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Paunovic: We must not let a nation's fundamental human rights be violated in 21st century

MANAMA - Serbian Deputy Parliament Speaker Snezana Paunovic participated in the 146th session of the Inter-Parliamentary Union (IPU) in Manama, Bahrain, on Friday.

During a debate on fighting intolerance, Paunovic said Serbia was carrying out reforms in the field of non-discrimination to align its legal framework with relevant international and European standards.

Pogačar claims yellow jersey halfway through Paris-Nice

Slovenian cycling star Tadej Pogačar (Team Emirates) won stage four of the Paris-Nice race on 8 March, climbing to the top of the overall ranking of the eight-stage race after starting the day off in tenth place.

Pogačar won the stage in a battle with the French David Gaudu (Groupama-FDJ) and the Swiss Gino Mäder (Bahrain-Victorious) on a climb before the finish line.

Gulf Arab nations ask Netflix to remove ‘offensive’ videos

Gulf Arab countries on Sept. 6 asked Netflix to remove "offensive content" on the streaming service, apparently targeting programs that show people who are gay and lesbian.

A joint statement issued on behalf of a committee of the Gulf Cooperation Council made the request, saying the unspecified programs "contradict Islamic and societal values and principles."

Majka & Pogačar join forces for another team triumph

Tadej Pogačar will take the green jersey to Novo mesto, but the victory on the queen mountain stage goes to Rafal Majka (both UAE Team Emirates). Domen Novak (Bahrain-Victorious) crossed the finish line in 11th and is still third overall. Fourth stage of Tour of Slovenia was amazing also thanks to fantastic fans!

‘Lightyear’ banned in 14 markets

Disney's latest animation "Lightyear," which features a same-sex kiss, has been denied release in more than a dozen mainly Muslim countries.

Countries across Asia and the Middle East have refused to give Pixar's "Toy Story" spinoff a showing, in the latest development for parent company Disney as it tries to navigate differing public and political attitudes on LGBTQ issues.

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