The British government has opted for sheepish deference rather than challenging Iranian authorities for imprisoning the charity worker.
Russian President Vladimir Putin has promised that law enforcement agencies will investigate the allegations, but activists say the situation has not improved.
Taliban threats, extreme poverty and child marriage prevent many girls in Afghanistan from getting a proper education.
Malala is the world's youngest Nobel peace laureate, an award she received after being shot in the head by Pakistani Taliban militants because she campaigned for girls' education.
It was the third attack by wild elephants on the refugees in Bangladesh's Cox's Bazar district, which borders Myanmar.
The Philippines president Duterte also said he is declaring a "revolutionary government" and would be happy to cut all ties with the EU.
Joshua Boyle and his family from Canada were held by the Haqqani network, which is connected to the Taliban, for five years in Afghanistan.
Award-winning photojournalist Kevin Frayer spent two weeks in Bangladesh documenting the lives of some of the more than half a million Rohingya Muslims who have fled Myanmar since late August.
The court found that Timol did not kill himself by jumping from a 10th-floor window, as authorities said at the time in 1971.
Director of Amnesty Turkey, İdil Eser, has already spent 100 days behind bars. Turkey has been accused of "frequent attacks on human rights".
In a landmark move, Michael and Kai Korok have become the first same-sex couple in Germany to jointly adopt a child.
By day and by night they come, an endless tide of humanity streaming out of Myanmar into Bangladesh. Rohingya Muslim men, women and children hoping to find sanctuary in one of the poorest regions of a poor country.
King Salman issued a decree allowing women to be given driving licences, in what some say was the first step towards women's empowerment in the Kingdom.
More Rohingya refugees have chosen to trek for days in monsoon weather to find sanctuary in one of the poorest regions of a poor country. Yet the Myanmar government denies ethnic cleansing and says "clearance operations" have ended.
Liberal National Party candidate Kerry-Anne Dooley posted a picture of herself with a man in blackface, impersonating Aboriginal musician Mandawuy Yunupingu from Yothu Yindi.
The Rohingya routinely flee to Bangladesh to escape alleged persecution in Buddhist-majority Myanmar, where they live in segregated conditions and are regarded as stateless people.
Malala's astonishing achievements have left many wondering whether the young woman is a future world leader.
He asked Hollywood actor to use commercial satellites to document evidence of war crimes committed by Gaddafi and his general during Libyan civil war.
The International Criminal Court's chief prosecutor also asked George Clooney to help him spy on Colonel Gaddafi in Libya.
Ratings agency S&P places region on negative credit watch as Catalan banks contemplate incorporating elsewhere in Spain.