Abdul Aziz is being hailed as a hero for preventing more deaths at the Linwood mosque in Christchurch after leading the gunman in a cat-and-mouse chase before scaring him into speeding away in his car.
The US announces it will revoke or deny visas to members of the International Criminal Court involved in investigating the actions of US troops in Afghanistan or other countries.
Jailed activists Nouf Abdulaziz, Loujain al Hathloul and Eman al Nafjan bag Freedom to Write Award, PEN America announces.
The suspects include five people who allegedly confessed to being part of Egypt's Muslim Brotherhood and the Tunisian and one of the Egyptians deported were members of Ansar al Sharia al Tunisia, says Inspector-General of Police Mohamad Fuzi Harun.
After years of impunity, a case against Syria’s Assad regime has been filed with the International Criminal Court, with significant implications for Assad and his allies.
A 12-year-old girl in Somalia’s autonomous region of Puntland was kidnapped, gang raped and murdered, prompting demonstrations in the streets.
Bangladesh plans to relocate over 100,000 Rohingya refugees to Bhasan Char island. NGOs have expressed their concerns at the proposal given the lack of infrastructure on the island and potential environmental dangers.
Protests in Sudan won't fade away and the country's leader is fast running out of options.
President Emmerson Mnangagwa has gone after lawyers and doctors, targeting them for providing medical and legal aid to those who suffered at the hands of the state following the January protests.
The number of executions in Egypt surge to an unprecedented level as do the allegations of unfair trials and confessions extracted through torture.
Contributions will come in from 132 partners including the UN Refugee Agency (UNHCR) and Migration Agency (IOM).
Former US president Barack Obama's key advisor on the Middle East Robert Malley told TRT World that Obama tried to "find a middle ground" of assisting the Saudi-led coalition militarily and simultaneously pursuing the nuclear deal with Iran.
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