The Arrels Foundation in Barcelona is fighting to end homelessness and has released an innovative series of images featuring people who have lived on the streets.
A North Korean nuclear scientist who defected to China in November committed suicide after he was sent back
Former President Alberto Fujimori has finally apologised to Peruvians for the wrongs committed under his government in the 1990s.
A few desperately sick children have been evacuated to hospitals in Damascus from the besieged rebel-held enclave of Eastern Ghouta, but many more remain.
British universities have been warned they could be fined if they restrict free speech on campus, but campaigners say that it banning speakers is the fault of student unions.
Two years after being detained, Wu Gan was found guilty of subverting state power, spreading false information and insulting people online.
A Russian couple who fled to fight for Islamic State extremists left their daughter an orphan after they both died in combat. She has now been reunited with her grandparents.
Zeid Ra'ad al-Hussein, a Jordanian prince and diplomat, revealed his intentions to stand down as High Commissioner for Human Rights at the United Nations.
IBTimes UK asked 12 Getty Images photojournalists to choose their most memorable photo of the year and tell us the story behind the picture.
Belgium was heavily criticised in September when it allowed a delegation of Sudanese officials to travel to Brussels and identify apparent illegal immigrants.
European Court of Justice rules that sharia law's 'triple talaq', Islamic instant divorce, not legal under EU legislation.
The term describes how the pressure to be 'manly' and 'aggressive' negatively shapes how men behave. Some argue it's the reason for rape and sexual assault.
The immigrants were shackled at the hands and feet throughout the ordeal. Some claimed they were not properly fed, hydrated, or allowed to use the bathroom.
Ten Indonesian men have been jailed for their role in a gay sauna sex party that led to the arrests of more than 140 participants back in May.
The Finsbury Park imam, who was deported to the US and convicted of 11 terror charges, is appealing against his detention at the maximum security ADX Florence prison in Colorado.
Britain has never separated faith and state, and the result is a terrible muddle in the education system.
El Salvador upholds 30-year aggravated homicide sentence of Teodora del Carmen Vásquez in stillbirth case. El Salvador has one of most draconian abortion laws in the world.
Australian photojournalist Ted McDonnell documents life in Happyland, a ramshackle collection of shelters built around a rubbish dump outside Manila.
Activists have criticised Tanzania's leadership after President John Magufili pardoned two high-profiled child rapists amid calls to arrest pregnant schoolgirls.
Our 2017 gallery kicks off with Barack Obama shedding a tear and ends with his successor inflaming the Middle East.