Members of a Syrian rebel group that was once backed by the United States beheaded a young child in Aleppo, newly surfaced video footage has revealed.
North Korea said on Monday it has told the United States it will sever the only channel of communication between them, at the United Nations in New York, after Washington blacklisted leader Kim Jong Un last week for human rights abuses.
North Korean officials vowed Thursday to retaliate against the United States after Washington slapped new sanctions on the nation’s leader Kim Jong Un over human rights abuses.
Pakistani women are speaking out on social media against a proposed bill by Pakistan’s Council of Islamic Ideology that would permit husbans to “lightly” beat their wives.
The Obama administration has not designated a single Iranian as a human rights abuser since finalizing last summer’s comprehensive nuclear agreement, despite rising abuse in the Islamic Republic, including state-sanctioned killings and the imprisonment of opposition figures.
The number of foreign children adopted by U.S. couples hit a three-decade low last year as the number of orphans continues to grow, according to data from the State Department.
A Russian court declared Ukrainian pilot Nadezhda Savchenko guilty of murder and sentenced her to 22 years in prison Tuesday, one year less than the prosecution requested.