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World 22 Jun 2021 | 10:16 PM

U.N. expert says Eritrea has 'effective control' in parts of Tigray

GENEVA (Reuters) - Eritrea now has "effective control" of parts of Ethiopia's Tigray region, a U.N. human rights expert said on Tuesday, calling for troops to withdraw and for a prompt investigation into abuses, including the abduction of refugees.

World 16 Jun 2021 | 12:36 AM

Saudi Arabia executes man for offences rights groups say he committed as minor

DUBAI (Reuters) - Saudi Arabia has executed a man for offences rights groups say he allegedly committed while under the age of 18, despite the kingdom's insistence that it has abolished death sentences for many childhood crimes.