Category Archives: International News

‘Drop Kenyatta case’ defence again tells ICC


New Vision | July 13, 2014 THE HAGUE – Lawyers representing Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta have renewed calls for the International Criminal Court to drop charges of crimes against humanity against him. “We have reached a stage where there is … Continue reading

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Two cancer patients ‘cured’ of AIDS after bone marrow transplants


Sean Parnell | The Australian | July 19, 2014 TWO Australians with HIV and cancer have been given bone transplants that cured their cancer and all but eradicated the AIDS virus from their bodies, researchers will report today. Ahead of the … Continue reading

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Singapore court deliberating if anti-gay law is unconstitutional


Rik Glauert | Fridea News | July 15, 2014 A two-day hearing before a three-judge panel began July 14 as lawyers for Kenneth Chee and Gary Lim argued that the ban, first adopted under British colonial rule in 1938, discriminates … Continue reading

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Married trans people must divorce, rules European Court of Human Rights


Joe Morgan | Gay Star News | July 17, 2014 Married trans people living in countries without same-sex marriage must divorce if they want their true gender recognized, the European Court of Human Rights has ruled. Heli Hämäläinen, a Finnish … Continue reading

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Debris of Malaysia Airlines flight MH17 at crash site in Ukraine


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Israel launches ground assault on Gaza


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US imposes new sanctions on Russia over conflict in Ukraine


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Marriage equality wins support of two out of three


Natasha Bita | The Australian | July 16, 2014 Ivan Hinton and Chris Teoh, who married in Canada in 2008, and again in Canberra last year, but are not recognised as legally wed. Picture: Stuart McEvoy Source: News Corp Australia GAY … Continue reading

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Croatia Approves Civil Unions For Gay Couples


Carlos Santoscoy | On Top Magazine | July 15, 2014 Croatia’s parliament on Tuesday overwhelmingly approved a law recognizing for the first time the unions of gay and lesbian couples. The Life Partnership Act was proposed by the center-left government of … Continue reading

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Germany Demands Public Promise From US to End Spying


Dan Roberts | Guardian UK | Reader Supported News | July 12, 2014 Scheduled talks with John Kerry over Ukraine and Iran to be overshadowed by concerns over recent espionage allegations   ermany is determined to extract a public commitment from … Continue reading

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