Venezuela's Leopoldo Lopez released from prison

1 year 6 months ago
Venezuelan opposition leader Leopoldo Lopez, whose imprisonment has been a rallying cry for anti-regime demonstrators, has been released to house arrest because of health concerns, the nation's Supreme Court said Saturday morning.

Norway's 'troll penis' rock re-erected

1 year 6 months ago
A 12 tonne rock known as the Trollpikken - or “troll penis" - has been restored to its former glory after a crowdfunding campaign was launched to pay for its restoration.

Anti-Erdogan marchers arrive in Istanbul

1 year 6 months ago
Tens of thousands of Turkish citizens have marched an arduous 250 miles over three weeks for a protest in Istanbul on Sunday, to demand their government loosen its stranglehold on the country's democracy.

Mini-skirts and morals

1 year 6 months ago
The debate on what constitutes being improperly dressed in public is reignited after Ugandan civil servants are issued with a strict dress code.

'This is our life'

1 year 6 months ago
How the love between terminally ill Chinese dissident Liu Xiaobo and his wife Xia endured.

Bright idea

1 year 6 months ago
A digital art project in Washington, DC invites people to play with light.

Gordon Brown and Shakira: G20 leaders agreed on education

1 year 6 months ago
If ours was a world where every child was in school and learning, then the two of us probably would have never met. But more than a decade ago, frustrated by education targets made by the international community set and missed, we came together to push back in a world where far too many children go without a quality education. It's up to all of us to make sure that children around the world have access to this essential right. Today, we finally have good news.

Jeff Sessions visits Guantanamo Bay

1 year 6 months ago
While President Donald Trump has been abroad at the G20 Summit, Attorney General Jeff Sessions took a trip of his own -- a visit to the Guantanamo Bay prison camp at the US naval base on Cuba.