A passenger jet carrying at 150 people crashed Tuesday in a remote area of the French Alps as it flew from Barcelona to Duesseldorf, authorities said.
Russia has called for a vote Tuesday in the U.N. budget committee on Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon's plan to give benefits to the spouses of gay U.N. staffers who are legally married - regardless of the laws on same-sex marriage in their home countries.
Nenad Mihailovic flouts Serbian taboo. He's openly gay in a notoriously macho culture. He uses a wheelchair in a society that shows little sympathy for the disabled.
A Philippine court has begun the trial of a U.S. Marine charged with murdering a transgender Filipino after allegedly discovering her gender when they checked into a hotel.
It was 1943 and the Nazis were deporting Greece's Jews to death camps in Poland. Hitler's genocidal accountants reserved a chilling twist: The Jews had to pay their train fare.
Discontented Socialists, frustrated conservatives and an eclectic array of others - from gays to political renegades - could be among those casting ballots for France's far-right National Front in local voting this weekend.
A supertide has turned France's famed Mont Saint-Michel into an island and then retreated out of sight, delighting thousands of visitors who came to see the rare phenomenon.
By early June of last year, the Ebola epidemic centered on Guinea was the deadliest ever recorded. Foreign workers were being evacuated. Top disease-fighters warned that the virus could soon spread across West Africa.
Discontented Socialists, frustrated conservatives and an eclectic array of others - from gays to political renegades - could be among those casting ballots for France's extreme-right National Front in local voting this weekend.
A Caribbean court on Wednesday heard a challenge from a gay rights activist who argued that immigration laws ostensibly barring homosexuals from entering two countries in the region are discriminatory and must be repealed.