Not long ago, the vote would have been unthinkable. Ireland decriminalized homosexuality only in 1993. But the vote was 62 percent in favor, with 38 percent opposed.
The killing of a gay man that produced a movement also led to a distinction for Ireland: It is the only country to legalize same-sex marriage by popular vote.
Can one challenge to a statute criminalizing sodomy create a domino effect in the Caribbean?
The Ethiopian People’s Revolutionary Democratic Front has been in power for 24 years. Given its influence in rural areas, it is likely to win again in Sunday’s national election.
Across the Valencia, region, about 50 indicted politicians are hoping to win re-election on Sunday, even as they prepare to appear before courts.
The white officer, Michael Brelo, climbed onto the hood of a car and fired repeatedly at an unarmed black couple. His trial played out amid broader questions about how the police interact with African-Americans.
People crowded the streets in San Salvador for a ceremony to beatify Archbishop Óscar Romero, who was assassinated in 1980 as the country lurched toward civil war.
Savoring the specialties in Hanoi and Hoi An restaurants that preserve the informality and limited menus of Vietnam’s beloved street stalls.
The defections came hours after the interior minister said that a preliminary investigation conducted last week had uncovered evidence against Axact.
Before her fourth World Cup with the United States, Wambach, 34, chose to leave her N.W.S.L. team, train often on her own and round into form like a boxer for one final bout.
Kei Nishikori of Japan and Carla Suárez Navarro of Spain are among the players to watch in the men’s and the women’s fields.
The Beijing-based photographer documents all that he consumes, by scanning each used item and composing what results into large-format still lifes.
The controversial population-control bill requires some mothers to space their children three years apart. Critics warn it could be used to repress not only women, but also religious and ethnic minorities.
The suicide bombing on Friday killed at least 21 worshipers at a Shiite mosque in a town near Qatif, in the Eastern Province.
Everything appears to be running according to plan ahead of this year's Eurovision Song Contest — except for the weather.
The charges and unexpected acquittals underscored the increasingly capricious nature of Egypt’s justice system under its military-backed government.
Why not rethink a campaign ritual that didn’t work that well in the first place?
Castroneves, 40, is seeking his fourth Indianapolis 500 title, but he may not get an opportunity as good as the one he had last year.
Several books offer the histories of the fantastical monsters known as yokai that have influenced generations of Americans through a steady stream of Japanese cultural imports.