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Yogis throng Times Square to fete solstice

Jun 21, 2016

Yogis throng Times Square to fete solstice

Following a long-held tradition, thousands of yoga fans gathered in New York’s Times Square on Monday to mark the summer solstice, the longest day of the year. During the 14th edition of the annual event, yogis transformed the famous intersection in one of the ...

Istanbul riot cops break up Trans Pride event

Jun 20, 2016

Istanbul riot cops break up Trans Pride event

Turkish police fired rubber bullets and tear gas to break up a rally by the LGBT community in Istanbul on Sunday, in the second crackdown in as many days on protests by secular Turks. Several hundred riot police surrounded the main Taksim Square — ...