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Activists Take the Streets on March 8 for Intl. Women's Day

By Winnie McCroy | Mar 3
On March 8, women across the world mobilize for International Women's Day, a celebration of the political, economic and social gains of women won through struggle.

Australian Man Who Used Grindr to Rob Men Sentenced to Jail

By Jason St. Amand | Mar 3
A man from Sydney, Australia, who used the gay hookup app Grindr to lure and rob men at knifepoint was sentenced to at least 17 months in jail Tuesday.

Slovenian Lawmakers Approve Same-Sex Marriage, Adoption

Mar 3
Slovenian lawmakers have approved same-sex marriage and child adoption by gay couples amid opposition from conservative groups and the Catholic Church.

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.

Video Reports Conflict in Probe of Putin Critic's Slaying

By Laura Mills | Mar 2
The investigation into the killing of Boris Nemtsov, a fierce critic of Russian President Vladimir Putin who was gunned down not far from the Kremlin, faced conflicting reports Monday about possible surveillance footage of his slaying.

How Islamic is Islamic State Group? Not Very, Experts Say

By Lee Keath and Hamza Hendawi | Mar 2
How rooted in Islam is the ideology embraced by this group that has inspired so many to fight and die?

IPERGAY PrEP Study Reduces HIV Risk By 86 Percent in MSM

By Winnie McCroy | Mar 2
Last week at CROI, researchers showed that the IPERGAY trial, which evaluated a three-day PrEP regimen for MSM before and after sex, reduced HIV risk by an average of 86 percent.

Nemtsov a Possible 'Sacrificial Victim,' Investigators Say

By Lynn Berry | Mar 1
Maybe it was Islamic extremists who killed Boris Nemtsov. Or someone offended by his love life. Or agents of a Western power that will stop at nothing to disfigure President Vladimir Putin's image and drive him from power.

Thousands March In Russia To Mourn Putin Critic Nemtsov

By Laura Mills, Lynn Berry | Mar 1
Carrying flowers, portraits and signs that said "I am not afraid," thousands of Russians marched Sunday in Moscow to mourn opposition politician Boris Nemtsov, whose slaying on the streets of the capital has shaken Russia's beleaguered opposition.

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