Saudi public prosecutors have called for the death penalty for an imprisoned political dissident as a brutal crackdown led by Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman against Muslim preachers and intellectuals widens in the conservative oil-rich kingdom.
The new UN human rights chief has called on Myanmar to free two Reuters journalists jailed for their reporting of the military’s ethnic-cleansing campaign against Rohingya Muslims in the Southeast Asian country.
A white former Texas policeman was jailed on Wednesday for 15 years over the deadly shooting of an unarmed black teenager in a Dallas suburb last year that fueled a national debate over possible racial bias in US policing.
Turkey has vowed to take retaliatory measures against the United States after Washington slapped two Turkish ministers with sanctions over the trial of a jailed American pastor in the Anatolian country.
British authorities have revealed that a man who had called for the assassination of Prince George has been stabbed in prison, without any information available on who stabbed him and what the motives were.
Nearly 2,600 British war veterans deployed to Iraq and Afghanistan during the US-led invasion of the two countries have been imprisoned over the past year over committing violent crimes as well as sexual offences.
Three senior Myanmar police officers were jailed for failing to block deadly raids on border posts in October that threw northern Rakhine state into crisis, a police spokesman said Saturday, AFP reported.
A Palestinian court in the occupied West Bank has jailed a military officer after he criticized President of the Palestinian Authority Mahmoud Abbas for attending the funeral of former Israeli President Shimon Peres.