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Posts Tagged: World news
Updated July 10, 2018 @ 9:24 a.m.
All 12 members of a Thailand soccer team and their coach have been rescued from the flooded Tham Luang cave in Khun Nam Nang National Park in northern Thailand.
An off-duty female police officer was in the right place at the right time when an armed thug attempted to rob a security guard in front of a kindergarten school in the central region of Suzano, a city in São Paulo, Brazil.
Iranian soccer officials are accused of taking advantage of a sports policy allowing biological men to play on women's teams if they believe they are women trapped in men's bodies. The International Olympic Committee announced a policy allowing men to participate in Olympic events without undergoing sex change procedures.
The global homosexual population has grown by leaps and bounds over the past two decades. Some observers point to the emergence of social media for the prevalence of gay tolerance and less hostility toward homosexuals around the world.
Gay dating app Grindr has quickly grown to over 2 million LGBT subscribers. But one country where homosexuality is still illegal is Malaysia. Grindr is outlawed there, as are open displays of homosexuality in the streets.
Advance ticket sales for Marvel Studio's black superhero action film Black Panther has already exceeded ticket sales for other superhero films at the same point in the sales cycle.
King T’Challa, the black superhero who rules over the mythical African nation Wakanda, was first introduced as a character in the Marvel franchise in 2016’s Captain America: Civil War.
Black Panther is tracking for a $100 million to $120 million opening.
The North Korean soldier who defected to South Korea last month lived a hard life and was forced to eat corn fertilized with human feces. It’s "a miracle that he survived,” said Dr. Lee Cook-Jong in an interview with CNN.
Prince Harry and Meghan Markle's engagement made headlines around the world. The royal engagement announcement knocked President Trump and Kim Kardashian out of the headlines for at least one day. See how the world's front pages reported the royal news below.
The pastor of a Texas mega church said God has given President Trump the go ahead to take out North Korean dictator Kim Jong-Un.
President Trump and Russian President Vladimir Putin met for the first time since Trump was elected president of the United States. The two world leaders politely shook hands on Thursday, July 7, at the opening of the G20 summit in Hamburg, Germany.
Liquor is flowing freely again in Mosul, Iraq, since the city was liberated by coalition forces.
Up to 1,000 customers a day visit the lone liquor store that recently opened its doors after ISIS fighters gave up their stronghold on the war torn city.
A bunch of whining liberal crybabies pounded their fists on their keyboards when they heard the news that President Donald Trump blew up a Syrian airbase. Some of them took to Twitter.com to express their ingratitude at President Trump, who ordered the launch of 59 cruise missiles in response to the deadly chemical weapon attack that killed 100 Syrians on Tuesday.
It was like a plot straight out of a spy novel: 2 female assassins tracked the estranged half brother of North Korea's leader Kim Jong Un through a busy airport in Sepang, Malaysia on Monday, Feb. 13. The women assassinated 45-year-old Kim Jong Nam in broad daylight without drawing attention to themselves.
The Russian Ambassador to Turkey was assassinated inside an art gallery in Ankara, Turkey, on Monday.
Ambassador Andrey Karlov, 62, was shot multiple times in the back by an off-duty policeman, according to the Daily Mail UK.
Police in Sussex, England say a gang of sophisticated thieves posed as mannequins for hours until the Beales clothing store closed for the night. Then they leisurely stole £10,000 ($12,600 USD) worth of designer clothing and boldly walked out of the store.
Two teenage girls, 16 and 17, were arrested for kissing on a rooftop in Morocco.
A cousin of one of the girls took a photo of their intimate moment and posted it on Facebook.
U.S. President Barack Obama has led the worldwide effort to recognize transgenders and cross-dressers as women and butch lesbians as men.
As a result, the rate of sex crimes committed by "women" has surged 270% in the UK alone, according to the UK's Daily Star newspaper.
The Saudi government is considering a new law that will impose the death penalty on gay men and lesbians who openly display their same sex preferences online and off.
Homosexuality is currently illegal in Saudi Arabia.
A Star Wars: The Force Awakens promotional poster aimed at the Chinese market is creating havoc on social media.
