Amnesty International says as many as 13,000 people, most of them civilian opposition supporters, have been executed in secret at a prison in Syria.
Kailash Satyarthi was awarded the Nobel Peace Prize in 2014 for his work to combat child labour in India.
Antonio Bagnato, 28, murdered a man once named as one of Australia's most-wanted fugitives.
US President Donald Trump's on-again, off-again travel ban is back with the courts after a tumultuous weekend, when an appeals court opted to keep in place the suspension ordered by a federal judge until a final ruling can be made.
The justice department defends the president's travel ban and urges an appeals court to reinstate it.
A trademark battle between Kylie Minogue and Kylie Jenner appears to have come to an end.
Queen Elizabeth II became the first British monarch to reign for 65 years on Monday.
Sixteen contestants participated in the 19th edition of the German Stag Imitation Championships in Dortmund.
After years of investigations and hearings, the sheer scale of child sexual abuse within the Australian Catholic Church has been revealed.
Muslim dress and “homosexual propaganda” have been banned in a remote village in southern Hungary. The BBC's Victoria Derbyshire programme reports.
A woman in Winnipeg is found guilty of disposing of the remains of six infants in a storage locker.
A Hungarian village is leading "the war against Muslim culture" with its own laws.
Facial recognition tech has many applications in business and security, but what price privacy?
Groups of up to 50 people were executed every week for five years at Saydnaya, a rights group alleges.
Justice Minister Alexandre de Moraes replaces a judge who died in a plane crash last month.
A firm in Singapore is offering a mini MBA for nine-year-olds, but how many extra activities should a child do?
With the advent of President Trump, US-Egypt relations are set to grow warmer, says Orla Guerin.