Comment on this storyComment Uganda’s president signed into law a wide-ranging anti-LGBTQ bill on Monday that imposes life imprisonment for same-sex activity and the death penalty in some cases, signaling an intensification of the East African nation’s crackdown on LGBTQ+ people despite widespread international condemnation of the law. The Anti-HomosexualityContinue Reading

The president of Uganda signed a punitive anti-gay bill on Monday that includes the death penalty, enshrining into law an intensifying crackdown against L.G.B.T.Q. people in the conservative East African nation and dismissing widespread calls not to impose one of the world’s most restrictive anti-gay measures. The law, which wasContinue Reading

Uganda’s president has signed into law tough new anti-gay legislation supported by many in the East African country but widely condemned by rights activists and others abroad Uganda’s president has signed into law tough new anti-gay legislation supported by many in this East African country but widely condemned by rightsContinue Reading

QUITO, Ecuador — President Guillermo Lasso escalated Ecuador’s political crisis Wednesday by dissolving the National Assembly just as it was forging ahead with impeachment proceedings to remove him from office on embezzlement allegations. In disbanding the assembly, Lasso made first use of the Ecuador presidency’s nuclear option under the constitutionContinue Reading

CAPE TOWN, South Africa — Russian President Vladimir Putin and Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyy have agreed to separate meetings with a delegation of leaders from six African countries to discuss a possible plan to end the war in Ukraine, South Africa’s president said Tuesday. South African President Cyril Ramaphosa saidContinue Reading

Germany’s Chancellor Olaf Scholz, right, and Ukraine’s President Volodymyr Zelenskyy address a media conference at the chancellery in Berlin, Germany, Sunday, May 14, 2023. Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyy arrived in Berlin early Sunday for talks with German leaders about further arms deliveries to help his country fend off the RussianContinue Reading