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The costume must sit perfectly, and the song lyrics must be mastered as well. Berlin students are now already preparing for an important -...

Gender-selective abortion is illegal in Vietnam, but many parents are finding ways to make sure they have boys, who are culturally preferred.Gender-selective abortion is...

The number of women married as child brides in Africa could more than double to 310 million by 2050, if current trends continue, UNICEF...

Smartphone users are often known to irritate passersby as they walk along streets staring at the small screens in front of them, and now...

Respect your parents, and maintain harmony at home: Cambodia's first "daughter-in-law school" teaches a traditional women's code - but with more than a nod...

Tokyo's Shibuya district started Thursday to issue same-sex couples with certificates that recognize their partnerships as being equivalent to marriage, but without being legally...

Uwe Ittner worked as a police officer for years before deciding to open a brothel in the south of Germany. Despite the drastic career...

More children mean greater happiness, according to an old Chinese saying, but in today's "socialist market economy" many modern Chinese are more concerned with...

Brittany Maynard re-kindled the debate on assisted suicide - also called aid in dying - in the United States. The poignancy of her death...

The world's entertainment capital is scary good at its favorite holiday. The people who make horror films know what they're doing when it comes...

A ghost-hunting group in Thailand investigates the paranormal amid criticisms by older generations that they are disturbing the dead.The house had been abandoned for...

More than a year after the case of Down's syndrome baby Gammy put Thailand's surrogacy industry in the global media spotlight, another custody drama...

China's decision to reclassify "sex with an underage prostitute" as rape was celebrated by activists. But experts say other loopholes allow offenders to commit...

A growing, hardline Buddhist movement led by radical monks is stoking racial and religious hatred as Myanmar takes faltering steps toward pluralistic democracy after...

New Zealanders have been stripping off and curling into a ball to resemble oven-ready chickens in the latest photographic trend to hit social media...

Chennai's rubbish disposal relies on a network of lower-caste waste pickers whose task is illegal and frequently draws police harassment. The government plans to...

Scuffles broke out as hundreds of rival demonstrators faced off over a plan to build the first mosque in an Australian country town...

A couple in Indonesian was forced to get married and another expelled from a village, an official said Thursday, as a district launched a...

Colorado and a handful of other US states have legalized marijuana for recreational use and many more allow its sale for medical use. But...

Bets are being placed on who will win this year's Nobel Peace Prize. Forecasters often consider what issues the Nobel Committee might want to...

Anti-Semitism is back on the rise in Europe, top EU officials warned Thursday, as they kicked off two days of talks on how to...

Stockholm (dpa) - Activists promoting nuclear disarmament, combating climate change in Arctic areas, fighting discrimination of gays in Africa and helping victims of conflict...

A series of murders of Bangladeshi bloggers has brought a clash over religion and secularism to the fore in the Muslim-majority nation.A series of...

The proportion of China's 1.35 billion people worried about official corruption has more than doubled, with concerns also high over social inequalities and environmental...

Same-sex couples are set to win rights also in Italy, despite protestations from hardcore Catholic groups and conservative politicians. Homosexuals say the reform cannot...

Oldenburg, Germany (dpa) - A Lebanese fast-food stall owner in the northern German city of Oldenburg has come up with a part-potato doner kebab...

The governor of Bali called same-sex marriage a stain on the mainly Hindu Indonesian island, after photos of a gay couple celebrating their union...

Asians increasingly think retirement should be funded by the individual, a departure from the traditional view that the elderly should be cared for by...