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World 26 Feb 2021 | 3:48 AM

Venezuela cell block overcrowding hits triple capacity, rights group warns

CARACAS (Reuters) - Venezuela's pretrial cell blocks in 2020 were overcrowded at a level amounting to triple their capacity, a rights group warned on Thursday, criticizing unsanitary conditions in the facilities due to underfunding in the crisis-stricken country.

Nation 26 Feb 2021 | 7:00 AM

New cases dip below 2,000 mark

PUTRAJAYA: The Covid-19 situation in Malaysia continues to show improvement with daily cases dipping below the 2,000 mark for the first time in over a month.

World 24 Feb 2021 | 5:10 AM

Ecuadorean prison riots kill more than 50 people, police say

QUITO (Reuters) - More than 50 people have died in riots in three Ecuadorean prisons that the government described on Tuesday as a concerted action by criminal organizations.