“The sexual violence did not appear to be random or opportunistic, but part of a coordinated and systematic attack against Rohingya, in part because of their ethnicity and religion,”said Human Rights Watch.
The inspector general of Homeland Security has directed that all documents related to the Muslim ban be preserved for an investigation looking into its implementation.
Prosecutors in Peru are preparing to ask for the arrest of former President Toledo after evidence was found that links him to bribes distributed by Odebrecht
European leaders offered Libya money and other assistance to try to curb record migrant flows from the North African country.
Macron, a former economy minister, has surged in the polls as conservative Francois Fillon tripped up with accusations of embezzlement on his wife.
The decree would have exempted abuse-of-power offences involving sums below 200,000 lei from prosecution – shielding hundreds of officials from justice.
President Duterte said the communist leaders who his government had freed temporarily to take part in peace negotiations overseas would go back to jail.
The Justice Department has filed an appeal against a judge’s order lifting Trump’s travel ban on citizens from seven Muslim-majority countries.
The Muslim veil has a long history in European politics, often becoming a battleground for different ideologies as well as a form of resistance.
The move would bring no benefit but damage Sino-US ties instead, a senior Chinese official in charge of Tibet affairs was quoted by a state-run newspaper.
Opinion polls see the French leader topping the first round of the presidential election on April 23 but then losing the May 7 run-off to a mainstream candidate.
Japan hopes US defence secretary Jim Mattis’ visit would lead to deeper security ties between the two nations in the wake of North Korea’s nuclear provocations.
A slew of protests erupted across the country after details about an acrimonious phone call between Trump and Australian PM regarding refugee settlement emerged.
If the recently acquired extended employment authorisation for dependents is overturned – which appears increasingly likely under the Trump administration – it will push many people several years behind.
Earlier reports, citing a government attorney at a federal court hearing, put the figure at more than 100,000 visas.
Seeking More Power, Thailand’s New King Is Taking the Country Away From Being a Constitutional Monarchy
King Rama X is transforming the nominal powers granted by the constitution into real powers to be exercised at his own discretion, restoring a hybrid form of monarchical rule in the Land of Smiles.
The US president’s order had wreaked havoc at US airports last weekend with travellers being turned back, protests being held and legal objections being filed.
We need to make extreme personal wealth unacceptable and its defenders, pariahs. What matters most in the fight against inequality is how we think.
Even well-meaning Israelis are guilty of ‘normalising’ the Israeli occupation of Palestine, says Marcy Newman. Not true, says Shulman, Israeli scholar and activist for Palestinian rights, and the organiser of Krishna’s recent concerts.
The US military withdrew a ten-year-old video it posted on Friday to prove that the recent Yemen raid on al Qaida was a success.
Regional power Ecowas, which has just seen off yet another dictator in Yahya Jammeh, started off with a tame agenda 42 years ago. But it was soon shaped by civil wars, military coups and despots
Security sources in Cairo identified the man as Abdullah Reda al-Hamamy who was born in Dakahlia, a province northeast of Cairo.
A Muslim-dominated New Jersey neighbourhood is coming to terms with the shocking immigration imposition by the new US administration.
Asked if he had been happy with his adoptive parents, he said yes, and asked if he was happy to be back with his real family, he said yes too.
The Japanese company’s decision to withdraw will deal a major blow to the construction of six AP1000 plants in India.
The proposed revamp would rename the multi-agency ‘Countering Violent Extremism’ (CVE) task force to possibly ‘Countering Islamic Extremism’ and eliminate initiatives aimed at other violent hate groups in the US.
In a message to staff today, Reuters editor-in-chief Steve Adler wrote about covering President Trump the Reuters way.
250,000 people took to the streets in Bucharest on Wednesday as cracks emerged in government unity.
In a country where women’s sport is severely restricted, the Shaolin Wushu club in a part of Kabul that is home to the Hazara community is a rare exception.
US President Donald Trump is poised to impose new sanctions on Iran to counter what he sees as it’s destabilising behaviour.
A delegation of Indian IT industry body Nasscom will be visiting Washington in the last week of February to lobby against changes to visa regulations that could hurt the country’s $150 billion industry.
Morocco’s recent burqa ban highlights tensions between radical Salafists and a moderate Islamic government that has taken steps to further women’s rights.
Donald Trump’s extremely effective at dividing and conquering his opponents. What would it take for progressives to divide his supporters?
Although it was ensured that Yahya Jammeh stepped down in The Gambia, caution is warranted in assuming this heralds a trend against African dictatorships.
The number of protesters reached between 130,000 and 150,000 outside the cabinet building in Bucharest.
The decision was taken as the government failed to release political prisoners.
Families in Mexico have formed search brigades in order to look for relatives who have gone missing during the war on drugs.
Gulf countries have a history of using migrants’ rights as a tool in their geopolitical strategy.
The White House put Iran “on notice” on Wednesday for test-firing a ballistic missile, but the exact implications of the US threat were unclear.
Jared Kushner’s appointment is a sign of politics changing in their favour.