Lesbian, gay and transgender people are feeling the impact of a proposed law that prevents discussion of LGBT issues. The place is Kyrgyzstan, a former Soviet republic that is closely allied with Russia. Kyrgyz gays say the legislation coincides with a wave of homophobia and hate crimes.
An international panel of investigators has wrapped up its probe into the apparent massacre of 43 students in southern Mexico in 2014. The panel now accuses the Mexican government of stonewalling their investigation into the student's disappearance.
Women in some divisions of the US Forest Service and the National Park Service are coming forward with disturbing stories of sexual harassment in the work place, ending public silence about years of abuse and official neglect.
Malik Jalal believes he is on a US kill list. A Pakistani living in northern Waziristan, Jalal has survived four drone attacks that killed some of his close relatives. Now he wants the US government to hear him out.
When the Arab Spring began in Tunisia, youth protests brought down a dictatorial regime and launched democracy. Now, though, some of the youth leaders of the revolution are being charged with crimes, while former officials are going free.
The brutal war in Bosnia ended nearly 20 years ago. But at the International Criminal Tribunal in the Hague the conflict is still being dissected in detail.
At the war crimes trial of former Bosnian Serb military commander Ratko Mladic, the prosecution has wrapped. Now for the defence.
Peter Ferris Cochran was born in Ireland, to an unwed Irish mother. She was forced to live in a house for unwed mothers run by the Catholic Church, ultimately putting her son up for adoption. New information reveals how deadly, literally, those homes were.
North Korea's official news agency says two Americans being held in the country will face trials for unspecified crimes against the state. Adam Cathcart, an expert on northeast Asia, says this move is part of a long established pattern.
"Operation Streamline" is the federal government's program to fast-track immigration cases. It's certainly made it easier to prosecute migrants — or put them in jail. But critics say everything else about the program seems confused.
Had things been a little different, Jiyayi Suleyman might have been a peshmerga fighter alongside his uncle and other Kurdish troops. Instead he's a police office in Nashville trying to keep the city's residents there safe.
A year-long investigation by the New York Times shows the huge unmet need for kidney transplants across the world, and how Costa Rica has become a key place for people willing to buy themselves off of massive waiting lists.
Ansgar Graw, a reporter with the German newspaper Die Welt, has years of experience in places like the Gaza Strip, China, Vietnam, Iraq and Cuba. But Graw had never been arrested for reporting — until he went to Ferguson, Missouri.
Cocaine kingpin Pablo Escobar was killed more than two decades ago, but one of the last surviving members of Escobar’s ultra-violent Medellin cartel just became a free man. The release of John Jairo Velásquez, who left prison on August 19, has sparked controversy in Colombia.