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53 Arrested in Nigeria for Celebrating Gay Wedding: Police

53 Arrested in Nigeria for Celebrating Gay Wedding: Police

Apr 21
Nigerian police say they have arrested 53 young men who celebrated a gay wedding and charged them with "belonging to a gang of unlawful society."

After Sex Video, S. Korea Accused of Targeting Gay Soldiers

After Sex Video, S. Korea Accused of Targeting Gay Soldiers

By Kim Tong-Hyung | Apr 21
A watchdog group says South Korea's army is hunting down and prosecuting gay servicemen after a video of two male soldiers having sex was posted on the internet earlier this year, stoking fear in an already persecuted minority group.

3 Paris Officers Shot, 1 Fatally in Champs-Elysees Attack

3 Paris Officers Shot, 1 Fatally in Champs-Elysees Attack

By Angela Charlton and Sylvie Corbet | Apr 20
An attacker with an automatic weapon opened fire on police in Paris' iconic Champs-Elysees shopping district Thursday night, killing one officer and seriously wounding two others before police shot and killed him.

Australian Dad Covers Car in Marriage Equality Stickers to Support Gay Son

Australian Dad Covers Car in Marriage Equality Stickers to Support Gay Son

Apr 20
Believe it or not, marriage equality is still not legal in Australia. To show solidarity and support for his gay son, one father decided to cover his new car in pro same-sex marriage stickers.

Watch: In Disturbing CNN Report, Gay Men Speak Out About Abuse in Chechnya

Watch: In Disturbing CNN Report, Gay Men Speak Out About Abuse in Chechnya

Apr 20
Two anonymous gay men who said they escaped a concentration camp in the Russian republic of Chechnya spoke with CNN this week, opening up about the abuse they've endured.

Kremlin: No Reason to Believe Gays Abused in Chechnya

Kremlin: No Reason to Believe Gays Abused in Chechnya

Apr 20
Vladimir Putin's spokesman says the Russian president has no reason to doubt the Chechen leader's assurances that there's no persecution of gays in his republic - despite reports by a respected Russian newspaper of a roundup of gay men there.

UN Ambassador Healy Says US is 'Disturbed' Over Gay Torture Reports in Chechnya

UN Ambassador Healy Says US is 'Disturbed' Over Gay Torture Reports in Chechnya

Apr 18
U.S. Ambassador to the United Nation Nikki Haley is speaking out about reports that gay men are being killed and tortured in the Russian republic of Chechnya. In a statement Monday, Healy said the reports "cannot be ignored."

CPJ: Investigate Threats to Paper Over Chechen Gay Torture

CPJ: Investigate Threats to Paper Over Chechen Gay Torture

Apr 17
An international journalists' rights organization is calling on Russian authorities to investigate threats made against a newspaper that reported gays were being tortured and killed in Chechnya.

Rediscovering Moscow: 25 Years Later

Rediscovering Moscow: 25 Years Later

By Brian Friedman | Apr 17
For a correspondent back in Moscow for the first extended time since 1993, these symbols of luxury are particularly jarring.

Pence Warns North Korea 'Era of Strategic Patience is Over'

Pence Warns North Korea 'Era of Strategic Patience is Over'

By Ken Thomas | Apr 17
U.S. Vice President Mike Pence traveled to the tense zone dividing North and South Korea and warned Pyongyang that after years of testing the U.S. and South Korea with its nuclear ambitions,"the era of strategic patience is over."

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