Mexico

Mexican journalist Santiago Barroso shot dead

Barroso was shot multiple times after an unknown assailant knocked on his front door.

Mexican journalist Santiago Barroso shot dead

United States

US bars entry to ICC members probing 'war crimes' in Afghanistan

Mike Pompeo says US will deny visas to ICC personnel investigating possible war crimes by US troops in Afghanistan.

US bars entry to ICC members probing 'war crimes' in Afghanistan

Russia

US, Canada, EU hit Russia with fresh sanctions over Ukraine

Measures target Russian officials over Moscow's actions against Ukraine, including 2018 naval clash in the Kerch Strait.

US, Canada, EU hit Russia with fresh sanctions over Ukraine

US & Canada

Franky Cali killing brings back fears of mob violence in New York

The drive-by shooting has sparked fears of a return of mob violence of the past.

Brazil

'Marielle lives!' Brazil remembers slain activist

Marielle Franco was killed a year ago but has since become a symbol of resistance in Brazil.

'Marielle lives!' Brazil remembers slain activist

Afghanistan

Kidnapping and killing of 6-year-old Afghan girl causes outcry

Angry Afghans demand justice for the girl who was abducted and later killed after a failed ransom bid.

Kidnapping and killing of 6-year-old Afghan girl causes outcry

Malaysia

Release bid fails for Vietnamese woman in Kim Jong Nam murder

Doan Thi Huong is the last person facing charges for the 2017 killing of the North Korean leader's half-brother.

Release bid fails for Vietnamese woman in Kim Jong Nam murder

Witness

False Confessions: How Innocent People Confess to Crime in the US

A lawyer and psychologist expose the interrogation techniques that make people confess to crimes they didn't commit.

Mexico

At least 15 killed at nightclub shooting in central Mexico

Another seven people were injured on Saturday when attackers opened fire in Salamanca city.

At least 15 killed at nightclub shooting in central Mexico

United States

Empire actor indicted on 16 counts for lying to police

Actor charged with disorderly conduct for falsely reporting he was attacked by masked men in Chicago.

US actor Jussie Smollett indicted on 16 counts for assault claim

United Kingdom

British government vows to tackle 'scourge' of deadly knife crime

Critics blame austerity measures for increase in violence as Prime Minister Theresa May calls summit on fatal stabbings.

British government vows to tackle 'scourge' of deadly knife crime

Japan

Ex-Nissan chief Carlos Ghosn gets bail after prolonged detention

Tokyo court sets bail at $9m, but prosecutors appeal decision with Ghosn facing charges of financial misconduct.

Ex-Nissan chief Carlos Ghosn gets bail after prolonged detention

Australia

Prosecutor in Australia threatens journalists over Pell gag order

State prosecutor has sent letters to more than 100 media organisations and journalists over suppression-order breach.

Prosecutor in Australia threatens journalists over Pell gag order

Investigation

Exclusive: Amid unrest in Ferguson, police used text burner app

In 2014, US law enforcement officers began using secret messaging app Silent Phone which destroys text messages.

Exclusive: Amid unrest in Ferguson, police used text burner app

Human Rights

Drug offence executions more than halve in 2018 after Iran reform

Report warns that populist governments advocating use of death penalty may undermine global progress towards abolition.

Drug offence executions more than halve in 2018 after Iran reform