Africa

Egypt sentences 11 men to death over football riot

Decision over 2012 Port Said riot has been referred to Egypt's Grand Mufti for approval and the men may also appeal.

Egypt sentences 11 men to death over football riot

Poland

Violence mars Polish independence day

Police and right-wing nationalists clash in capital Warsaw during independence day march.

Latin America

Guards taken hostage at Brazil jail uprising

Rioters throw several fellow inmates from roof of jail as they take at least 12 guards and several prisoners hostage.

Guards taken hostage at Brazil jail uprising

Asia

US activists protest against Modi visit

Al Jazeera speaks to some of the activists who oppose Indian PM's visit to the US for his handling of 2002 riots.

US activists protest against Modi visit

Latin America

Deal reached to end deadly Brazil jail riot

Authorities in Cascavel reach deal with rioting prisoners who killed four fellow inmates and held two guards hostage.

Civil Rights

Prisoners beheaded in Brazil jail riot

Cascavel city jail inmates kill four prisoners, two decapitated, as negotiations continue to free hostages.

Prisoners beheaded in Brazil jail riot

Asia

Forced conversions torment Pakistan's Hindus

Hindus in Pakistan live in fear as girls from minority community forced to marry Muslim men amid official apathy.

Forced conversions torment Pakistan's Hindus

War & Conflict

In Pictures: Sri Lanka hit by religious riots

Military called in to restore order as two days of rioting and looting have led to four deaths in coastal towns.

In Pictures: Sri Lanka hit by religious riots