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Where are the wests female leaders?
Women are gaining more political power in parts of Africa, Asia and Latin America than in Europe. Whats slowing us down?

A report this week has exposed how progress towards gender equality is slowing down in the west. The Global Gender Gap Report showed that Europe has undergone the smallest change in terms of closing the gender gap. In terms of political empowerment, from Britain to Austria to Spain, in only nine years, womens rankings have sunk sharply.

By contrast, the region with the largest positive change is Latin America where, just last weekend, Brazil re-elected a woman president, Dilma Rousseff. Also known as the worlds most powerful feminist, Rousseff will lead the worlds seventh-largest economy and fifth-largest nation for another four years. Voters in sub-Saharan Africa, Asia and the Caribbean have also done a better job of electing women presidents and prime ministers. Today, only three of the 22 female heads of government are in the west (Germany, Denmark and Norway).

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Mexico police questioned over murders of three Americans

In what could be third recent case of alleged abuses by security forces, Hercules unit is implicated in deaths of Erica Alvarado Rivera and her two brothers

Authorities are investigating a possible police connection to the killing of three US citizens visiting their father in Mexico who were found shot to death along with a Mexican friend more than two weeks after going missing.

Parents of the three siblings, whose bodies were identified Thursday, have said witnesses reported they were seized by men dressed in police gear calling themselves Hercules, a tactical security unit in the violent border city of Matamoros heavily racked by cartel infighting. Nine of the units 40 officers are being questioned, Tamaulipas state attorney general Ismael Quintanilla Acosta said.

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PHOTOS: BJP's day out at the Wankhede
See glimpses of BJP's day out at the Wankhede
Бухгалтерия заначки: как правильно копить деньги на квартиру
Идея накопления денег на квартиру большинству россиян кажется бесполезной и нереализуемой, однако, как говорится, нет ничего невозможного, и при грамотном настрое можно воплотить в жизнь даже такой "безумный" проект. Специально к Международному дню экономии, который отмечается 31 октября, сайт "РИА Недвижимость" решил собрать реальные истории людей, копивших на жилье, и узнать у них детали и механизмы этого непростого мероприятия.
Guaraní recibe a Colón buscando sumar para evitar riestos en 2015
La Franja está fuera de competencia en lo que respecta a los ascensos a primera, pero debe sumar para no sufrir con el promedio en el próximo torneo
La Noche de Brujas gana cada vez más adeptos en Posadas
Este viernes 31 de octubre se celebra Halloween. En la tierra roja, institutos de inglés y fiestas particulares invitan a disfrazarse y pedir dulces por las calles locales
Alcalde acudirá a la ONU para pedir solución a crisis sanitaria
Se agotan las instancias. Recrudece la crisis sanitaria. ¿Estará la solución más allá de las fronteras? Se preguntan muchos. El alcalde del municipio Mario Briceño Iragorry, Delson Guarate está por averiguarlo. Hoy acudirá a la sede de Naciones Unidas buscando apoyo.
Primes : la Fécafoot offre 20 millions de plus aux Lionnes

Christine Mani et ses coéquipières n'arrêtent pas de recevoir des récompenses, pour leur excellent parcours lors du récent Championnat d'Afrique des nations (CAN) de football féminin de Namibie 2014.
En plus des 9,8 millions De francs CFA qu'elles ont reçu chacune après avoir remporté la seconde place de la compétition en finale, face aux Super Falcons du Nigéria (0-2), les Lionnes Indomptables viennent de recevoir une prime spéciale de 20 millions de francs CFA, octroyée par la Fédération camerounaise (...)

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CMR - RDC : les 24 de Finke avec Patrick Ekeng

Les joueurs qui iront chercher la qualification du Cameroun pour la Coupe d'Afrique des nations (CAN) de football de Maroc 2015 dans le groupe D, contre la République Démocratique du Congo le 15 novembre prochain au stade Omnisports Ahmadou Ahidjo de Yaoundé sont enfin connus.
Comme nous l'avons annoncé, l'entraîneur national Volker Finke n'a pas effectué de grands changements par rapport à sa dernière liste. Mais fidèle à ses habitudes, le coach allemand apporte du sang neuf à petite dose. Cette (...)

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