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Nicki Minaj cancels Saudi Arabia performance, citing her support of LGBTQ and women’s rights

The rapper was set to headline the Jeddah World Fest on July 18

Lily Lines: The chant fans used after the World Cup final

Plus, a proposal to overhaul Amsterdam’s red light district

The fearlessness of the U.S. women’s national team was on display again in a win against England

The U.S. team swept into the final with a 2-1 victory over England with style, depth and grit

Ivanka Trump says it was ‘surreal’ to step into North Korea, where she played a prominent role in her father’s historic trip

Her presence highlighted the gray area she occupies that often blends family ties with diplomatic work

In Taiwan, a law legalizing same-sex marriage has become a symbol of national identity

Taiwan has promoted equality and human rights in an attempt to distinguish itself from the Chinese government

In male-dominated Afghanistan, many women feel they’ve been treated unfairly by the judicial system

Court decisions here reflect cultural norms as well as the law, and most judges and prosecutors are men

She grew up throwing punches at school. Now, she’s shaping Tijuana’s women’s boxing scene.

In large part because of her own success, two-time world champion Kenia Enriquez has inspired a new generation of boxers

These Yazidi children were kidnapped by ISIS. They didn’t want to be rescued.

Snatched from their families at a young age, these children now must undergo the trauma of new separations

Japanese ‘salaryman’ culture is marked by long hours and drinks late into the night. Meet the women breaking into it.

Young ‘salarywomen’ hope their generation will be the first to have it all — big careers and also fulfilling home lives