Prince Harry’s wife Meghan backs better access for women to higher education

JOHANNESBURG/MAUWA, Malawi (Reuters) – Meghan, wife of Britain’s Prince Harry, said on Tuesday that empowering women through education could be transformational for communities during a visit to Johannesburg University in South Africa. Meghan, who is visiting southern Africa with Harry … Continue reading Prince Harry’s wife Meghan backs better access for women to higher education

Bosnians march in first Gay Pride under tight police protection

SARAJEVO (Reuters) – Several thousand people marched in Bosnia’s first Gay Pride on Sunday, protected by a major security operation including anti-sniper units after some conservative Muslim groups organized counter-rallies. Participants are seen during the first gay pride parade in … Continue reading Bosnians march in first Gay Pride under tight police protection

Polish ‘I am LGBT’ campaign attracts tens of thousands of Twitter supporters

WARSAW (Reuters) – Tens of thousands of Twitter users have expressed support for gay rights in Poland as part of the #jestemLGBT campaign, aimed at fighting discrimination and homophobia in a country where the ruling party is strongly socially conservative. … Continue reading Polish ‘I am LGBT’ campaign attracts tens of thousands of Twitter supporters

R&B singer R. Kelly arrested in Chicago, reportedly on federal sex-crime charges

(Reuters) – Grammy Award-winning singer R. Kelly, who already faces state sexual assault charges, has been arrested in Chicago on federal charges after having been indicted there and in Brooklyn, New York, a law enforcement source said on Friday. The … Continue reading R&B singer R. Kelly arrested in Chicago, reportedly on federal sex-crime charges

R&B singer R. Kelly arrested in Chicago on federal sex crime charges: media

(Reuters) – Grammy Award-winning singer R. Kelly was arrested in Chicago on federal sex crime charges, NBC News said, citing unidentified law enforcement officials. FILE PHOTO: Grammy-winning R&B singer R. Kelly arrives for a child support hearing at a Cook … Continue reading R&B singer R. Kelly arrested in Chicago on federal sex crime charges: media