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European populist far-right parties meet in Warsaw

Leading nationalist and far-right figures from several European Union countries met for a "summit" in Warsaw on Saturday in an attempt to show a veneer of cooperation amid deep disagreements...

Sister of man imprisoned in Saudi Arabia writes to Hamilton

PARIS (AP) — The sister of a man who was sentenced to death in Saudi Arabia is asking seven-time Formula One champion Lewis Hamilton to help save her brother's life. Zeinab Abu Al-K...

Biden says HIV/AIDS strategy needs to confront inequity

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Joe Biden on Wednesday unveiled his new HIV/AIDS strategy to end the more than 40-year-old epidemic, calling for a renewed focus on vulnerable Americans — including gay and...

Hungary's parliament approves referendum on LGBT issues

BUDAPEST, Hungary (AP) — Hungary's parliament authorized the government Tuesday to call a national referendum on LGBT issues, the latest in a series of steps by the country's nationalist leaders that ...

Taiwan foreign minister sees US delegation as symbol of strong ties

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Foreign Minister Joseph Wu (吳釗燮) on Friday (Nov. 26) said the latest U.S. congressional delegation — the second one this month — symbolizes the close relations...

Court revives lawsuit of teacher fired for same-sex marriage

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — A lawsuit filed by a teacher who was fired from his job at a Catholic high school in Indianapolis for being in a same-sex marriage can proceed, a state appeals court ruled. ...

Tens of thousands protest Belgium's tighter COVID-19 rules

BRUSSELS (AP) — Tens of thousands of people demonstrated through central Brussels on Sunday to protest reinforced COVID-19 restrictions imposed by the Belgian government to counter the latest spike in...

InterPride angers Taiwanese for listing Taiwan as 'region'

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — News that Kaohsiung had been selected as the location for WorldPride 2025 was tempered with the fact that the organizer, human rights group InterPride, downgraded the coun...

For Nebraska Rep. Fortenberry, a two-sided challenge in 2022

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — When he seeks office again in 2022, U.S. Rep. Jeff Fortenberry of Nebraska will essentially face two opponents: a progressive Democrat with a lot of support in the state’s second-...

Pope honors Catholic priests, nuns who cared for HIV victims

ROME (AP) — Pope Francis has paid tribute to Catholic priests, nuns and laypeople who helped care for people with HIV and AIDS during the early period of the epidemic in the U.S. “at great risk to the...

Polish, Israeli govts condemn antisemitic display in Poland

WARSAW, Poland (AP) — Israeli and Polish government officials on Saturday condemned an antisemitic incident involving Polish nationalists chanting “Death to Jews” on Poland's Independence Day this wee...

France: Far-right TV star Eric Zemmour shakes up presidential race

Until a few months ago, France's next presidential election was largely expected to be a predictable duel between President Emmanuel Macron and the leader of the far-right National Rally (Rassembl...

Nationalists march in Poland amid border crisis with Belarus

WARSAW, Poland (AP) — Thousands marched in Warsaw on Thursday to mark Poland’s Independence Day, led by far-right groups calling for strong borders, while its troops blocked hundreds of new attempts b...

EXCERPT: Jair Bolsonaro's polemical Brazil impeachment vote

The following excerpt is from the chapter, “If I Lose” in the book “Dilma’s Downfall: The Impeachment of Brazil’s First Woman President and the Pathway to Power for Jair Bolsonaro’s Far-Right,” writte...

Russia labels LGBT rights group, lawyers as 'foreign agents'

MOSCOW (AP) — Russian authorities named a prominent LGBT rights group and several lawyers as “foreign agents” on Monday night, continuing a months-long crackdown on activists, opposition supporters an...