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Over 1,000 LGBTQ Members Hold Pride Parade in New Delhi

Over 1,000 LGBTQ Members Hold Pride Parade in New Delhi

More than 1,000 members of the LGBTQ community and their supporters marched through New Delhi on Sunday to celebrate India’s sexual diversity, which they said is progressing but still has a long way
U.K. Conservative Manifesto Launch: What We Know, What We Expect

U.K. Conservative Manifesto Launch: What We Know, What We Expect

U.K. Prime Minister Boris Johnson unveils his Conservative Party’s election manifesto on Sunday with a promise to end the “seemingly unending Brexit box-set drama.”
China to Raise Penalties on IP Theft in Trade War Compromise

China to Raise Penalties on IP Theft in Trade War Compromise

China said it will raise penalties on violations of intellectual property rights in an attempt to address one of the sticking points in trade talks with the U.S.
Uruguayans Start Voting as Opposition Eyes Return to Presidency

Uruguayans Start Voting as Opposition Eyes Return to Presidency

Uruguayans vote for their next president on Sunday in a runoff in which polls suggest that opposition leader Luis Lacalle Pou will end 15 years of left-wing rule.
India Court Seeks Documents on Maharashtra Government Formation

India Court Seeks Documents on Maharashtra Government Formation

India’s Supreme Court asked for documents to show how an alliance in a western state was formed to create a government, after Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s ruling party unexpectedly tied up with a
Newly Indicted Netanyahu Fights for His Political Survival

Newly Indicted Netanyahu Fights for His Political Survival

Benjamin Netanyahu’s battle to hold on to power is getting more complicated.
Namibia’s Ruling Party Faces Unexpectedly Challenging Vote

Namibia’s Ruling Party Faces Unexpectedly Challenging Vote

Namibia votes Wednesday in an election that promises to be far removed from the overwhelming victories enjoyed by former liberation movement SWAPO since independence in 1990.
Johnson Pledges NHS Boost to Fend-Off Labour Attacks: U.K. Votes

Johnson Pledges NHS Boost to Fend-Off Labour Attacks: U.K. Votes

U.K. Prime Minister Boris Johnson sought to neutralize attacks by the opposition Labour Party by pledging to recruit 50,000 nurses and promising the National Health Service will not be “on the table”
Support for Japan Cabinet in Nov. Falls to 48.7%: Kyodo Poll

Support for Japan Cabinet in Nov. Falls to 48.7%: Kyodo Poll

Support for Japan’s cabinet fell to 48.7% in November, from 54.1% last month, according to a Kyodo News poll.
China State Media Steps Up U.S. Criticism for Hong Kong Meddling

China State Media Steps Up U.S. Criticism for Hong Kong Meddling

Chinese state media stepped up criticism of the U.S. and accused it of meddling in China’s domestic affairs, as President Donald Trump deliberates signing into a law an amendment that would require
Cocaine Trade, Coups Shadow Guinea-Bissau Vote

Cocaine Trade, Coups Shadow Guinea-Bissau Vote

Bags of rice, cell phone credit and mobile phones were just some of the freebies that politicians in the remote West African nation of Guinea-Bissau handed out in the run-up to Sunday’s presidential
Pope Francis Says No to Atomic Weapons in Nagasaki Visit

Pope Francis Says No to Atomic Weapons in Nagasaki Visit

Pope Francis demanded world leaders renounce atomic weapons and the Cold War-era doctrine of deterrence, saying Sunday the stockpiling of nuclear arms decreases security, wastes money and threatens
Justice Ginsburg Hospitalized for Fever, Sees Sunday Release

Justice Ginsburg Hospitalized for Fever, Sees Sunday Release

Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg was hospitalized Friday night with chills and a fever, but her condition has improved and she expects to be released as early as Sunday morning, the court
Official Says White House Gave Navy Go-ahead on Gallagher

Official Says White House Gave Navy Go-ahead on Gallagher

The secretary of the U.S. Navy said he doesn't consider a tweet by President Trump an order and would need a formal order to stop a review of a sailor who could lose his status as a Navy SEAL.
Giuliani Says Biden Documents to Be Released ‘If I Disappear’

Giuliani Says Biden Documents to Be Released ‘If I Disappear’

Rudy Giuliani, a focus of the impeachment inquiry into President Donald Trump’s foreign policy dealings in Ukraine, suggested on Twitter that he has dirt on the Biden family that would be released
Johnson’s Conservatives Pledge to Lock U.K. Income Tax Rates

Johnson’s Conservatives Pledge to Lock U.K. Income Tax Rates

Boris Johnson’s Conservative Party will pledge not to increase several key tax measures if it wins next month’s general election, part of a manifesto document that’s set to promise to return the
Tories Lead Labour as Brexit Party Loses Ground, Polls Show

Tories Lead Labour as Brexit Party Loses Ground, Polls Show

U.K. Conservatives remain ahead of Labour by at least 10 percentage points with less than three weeks to the general election, according to five different polls on national voting preferences released
Bolsonaro Dismisses Chances of Protests Breaking Out in Brazil

Bolsonaro Dismisses Chances of Protests Breaking Out in Brazil

Brazil’s President Jair Bolsonaro said his government is prepared for any unrest, as he expressed his concern about the wave of protests across South America.
Trump Ally Lewandowski Continues to Tease Run for U.S. Senate

Trump Ally Lewandowski Continues to Tease Run for U.S. Senate

Corey Lewandowski, former campaign manager for President Donald Trump, said Saturday he’s still considering a run for the U.S. Senate from New Hampshire, and taunted one of his potential Republican
Harvard-Yale Game Delayed By Student Protest; 20-30 Arrested

Harvard-Yale Game Delayed By Student Protest; 20-30 Arrested

New Haven, Conn. (AP) -- Protesters wearing the colors of both Harvard and Yale staged a sit-in at midfield of Yale Bowl during halftime of the 136th edition of the annual football rivalry known as