Pole vault great Yelena Isinbayeva condemned homosexuality after criticizing competitors who painted their fingernails in rainbow colors to support gays and lesbians in the face of a new anti-gay law in Russia.
BEIRUT (AP) — Lebanese state-run news agency says 14 killed, over 200 wounded in Beirut blast.
BAGHDAD (AP) — At least 33 people have been killed in a wave of car bombings that hit the Iraqi capital today. Dozens of others were wounded in the latest attacks in a month-long surge in violence.
CAIRO (AP) — Egyptian authorities on Thursday authorized police to use deadly force to protect themselves and key state institutions from attacks, after presumed supporters of the deposed Islamist president torched two local government buildings near the capital
BEIRUT (AP) — A powerful car bomb ripped through a crowded southern Beirut neighborhood that is a stronghold of the militant group Hezbollah on Thursday, killing at least three people, wounding over 120, and trapping dozens of others
JOHANNESBURG (AP) — Education officials in a province in South Africa closed 16 schools, affecting 12,000 students, Thursday in an impoverished area near Cape Town because of a spike in gang violence that has left teachers too afraid
MOSCOW (AP) — Pole vault great Yelena Isinbayeva condemned homosexuality Thursday after criticizing fellow competitors who painted their fingernails in rainbow colors to support gays and lesbians in the face of a new anti-gay law in Russia.
BEIRUT (AP) — Lebanese state news agency says at least 3 dead, 20 wounded in blast in Beirut suburbs.
GEORGETOWN, Guyana (AP) — Authorities in Guyana say smugglers have found yet another way to smuggle cocaine out of the country.
The Customs Anti-Narcotics Unit says a man was caught trying to ship 16 kilograms of the drug
CAIRO (AP) — Egypt authorizes police to use deadly force to protect police, key institutions from attacks.
LONDON (AP) — A prominent British disc jockey has been charged with 11 counts of indecent assault and one count of sexual assault, authorities said Thursday, for offenses that allegedly occurred over a period of 30 years.
BEIRUT (AP) — Loud explosion, smoke seen in Hezbollah stronghold in Beirut’s southern suburbs.
TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — Iran’s new president is calling on the Egyptian army to stop “suppressing” the Egyptian people.
Hasan Rouhani’s Thursday remarks came a day after security forces stormed two sit-ins occupied by supporters of Egyptian President
COTONOU, Benin (AP) — A surprise government reshuffle and a growing protest movement have exacerbated political tensions in the tiny West African nation of Benin, where President Thomas Boni Yayi accused the country’s richest man of plotting to
SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP) — Puerto Rican boxer Orlando Cruz has proposed marriage to his partner after recently announcing he was gay.
Cruz said Wednesday on Twitter that he has taken an important step in his life