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French Court Allows Gay Marriage Between French, Moroccan

Jan 28
France's highest court has ruled that a gay French-Moroccan couple are allowed to marry despite the North African kingdom's refusal to recognize marriages between two men.

Freedom House Sees Disturbing Global Decline in Democracy

By Alexandra Olson | Jan 28
Global freedom has suffered a disturbing decline with 60 percent of the world's population, or 2.6 billion people, living in countries that are not completely free, according to a report released Wednesday.

Obama Promotes Religious and Gender Equity in India Speech

By Julie Pace and Muneeza Naqvi | Jan 27
President Barack Obama gently nudged India Tuesday to fulfill its constitution's pledge to uphold the "dignity of the individual," drawing on his own experience as a minority in the United States as he closed out a three-day visit to New Delhi.

Philippines Rejects US Marine's Appeal to Drop Murder Case

By Oliver Teves | Jan 27
The Philippines on Tuesday rejected an appeal by a U.S. Marine that it drop a murder case against him in the death of a transgender Filipino woman last year.

Sex Theme Park Planned in Taiwan

By Bobby McGuire | Jan 27
Developers of a proposed tourist destination in Taiwan are banking on the age old theory that sex sells.

Obama Takes in India's Grand Republic Day Parade

By Julie Pace and Muneeza Naqvi | Jan 26
President Barack Obama on Monday took in a grand display of Indian military hardware, marching bands and elaborately dressed camels, becoming the first American leader to be honored as chief guest at India's annual Republic Day festivities.

Miss Colombia Crowned Miss Universe in Miami

By Kelli Kennedy | Jan 26
Despite being a relative pageant newcomer, Miss Colombia Paulina Vega has been crowned Miss Universe, beating out first runner-up Miss USA Nia Sanchez and contestants from more than 80 other countries.

Thailand's Leading Modeling Agency Announces Transgender Board

By EDGE | Jan 24
Apple Model Management Agency, Thailand's leading modeling agency, has announced the worldwide launch of its new Transgender board.

CNN's Cooper Says He was Mistaken on Muslim Zones

By David Bauder | Jan 22
CNN has joined Fox News Channel in saying that it was mistaken to report in the wake of an attack on the French newspaper Charlie Hebdo that there were neighborhoods in Europe considered "no go" zones for non-Muslims.

US, Cuba Address Obstacles to Resuming Diplomatic Ties

By Bradley Klapper and Michael Weissenstein | Jan 22
The United States and Cuba are trying to eliminate obstacles to normalized ties as the highest-level U.S. delegation to the communist island in more than three decades holds a second day of talks with Cuban officials.

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