The attack against the Porta dos Fundos sketch comedy troupe rattled the country, especially those who are concerned that a growing movement of conservative extremism has found fertile ground in Brazil.
This week’s attack on the American Embassy in Baghdad was orchestrated and carried out by a Shiite militia group that is known to have close ties to Iraq’s neighbor, Iran. So, what do we know about this group and its relations with Iran?
Palestinian officials are hoping that the nearly-completed restoration will boost tourism at a time when the West Bank remains under Israeli occupation, plagued by a political stalemate and hobbled by high unemployment.
Protests over a new Indian citizenship law based on religion spread to student campuses Monday as critics said the Hindu nationalist government was pushing a partisan agenda in conflict with the country's founding as a secular republic.
The small West African country has its own long history of human rights abuses. The Gambia's Justice Minister says those experiences — along with memories of the world's silence on the Rwandan genocide — inspired The Gambia to bring a case against Myanmar to the International Court of Justice.
One Uighur activist living in Virginia started speaking out to protest his mother's detainment in a Chinese "re-education camp." Now, he's calling on the US to do more to protect other Uighurs in China.
The majority of Durga Vahini members come from traditional backgrounds as Hindu wives and mothers. After joining the group — often through a close relative or friend — some say they find voice, solidarity and empowerment as protectors of Hinduism.