KIEV, May 25 — About 100 Ukrainian gay rights activists held the country's first gay rally today, helped by police who arrested 13 people for trying to break up the march.
The activists walked for about 250 metres along Victory Avenue in the capital Kiev while Orthodox Christian activists nearby chanted slogans denouncing them.
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Rita Green carries a plastic bin of recovered items in Moore, Oklahoma, May 23, 2013, as she helps a friend salvage belongings after her uncle’s home was almost destroyed by a tornado. — Reuters
KHARTOUM, May 25 — Sudan's security services temporarily suspended the country's two biggest newspapers to punish them for writing about army operations against rebels and the future plans of President ... Read More
STOCKHOLM, May 25 — Community patrols and a beefed-up police presence helped to calm violence around Stockholm overnight tiday but 20 to 30 cars were still torched in poor immigrant suburbs and serious ... Read More
ISLAMABAD, May 25 — Seventeen Pakistani children burnt to death today when a gas cylinder on the bus taking them to school exploded, media said.Ten children were injured in the blaze on the outskirts of ... Read More
TOKYO, May 25 — At least four people, and possibly up to 55, were exposed to radiation when radioactive material leaked during a laboratory experiment in Japan, the facility's operators said today, ... Read More
MARYLAND, May 25 — President Barack Obama urged the future leaders of the US military today to stamp out sexual assault from their ranks, warning that a few individuals could undermine the strongest ... Read More
FLORIDA, May 25 — An unmanned Delta 4 rocket blasted off from Cape Canaveral Air Force Station today to put a multi-use, broadband communications satellite into orbit for the US military.The 66-meter tall ... Read More
ISTANBUL, May 25 — Syrian opposition talks aimed at presenting a coherent front at an international peace conference to end the civil war faced the prospect of collapse after President Bashar al-Assad’s ... Read More
STOCKHOLM, May 25 — A nearly week-long spate of rioting spread outside Stockholm last night but authorities said police reinforcements sent to the Swedish capital had reduced the violence there, even ... Read More
WASHINGTON, May 25 — The US Justice Department said today that Attorney General Eric Holder and other senior officials vetted a decision to search an email account belonging to a Fox News reporter whose ... Read More
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