Bearing arms is something else: a privilege. And privileges are contingent on meeting reasonable standards of care and respect for others’ right to life As the vicious debate over gun control continues
BUDAPEST (Reuters) - At a commemoration of a 1956 anti-Communist uprising, Hungary’s right-wing leader Viktor Orban said his country must stand up to Europe’s “Sovietization” and defend its borders against
LONDON (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Almost one in three adults globally believe people of the same sex should be allowed to marry, a survey of almost 100,000 people in 65 countries showed on Tuesday.
WASHINGTON — Florida's new death penalty sentencing statute — to the extent that it allows juries to recommend death on a vote of 10-2 — is unconstitutional, the Florida Supreme Court ruled in a pair cases
Gay and transgender activists have welcomed a new French law that lets transgender people change their legal status without having to be sterilised. The activist group ILGA-Europe called it "clear progress"
Martyn and Steffi grew up less than 30km apart, but it took them 35 years to find that out. In 1974, Martyn (Martijn Deijkers) and Steffi (Steffie Doms) were born in Holland, about 30 km apart. They didn't
This is what happens when a government faces no credible opposition. It becomes complacent and it becomes lazy. It starts to make silly mistakes and then has to waste ridiculous amounts of time fixing
More African animation companies are creating comic books featuring African superheroes. At last month’s Lagos Comic Con, characters with Nigerian names, looks and backstories were on display. But while
In the north-central mountains of Kruja, Ilir is one of Albania's many poor farmers who have turned to growing the illegal crop. "I am not committing a crime, it's desperation that has led me to grow he
Danny O’Connor loved the film from the age of 12 and made pilgrimages to the house where it was filmed. Now he’s bought it to turn it into a museum As a New Yorker based in California, Danny O’Connor seem
Of course, no one has perfected pouring liquid gold quite like the Germans, famous for their expertise in all things beer, as well as their stringency in, well, everything. We tapped a real live German
In Finland children don’t start school until they are seven, but what happens before that is even more important It’s a warm September afternoon in the Kallio district of Helsinki. Out in the Franzenia
The measure will take effect in 2020. Au revoir, plastic cups! France is done with you. According to The Associated Press, France has become the first country in the world to ban disposable, plastic cups
1. A bombing in New York City that injured 29 people over the weekend does not appear to be linked to international terror groups. Investigators have yet to determine a motivation for the explosion. 2.
BERLIN (Reuters) - A double-digit score for the anti-immigrant Alternative for Germany (AfD) in a Berlin city vote on Sunday would be seen around the world as the rebirth of the Nazis, the mayor of the