The Chinese promotional poster shows the main character played by black actor John Boyega shrunken down to microscopic proportions. At least he's there.
Former Olympic sprinter Oscar Pistorius was granted $692 bail following his conviction on murder charges in connection with the shooting death of his ex-girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp.
The U.S. military is reportedly instructing soldiers to look the other way while young boys are raped and abused by Afghan soldiers on U.S. military bases.
American soldiers are instructed to look the other way when they encounter child rape on U.S. military bases because it is their "culture" over there.
A common Afghanistan expression goes: "Women are for children, boys are for pleasure."
A wealthy American dentist is under fire for illegally poaching Africa's beloved lion named Cecil.
Troubled singer Chris Brown apparently paid the $1 million he owed a Filipino religious sect for canceling a planned concert in Manilla last year.
A misunderstanding reportedly led to the death of Miss Honduras, Maria Jose Alvarado, according to the Honduras National Police.
Alvarado, 19, and her older sister, Sofia Trinidad Hernandez, 23, went missing last week just days before she was to travel to London to compete in the Miss World competition.
If it weren't for her tremendous courage, bravery, and the compassion of Christians all over the world, Meriam Ibrahim would not be alive today.
Sentenced to death in Sudan for refusing to recant her Christian faith, Meriam, her husband and their 2 children, toddler Martin and infant Maya who was born in prison, arrived in Italy on Thursday.
An Italian diplomat who accompanied the family from Sudan said Italy relied on its historic ties within the Horn of Africa region to negotiate Ibrahim's release.
— Chris Brown (@chrisbrown) May 1, 2014
Incarcerated singer Chris Brown and his ex-girlfriend Karrueche Tran are among the celebrities who have joined forces to bring attention to the 234 missing Nigerian schoolgirls who were kidnapped by militants 2 weeks ago.
Someone updated Brown's official Twitter account today with this haunting image of a young Nigerian girl in tears. The caption reads "#Bring Back Our Girls."
— Bleacher Report UK (@br_uk) March 10, 2014
Malaysia Airlines flight MH370 vanished into thin air without a trace shortly after leaving Kuala Lumpur early Saturday. At least 10 countries have joined in the air and sea search for the missing plane. Investigators are focusing on the identities of two passengers who were carrying stolen passports. The two men were initially described as Asians.
Kuwait and other Gulf states are planning to test travelers with a chemical designed to detect gay people -- and bar them from entering the country.
UK's Daily Mail reports the Gulf Corporation member countries – Bahrain, Kuwait, Qatar, Oman, Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates -- already ban homosexual sex acts as unlawful.
Kuwait plans to use a test to detect the health status of travelers -- specifically testing for diseases and conditions known to afflict gays, such as HIV, pneumocystis carinii pneumonia and Kaposi's Sarcoma.
4 of the six Indian men charged with brutally raping and torturing a New Delhi woman were sentenced to hang for their crimes. An Indian court handed down the sentence today for the gang rape of 23-year-old Jyoti Singh Pande and the savage beating of her male friend on a bus last December.
As the death sentence was read, the four doomed mean wailed in the courtroom. Vinay Sharma, 20, the bus driver, Akshay Thakur, 28, Pawan Gupta, 19, and Mukesh Singh, all claimed innocence.
Jyoti's death sparked mass riots in New Delhi and outrage all over the world.
One of the six rapists, Ram Singh, 33, hanged himself in prison. THe youngest rapist -- and the one who reportedly committed the worst atrocities upon Jyoti -- was tried as a juvenile. Now 19, he was sentenced to serve only 3 years in a reform school.
A 20-year-old rapper was shot dead in front of 3,000 shocked fans in Brazil early Sunday. Cell phone footage shows MC Daleste talking to the crowd when a shot rang out and the rapper fell to the stage mortally wounded. MC Daleste, real name Daniel Pellegrine, was giving a free performance at a public housing complex in San Paolo when he was shot. The rapper was rushed to a hospital where he was pronounced dead. MC Daleste's grieving father said jealousy and envy were to blame for the violence that claimed his son's life.