A terrorist attack in London, a meat scandal in Brazil, a salvage operation for South Korea's sunken Sewol ferry and more in The Week in Pictures.
The Seoul branch of the U.N. Human Rights Committee employs six people to listen to defectors' accounts of human rights abuses.
Six soldiers died and three were injured in the assault on a national guard compound.
A daring raid behind enemy lines initiated a new phase in the battle for the Syrian city.
China warned the United States about a bomber aircraft it claims illegally entered a Chinese air defense zone.
The threat from radical Islamist attackers today is less than the danger posed by violent Irish republicans at its height.
It is an old Russian strategy to conduct its attacks when the world is looking elsewhere.
After reportedly beating an Air India staff member so hard that he fell down, Ravindra Gaikwad was banned from five Indian airlines.
A month before France’s election, Marine Le Pen held a meeting with Russian President Vladimir Putin in Moscow.
A British-born convert to Islam, Masood had racked up a string of convictions, but none for terrorism-related offences.
Tokyo has lodged a formal protest over South Korea's decision to hold military drills at the Liancourt Rocks, called Takeshima in Japan and Dokdo in South Korea.
A gang has been posing as taxi drivers, picking up and raping unsuspecting women.
In April, Russia's Supreme Court will consider a request to ban the group.
The report also suggests building huge ventilation tunnels to create wind which will lift the smog from the city
"It’s not easy to be an activist facing the largest authoritarian regime in the world," says Demosisto campaigner Derek Lam.
Mubarak was the first leader to face trial after the Arab Spring uprisings.
"Extreme vetting" of foreigners was one of Trump's campaign promises.
Male victims feel it is useless to report sexual violence, even to war crimes tribunals.
The ruling would make Taiwan the first country in Asia to legalize gay marriage.
"I've seen the influence of Russia of late—increased influence in terms of association and perhaps even supply," said NATO's supreme allied commander in Europe.
Authorities discovered notes at his home declaring that Sharia law should be implemented across the world.
The talks ended without agreement over limiting future construction on land the Palestinians want for a state.
The National Front leader has made four visits to Russia since 2011.
China has drawn criticism for large-scale building in the South China Sea.
Putin’s invasion of Crimea and Modi’s election changed everything.
Negotiations should not be one-sided concessions from Israel.
Russia's federal security service conducted nationwide raids, seizing weapons and ammunition allegedly smuggled into the nation from the U.S.
All authorities can do is use effective intelligence measures to minimize the risk. If they fail to do that, such attacks could become a way of life.
Roughly 70 percent of the isolated nation's population relies on food assistance, including 1.3 million children under the age of five.
Increasingly, ISIS supporters have carried out terror attacks beyond the group's main strongholds in Iraq and Syria in recent years, fueling mass murders in Pakistan, Turkey, France, the United States and other nations.