Articles by Isabelle Gerretsen
Parlaympian star Oscar Pistorius files papers at South Africa's Constitutional Court to appeal increased murder sentence, which Supreme Court doubled from six to 13 years.
Anger among University of Hartford students and civil rights activists as Brianna Brochu avoids hate crime charge for 'poisoning' black roommate Jazzy Rowe.
Storm Kai-tak pounds Philippines, leaves over 30 dead and dozens missing in island province of Biliran after triggering severe flooding and landslides.
Scotland houses 2,000 Syrian refugees three years ahead of schedule through the Syrian Vulnerable Person Resettlement Programme, First Minister Nicola Sturgeon announces.
Muammar Gaddafi's son Saif al-Islam to run in Libya's 2018 presidential elections, tribal chief Basem al-Hashimi al-Soul has said.
Fatal balcony collapse in Melbourne, Australia, kills two women including Cheryl Taylor and injures 17 others as people gathered for office Christmas photo.
Australian commission publishes report that finds "catastrophic failures" by Catholic Church to address child sex abuse allegations and calls on Vatican to overhaul celibacy rule.
Dutch police shoot man with knife at Schiphol Airport in Amsterdam, the Netherlands, and evacuate all passengers.
Man has acid hurled in his face in shocking doorstep attack in Halifax, West Yorkshire. Police recently revealed that UK has one of highest rates of acid attacks in the world.
'Ridiculous' Miss France contest organisers Sylvie Tellier and Geneviève de Fontenay mocked for dedicating beauty pageant to denouncing violence against women.
Russian money made its way to Assad regime's chemical weapons programme and the oil trade with Isis, BuzzFeed investigation into slush funds reveals.
El Salvador upholds 30-year aggravated homicide sentence of Teodora del Carmen Vásquez in stillbirth case. El Salvador has one of most draconian abortion laws in the world.
Disappearance of Kim Jong-un's top aide General Hwang Pyong-so sparks rumours that he may have been executed for receiving kickbacks in exchange for promotions at Politburo.
Paedophile barred from boarding flight in Sydney under new Australian sex tourism law, which aims to stop sex offenders abusing children in developing countries.
The ship washed up on a beach in Kashiwazaki in north Japan, prompting concerns that Pyongyang has launched a spy campaign.
Shyma's risque pop video in deeply conservative country lands her two-year jail sentence for inciting debauchery.
Oscar Pistorius injured in prison brawl for 'spending too long on phone', 10 days after Supreme Court more than doubled his prison sentence for murder Reeva Steenkamp
New York bus terminal bomber Akayed Ullah charged with terror offences after detonating explosive device at Port Authority in Manhattan.
Bogota council introduces women-only seats on buses in Colombian capital to combat high levels of sexual assault and harassment.
Mother Mei Rui barred from entering Spirit Airlines flight from Houston to New York after breastfeeding her son on plane during three-hour delay.