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Kazakhstan cafe kicks stigma with mentally disabled staff
Kazakhstan cafe kicks stigma with mentally disabled staff

40-person staff is exclusively composed of patients from local psychiatric institutions in Training Cafe in Almaty, Kazakhstan.

Kazakhstan cafe kicks stigma with mentally disabled staff
Obama criticizes China's 'problematic' rights record
Obama criticizes China's 'problematic' rights record

US President Barack Obama strongly criticized China's human rights record at a joint summit appearance with his Chinese counterpart Xi Jinping.

Obama criticizes China's 'problematic' rights record
Amal Clooney downplays husband George's concern over Maldives
Amal Clooney downplays husband George's concern over Maldives

Human rights lawyer Amal Clooney downplayed her actor husband George's fears for her safety, after he voiced his concern on a US talk show following an attack on one of her co-counsel in the Maldives.

Amal Clooney downplays husband George's concern over Maldives
Amal Clooney visits ex-leader Nasheed in Maldives jail
Amal Clooney visits ex-leader Nasheed in Maldives jail

Human rights lawyer Amal Clooney spent hours in a high security prison island in the Maldives consulting with former president Mohamed Nasheed.

Amal Clooney visits ex-leader Nasheed in Maldives jail
Nepal issues first transgender passport
Nepal issues first transgender passport

Nepal issued its first transgender passport Monday in a move which rights groups hailed as a breakthrough.

Nepal issues first transgender passport
The office of Yandex internet company in Moscow. ©RIA Novosti
Russian MPs back 'right to be forgotten online' law

Russia's lower house of parliament gave initial backing to a bill requiring Internet search sites to remove access to inaccurate and outdated personal information.

Russian MPs back 'right to be forgotten online' law
UN chief calls on Uzbekistan to end forced labour
UN chief calls on Uzbekistan to end forced labour

UN General Secretary Ban Ki-moon called on ex-Soviet Uzbekistan to end the practice of forced labour in its strategic cotton sector.

UN chief calls on Uzbekistan to end forced labour
Luxembourg votes on giving foreigners full voting rights
Luxembourg votes on giving foreigners full voting rights

Luxembourg went to the polls in a landmark referendum on whether to give foreign nationals, who make up nearly half the population, full voting rights.

Luxembourg votes on giving foreigners full voting rights
US lawmakers knock Xi for 'persistent' China rights abuses
US lawmakers knock Xi for 'persistent' China rights abuses

US lawmakers wrote Communist leader Xi Jinping on anniversary of the Tiananmen square crackdown, saying China's continued rights abuse is a "barrier" to improved bilateral ties.

US lawmakers knock Xi for 'persistent' China rights abuses
Rights groups urge Merkel to press Egypt over violations
Rights groups urge Merkel to press Egypt over violations

Five prominent rights groups on Monday urged German Chancellor Angela Merkel to press for an end to human rights abuses in Egypt.

Rights groups urge Merkel to press Egypt over violations
Hollande raises Azerbaijan's rights record in Baku talks
Hollande raises Azerbaijan's rights record in Baku talks

French President Francois Hollande raised rights abuses with ex-Soviet Azerbaijan's President Ilham Aliyev at talks focused on its simmering dispute with Armenia.

Hollande raises Azerbaijan's rights record in Baku talks
Britain's Cameron pledges to extend Thatcher policy
Britain's Cameron pledges to extend Thatcher policy

British Prime Minister David Cameron is to pledge to extend the "right-to-buy" housing policy of 1980s predecessor Margaret Thatcher.

Britain's Cameron pledges to extend Thatcher policy
UN chief calls for new push to settle Western Sahara
UN chief calls for new push to settle Western Sahara

UN chief Ban Ki-moon called for a new push to resolve the conflict over Western Sahara and stressed that cooperation to address human rights could help find a settlement.

UN chief calls for new push to settle Western Sahara
US to appoint gay rights envoy: official
US to appoint gay rights envoy: official

The United States will appoint an openly gay official as a special envoy to promote the rights of lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender people overseas.

US to appoint gay rights envoy: official
Brazil army concerned over gay hate crime bill: report
Brazil army concerned over gay hate crime bill: report

Brazil's military has voiced concern over a bill that would penalize homophobia and discrimination against gays.

Brazil army concerned over gay hate crime bill: report
No escape for those stuck in Malaysian 'forced labour'
No escape for those stuck in Malaysian 'forced labour'

Toiling 12 hours a day in a Malaysian electronics factory amid broken promises on wages and working conditions, Manu dreams of returning to his poor Nepal village.

No escape for those stuck in Malaysian 'forced labour'
Illustration © tengrinews.kz.
EEU to sign agreements on protection of intellectual property in 2015

Kazakhstan Minister of Justice Berik Imashev observed recent trends in registration and protection of trademarks, copyrights and other types of intellectual property in Kazakhstan.

EEU to sign agreements on protection of intellectual property in 2015
British Prime Minister Tony Blair. ©Reuters
Former British PM Tony Blair named "gay icon"

Former British Prime Minister Tony Blair was named one of the top "gay icons" of the last thirty years in recognition of his work for gay rights

Former British PM Tony Blair named "gay icon"
Photo courtesy of ©euronews.com
Russia to probe Euronews over 'Putin target practice' video

Russia said it would probe Euronews after the news channel broadcast footage of Ukrainian fighters using the portrait of Vladimir Putin, styled as Hitler.

Russia to probe Euronews over 'Putin target practice' video
Fathers' rights activists held after four-day London protest
Fathers' rights activists held after four-day London protest

Two fathers' rights campaigners were arrested for a four-day demonstration on top of the main entrance to London's Hyde Park.

Fathers' rights activists held after four-day London protest