With less than a week away from Women’s Day, Turkey has been seeing a plethora of mass protests, rallies and campaigns to stop and raise awareness on violence against women in the last couple of weeks
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In the days of the Ottoman Empire, pederasty-like relationships were common between pre-pubescent boys and bearded older men. Though today it seems homoerotic, the relationship had a deeper meaning according to the mystic Sufis and their search for God
More than a month after jihadist gunmen massacred much of the Charlie Hebdo editorial staff, the magazine is back at work with another savage swipe at its favourite enemies.
In a ground-breaking move the United States on Feb. 23 appointed the first US special envoy for gay and lesbian rights in a bid to help eradicate discrimination around the world.
More than a month after jihadist gunmen massacred much of the Charlie Hebdo editorial team, those who survived are slowly trying to return to a semblance of normality.
The United Nations' top climate change official will not chair a key meeting in Kenya next week as Indian police investigate a sexual harassment complaint against him, officials said Feb. 22.
While stoning is commonly believed to be the penalty for adultery in Islam, flogging was far more readily used following convictions for marital infidelity
Japanese novelist Haruki Murakami is offering tips on love and lust, counselling sex with a fish and advising one fan who wants to date a younger woman to read Sun Tzu’s “The Art of War.”
Pop diva Lady Gaga announced to the world Feb. 16 that she is getting married -- to an actor she met making a video, in which she wore her mother's wedding dress.
An usual, an individual protest in an Istanbul square triggers social media calls for a massive demo
A few days ago, a man called me telling me he had found my number via a job search site and asked me if I could help him out with his career plans as, he said, he admired my CV and believed I could advise him. “Of course,” I said, without giving it much thought
Firefighters in London fear a rise in calls from people getting trapped in objects like handcuffs after the release of the "Fifty Shades of Grey" film on Feb. 12.
Former IMF boss Dominique Strauss-Kahn on Feb. 10 denied knowing the women he took part in sex parties with were prostitutes, as he took the stand at his French trial on charges of aggravated pimping.
A referendum intended to strengthen a constitutional ban on same-sex marriage and adoption in socially conservative Slovakia fell flat Saturday with low turnout.
49-year-old Turkish woman has confessed to the murder in a gruesome testimony
The erotic bestselling novel “Fifty Shades of Grey” was devoured across the world by millions, from British housewives to Guantanamo Bay inmates
Ex-IMF chief Dominique Strauss-Kahn went on trial on Feb. 2 for pimping as part of a prostitution ring, four years after a sex scandal cost him his job and a shot at the French presidency.
The ISIL militant glares at Baghdad residents with bulging eyes and bared teeth, but neither kidnapping nor death are imminent, because this jihadist is made from a shoe
Made for just $4 million, Jennifer Lopez’s new film, ‘The Boy Next Door,’ features many of the singer and actress’ clothes in the interests of keeping down the budget
This century opened with the AIDS epidemic at its peak. Now, 15 years later, new HIV infections are down significantly worldwide, while access to treatment has cut the number of AIDS-related deaths by more than a third.
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