India’s top court upheld a 153-year- old colonial-era law that criminalizes gay sex, leaving it up to lawmakers to amend the legislation in a setback for homosexual rights in the world’s second-most populous country.
Thousands of South Africans braved driving rain at the nation’s biggest stadium to mark the life of Nelson Mandela in the first of three major public events this week that may rival the funeral of U.S. President John F. Kennedy.
After a month in Saudi Arabia’s rehabilitation center for would-be jihadis, Bader al-Anazi says he’s still angry at the killing of Sunni Muslims in Syria. He just doesn’t feel driven to join the war himself.
Ukrainian police sought to round up those it claims organized disturbances as anti-government protesters held out in freezing weather for a 15th day. The opposition was accused of obstructing talks to end the impasse.
The European Court of Human Rights ruled that Norway, western Europe’s biggest oil producer, failed to inform North Sea divers about possible health risks, awarding them as much as $79,000 each in damages and expenses.