JOHANNESBURG Double Olympic champion Caster Semenya, who has been locked in a battle over her testosterone levels with athletics authorities, said on Wednesday that she has not felt supported by other women in sport. | Video
CAIRO This spring, as Egypt's parliament debated handing President Abdel Fatah al-Sisi greater power and allowing him to govern until 2030, speaker Ali Abdelaal declared the proposals were the will of the nation's legislature. The ideas, he said, were "born in parliament, and the president has nothing to do with them, from near or far."
KAFR AL-SHEIKH, Egypt Security forces detained Lotfy Ibrahim, a young construction worker, as he left a mosque near his home on the Nile Delta in the spring of 2015. When his family finally saw him again nearly three months later, he was in jail, looking badly brutalized.
GW Pharmaceuticals' marijuana-based treatment Epidiolex has won a positive recommendation for marketing approval from a European Medicines Agency (EMA) panel on Friday for use as an additional treatment for two types of seizures.
The leader of reproductive services provider Planned Parenthood Federation of America and its political arm said on Tuesday that she was leaving both organizations over philosophical differences in their approaches to abortion rights.
BERLIN Germany is considering a ban of so-called
"conversion therapies" aimed at changing the sexual orientation
of gay people, the health minister said on Tuesday.
Olympic 800 meters champion Caster Semenya filed
an appeal to Switzerland's highest court on Wednesday against
rules requiring middle-distance female athletes with a high
natural level of testosterone to reduce it via medication.
WASHINGTON The U.S. Department of Health and
Human Services (HHS) on Friday proposed a rule that would roll
back protections for transgender patients under Obamacare, the
second rule this month the agency has put forward to allow
health care providers to deny services to them.
CAIRO Mohamed Abu Amer, a landscape gardener, was working in downtown Cairo when national security agents took him away on Feb. 6, 2018, his family said.
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration on Wednesday warned of potential safety risks from the use of e-cigarettes after it found certain users had suffered from seizures.