Sexual violence against men and boys is a "serious blind spot" in Central African Republic (CAR) say researchers at All Survivors Project after documenting gang rape in war zone.
Egyptian singer Sherine Abdel Wahab sentenced to six months in prison after joking about parasites in River Nile.
The woman, now 21, has claimed in her lawsuit that Roy Andrews picked her up from school in May 2010 and later took her to a motel and raped her.
A charity linked with soon-to-be British royalty, Meghan Markle, has been tied to a scandal in Haiti which saw aid workers exchanging food and cash reserves for sex.
Six Turkish journalists have received life sentences for their alleged involvement in the failed July 2016 coup to remove President Recep Tayyip Erdogan.
Labour Party leader Jeremy Corbyn has said a probe was required to find out if there was "excessive profit-making by those who make Freddos".
Labour's shadow Northern Ireland secretary Owen Smith has said that Theresa May should force the devolved government to accept same-sex marriage if power-sharing talks fail.
Alabama Senate Judiciary Committee approves nitrogen hypoxia bill proposed by Senator Trip Pittman as it strives for 'more humane' executions
Over Syrian 1,000 civilians, many of them children, were killed in the first week of February alone as air strikes hit hospitals, schools and markets.
The 17-year-old girl was detained and is on trial in an Israeli military court after she was filmed slapping and kicking two soldiers.
Muslim scholar Ali Selim should be sacked after calling for female circumcision (FGM) to become legal in Ireland, says Dublin imam Dr Umar Al-Qadri.
Whistleblower Helen Evans says volunteers were not vetted for criminal records after Penny Lawrence resigns.
The Oxfam revelations are far more disturbing than the reports of boorish behaviour by businessmen at The Presidents Club dinner.
Behind the ostrich feathers and sequins, the parades tackle serious matters such as crime, corruption, drugs, poverty and intolerance towards the LGBT community.
Response to Oxfam Haiti sex scandal: "Judge me by my work, not what I do in my time off," says aid worker who had sex with prostitutes during Bosnian War.
Former Georgian president Mikheil Saakashvili has been abducted by armed men from a restaurant in Kiev, Ukraine, after a court rejected his appeal against extradition to Georgia.
Malaysian newspaper Sinar Harian sparks outrage after publishing checklist how to recognise LGBT people. Homosexuality is illegal in Malaysia and carries a 20-year prison sentence.
Jocelyn Morffi was fired by a Catholic school in Miami just a day after marrying her partner Natasha Hass.
Turkish President Erdogan's crackdown on dissent and free speech after July 2016 coup attempt has led to Gülen and Hizmet supporters fleeing persecution across border to Greece.
Why are liberals so reluctant to defend their freedoms?