The remark by Francis may point to an ideological shift in the church regarding homosexuality.
The detentions of at least 10 women's rights activists—seven women and three men—are seen as a culmination of a steady crackdown on perceived critics of the government.
Citing "a culture of impunity," Foreign Minister Riad Malki asks the International Criminal Court to open an investigation into alleged Israeli crimes against the Palestinian people, including settlement policies.
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Authorities in the United Arab Emirates accuse seven people of working with “foreign entities”; rights activists say all those detained have worked in some capacity on women’s rights issues.
The Trump administration plans to resurrect a Reagan-era rule banning federally funded clinics from referring women for abortions or from sharing space with abortion providers.
Their actions prompted a wave of similar acts of nonviolent civil disobedience and escalated the movement to end the Vietnam War.
Widespread disappointment with Iraq’s current political class appears to have helped Muqtada al-Sadr become the early front-runner in national elections marked by record low turnout.