News » International

1 thru 10 of 5573 Stories
'Color Purple' Actor Loses Role After Anti-LGBTQ Post Comes to Light

'Color Purple' Actor Loses Role After Anti-LGBTQ Post Comes to Light

By Kilian Melloy | Mar 22
A British revival of the stage version of "The Color Purple" was set to star Oluwaseyi Omooba - until anti-LGBTQ Facebook comments posted by the actor in 2014 came to light. She had been set to portray a woman who has a lesbian relationship.

Germany: Michael Jackson Exhibit Opening Amid Revived Claims

Germany: Michael Jackson Exhibit Opening Amid Revived Claims

Mar 21
An exhibition of art about Michael Jackson is opening in Germany amid fresh controversy over the singer's alleged abuse of children.

Traveling to Brazil? You No Longer Need a Visa

Traveling to Brazil? You No Longer Need a Visa

Mar 21
The Brazilian Government announced this week that Brazil will allow visa-free entry for U.S. citizens beginning June 17, 2019.

Court Reviews Arrest Request on K-Pop Singer Jung Joon-young

Court Reviews Arrest Request on K-Pop Singer Jung Joon-young

Mar 21
K-pop singer Jung Joon-young was attending a South Korean court hearing Thursday on whether a warrant will be issued for his arrest on allegations he illegally shared sexually explicit videos of women taken without their knowledge or consent.

Japan Urged to Stop Requiring Surgery for ID Gender Change

Japan Urged to Stop Requiring Surgery for ID Gender Change

By Mari Yamaguchi | Mar 20
Human Rights Watch urged Japan on Wednesday to drop its requirement that transgender people be sterilized before their gender is changed on official documents.

Milo Yiannopoulos Ping-Pongs Back to Banned in Australia

Milo Yiannopoulos Ping-Pongs Back to Banned in Australia

By Kilian Melloy | Mar 18
First he was banned from entering Australia. Then he wasn't. Now, following Facebook comments in the wake of Friday's New Zealand mosque shootings, right-wing commentator Milo Yiannopoulos is banned from Australia again.

Watch: Victims of Man Who Deliberately Infected Others with HIV Speak Out in New Doc

Watch: Victims of Man Who Deliberately Infected Others with HIV Speak Out in New Doc

By Kilian Melloy | Mar 18
The victims of a British man who deliberately infected them with HIV are featured in a new BBC documentary, where they share their stories.

Serbia President Vows to Defend Law and Order Amid Protests

Serbia President Vows to Defend Law and Order Amid Protests

By Dusan Stojanovic | Mar 17
Serbia's president pledged Sunday to defend the country's law and order a day after opposition supporters stormed the national TV station, protesting what they called his autocratic rule and biased grip on the country's media.

Toddler with an Old Soul: Young Victim of NZ Attack Mourned

Toddler with an Old Soul: Young Victim of NZ Attack Mourned

By Kristen Gelineau | Mar 17
Before he became the youngest known victim of Christchurch's mass shooting, 3-year-old Mucaad Ibrahim had possessed an intelligence beyond his years, and an affinity for his elders.

UK Leader to Lawmakers: Back my Deal or Face Lengthy Delay

UK Leader to Lawmakers: Back my Deal or Face Lengthy Delay

Mar 17
British Prime Minister Theresa May warned Sunday that it would be "a potent symbol of Parliament's collective political failure" if a Brexit delay meant that the U.K. has to take part in May's European elections.

1 thru 10 of 5573 Stories