A U.N. watchdog group is demanding an end to the widespread practice of torture and other cruel punishments in the Democratic Republic of Congo.
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Malawi Presidential race tight with real battle between incumbent President Peter, Vice President Chilima and main opposition leader Lazarus Chakwera.
North Korea’s cash-strapped economy is under crippling international sanctions, it means traditional elite, rising merchant class may be feeling pinched
The breakaway state of Somaliland is preparing to celebrate 28 years since it declared independence from Somalia. No country recognizes Somaliland as a sovereign nation
Bangladeshi authorities and U.N. refugee agency have registered more than a quarter million Rohingya refugees and presented them with identity documents.
An international writers association says three Iranian authors apparently sentenced to long prison terms this week in Iran remain free.
Bharatiya Janata Party fielding the most candidates among the major parties who are facing criminal charges. Its rival, Congress, is just a step behind.
Each week for the last five or six years, a man named Alan crosses into mainland China to work on sales for a packaging factory.
The deputy leader of Sudan’s military council voiced his enthusiasm for democratic elections in front of an audience of tribal leaders and senior diplomats.
Austria raced towards snap election as Chancellor Sebastian Kurz pulled the plug on his coalition with the far right after its leader was caught on video.