Nusrat Jahan Rafi, 18, was doused in kerosene and set on fire after refusing to withdraw a sexual harassment complaint against the headteacher of the seminary she attended.
Richard Huckle, a freelance photographer, was convicted in 2016 for abusing children aged from six months to 12 years. He sold images of the abuse on the dark web.
UNICEF Spokesperson Toby Fricker said that some 1.3 million people, including around 650,000 children, are now in need of some form of humanitarian assistance.
An angry mob torched local government buildings, shops and homes and set fire to cars and motorbikes in Papua province's Wamena city in a protest by hundreds of people sparked by rumors that a teacher insulted an indigenous student.
When Edmund Kaszibuloh Koroma emerged from the jungle, leading 87 former child soldiers and sex slaves to safety, he became a hero. But he believes it is his duty to support Sierra Leone’s youth.
Syrian student Muhammet Halil achieved a full point score in the nation-wide middle school exam to qualify for high school. He came to Turkey with his family five years ago and lives in the southeastern city of Kilis.
Aliaa is now living in sanctuary after a brutal journey that nearly killed her.
Memes, songs and slogans are driving the countrywide protests, but some people have started to differ on the language and choice of words used, exposing the fault lines among the demonstrators.
The country's police force is being accused of the inept and insensitive handling of the case of 10-year-old Farishta, raising questions about the entire justice system.
An arch Eurosceptic who promises to liberate the UK from the EU with Brexit, Nigel Farage has managed to upend the British political establishment, but who is this chain-smoking, beer-drinking everyman?
A caretaker government staffed by respected officials and ministers should preside over the elections to ensure that Afghanistan doesn't face another crisis ahead of a high stakes election.
Volodymyr Zelensky was cast in the role of a history teacher who accidentally became president in a TV show in Ukraine. He's now taking the lead in the country's presidential race and it's no joke.
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