Experts say the stigma that still surrounds domestic violence is a big problem. They hope to address that with new legislation that guarantees job security for victims of domestic abuse and requires employers to give them paid time off to deal with the consequences.
Over the past few months, US law enforcement officials have taken in dozens of Iraqis across the country. Some of them committed crimes when they were young and have served time. The crackdown has left Iraqi communities in fear and panic.
Japan and India signed a controversial civil nuclear deal on Friday that will allow Japanese companies to export atomic technology to the Asian giant as the two countries deepen economic and security ties.
US President-elect Donald Trump on Wednesday furiously denied explosive claims that Russian intelligence has gathered compromising personal and professional information on him, hours before he faces the media for the first time since his election win.