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Bach: IOC Doesn't Always Agree With Host Country Politics

Mar 6
The International Olympic Committee does not necessarily condone the political or legal systems in countries that it selects to host the games, IOC President Thomas Bach said.

On Int'l Women's Day, Women Farmers Key to Fighting Hunger

By EDGE | Mar 6
Marking International Women's Day 2015, leaders from the United Nations' three Rome-based food agencies gathered to remind the world that women farmers play a central role in achieving food and nutrition security.

Food for the Hungry Celebrates International Women's Day

By EDGE | Mar 6
Sunday, March 8 is International Women's Day and this year's theme is "Make it Happen." Food for the Hungry (FH) is "making it happen" by providing the skills and training needed to lift women out of poverty.

UK Report: Spy Agencies Should Seek Female Recruits Online

By Jill Lawless | Mar 5
British lawmakers say the country's intelligence agencies, which inspired James Bond, are not doing enough to promote real-life Jane Bonds.

Singapore Court Fines Blogger for Comments on Gay Sex Cases

Mar 5
A Singapore court fined a prominent dissident blogger on Wednesday for questioning the timing of two constitutional challenges to the city-state's ban on gay sex.

Canadians 'Spocking' the Image of Ex-PM on $5 Bill

Mar 4
The death of actor Leonard Nimoy last week has inspired people to post photos on social media of marked-up five-dollar Canadian banknotes that show former prime minister Wilfrid Laurier transformed to resemble Spock, Nimoy's famous "Star Trek" character.

ISIS Members Throw Another 'Gay' Man Off Building

By Jason St. Amand | Mar 4
Members of the militant group ISIS have killed another man believed to be gay by throwing him off a building in the group's de facto capital of Raqqa.

Vancouver Pride Society to Focus on Trans and Gender Identity Issues

By EDGE | Mar 4
The Vancouver Pride Society believes in the importance of equal rights for Transgender and Gender-Variant people and must take a stand against this clear attack on the most basic rights of our community

Mourners View Body of Slain Opposition Leader Boris Nemtsov

By Laura Mills | Mar 3
One by one, thousands of mourners and dignitaries filed past the white-lined coffin of slain Kremlin critic Boris Nemtsov, many offering flowers as they paid their last respects to one of the most prominent figures of Russia's beleaguered opposition.

UK Man Who Cut Off Own Penis After Stabbing Mother 11 Times Sentenced to Prison

By Jason St. Amand | Mar 3
A student from England who went on a drug-fueled rage and cut off his own penis with a pair of scissors after stabbing his mother 11 times in December 2013 was sentenced to jail Monday.

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