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Reporters Without Borders firmly condemns yesterday's grave violations of the rights of political prisoners in Tehran's Evin prison.
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As thousands of Jewish visitors stream in to visit the Cave of the Patriarchs to celebrate Passover holiday, dozens of rioters throw stones at soldiers in West Bank city.
Many of the photos coming out of Venezuela, Ukraine, Thailand and Turkey over the past 10 months are images of violent disarray.
BBC is accused of 'crass insensitivity' towards family of murdered PC Blakelock after man cleared of killing him is allowed to talk about how his death was 'celebration time' The BBC has been accused of 'crass insensitivity' towards the family of PC Keith Blakelock after it allowed the man cleared of killing him to gloat about the circumstances of ... (more)
Israeli police mobilized at a sensitive holy site in Jerusalem Wednesday, employing tear gas and rubber bullets to disperse a riotous protest formed by Palestinian Muslims, who were attempting to block Jews from entering the compound.
After exposing a policy that allowed a convicted rapist and murderer to have conjugal visits behind bars, well now that the sate is getting rid of that.
Hundreds of inmates at a prison in the Mekong Delta province of Ca Mau took part in a riot that began with the confiscation of a single prisoner's drug stash.
From the Himalayan foothills to the Thar desert, from the strife-torn northeast to the silicon valley of Bangalore in the south, 12 Indian states are going to polls on the busiest day of general elections to decide who will govern the country's 1.2 billion people.
Conjugal visits for prison inmates in New Mexico will soon be a thing of the past.
GRAVE fears are held for almost 300 passengers after a ferry carrying mostly high school students sank en route to a holiday island in South Korea.
Three men were convicted Monday of beating a Good Samaritan during Vancouver's Stanley Cup riot - an act of violence that has been singled out for special condemnation amid the chaos and destruction that swept through the downtown.
A man who punched his childhood friend and killed him while out celebrating his 21st birthday has been jailed for four years and nine months.
SANTA MONICA, Calif. - Barely three months after their release from Russian prison, Masha Alekhina and Nadya Tolokonnikova sit outside a Santa Monica hotel, smoking cigarettes, insisting that their group Pussy Riot is not a band.
Israeli riot police check the ID as they arrest a Palestinian inside the Al Aqsa Mosque in the Old City of Jerusalem on April 14, 2014, as Israeli police limited Muslim access to Jerusalem's flashpoint Al-Aqsa mosque compound, fearing new violence after clashes at the weekend.
Rajasthan chief minister Vasundhara Raje may be excused for feeling slighted as a Modi "wave" blows her state off its feet.
Leave to Bill Maher to revive an amusing complaint on his HBO show during a discussion with his guests about crime and punishment.