France: Marion Maréchal-Le Pen Keeps it in Front National Family with Election Win for Far-Right Party
Le Pen dynasty continues into third generation as Marion Maréchal-Le Pen, Marine Le Pen's niece, wins one of Front National party's two parliamentary seats.
Shiite students targeted in sectarian violence as car bomb explodes near university bus in Quetta, Pakistan.
Racist practices in Haiti's colonial history depicted in series of photographs by Leah Gordon.
Iranian president Mahmoud Ahmadinejad reiterates compromise offer but officials deny Iran ready to abandon programme
Calls for demonstrations amid fears of soft coup engineered by judiciary largely unheeded.
EU's European Council targets regime with ban on export of luxury and 'dual-use' items to Syria.
More than 20 dead and 30,000 villagers displaced as ethnic violence erupts across western coastal region.
Syrian forces use sexual violence as terror tactic weapon against jailed protesters, Human Right Watch says.
Amnesty International accuses UN Security Council of dithering while Syrian regime acts with impunity against its own people and human rights crisis unfolds.
Conflicting reports on constitutional court ruling on validity of parliamentary elections raise doubts about Arab Spring progress.
A 23-year-old young gay activist South African man Thapelo Makutle was killed and his body severely mutilated in an apparent hate crime.
Ministers in Namibia call for death penalty to be reinstated, following increase in passion killings.
Human rights lawyer Abdolfattah Soltani has been sentenced to 13 years in prison in iran.
Millions of North Korean children do not receive enough food, medicine and health care, which is stunting their growth, the United Nations warns.
Protests by hundreds of Salafi Islamists spill over into second day of running battles over art exhibition in La Marsa accused of insulting Islam.
Manama accuses provocative social media of fomenting demonstrations with 'lies against Bahrain'.
Children at Islamic Jihad-run kindergarten in Gaza celebrate graduation by wearing army uniforms, carrying toy rifles and chanting anti-Israeli slogans.
Youth movement declares support for Muslim Brotherhood candidate in presidential election run-off against independent Ahmed Shafiq.
Libya: Saif al-Islam Gaddafi's Australian lawyer Melinda Taylor Held on Spy Charges by Zintan Militia
International Criminal Court delegates demand release of colleagues held for allegedly helping Saif al-Islam Gaddafi.
Falkland Islanders polled on political status in move backed by Prime Minister David Cameron.
Father of Mohammed Merah, who went on gun rampage against Jewish schoolchildren, claims police murdered him in standoff.
Dozens of South Sudanese migrants have been detained ahead of their deportation, as part of Israeli clampdown on illegal migrants.
Islamist MP Ali Wanis allegedly caught engaging in 'indecent act' with 22-year-old woman in car on highway between Cairo and Alexandria.
Explosion on tram in Ukrainian city of Dnipropetrovsk injures nine people.
Violence continues in Syria, with fighting between the regime's forces and rebel defectors reported across the country.
Liberia seals border with Ivory Coast over fears of renewed violence after seven peacekeepers killed in cross-border ambush.
The last two weeks have seen an incredible surge of violence in Syria as a string of terrible massacres have been uncovered.
While much has been said about the Syrian conflict growing increasingly sectarian, little is known about the Alawites sect, that controls Syria through the Assad family and which remains shrouded in mystery.
Outrage over a cartoon animation making fun of Shangaans and the Christian faith has led to a complaint being lodged with the Human Rights Commission.
Women and children among dead as government workers' bus targeted by unknown killers in northwest Pakistan.