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Oxford University to rethink degree given to Brunei Sultan

LONDON: The University of Oxford says it will reconsider an honorary degree it awarded the Sultan of Brunei following the outcry over new Islamic laws in the Southeast Asian nation that punish gay sex and adultery by stoning offenders to death. The university said on Saturday it shared the “international ...

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India court legalises gay sex in landmark ruling

NEW DELHI: In a historic verdict, India’s Supreme Court ruled that gay sex is no longer a criminal offence in the country. The ruling overturns a 2013 judgement that upheld a colonial-era law, known as section 377, under which gay sex is categorised as an “unnatural offence”. It is one ...

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