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Flamboyant drag queens and horned devils rubbed shoulders with Christian pastors as tens of thousands of people took part in Taiwan's gay pride parade, the largest in Asia.
Argentine senators on Thursday voted against legalizing abortion in the homeland of Pope Francis, dashing the hopes of women’s rights groups after the bill was approved by the legislature’s lower house in June.
In Ghana, mosques and churches are seen to be compounding the problem of noise pollution, according to a report by Deutsche Welle.
The Islamic State group, on Tuesday, claimed responsibility for murdering four Christian family members in southwestern Pakistan a day after Easter celebrations.
The Church of the Holy Sepulchre in Jerusalem reopened on Wednesday after a three-day protest against the Israeli authorities’ decision to impose taxes on real estate owned by the churches sharing custody of the holy site.
Italy organized a first airlift of refugees from Libyan detention centers to Rome after coming under international criticism for helping the Libyan coast guard block migrants from leaving by boat.
Egyptian security forces killed 11 suspected “terrorist elements” during a raid on a hideout for militants providing support for jihadists in the northern Sinai, the interior ministry said on Tuesday.
Egypt’s President Abdul Fattah al-Sisi has vowed to respond with “the utmost force” after 235 people were killed at a North Sinai mosque during Friday prayers.
The Executive Director, Caritas Nigeria, an arm of the Catholic Secretariat of Nigeria (CSN), Rev. Fr Evaristus Bassey, in this statement, says the NGO Bill is disingenuous in many respects.
The presidential candidate of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP), Atiku Abubakar, and PDP national chairman, Prince Uche Secondus, have urged the military and other security agencies to disobey the presidential order asking them to deal ruthlessly with would-be ballot box snatchers.
The 453 Base Service Group, Nigerian Air Force, Kaduna, on Tuesday said it had arrested 10 suspected thugs and bandits and recovered 57 livestock.
Sen. Heineken Lokobiri, Minister of State for Agriculture, has dismissed accusations of instigating violence in Bayelsa leveled against him and other APC chieftains in the state by Gov. Seriake Dickson.
Caster Semenya has released a list of experts she will call in her appeal hearing at the Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS) this week in her fight against regulations aimed at lowering the testosterone levels of hyperandrogenic athletes like her.
The Chairman of Ogbomoso North Local Government Area of Oyo State, Hon. Olamiju Alao-Akala, has been suspended from office.
The Nigerian Red Cross Society has released toll-free lines for citizens to reach it in the course of the elections.
The National Bureau of Statistics (NBS) said the total value of capital importation into Nigeria stood at 16.81 billion dollars in 2018 compared to 12.22 billion dollars capital imported in 2017.
The National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA), has received a fresh batch of returnees from Libya.
Two renowned academics, Prof. Akin Oyebode and Prof. Bola Akinteriwa, have criticised the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) for postponing the general elections.
A Sudanese parliamentary committee has postponed a meeting on amending the country's constitution to allow President Omar al-Bashir to run for a new term, state media reported on Saturday.