Stories from 6 May 2014
Despite local support, human rights organizations in the Global South depend on foreign funds. To better access local resource pools, LHROs will have to rethink strategies, perhaps reconsider some activities.
Many interpreted the U.S. president's actions on his much-ballyhooed "pivot to Asia" as a not-so-subtle message to China.
Because of the failure of the February polls to solve Thailand's political crisis, a new election is set on July 20. But will the opposition boycott it again?
A very public brawl in a Sydney street between Casino magnate James Packer and old friend Nine Network CEO David Gyngell has been captured in photos and video.
Sarmad Tariq never let his paralysis stop him from traveling the world as a motivational speaker and marathon athlete. He died April 30 at age 38 in Pakistan.
A country ranking by The Cato Institute based on the misery index has listed Jamaica, the land where everything is "irie", as the 5th most miserable country in the world.
Tarapacá is the region most affected by earthquakes in northern Chile last month. Those hit hard by the natural disaster are still waiting for concrete solutions.