China launches World Bank rival

China and India are backing a 21 country $100 billion Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank (AIIB) to challenge to the World Bank and Asian Development Bank.

Memorandum of understanding were signed with 21 Asian countries in Beijing Friday. Australia, Indonesia and … Read the rest

Gulf states to introduce medical testing to detect gays

arabgaysBahrain, Kuwait, Qatar, Oman, Saudi Arabia and the UAE already outlaw homosexuality, but are toughening their stance.

A medical test being developed by Kuwait will be used to detect homosexuals and prevent them from entering the country – or any … Read the rest