Over 1,400 defectors and their families are holed up in hotels in Cúcuta, Colombia, where they are registered as asylum-seekers, according to Colombia's migration authority. But funding has run out.
On Friday, May 24, Kenya's High Court ruled to dismiss a petition to scrap sections 162 and 165 of the country's penal code that criminalizes gay sex. But the movement to fight for LGBTQ rights continues.
As the US withdraws troops from Syria, displaced Yazidi women fear increased insecurity in the region could postpone rehabilitation and a return to their homeland in Iraq.
The state of Assam declared Fatima Begum a "foreigner," but she was born there and has numerous official certificates and identification documents to prove it.
A Cold War-Era “no comment” policy resurfaces in the trial of Catholic activists.
Farhan Warfaa was just 17 when he was detained and tortured by a former Somali army chief. Decades later, he finally gets his day in court — in the United States, just as the Supreme Court begins to close the door on cases like these.
Armed civilians loyal to embattled President Nicolás Maduro are more trusted than the military to restore order and quell dissent in Venezuela.
After 39 days of waiting, families displaced by extreme violence in Guerrero State finally got an answer from AMLO: go back home.
It's still too early to expect movement on the genocide recognition issue in Turkey, but "Armenianness" is no longer a black mark.
As Ukraine heads to the polls this weekend, the most likely candidate is comedian Volodmyr Zelenskiy, who is from Kryvyi Rih, a struggling mining town in Eastern Ukraine.