Down Under were in jeopardy on Sunday after the Australian government formally warned the troubled R&B singer that he is likely to be denied a visa because of his criminal conviction for assaulting pop star Rihanna.

Concessions From Europe's Leaders As Migrant Numbers Gro

By Jovana Gec and Pablo Gorondi | Sep 26
Conciliation replaced confrontation among European nations which have clashed over their response to a wave of migration, as thousands of asylum seekers streamed into Croatia on Saturday in hopes of chasing a new future in Western Europe.

Saudi Struggles with Stampede Aftermath as Hajj Ends

By Aya Batrawi | Sep 26
As the hajj religious pilgrimage entered its final day Saturday, officials in Saudi Arabia continued to grapple with the aftermath of a deadly stampede that killed at least 719 people.

Human Rights Groups Attack IOC on Host City Contract

Sep 25
Human rights groups accused the IOC on Thursday of failing to include explicit requirements on human rights in the host city contract for the 2024 Summer Olympics.

Putin Calls Elton John, Promises to Meet With Him

Sep 25
Russian President Vladimir Putin has called British musician Elton John and agreed to meet with him after Russian pranksters called him, pretending to be Putin and his spokesman.

Minister Signals Chris Brown Won't Be Allowed Into Australia

By Rod McGuirk | Sep 24
A government minister signaled Thursday that troubled R&B singer Chris Brown won't be allowed to tour Australia in December because of his criminal conviction for assaulting pop star Rihanna.

Saudis Say 453 Dead in Hajj Stampede

Sep 24
Saudi Arabia's civil defense directorate says at least 453 people were killed in a stampede on the outskirts of the holy city of Mecca during the annual hajj pilgrimage.

Thailand Chooses Gay-Themed Drama as Oscar Submission

Sep 24
Thailand's motion picture association has selected a gay-themed, coming-of-age drama, "How to Win at Checkers (Every Time)," as an entry for the foreign-language category at the Academy Awards.

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