The state, which already has one of the toughest gun laws in the country, passed a new set of legislation in the wake of recent mass shootings.
The Information Ministry’s order on the use of the sensitive term came during an ongoing visit by United Nations Special Rapporteur on Myanmar Yanghee Lee.
The Tibetan spiritual leader is currently in the U.S. for a series of lectures and public talks, while the new Taiwan president is scheduled for stopover during her impending trip to Panama.
European leaders agreed to speed up Turkey's accession to the EU in exchange for help on dealing with the refugee crisis.
France will abandon some of its discriminatory policies against Roma immigrants and give them greater access to the French job market.
Evicting one of Europe's most marginalized groups may help Francois Hollande get back in France's good graces.
Relatives of U.S. citizens killed by drone strikes in Yemen have filed a lawsuit against senior members of the Obama administration, the latest legal challenge to the president's aggressive use of armed drones.
The European Parliament rejected Wednesday the Anti-Counterfeiting Trade Agreement, or ACTA, an international treaty that aims to standardize intellectual property and copyright enforcement efforts digitally and physically across signatory countries.
For centuries, the Roma people have been marginalized and misunderstood by their European neighbors. A new report by the European Agency for Fundamental Rights (FRA) sheds light on this age-old human rights issue.
Thousands of university students in Montreal marked the 100th day of protests against tuition hikes Tuesday, joined by lawyers and labor unions, following the Quebec provincial government's passing of a controversial law last week designed to regulate public assemblies.
Prime Minister David Cameron has said in the past that the thought of inmates voting made him ?physically ill.
Commissioner for Enlargement Stefan Fuele visited the Turkish capital on Thursday to launch a new positive agenda aimed at overcoming the numerous hurdles to the country joining the union.
President Barack Obama made a historic announcement of his support of gays and lesbians marrying, but stopped short of calling it a civil right.
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A federal judge Monday blocked a Texas law that booted Planned Parenthood from receiving state funding under a women's health program.
The U.S.-Colombia Trade Promotion Agreement will take effect next month, President Barack Obama announced Sunday during the two-day Summit of the Americas in Cartagena, Colombia.
Up to 10 percent of the Cuban population are now practicing Catholics and that the rising influence of the church may help to speed up reforms in the country after 50 years of Marxism.
Brad Pitt and George Clooney will be featured in the star-studded play 8 on Saturday, which examines the overturning of the controversial Proposition 8 law in California.
Iran officials have indicated that Sakineh Mohammadi Ashtiani, a 44-year-old woman who was sentenced to death by stoning for adultery, could die by hanging instead.
The National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) 2012 and the Stop Online Privacy Act (SOPA) seem to be two sides of the same coin. Both pieces of legislation are, apparently, aimed at eliminating any kind of attack or even the possibility of an attack on the U.S. government and its corporate allies, a statement made by the government themselves. Essentially, the former is viewed as an anti-terrorist law and the latter an anti-piracy tool.
In his one day visit to Manipur Prime Minister Manmohan Singh assured that UPA government at the Centre to make every possible effort for the rapid progress of Manipur and the other North Eastern States, reports Press Information Bureau.
Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam (DMK) MP Kanimozhi, who was granted bail by the Delhi High Court last Monday in the 2G scam case, arrived in Chennai Saturday.
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Israel's naval blockade of the Gaza Strip violates international law, a panel of human rights experts reporting to a U.N. body said on Tuesday, disputing a conclusion reached by a separate U.N. probe into Israel's raid on a Gaza-bound aid ship.
After France, Belgium is the second European state to enforce such a prohibition