A bill which allows same-sex weddings to take place in Scotland has been passed by MSPs in the Scottish Parliament.
The Legionaries of Christ, an ultra-conservative and ultra-rich Catholic group apologized for the “serious and immoral abuses” (sexual abuse of women and children, drug abuse, abuse of power, etc) committed by it’s founder, Marcial Maciel.
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The Ministry of Justice issued a resolution stating that the government “would not lodge criminal complaints” against former President Alberto Fujimori, or any other high-ranking official for the thousands of forced sterilizations that happened during Fujimori’s presidency.
A military official was suspended for refusing to shake hands with the first woman governor in the country’s history.
An Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) leader has been arrested for allegedly raping a woman on the pretext of providing her a job.
An extremist ultra-Orthodox Jewish group is being investigated by the police for possible child marriages and other forms of abuse.
For reporting her attack to the police, an Austrian rape victim was charged for having sex outside of marriage and consuming alcohol. Then she was told she could avoid jail by marrying her attacker.
University of Chile scientists put artificial tails on chickens to study how dinosaurs walked.
A gigantic specimen of a new species of jellyfish has washed up on a beach in Tasmania, shocking the local family who found it and exciting scientists.
Featured image: “Right to choose” sign in Madrid by David Fernandez