Repressive measures are being used against Turkish journalists, with the regime going after any editor or journalist for having insulted Erdogan.
Jacob Zuma will be prosecuted unless Shaun Abrahams, the national director of public prosecutions, decides again to drop the charges.
A Kerala advocate had filed an RTI query with the ministry asking for documents and reasons for denying permission to Kerala tourism minister to attend a UN tourism meet.
Among UNESCO’s objectives is to promote free, independent, and pluralistic media in order to enhance freedom of expression and information around the world.
A new report has revealed that every third Indian household in the UK falls into the wealthiest bracket, earning over £1,000 GBP each week.
Almost all girls in the Middle East and North Africa attend school, but women’s participation in the workforce remains among the lowest in the world.
The Supreme Court annulled an August 8 vote at the start of September after opposition leader Raila Odinga challenged the re-election of President Uhuru Kenyatta.
The move should put an end to weeks of political uncertainty in the small Pacific island nation, after neither major party won enough seats on September 23 to form a government.
Hamas, dominant in Gaza, and West Bank-based Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas’s Fatah faction sealed a deal last week in Cairo in which Hamas agreed to cede administrative control of Gaza, including the key Rafah border crossing.
Denying the Holocaust, in which six million Jews were killed, is a crime in Germany, punishable by up to five years in prison.
The deal worked out by Republican senator Lamar Alexander and Democratic senator Patty Murray would meet some Democratic objectives, including reviving the subsidies for Obamacare.
The Catalan government accused Madrid of taking “political prisoners” and thousands of protesters gathered along Barcelona’s Diagonal Avenue to call for their release.
For most African women, however, the political terrain is too rough to navigate.
In the last five years, Xi has established unprecedented control over the party and the government. But this also means his mistakes and missteps have been magnified.
The idea that terror groups like Boko Haram fund their activities through ivory poaching in Africa is a compelling narrative. But it’s undermining wildlife conservation and human rights.
The Mexican government faces the dilemma of abandoning negotiations or accepting a disastrous agreement that would deepen its subordination to the US.
A path toward reconciliation will be a long, arduous test of nerves that could expose the US-backed war effort in Iraq to risks from insurgents and militants.
In Portugal, traditional small plots have become fire hazards after being abandoned by successive generations of landholders who moved to the cities.
Almost immediately after saying he empathised with the effort by his former strategist Steve Bannon to back challenges against Republican senators in next year’s congressional elections, Trump stood with Senate majority leader Mitch McConnell.
Bergdahl pleaded guilty to desertion and misbehaviour before the enemy, with the latter offence carrying a possible life sentence.
A joint statement described a “constructive and friendly” two-hour meeting, during which they “reviewed the progress made in the Article 50 negotiations so far and agreed that these efforts should accelerate over the months to come”.
South Africa’s anti-apartheid struggle has elicited personal responses in the form of memoirs, biographies and autobiographies.
Authorities have banned protests in central Nairobi in a bid to keep a lid on mounting political turmoil in the build-up to the repeat vote.
This week: a discussion on liberal acquiescence to sexual harassment in India, Harvey Weinstein’s power and a Twitter take-down of a popular bar.
ISIS’s self-declared caliphate effectively collapsed in July, when US-backed Iraqi forces re-took Mosul, the group’s de facto capital in Iraq, after a gruelling nine-month battle.
Tillerson’s tenure as secretary of state has been dogged by rumors about rifts with Trump over policy.
Nikki Haley said the US was not saying that Iran was in breach of the agreement, but she raised concerns about its activities that are not covered by the pact.
Local officials had put the death toll at over 200 on Sunday without giving a firm number following the blasts that struck two busy junctions on Saturday.
Former Guatemalan dictator José Efraín Ríos Montt is under trial for committing genocide and crimes against humanity during his de facto presidency and the decades-long civil war.
Tillerson’s comments Sunday come amid soaring tensions between the US and North Korea following a series of weapons tests by Pyongyang.
According to preliminary data, Sooronbai Jeenbekov had secured 54.22% of the vote based on a count from 97% of the polling stations.
Puigdemont made a symbolic declaration of independence last Tuesday, only to suspend it seconds later and call for negotiations with Madrid on the region’s future.
The latest move comes amid growing concern from the UN and rights groups over what they say is Cambodia’s deteriorating human rights and political situation.
The number of ‘undernourished’ or hungry people in Africa increased from about 182 million in the early 1990s to around 233 million in 2016.
One key solution is to invest in food security and rural development, which can address factors that compel people to move.
President Mohamed Abdullahi Farmaajo declared three days of national mourning and called for donations of blood and funds to victims of Saturday’s attack.
The international organisation has admitted that its peacekeepers introduced cholera to the island and sexually abused women who lived near UN camps.
The 35 confirmed fatalities – 19 in Sonoma County – mark the greatest loss of life from a single fire event on record in California.
Dark days lie ahead as democracy is dismantled.
The US has repeatedly accused Pakistan of not doing enough to eliminate militant havens on its territory.