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 Oxfam revelations are far more disturbing than the reports of boorish behaviour by businessmen at The Presidents Club dinner.
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?
Turkey continues its crackdown on opponents with its incursion into Syria, detaining dozens of pro-Kurdish party leaders and leftist politicians.