Female circumcision is outlawed in the UK.
Feb 16, 2016
South African who spent three months in detention centre said she would rather die than go back
Feb 8, 2016
Students were beaten with batons and female protesters were dragged to the ground by their hair.
Feb 1, 2016
Merkel has resisted pressure from some conservatives to cap the influx of refugees, or to close Germany's borders.
Jan 31, 2016
Armed groups in DRC earn hundreds of millions of dollars every year by trading conflict minerals
Jan 26, 2016
UN peacekeepers have allegedly paid 50 cents to three dollars for girls as young as 13 in exchange for sex at M'Poko camp in Bangui.
Jan 12, 2016
Badawi was sentenced to 1,000 lashes for insulting Islam.
Jan 8, 2016
2015 saw fewer deaths than 2014, when 76,021 people had been killed, the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said.
Jan 1, 2016
More than 1m refugees and migrants arrived in Europe by sea in 2015, while almost 4,000 died or went missing in perilous journeys, the UNs refugee agency said on 30 December.
Dec 31, 2015
Kim Dotcom once headed the Megaupload online file-sharing site.
Dec 23, 2015
The civil affairs bureau in Changsha rejected the application claiming that only "one man and one woman" can be married in the country.
Dec 22, 2015
Deaths in the region's tea gardens have made headlines this year.
Dec 21, 2015
If Britons vote to leave the bloc, next year could be worse.
Dec 20, 2015
The mother, a domestic help, was asked to pay Rs.4.5 lakh for treatment.
Dec 18, 2015
The scheme is currently operational in 27 states and seven union territories.
Dec 18, 2015
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