Vietnamese blogger Nguyen Van Hoa jailed for 7 years for reporting on chemical spill caused by Taiwanese Formosa Ha Tinh Steel Corporation that poisoned fish on central coast.
Egypt sentences at least 13 gay men to 3 years in prison in worst crackdown against LGBT people in almost 2 decades. Crackdown started at Mashrou' Leila concert in Cairo.
A sex chat bot will lure in paedophiles looking to purchase underage prostitutes. Once convinced the service is legitimate, they will be slapped with a legal message.
This year 14 MPs have received a total of £94,189 in hospitality from the Saudi regime, including business-class flights, luxury accommodation and food.
A recap of the soldier's defection and recovery from his wounds has been played on loudspeakers at the border.
Japanese authorities are investigating after a ship with eight decomposed bodies was found on a beach in the Aikita province.
Chechnya's leader Ramzan Kadyrov accused of arresting and torturing gay men in Russian republic says he is "ready to resign" as Vladimir Putin plans running for fourth term.
Following years of men taking up space on public transport, women have got 'womanspreading'- the perfect pose that reclaims their space.
Defector Lee Wi-ryeok revealed the various human rights abuses that he experienced growing up in a North Korean orphanage.
Practice is still common in several Asian countries, despite criticism that it is "cruel" and "unscientific."
Ratko Mladić, the Serb commander who presided over the murder of more than 8,000 men and boys at Srebrenica in Bosnia, will die in jail.
The 100 most powerful images of the Rohingya Muslim refugee crisis
Rohingya Muslims live in segregated conditions in the Buddhist-majority Myanmar, where they are regarded as stateless people and unwelcome migrants from Bangladesh.
Secretary of State Rex Tillerson blamed Myanmar's security forces and "local vigilantes" for what he called "intolerable suffering" by the Rohingya.
Rohingya live in segregated conditions in the Buddhist-majority Myanmar, where they are regarded as stateless people and unwelcome migrants from Bangladesh.