The Myanmar military has admitted killing 10 Rohingya people whose bodies were found in a mass grave in Inn Dinn village.
Easing of drug-trafficking laws by Iranian judiciary hailed as important step in halting executions worldwide.
Footage has emerged from China of a strict father forcing a group of children to strip to their bare chests and undergo a series of exhausting exercises.
Emir was one of six children killed by Syrian and Russian air strikes on Eastern Ghouta on Monday. Since 29 December, 126 people, including 29 children, have lost their lives.
Speculation has swirled for decades that everyone from North Korean footballers to coaches are punished for not dominating international sporting championships.
American Friends Service Committee (AFSC) has been blacklisted for its involvement in the BDS Movement to end international support for Israel's oppression of Palestinians.
Is it a prank or a challenge to conservative values in Gulf kingdom? Authorities open investigation into gay wedding ceremony.
Manvendra Singh Gohil is turning his 15-acre grounds into a home for his community. He was disowned by his family after coming out.
Scandinavian Airlines has the right to demand that air hostesses do not wear religious headscarves, according to Sweden's Discrimination Ombudsman.
Caitlyn Jenner hit back at Piers Morgan after he asked her if she's had sex since her transition. We asked three other trans people about the questions it is offensive to ask them
Children as young as three spend their days sitting in soot and breathing in coal dust and toxic smoke to make charcoal out of wood scavenged from rubbish dumps.
Study finds construction workers atop those harbouring murderous thoughts followed by media professionals.
A blind woman in Thailand who admitted sharing an article critical of the monarchy on Facebook was handed a sentence of 12 to 18 months in jail.
Another Egyptian pop singer Leila Amer has been arrested for 'inciting debauchery' in racy music video.
The number of women illegally selling their bodies as surrogates in China is thought to be rocketing.
Myanmar pledged that Rohingya Muslims who fled to Bangladesh by the hundreds of thousands would start their journey home later this month. However, few believe that will happen.
Will the left support the struggle of the Iranian people?
Saudi prisoner Raif Badawi urges Iranian revolutionaries to not forget jailed Brit Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe and Mohammed Ali Taheri after protests break out across Iran.
A Zimbabwean family has been living in an airport terminal for two months in what many are describing as a real life version of The Terminal film, which starred Tom Hanks.
A photo depicting three young Moroccan migrants getting some rest in washing machines at a Paris launderette has attracted attention online.