Stories from 12 August 2015
The court’s decision on the charges against Rezaian, which include “espionage” and “cooperation with enemy states,” is expected in a week.
Pro-Kurdish and leftist media sites are among the 96 websites most recently blocked by Turkish authorities.
Solveig Boergen, a German photographer who lives and works in Japan, travelled to the Kanchanpur district of western Nepal to capture the daily lives of the Rana Tharus.
Many Australians were angered by a decision of the government parties to deny a free vote to their parliamentarians on a bill to legalise same sex marriage.
"So many people around the world love elephants but aren’t aware that elephants are in crisis."
On the day of her birthday, Syrian activist Marcell Shehwaro looks back at the trauma and heartbreak of life in Syria through the prism of birthdays past and present.
A video documentation project highlights the plight of the Myanmar refugee community in Malaysia.
An extraordinary event for Africa, Hissène Habré's trial demonstrates what's maybe the beginning of a new era for the continent, where young politicians are changing the way the law works.
News reports that the Gadhimai temple -- which hosts one of the world’s biggest massacre of animals -- will ban their centuries-old ritual of sacrifice, turned out to be wrong.