Venezuelans have begun to vote in the controversial election of a constitutional super-body. Opposition parties are boycotting the election which is opposed by a large majority of Venezuelans. Voters only get to select the super-bodys members not vote on its establishment. The election is expected to grand the ruling Socialist Party widespread new powers. President Nicolás Maduro states this move will bring peace after months of violent protests. Critics say it will allow Maduro to dissolve the opposition-run Congress. They see the election super-body as an attempt to establish dictatorial rule in the crisis-hit country.
Jul 30, 2017
Seyran Ates plans to open all-inclusive, liberal mosque in UK where even burqas will not be mandatory.
Jul 27, 2017
Peter and Geoffs story explores life before the 1967 Sexual Offences Act and how the Act has helped to change the lives of many LGBTQ+ people for the better.
Jul 27, 2017
Nobel Peace laureate Kailash Satyarthi spoke on child trafficking and sexual abuse to LinkedIn India employees.
Jul 22, 2017
Newly released footage from NASA shows an ultra high definition view of Europe as the International Space Station orbited 250 miles above the Earth.
Jul 18, 2017
A woman in Saudi Arabia posted controversial photos and videos on Snapchat on Sunday, 16 July, wearing a miniskirt at the Ushaiker historical site outside Riyadh. The videos sparked an uproar across the nation, igniting calls for her arrest.
Jul 18, 2017
A fire broke out at the Moria migrant camp on the island of Lesbos, Greece, on 10 July, after a protest on the site. Hundreds of migrants are reportedly living in poor conditions at the camp.
Jul 11, 2017
Gender Creative Kids Canada have launched a Kickstarter campaign to raise money to produce the first transgender educational toy, Sam. Sam is an essential tool designed to help children understand what it means to grow up as a transgender child. They hope the toy will help families talk about the struggles of being transgender and help those going through the process to be true to themselves.
Jun 30, 2017
Enough of sugar-coated words; can we know your Mann Ki Baat on cow vigilantism, Prime Minister Modi?
The U.S. Supreme Court approved most of President Trumps travel ban. The executive order temporarily blocks travel to the U.S. from six Middle Eastern and North African countries for 90 days, and suspends all refugee resettlement in the U.S. for 120 days. The banned countries include Iran, Libya, Somalia, Sudan, Syria and Yemen. The Supreme Court will hear arguments over the orders constitutionality in October.
Jun 27, 2017
IBTimes UK interviews Nooralhaq Nasimi, director and founder of Londons Afghanistan and Central Asian Association.
Jun 19, 2017
- Dr Bomb arrested: 1993 Mumbai blasts convict went missing during parole
- New death warrant for Nirbhaya convicts: Rapists to be hanged on Feb 1 at 6 am
- Amid rising geopolitical tensions, Indian NGO to help rebuild lives of 1000 Iraqi youth
- What is Coronavirus? Health Ministry issues travel advisory in wake of virus outbreak in China
- NIA files case against tainted J&K cop Davinder Singh