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Bill Banning Circumcision in Iceland Alarms Religious Groups
Bill Banning Circumcision in Iceland Alarms Religious Groups

Doctors, nurses and midwives have thrown their support behind the bill, which would ban circumcisions in children without a medical reason.

11 months ago

Amid Turkish Assault, Kurdish Forces Are Drawn Away From U.S. Fight With ISIS
Amid Turkish Assault, Kurdish Forces Are Drawn Away From U.S. Fight With ISIS

Kurdish fighters in Syria who have been key in the American-led campaign against the Islamic State are peeling off to respond to Turkish attacks.

11 months ago

The Interpreter: Xi Sets China on a Collision Course With History
The Interpreter: Xi Sets China on a Collision Course With History

China kept a half-century of global democratic growth at bay by at least nodding to the importance of institutions and rules. Now what?

11 months ago

 Belarusian sex worker alleges Trump-Russia tie without proof
Belarusian sex worker alleges Trump-Russia tie without proof

A Belarusian woman jailed in Thailand for offering sex lessons claims she wants to exchange information on alleged Russian ties to the Trump campaign for her own personal safety _ but she refuses to offer any such evidence, and it's not clear she has any

11 months ago

 Vatican sex abuse investigator wraps up his mission in Chile
Vatican sex abuse investigator wraps up his mission in Chile

The Vatican's sex crimes investigator has ended his mission in Chile, and Roman Catholic officials say he plans to deliver a report to the pope on a Chilean bishop who has been accused of ignoring sex abuse by a priest

11 months ago

 Belarusian sex worker alleges Trump-Russia tie without proof
Belarusian sex worker alleges Trump-Russia tie without proof

A Belarusian woman jailed in Thailand for offering sex lessons claims she wants to exchange information on alleged Russian ties to the Trump campaign for her own personal safety _ but she refuses to offer any such evidence, and it's not clear she has any

11 months ago

 Israel group mints Trump coin to honor Jerusalem recognition
Israel group mints Trump coin to honor Jerusalem recognition

Israeli organization mints coin bearing President Trump's image to honor his recognition of Jerusalem

11 months ago

 Meghan Markle says she wants to focus on women's empowerment
Meghan Markle says she wants to focus on women's empowerment

Meghan Markle says she hopes to use her royal position to "shine a light on women feeling empowered."

11 months ago

 Refugee mothers seek safety on Greek islands with 'traumatized' young children
Refugee mothers seek safety on Greek islands with 'traumatized' young children

A growing wave of women and children have flooded onto the Greek islands recently.

11 months ago

 Bollywood fans bid farewell to iconic actress
Bollywood fans bid farewell to iconic actress

A giant of Bollywood, Sridevi died last week after an accident in Dubai.

11 months ago