People & Power

The Murder of Marielle Franco

What the death of Brazil's famous activist reveals about the links between Rio's militia groups and corrupt politicians.

Middle East

Former high-profile Iranian official admits to murdering wife

Former Tehran Mayor Mohammad Ali Najafi, 67, has admitted to killing his wife over 'domestic' issues.

Former high-profile Iranian official admits to murdering wife

US & Canada

US synagogue shooter inspired by Christchurch mosque attacks

California synagogue shooting suspect posted anti-Jewish 'open letter' online.

Special series

Our Man in Cairo: El-Sisi and the West

How the US and EU are turning a blind eye on Egypt's human rights record for their own economic and political interests.

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

Jamal Khashoggi

US senators frustrated over White House silence on Khashoggi

Sanctions threatened after 'zero' information at briefing on Trump administration's handling of Saudi writer's killing.

US senators frustrated over White House silence on Khashoggi

Jamal Khashoggi

Khashoggi's body believed burned at Saudi consul's home

New documentary says Turkish investigators also found traces of Khashoggi's blood on walls of the Saudi consul's office.

Jamal Khashoggi

Saudi minister rejects UN probe into Khashoggi killing

Adel al-Jubeir dismisses inquiry by UN rapporteur, says 'there was no order' to kill Saudi journalist.

Italy

Italian fugitive Battisti to be 'extradited in coming hours'

Wanted in Italy for the killing of four people, Battisti was arrested earlier on Sunday in Bolivia.

Democratic Republic of the Congo

Nine killed in Congo's troubled eastern region of Beni

Assailants were suspected members of the ADF, an armed group blamed for hundreds of killings since 2014.

Nine killed in Congo's troubled eastern region of Beni

Philippines

Philippines' Duterte: 'Kill those useless bishops'

Provocative president intensifies attack on the Catholic Church, which opposes his deadly war on drugs.

Philippines' Duterte: 'Kill those useless bishops'

Honduras

Honduran court convicts seven of killing environmental activist

Caceres reported receiving death threats and her family alleges hydroelectric company officials' involvement.

Honduran court convicts seven of killing environmental activist

Philippines

Philippine court jails police officers for drug-war murder

Ruling is the first conviction for police killings in the Philippines drug crackdown that's claimed thousands of lives.

Philippine court jails police officers for drug-war murder

Rodrigo Duterte

'Duterte death squad' to target Maoist assassins

President Duterte says his hitmen would take out communists who were deployed to kill police during the 1970s and '80s.

Rodrigo Duterte criticised over 'Duterte death squad' threat

Jamal Khashoggi

Questions swirl over Saudi crown prince's G20 meet in Argentina

Saudi's Mohammed bin Salman embarks on 'brotherly tour' ahead of Buenos Aires appearance amid Khashoggi murder fallout.

Questions swirl over Saudi crown prince's G20 meet in Argentina