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RIYADH (Reuters) - Prominent Saudi women's rights activist Loujain al-Hathloul has rejected a proposal to secure her release from prison in exchange for a video statement denying reports she was tortured in custody, her family said on Tuesday.
ROME (Reuters) - Italian Interior Minister Matteo Salvini said on Tuesday he was working to prevent two rescue ships operated by French and Spanish charities from bringing more than 500 migrants to Italy in the latest Mediterranean stand-off.
PARIS (Reuters) - A U.N. investigator rebuked France on Monday for its possible role in the transfer of seven suspected jihadists from Syria to Iraq, but Paris dismissed her concerns as speculation.
BRASILIA (Reuters) - Brazilian far-right President Jair Bolsonaro said on Thursday that an Army officer who was convicted of torture during the country's 1964-1985 military dictatorship was a "national hero."
MP raises issue in Parliament in effort to take sleepy town out of its current sorry state.
KAMPALA (Reuters) - A Ugandan musician-turned-legislator who is seeking to challenge veteran President Yoweri Museveni said on Monday a supporter and fellow singer had died after being abducted and tortured
MEXICO CITY (Reuters) - Mexican officials said on Saturday they would investigate the murder of a journalist in the Gulf coast state of Veracruz who was the third reporter to be killed in a week in Mexico as the country grapples with a record murder rate.
MEXICO CITY (Reuters) - A Mexican reporter in Guerrero state who also served as a municipal official was shot and killed on Friday in a beachside resort
BUKIT MERTAJAM: The ruler of hell in the Chinese pantheon of gods is a fearsome being, and one way to behold a larger-than-life artistic expression of him is to drop by the Tua Pek Kong temple in town.
JAKARTA - Indonesia is investigating a report that a pregnant Indonesian woman who had joined Islamic State died after allegedly being beaten and tortured in a refugee camp in Syria, a spokesman for the country's foreign ministry said.