Facing an outbreak of the coronavirus, Iran has been sending signals that it's willing to release foreigners in detention. But the wife of an imprisoned British Iranian says a window of opportunity for Western nations to reach a deal with Iran on a prisoner swap "seems to have been wasted completely."
The Haida are one of many Indigenous groups across the world trying to stay closed as surrounding areas reopen following restrictions to contain the spread of the coronavirus.
For the past few weeks, the world has been getting a rare glimpse into a heated feud between Syria’s president, Bashar al-Assad, and his maternal cousin, Rami Makhlouf.
Bank of America projects that the region’s economy will shrink by almost 7% this year.
The sons of murdered Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi released a statement on Twitter on Friday saying they forgive their father’s killers. But his fiancée says she doesn't support it. Agnès Callamard, the United Nations special rapporteur on extrajudicial killings, tells The World's host Marco Werman that the entire situation is a "parody" and "travesty" of justice.
Health officials gain access to the cellphone GPS records, credit card transactions and transportation history of anyone who tests positive for COVID-19, and then they release much of that information to the public. Many in country's LGBTQ community say they feel singled out.
In central Mozambique, people have tended not to emphasize political divisions after the country's long civil war ended in 1992. But these divisions manifest through social and cultural associations. Critical State spoke with Nikkie Wiegink, an assistant professor at Utrecht University, about these dynamics in Mozambique.
“Félicien Kabuga has always been one of the most wanted fugitives,” said Serge Brammertz, chief prosecutor of the United Nations International Residual Mechanism for Criminal Tribunals. “He has always been considered as being one of the masterminds in relation to the genocide” in Rwanda.
The COVID Symptom Study is pulling together this growing list of the coronavirus symptoms. Since its app launched in March, it has crowdsourced symptoms from more than 3.5 million people in the UK, US and Sweden.
The new settlement covers only workers based in the US. But the unprecedented move could have an impact on content moderators in other parts of the world.