Germany moves to ban gay 'conversion therapies'

World / Social Issues Dec 18, 2019

Germany moves to ban gay 'conversion therapies'

Germany moved a step closer to banning so-called gay conversion therapies Wednesday, as the Cabinet backed a law that would punish bogus practitioners with up to a year in prison. Activists hailed the move, saying Germany would become the first major European power to outlaw ...

China hints U.S. blacklist imminent in threat to trade talks

Asia Pacific Dec 3, 2019

China hints U.S. blacklist imminent in threat to trade talks

Chinese state media said Tuesday that the government will soon publish a list of "unreliable entities" that could lead to sanctions against U.S. companies, signaling trade talks between the two nations are increasingly under threat from disputes over human rights in Hong Kong and ...