Protesters are demanding urgent reforms to Japan’s outdated rape laws as rape complaints are met with impunity, while sexual harassment and groping are rife.
A flight carrying 189 Nigerians landed in Nigeria's commercial capital Lagos, following a week of violence targeting foreigners in South Africa that has stoked tensions between Africa's two largest economies.
Many activists say Japan's criminal code is outdated, underscoring gender inequality in the country, despite relatively high rates of female education and workplace participation.
The UN has deferred an anti-torture conference in Egypt, a country long accused of torturing political dissidents.
How white supremacist mass murders have become an organised transnational security threat.
Police said the stabbing victim did not sustain life-threatening injuries and were investigating the discovery of a women's body in a nearby apartment that appeared to have stabbing wounds.
The man identified by media as 21-year old Philip Manshaus is formally suspected of murder in the death of his 17-year-old stepsister and of a "terrorist act" at the Al Noor mosque on Saturday, police said in a statement.
President Donald Trump calls for urgent action to prevent gun violence after mass shootings in Texas and Ohio killed 29 people and wounded dozens. He says the US "must condemn racism, bigotry and white supremacy."
Police fired repeated rounds of tear gas at the crowds in Yuen Long after tense standoffs with protesters, some of whom were throwing projectiles at police and had surrounded a police van.
Once again the underbelly of the Indian society is exposed and the case has become a rallying point for activists demanding a change in the laws to protect vulnerable couples.
The victims in Hela province included two pregnant women and eight children. Highland clans have fought each other for centuries, but the recent influx of automatic weapons has made the clashes more deadly.
For years US terror warnings have focused on groups like Al Qaeda or Daesh, but the latest warnings from US law enforcement agencies point to homegrown terrorists as the most immediate danger.
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