Myanmar has been in turmoil since the military toppled democratically elected State Counsellor Aung San Suu Kyi and her civilian government almost two years ago, alleging massive fraud during elections her party won in 2020.
Preliminary reports indicate a total of 28 people have been shot dead in Nouna town of the province of Kossi in Burkina Faso.
The UN says in the latest episode of fighting in the country's Upper Nile state that started in mid-November, over 9,000 people had been displaced.
Every hour, an average of 13 women suffer intimate partner violence, according to family Minister Lisa Paus.
The south-American country has seen a wave of violent crime that authorities blame on turf battles between drug gangs believed to have ties to Mexican cartels.
Late dictator Ferdinand Marcos falsely claimed that human rights organisations had never visited the Philippines and that their claims of torture, abuse and mistreatment were untrue.
Fighting between the army and M23, a primarily Congolese Tutsi group, has spread close to the provincial capital Goma since erupting late last week.
UN chief Antonio Guterres urged the Nigeria government to create the conditions for millions of displaced people to be able to go back home in safety and dignity.
The Depp-Heard defamation trial has grabbed international attention as two of Hollywood’s elites air their dirty laundry for the public to bear witness to. Both sides accuse the other of repeated domestic abuse. Here’s what we know so far.
El Salvadoran lawmakers approve a state of emergency after top gang leaders were arrested over a wave of recent bloodshed, the president of the country's Legislative Assembly said.
Thousands march through Madrid, Barcelona, Paris, London, and more rally in Guatemala and Honduras to mark International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women.
The police fired multiple warning shots to disperse the crowds, causing several injuries.
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