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With the rapidly expanding middle class demanding change, China's government is not only listening, but taking action.
Despite harsh conservative criticism, the House of Commons voted 400-175 on a bill to legalize same-sex marriage.
Officers said they acted in self-defense, but cell phone footage shows police murdering striking miners at the Lonmin mine.
The UN Special Rapporteur on human rights and counterterrorism announced a forthcoming probe into the legality of drone strikes in Pakistan, Afghanistan, Yemen and Somalia.
Reports of anti-austerity terrorist attacks and a lack of heating for the poor plague Greece as world leaders gather for the annual economic conference
Dr. Cornel West thinks President Obama's use of Martin Luther King Jr.'s Bible was "a moment in political calculation" that disgraced the peace leader's memory.
The British parliament will attempt to modernize the monarchy by making the rules of succession gender-neutral and LGBT friendly.
Egyptians are reeling from anti-Semitic remarks the president made in 2010, as well as renewed violence against Copts and a problematic draft constitution.
Fairfield County doesn't just have one of the greatest income gaps in the country, it also has the widest gender gap.
The JFK Jr. Forum at Harvard hosted six woman leaders in security and peacemaking.
A new report issued today says Canadian company Nevsun is using forced laborers in mines in Eritrea.
International naked instigators and activists, Femen, showed it all to the Catholic Church this weekend.
A number of right groups have sent an open letter to President Obama asking for a firmer hand dealing with Turkey. We lay out what the problems are.
In the second conviction in as many days, Kuwaiti courts have jailed two activists for insulting the country's ruler on Twitter.
After a New Years editorial was modified by the government, journalists at the Southern Weekly newspaper have begun a strike, a rare move against a traditionally censor-happy government.
They're not taking crap from anyone. Women in India have had their fill of rape and abuse, and they're fighting violence with violence.
Experts agree that transparency and public debate are crucial.
Thousands have been arrested in the uprising in Bahrain, and torture of prisoners is rampant. But the UN Special Rapporteur on Torture still hasn't been able to make it into the country to investigate.
At the end of a two-year run that helped hundreds of thousands of people and spent millions investing in local small businesses, the fund ceases operations and departs Haiti.
After a violent rape shocked the country last week, a closer look shows that Indian society still allows nearly unchecked sexual violence against women.