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AP Investigation: Nuclear Smugglers Sought Extremist Buyers

By Desmond Butlervadim Ghirda | Oct 7
In the backwaters of Eastern Europe, authorities working with the FBI have interrupted four attempts in the past five years by gangs with suspected Russian connections that sought to sell radioactive material to Middle Eastern extremists

Top General in Afghanistan: US Strike on Hospital a Mistake

By Deb Riechmann | Oct 6
The deadly American attack on a hospital in northern Afghanistan occurred despite "rigorous" U.S. military procedures designed to avoid such mistakes, the top commander of U.S. and allied forces in Afghanistan said Tuesday.

Gay Former Student of Pope Francis' Speaks Out

By Jessica Gresko | Oct 4
An openly gay former student of Pope Francis' who visited with the pope during his recent trip to Washington said he was surprised Francis had met with Kim Davis.

Pope Asserts Marriage is Forever at Start of Family Meeting

By Nicole WInfield | Oct 4
A mid-level official in the Vatican's orthodoxy office, Monsignor Krzysztof Charamsa, announced Saturday that that he was a proud gay priest (with a boyfriend), called for the synod to take up the plight of gays, and denounced the church's homophobia.

2 Suspected Indonesian Lesbians to Undergo 'Rehabilitation'

By Fakhruradzie Gade | Oct 3
Two suspected lesbians detained earlier this week by Islamic Shariah police in Indonesia's conservative Aceh province will undergo what an official described Saturday as "rehabilitation," and won't be charged with a crime.

New WHO Guidelines on ART and PrEP Can Put the World on Track to End AIDS

By EDGE | Oct 1
Community advocates praised the WHO's "Early Release Guideline" on antiretroviral therapy and pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP) for HIV.

Gay Marriage Proposal Video Goes Viral in China & Beyond

Sep 30
Need something to warm your heart today? Then check out this viral video out of Beijing, China, showing a man proposing to his partner on a subway.

US Military Favors Keeping Troops in Afghanistan Past 2016

By Robert Burns and Lolita C. Baldor | Sep 30
In a potential major shift in policy, U.S. military commanders want to keep at least a few thousand American troops in Afghanistan beyond 2016.

UN Agencies Call for LGBT Rights

Sep 29
A dozen U.N. agencies have issued an unprecedented joint call for countries to end violence against gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender people.

Major Companies Form Group to Push for LGBT Rights Globally

By Ken Sweet | Sep 29
A group of major global companies, including Google Inc., AT&T and Coca-Cola, are joining a coalition to push for gay rights in the workplace beyond the U.S. and Western Europe.

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