Australian photojournalist Ted McDonnell documents life in Happyland, a ramshackle collection of shelters built around a rubbish dump outside Manila.
Activists have criticised Tanzania's leadership after President John Magufili pardoned two high-profiled child rapists amid calls to arrest pregnant schoolgirls.
Our 2017 gallery kicks off with Barack Obama shedding a tear and ends with his successor inflaming the Middle East.
Shyma's risque pop video in deeply conservative country lands her two-year jail sentence for inciting debauchery.
Laura Plummer, a British woman arrested in Egypt for smuggling prescription drugs, may have to spend more time in jail before her case is properly heard.
MPs are calling for buffer zones to be introduced around abortion clinics after hearing of harassment by pro-life protesters.
CBS News uncovered a culture of systematic sexual misconduct at the Air Force Academy in Colorado Springs, which is a feeder school to the US Air Force.
Female North Korean defector reveals her horrific ordeal at the hands of the brutal Kim Jong-un regime.
LGBT groups hailed a federal court decision denying a stay on an injuction for Trump's transgender military ban, meaning the US military will allow transgender recruits from 2018.
Reuters photojournalists tell the stories behind some of 2017's most memorable news images, and discuss their impact, both on the world and on themselves.
Bermuda set to become first country in the world to abolish marriage equality, just six months after gay couple Winston Godwin and Greg DeRoche won Supreme Court ruling to marry.
The UN said children are stranded in a rebel-held suburb near Damascus and five have reportedly died from a lack of medical care.
The historic document was adopted by the United Nations on 10 December, 1948 and since then the day has been marked as Human Rights Day.
With migrants desperate to make their way to Western countries, many sell their organs to pay for the smuggling expenses.
Saudi blogger Raif Badawi may receive royal pardon 5 years after being jailed for 'insulting Islam', his wife Ensaf Haidar was told by MEPs.