Articles by Anissa Haddadi
Telmo Hurtado, on trial in Peru for ordering the killing of nearly 70 villagers in 1985, has admitted responsibility for the killings.
Violence continued in Syria despite a UN- backed deadline for the government to withdraw troops and heavy weapons from the cities.
Militant Islamist group helps Mali rebels seize Gao.
Conflicting reports emerge about health of Zimbabwean president Robert Mugabe.
Harare's suspension of weddings across country while biometric marriage certificates brought in leads to mass cancellation of ceremonies.
Armed Islamists take over consulate as rebel groups cement control of former military city.
Further violence and heightened tensions erupt in and around Syria.
Self-proclaimed architect of 9/11 attacks formally charged with four others over US attacks.
Islamic gummen target Igbo traders in marketplace killings in face of security clampdown.
Twin miseries of poverty and war contribute to growing problem of drug addiction in Afghanistan.
Crackdown on writers, journalists and bloggers critical of Palestinian government.
Israeli prime minister Benjamin Netanyahu still hopes for conflict to end despite stalled talks in bid to preserve Israel's democratic and Jewish character.
At least 10 die in explosion at newly reopened theatre in Somali capital.
Residents hide in fear as Tuareg and Islamist rebels turn to looting in seized regional capitals.
Suicide bomber strikes at city used by Norwegian Nato troops as base.
Three male students arrested after crackdown on campus at risk of ill-treatment, says Amnesty.
Dispute between oil giant and Nembe Island's poor community escalates to workers being held on board seized boats.
Bashar al-Assad's soldiers continue to ravage cities despite president's latest promise to stop violence.
Neighbours close borders and freeze bank accounts as sanctions take effect to put pressure on coup leaders.
Crackdown on citizenship fiddle targets weddings Zimbabwe has suspended all weddings indefinitely, reportedly in an effort to curb corruption and fraud.