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Afghan educators struggle for funding as US aid budget shrinks

The United States has stopped funding a charity that educates some of Afghanistan's most vulnerable abuse victims, including a tortured child bride and a teenager scarred by acid for refusing to marry a militia commander.<p>The decision to end financing for Aid Afghanistan for Education, which …

Russia Not Only Country With Anti-Gay Laws

Many other countries, from Iran to Cameroon, have harsh anti-gay laws.<p><b>A new Russian law that criminalizes "propaganda of non-traditional sexual relations among minors" has sparked growing calls from the global gay community and its supporters for a boycott of Russia's upcoming Winter Olympics.</b><p>While …

In letter, Clinton defends foundation

Bill Clinton offered a strong defense of his family foundation and insisted reports of mismanagement and deficits were taken out of context, in an unusual letter posted on the group’s website.<p>The Friday post also addressed, for the first time, the audit that the foundation conducted in 2011, which …

Syrian Kurds continue to flee to Iraq in their thousands

Syrian Kurds continued to stream into the Kurdish north of Iraq on Sunday in numbers not seen since the civil war began.<p>The flow of arrivals – around 20,000 since Thursday, with many more en route – is drawing Iraq's Kurdish communities ever closer to the growing regional crisis.<p>Thousands of …

Muslim Brotherhood stages fresh protests as Egypt crackdown continues

Military-backed government deploys armoured vehicles around presidential palace and constitutional court in Cairo<p>Mohamed Morsi's Muslim Brotherhood went ahead with new protests on Sunday, as the country's military-backed government continued a nationwide crackdown on the organisation that has led …