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Labour party candidate suspended over tweet branding Israel 'evil'
In another controversial post, he said: “Today is International Women's Day. It was supposed to be yesterday but they took too long to get ready”. Mary Griffiths Clarke, candidate for Dwyfor Meirionnydd, Wales, told her followers: “The Nazis gassed ...
Labour candidate Vicki Kirby suspended for anti-Israel tweets
WTA Guangzhou International Women's Open: Samantha Stosur one of several ...
Samantha Stosur was stunned by home hope Yafan Wang at the Guangzhou International Women's Open, where only one of the eight seeds reached round two. Chinese player Wang, who is ranked 251 in the world, came back from a set down to defeat the ...
Stosur stunned on another day of shocks in Guangzhou
Wake, Wind and Surf
Kobie Enright Claims Maxum ASP Women's Pro Junior
Punchy three-to-four foot waves provided the perfect canvas for surfers on the final day of the Maxum ASP Women's Pro Junior at North Cronulla today, as Kobie Enright (Tweed Heads, NSW/Aus) claimed prestigious the Junior Qualifying Series (JQS) event ...
Maxum ASP Women's Pro Junior underway in Sydney
Quarterfinalists decided on Day 1 of the Maxum ASP Women's Pro Junior
A celebration of African grandmothers' fight for women's rights
It was International Women's Day, 2008. And I was lucky enough to capture that historical moment in a photograph. Now, six years later, that photo will be on display at the Canadian Museum for Human Rights in Winnipeg which, after a ceremonial opening ...
Hillary Clinton's fall to-do list
On Wednesday, the final day of CGI, Hillary Clinton and Melinda Gates will appear before a crowd of thousands to discuss progress around the world for girls' and women's equality, an issue Clinton first took to the international stage in 1995 at the ...
The Gulf's fight against ISIS and its confrontations with Iran
She serves on the Board of the International Women's Media Foundation, and has served on the Advisory Council of Princeton University's Institute for Transregional Studies of the contemporary Middle East, North Africa and Central Asia. She was ... She ...
The veteran scribe who won't back down
In November last year, she won the Lifetime Achievement Award from the International Women's Media Foundation (IWMF) for her courage, resilience and success, and for bolstering other women's voices in the Zimbabwe media. “Throughout my career, I have ...
Maxum ASP Women's Pro Junior Finds Quarterfinalists
Day 1 of the Maxum ASP Women's Pro Junior and NRMA Women's Surf Classic got underway today in difficult one-to-two foot (1 – 1.5m) waves at North Cronulla as some of the world's most promising female junior surfers battled it out in an effort to book ...
Asian Games LIVE: India win bronze medal in women's badminton team event
The bronze medal that India have won in the women's team event is India's first in Asian Games badminton since 1986. So the Indian women's badminton team will have to settle for a bronze medal. It was an easy ride there for Hyomin against Thulasi.
Rai squanders chance, disappoints Indian fans
Shooters deliver bronze, two squash medals assured
Jitu Rai wins gold for India on opening day of Asian Games
Black prevails in Syria jihadist stronghold
In the Syrian stronghold of the Islamic State jihadist group, everything is black, activists say, from men's turbans to women's veils. Even the passports. "Black IS flags are everywhere. Women are covered from head to toe in black burqas, and can only ...