Cubans approved gay marriage by a large vote in a referendum

Cubans approved gay marriage by a large vote in a referendum

Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Sign up HAVANA, Sept 26 (Reuters) – Cubans overwhelmingly approved gay marriage and adoption on Sunday in a government-sponsored referendum that also strengthened women’s rights, the national electoral commission said on Monday. More than 3.9 million voters voted to ratify the code (66.9 percent), while 1.95 million … Read more

A new ‘baby island’ appears in the Pacific Ocean after a volcanic eruption in Tonga

A new 'baby island' appears in the Pacific Ocean after a volcanic eruption in Tonga

A new ‘baby island’ has been spotted in the middle of the ocean hours after an underwater volcano erupted near Australia. Earlier this month, the Home Reef underwater volcano discovered in the islands of central Tonga erupted and within hours had formed the newest landmass on Earth. Lava from the volcano was cooled by ocean … Read more

Iran says the US is trying to use the unrest to weaken the country

Iran says the US is trying to use the unrest to weaken the country

Calls for teachers and students to strike Germany summons the Iranian ambassador The unverified videos contain sounds and images of the shooting DUBAI, Sept 26 (Reuters) – Iran faced more international criticism on Monday over the death of a woman in police custody, which sparked nationwide protests after Tehran accused the United States of using … Read more