A young protester was killed Monday after a police vehicle ‘accidentally’ ran him over outside an oil and gas installation in south Tunisia after weeks of social unrest, a ministry said.
Fugitive whistleblower Edward Snowden hit back at the Hong Kong government Thursday for rejecting the protection bids of a group of refugees who sheltered him while he was hiding out in the city.
The Cambodian government is set to allow foreign couples to return home with babies conceived to surrogates before the 'womb for rent' business was banned last year, an official said Monday.
An angry mob lynched a young Afghan couple who had eloped together after storming a police station where they were being held for ‘immoral acts’, officials said Sunday, the latest so-called honour killing in the country.
In the face of death threats and accusations they are dishonouring their families by daring to perform, the women of Afghanistan's first all-female orchestra are charting a new destiny for themselves through music.
Indian police have detained two schoolboys accused of repeatedly beating a low-caste classmate for getting good grades, an officer said Wednesday, with a video of the attacks going viral.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday urged a halt to attacks on low-caste Indians, seeking to defuse mounting anger among Dalits over the public flogging of four villagers by cow-protection vigilantes.
A Pakistani teenager allegedly burned alive for refusing a marriage offer actually committed suicide, police said Friday, in a statement slammed by a prominent rights activist and the girl's father.
A feminist author hit back Monday at Pakistan for censoring her article on Muslim women and sex, saying the ban exposed the depth of gender discrimination ...
Around 90 percent of the world's 67 million domestic workers have no access to social security protection, with migrants left particularly vulnerable, the International Labour Organization said Monday.