Situation in UAE increasingly worrying for international LGBTQ community
29 September 2022 | 7:07 am
Up until now, international members of the LGBTQ community living in the United Arab Emirates have managed to keep a low profile in a country where being queer is illegal. But is that all about to change?
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London is preparing unilateral changes to the protocol governing trade in Northern Ireland post-Brexit. The head of Irish nationalist Sinn Fein party accused Boris Johnson's government of choosing a "destructive path."
Starting on Sunday, international passengers flying to the United States will no longer have to present a negative COVID-19 test before boarding the plane.
Bayern Munich sign 20-year-old Netherlands midfielder Ryan Gravenberch from Ajax Amsterdam on a five-year deal.
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