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    Brazil’s upcoming presidential election has been thrown into chaos after one leading candidate was stabbed and another dropped out.

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    Fernando Haddad, presumed to be former President Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva's replacement candidate in the presidential elections, arrives to take part in an extraordinary meeting of the National Directorate of the Workers Party in downtown Curitiba this week.
  • India’s Landmark Gay Rights Ruling

    The Indian Gay Rights Ruling Dossier

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    The world’s second-most populous country just decriminalized homosexuality. Here’s what that means.

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    Indian members and supporters of the lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender (LGBT) community celebrate the Supreme Court decision to strike down a colonial-era ban on gay sex, in Bangalore on September 6, 2018. - India's Supreme Court on September 6 struck down the ban that has been at the centre of years of legal battles. "The law had become a weapon for harassment for the LGBT community," Chief Justice Dipak Misra said as he announced the landmark verdict.
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    A court in Myanmar sentenced two Burmese journalists from Reuters news agency to seven years in prison for illegal possession of official documents. Wa Lone and Kyaw Soe Oo had been investigating the killing of 10 Rohingya men whose bodies were found in a mass grave. 

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    Myanmar State Counsellor Aung San Suu Kyi arrives to deliver the 43rd Singapore Lecture titled Myanmar's Democratic Transition: Challenges and Way Forward at the Grand Hyatt on August 21, 2018 in Singapore. Aung San Suu Kyi is on a four-day working visit to Singapore.