US foreign policy is based around freedom and democracy, but its Middle Eastern allies, Saudi Arabia and the UAE, are blatantly violating the universal human rights.
Wang Quanzhang, 42, who defended political activists and victims of land seizures, disappeared in a 2015 sweep known as the "709" crackdown aimed at courtroom critics of government critics.
Two Turkish companies, ASELSAN and Turkish Aerospace Industries, were listed in the top 100 world arms producing and military service companies list in 2017, according to SIPRI.
To many outsiders the dispute between Greece and Macedonia may seem petty, yet the outcome of this referendum will have a significant impact on Balkan stability.
In 1991 as many as 100 women were raped in one night by Indian forces in the Kashmir Valley. Nearly three decades later, there has been no justice - and the sexual violence faced by men simmers in silence.
A study that involves computer games has resulted in 29 percent decreased risk of dementia in older adults across a 10-year period.
A new report released by Human Rights Watch suggests the Zambian government should adopt a long-awaited customary land administration bill and upgrade its national land policy.
Amnesty International said the number of asylum seekers forced to return to Afghanistan had almost tripled from 3,290 to 9,460 between 2015 and 2016, despite a rise in violence in the country.
A police investigation pointed to North Korean hackers after emails sent by the same IP address contained malware.
Courted on the one side and derided on the other, Germany's upcoming national elections are squeezing an already beleaguered group.
"I don't see anything special happening in the future, no matter who becomes president," said Babak Kiani, an Iranian clothing salesman. "I may vote, but I know it doesn't change anything," he added.
Gulbuddin Hekmatyar made his first public speech since signing a peace deal with the Afghan government. American and other Western leaders praised the deal with him and are hoping it could help lead to wider peace in Afghanistan.
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