Activists hope the lawsuit will sway others in China where gay people face cultural stigma.
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Flooding and a deadly landslide ensue as heavy rains sweep the country, with officials forecasting more to come.
Reclusive country hosts over 300 children from around the world, offering video games, giant water slides and a private beach.
Kiev government officials are optimistic after Ukraine’s military ousts pro-Russian forces near the separatist bastion.
Floodwaters strand commuters as heavy rains and winds batter eastern China.
Eighteen children were killed Thursday when a train crashed into their school bus at an unmanned railroad crossing in southern India.
As volunteers combed the crash site for bodies and debris, friends and family members tried to cope with their loss.
A body found last month was that of businessman Yoo Byung-un, blamed for April’s ferry disaster that killed more than 300.
Malaysia Airlines jet carrying 298 people has been shot down, according to U.S. intelligence officials.
Protesters were demanding an inquiry into the disaster that left over 300 dead, many of them teenagers on a school trip.
Opposition demonstrators clashed with Cambodian security forces, and police arrested several opposition lawmakers.
Demonstrators in India, Venezuela and other countries rally against the continued bloodshed in the region.
A suicide bomber blew up a car packed with explosives near a busy market and a mosque in eastern Afghanistan, killing 89 people and wounding more than 40.
The activist marked her 17th birthday Monday with a visit to Nigeria, urging Islamic extremists to free 219 kidnapped schoolgirls.
South Korea tries to regulate mail-order marriages, introducing brides to language, seaweed soup, snow.
The sedan, once widely used by politicians and other members of the upper class, has seen weak sales in recent years.