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Theresa May says she deeply regrets Britain's legacy of anti-gay laws

Theresa May says she deeply regrets Britain's legacy of anti-gay laws

Aho added he is "hopeful that (May's) government will back her statements in assisting grassroots organizations in Commonwealth countries such as the Tonga Leitis Association push for law reform". "As a family of nations we must respect one another's cultures and traditions". This year's summit of the Commonwealth nations is officially hosting gay rights activists under the umbrella of the Commonwealth Equality Network, giving grassroots campaigners the opportunity to lobby worldwide ...


United Nations to launch new Yemen peace roadmap within two months

United Nations to launch new Yemen peace roadmap within two months

Though mostly symbolic rather than effective, the use of drones and missiles by the Houthis allows them to generate global headlines by threatening worldwide shipping in one of the world's busiest trading arteries and raise the domestic costs of Riyadh's ongoing intervention in Yemen, which is now entering its fourth year.


McConnell: Senate won't vote on bill to prevent Mueller firing

McConnell: Senate won't vote on bill to prevent Mueller firing

About 16% of Republicans view Mueller favorably, and another 35% are undecided. "What I have been telling all reporters is that many stories about our investigation have been inaccurate", a special counsel spokesperson said . In February, 41 percent of USA adults said it was unlikely that Russian Federation would interfere in the upcoming November midterm elections. That number among the GOP has dropped by 36 points since February, but they're the only group that still believes there's ...


Shire (SHP) Stock Rating Reaffirmed by Royal Bank of Canada

Shire (SHP) Stock Rating Reaffirmed by Royal Bank of Canada

Playtech Ltd had 157 analyst reports since July 24, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. In Thursday, March 22 report Peel Hunt maintained it with "Hold" rating and GBX 3000 target. It has a 12.77 P/E ratio. The firm also provides electric heaters, indirect fired heaters, and heat exchangers; and load banks that are used to test generators and turbines, uninterrupted power systems, electrical distribution panels and systems, data center power systems, combined heat and power systems, and ...


BJP states enforce new SC/ST law, despite Centre's move to recall it

BJP states enforce new SC/ST law, despite Centre's move to recall it

Sources in the Union home ministry indicated that more states will move the apex court and that state governments are with the Centre on the issue of recalling the Supreme Court's earlier order. The Supreme Court order had led to a Bharat Bandh by Dalit organisations on April 2, in which 11 persons were killed in different parts of the country.


BJP ministers quit ahead of Cabinet rejig in J&K

BJP ministers quit ahead of Cabinet rejig in J&K

The Bhartiya Janta Praty (BJP) today asked its ministers in Jammu and Kashmir government to resign to bring in new faces in chief minister Mehbooba Mufti's cabinet, reported PTI . He added: "We resigned because the perception created by the national media was not good. It was portrayed that the entire Jammu region was siding with rapists".