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President of Chechnya Denies Existence of Gays

President of Chechnya Denies Existence of Gays

By Brittany Ferrendi | Jul 22
Ramzan Kadyrov, president of the Russian republic of Chechnya, has denied claims of persecution and murders of perceived bisexual and gay men by claiming Chechnya has no gays.

Vladimir Putin's Kremlin Says Reports of Chechen Murders Unsubstantiated

Vladimir Putin's Kremlin Says Reports of Chechen Murders Unsubstantiated

By Brittany Ferrendi | Jul 22
Russian newspaper Novaya Gazeta released the names of 27 perceived gay and bisexual men reportedly executed without trial in Chechnya. Russia's Kremlin has reacted to these claims.

Scaramucci Named White House Communications Director, Sarah Huckabee Sanders Promoted

Scaramucci Named White House Communications Director, Sarah Huckabee Sanders Promoted

Jul 21
Newly named White House communications director Anthony Scaramucci went right to work answering journalists' questions after getting the job.

Beijing Says No to Justin Bieber Over Past 'Bad Behavior'

Beijing Says No to Justin Bieber Over Past 'Bad Behavior'

Jul 21
China's capital says it won't be inviting Justin Bieber to perform in the country because of his past "bad behavior," although it did concede that the Canadian singer has talent.

Trump Claims French President 'Loves Holding My Hand!'

Trump Claims French President 'Loves Holding My Hand!'

Jul 21
It's the handshake seen around the world - that's good!

Killing of Cecil's Son Highlights Peril Facing African Lions

Killing of Cecil's Son Highlights Peril Facing African Lions

By Christopher Torchia | Jul 21
Cecil the Lion's son Xanda has been killed by a big game hunter, bringing fresh scrutiny on the "trophy" hunting of a species whose numbers in the African wild have plummeted.

9th IAS Conference on HIV Science Convenes in Paris

9th IAS Conference on HIV Science Convenes in Paris

Jul 21
Emerging opportunities to cure or achieve the long-term remission of HIV infection will be the focus when scientists, advocates and funders gather for the International AIDS Society (IAS) HIV Cure & Cancer Forum on July 22-23.

France: Le Pen's Embattled National Front Rethinks Itself

France: Le Pen's Embattled National Front Rethinks Itself

Jul 21
Marine Le Pen's far-right National Front party is holding a high-tension meeting that could lead to a name change and a rethink of the party's demand to pull France out of the euro.

German President OKs Gay Marriage Law, Takes Effect in Fall

German President OKs Gay Marriage Law, Takes Effect in Fall

Jul 21
Germany's president has signed legislation legalizing gay marriage, paving the way for it to take effect this fall.

For Many African Girls, Menstruation Means Humiliation

For Many African Girls, Menstruation Means Humiliation

By Rodney Muhumuza | Jul 20
Menstrual hygiene has emerged as a serious, and often emotional, subject in Africa, where some experts say governments must supply free sanitary pads to schoolgirls who often are at risk of dropping out because of embarrassment.

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