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Australian man who head-butted ex-premier pleads guilty

A drunk Australian man who head-butted former Prime Minister Tony Abbott, pleaded guilty on Thursday.

Court rejects bid to outlaw extramarital sex

A bid to make all sex outside marriage illegal was rejected by a top Indonesian court Thursday, in a ruling that surprised many as concerns grow about rising intolerance in the world’s biggest Muslim-majority country.

Australian lawmaker proposes to gay partner in parliament

A gay Australian lawmaker popped the question to his partner in parliament on Monday, with the first ever proposal in the chamber coming shortly after a bill paving the way for same-sex marriage was introduced.

Anglican Diocese says no to gay marriage

Archbishop Ali Buba-Lamido of Wusasa Diocese of the Anglican Church, Zaria, Kaduna State on Sunday restated the commitment of the diocese against same-sex marriage (gay marriage).

Augusto Pinochet casts long shadow over Chile vote

He's been dead for 11 years, but Augusto Pinochet still casts a long shadow over Sunday's presidential election in conservative Chile, where the right is set to reclaim power.

Celebrations as Australians back same-sex marriage

Emotional celebrations erupted across Australia Wednesday as voters emphatically endorsed same-sex marriage after more than a decade of divisive debate, and political leaders immediately took the first steps to enshrine the historic shift in law.

Why I headbutted former prime minister – DJ

A self-described anarchist who headbutted former Australian prime minister Tony Abbott has denied he attacked the politician because of his opposition to same-sex marriage.

Church cancels wedding after Facebook gay marriage post

Australia’s prime minister Friday defended a church’s right not to marry some couples following reports a woman’s wedding was cancelled after she posted support for same-sex marriage on Facebook ahead of a national vote.

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