Rex Tillerson hailed Saudi Arabia as a "terrific partner" during his visit to Riyadh, but failed to condemn Saudi forces' demolition of Shia-majority town Awamiya.
Ibrahim Halawa spent more than four years in an Egyptian jail after he was arrested in 2013 at a protest in support of the Muslim Brotherhood.
Zelimkhan Bakaev has been missing since August. Activists claim he was murdered within 10 hours of arriving in the Russian republic.
A report reveals that as many as 50 children a week are referred to gender reassignment experts with the Gender Identity Development Service.
Opposition leader said he hopes to attend an "evening demonstration" in southern Russia.
Protesters urge government not to repatriate the nearly 600,000 minority Rohingya Muslims.
Meth tablets recovered as army continues crackdown against militants in an operaiton that the UN said may amount to ethnic cleaning against Rohingya Muslims.
Spain has announced an unprecedented plan to sack Catalonia's separatist leaders led by Carles Puigdemont.
International rights groups and opposition parties have condemned the announcement, highlighting the dire state of Zimbabwe's health service.
BBC Radio Kent asked Twitter if gay conversion therapy should be banned and suffered the consequences
A plan by the mayor of Sao Paulo to give children pellets made from leftovers has divided opinion in a city that struggles to feed lower-income residents.
Authorities suggested that LGBT citizens in the Muslim-majority country would be subject to mandatory testing for sexually transmitted diseases.
A court in Sweden has awarded a man almost £10,000 after he was imprisoned for four months, wrongly suspected of being an Isis terrorist – but they cannot find him anywhere.
One in five Rohingya children in Bangladesh's refugee camps are "acutely malnourished" and require medical attention, says Unicef report, Outcast and Desperate.
Australia's sparsely populated Northern Territory in 1995 became the first jurisdiction in the world to legalise doctor-assisted suicide for terminally ill patients.