US & Canada

US investigators expand Catholic child sex abuse scandal probe

At least 13 states and Washington, DC, have opened their own investigations into church sexual abuse and cover-up.

US investigators expand Catholic child sex abuse scandal probe

Africa

Ivory Coast civil war survivors demand justice

Torture victims bear psychological scars seven years after the end of the second civil war in Ivory Coast.

Ivory Coast civil war survivors demand justice

Europe

UN visits UK's poorest places

The UN rapporteur on poverty and human rights is in the UK to find out how some of its downs descended into poverty.

UN visits UK's poorest places

Europe

Seventy world leaders gather in Paris for World War I centenary

French president tells leaders on Armistice Day that nationalism betrays patriotism.

Seventy world leaders gather in Paris for World War I centenary

Middle East

Iranian football reaches new heights, female supporters want in

Iranian club Persepolis advanced further in the Asian Champions League than ever before, but even as more female supporters wanted into the stadium, they were restricted to only 300 seats.

Iranian football reaches new heights, female supporters want in

US & Canada

Lead poisoning: Water supply to most Chicago houses contaminated

Lead was found in nearly 70 percent of the water samples collected by a leading local newspaper.

Lead poisoning: Water supply to most Chicago houses contaminated