Belgian authorities say five more raids in Belgium and eastern Liege have yielded five more detentions.
Nigeria continued its human rights offenses against its gay population this month when twenty-one male students in the country's state of Asaba were arrested for allegedly being involved in same-sex sexual activity.
Top tourism officials in Paris, one of the most visited cities in the world, are meeting to assess the impact of this month's attacks on tourism.
Authorities have arrested 12 people who tried to block the entrance to a theater performance in Poland they deemed pornographic.
Belgian prosecutors announced early Monday that police had detained 16 people in 22 raids but that Paris fugitive Salah Abdeslam was not among them. Despite the raids, authorities maintained their highest terror alert in the capital for a third day.
Gay activists are hoping Pope Francis will preach tolerance toward homosexuals, and even go so far as to condemn violent attacks against gays during his upcoming visit to Uganda. Church
Islamic extremists armed with guns and grenades stormed the Radisson hotel in Mali's capital Friday, and security forces swarmed in to free guests floor by floor.
The fugitive terrorist who is currently being sought by authorities for taking part in the terror attacks in Paris last week reportedly visited a number of gay bars in Brussels, Belgium days before the incidents, according to reports.
Portugal's Parliament has approved laws allowing same-sex couples to legally adopt children and permitting lesbians to obtain medically assisted fertilization.
Cold rain extinguished the flickering candles and drenched the packets of flowers outside the Paris attacks sites Friday, but people came anyway - to pay tribute, to mourn, to reflect on their city's losses one week later.