The man was rendered unconscious at the Rajaishahr prison before medics gouged his left eye.
UNHCR created campaign to end statelessness in 10 years.
Witnesses report 68 people killed in militant raid of Njaba village.
Israel imposed economic blockade on Gaza after Islamists Hamas took control of territory.
The finalists of the 2015 Smithsonian Photo Contest. Vote for your favourite online.
Celebrities like Sigourney Weaver, Liam Neeson and Kevin Spacey are all fans of Mandarin Oriental hotels
Kubra Khademi was insulted by local men in Kabul as she protested against sexual harassment.
A giant panda was caught on video roaming in a southwest China town in the wee hours of 5 March.
India banned the broadcast of the film India's Daughter in India, broadcast in the UK by the BBC.
Mark Lippert slashed with knife by suspected North Korea sympathiser.
In interview in wake of Netanyahu US Congress speech, Mohammed Javad Zarif denies that Iran is bent on destroying Jews.
The shoe brand experimented with drones delivering shoes to customers at a pop-up shop.
Hillary Clinton can't keep away from scandal, and senior Democrats are troubled.
Pro-IS media group al-Nusra al-Maqdisiya attacked Dorsey and Dick Costello, and we can learn a lot from their campaign.
Anger as New Stevenston Primary School pupils given homework describing Palestinians as terrorists.