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Poles Vote as Ruling Conservatives Seek Majority Control

Poles Vote as Ruling Conservatives Seek Majority Control

By Vanessa Gera | Oct 13
Poles were voting Sunday in a parliamentary election that the ruling nationalist Law and Justice party was favored to win, buoyed by the popularity of its conservative agenda and generous social spending.

Brexit Divorce Talks Between UK and EU Go Down to the Wire

Brexit Divorce Talks Between UK and EU Go Down to the Wire

By Jill Lawless | Oct 13
British Prime Minister Boris Johnson was to brief his Cabinet Sunday on the progress of last-minute Brexit talks with the European Union, amid signs of progress but also deep-seated skepticism about the chances of a deal.

Trump Says He's an 'Island of One' on Syria

Trump Says He's an 'Island of One' on Syria

Oct 13
President Donald Trump says he's an "island of one" for removing U.S. forces from northeastern Syria.

Eritrean Soccer Players Who Defected Say They Live in Fear

Eritrean Soccer Players Who Defected Say They Live in Fear

By Justin Lynch | Oct 12
Soccer gave Mewal Tesfai Yosief hope in an authoritarian nation, a job in a country of forced military conscription and, possibly, freedom at last.

Conservative Party Attacks Gays in Crucial Polish Election

Conservative Party Attacks Gays in Crucial Polish Election

By Vanessa Gera and Monika Scislowska | Oct 12
Poland's ruling conservative party has targeted gays as a campaign tactic.

Thousands of Protesters in Haiti Loot Stores, Battle Police

Thousands of Protesters in Haiti Loot Stores, Battle Police

By Dánica Coto | Oct 12
Thousands of protesters clashed with police as they looted stores and tried to break through a barricade leading toward the residence of Haitian President Jovenel Moïse Friday.

Gay Man in Rwanda Notes 'Intense Pressure' After Coming Out

Gay Man in Rwanda Notes 'Intense Pressure' After Coming Out

Oct 11
A Rwandan gospel singer who recently came out as gay says he has quit his day job as an accountant after "intense pressure" from colleagues.

Uganda Plans to Revive Anti-Homosexuality Bill

Uganda Plans to Revive Anti-Homosexuality Bill

By Sam Cronin | Oct 11
The Ugandan government announced Thursday that it would attempt to bring back an anti-homosexuality bill which had been overturned five years ago. The bill would impose a death penalty on not just gay sex, but on all homosexuals.

Study Links Russian Tweets to Release of Hacked Emails

Study Links Russian Tweets to Release of Hacked Emails

By Tami Abdollah | Oct 11
Russia's interference in the 2016 U.S. election has generally been seen as two separate, unrelated tracks: hacking Democratic emails and sending provocative tweets. But a new study suggests the tactics were likely intertwined.

Tension Over Gay Rights Moves to Fore in Polish Election

Tension Over Gay Rights Moves to Fore in Polish Election

By Vanessa Gera | Oct 10
In an effort to capitalize on a wedge issue, the leader of the conservative ruling Law and Justice party, Jaroslaw Kaczynski, vowed to protect Poles from an "LGBT offensive" that he said seeks the "radical destruction of the moral and cultural order."

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