'The government should be commended for recognising that to go ahead with it would have been needlessly cruel'
On 9 November a female teenage suicide bomber targeted a mosque during afternoon prayers
Torture techniques used include starvation, sleep deprivation and police beatings
The North Korean delegation said Australia had to do more to 'cease the maltreatment of and violence against the refugees'
Amnesty claims trial sentencing her to 12 years imprisonment lasted just half an hour
Everyone knows that the Assad regime – from father Hafez onwards – has employed torture and executions to preserve the doubtful purity of the Baath party
Britain is trying to get tough on female genital mutilation – but does France offer the answer
UK is one of a number of EU countries who have offered no resettlement or humanitarian places, charity says
Protesters demand fairer pay for staff, more representation with the university and lower tuition fees
Thousands rally in Peshawar, amid fears the CIA will aim unmanned anti-Taliban strikes deeper into Pakistani territory
The human rights group say that they have found an alarming level of exploitation
Fifa, international football’s governing body, must urgently address Qatar’s exploitation of migrant workers that has become “routine and widespread”, a new report warns.
A former Black Panther who served 41 years in solitary confinement has died days after a US federal judge overturned his conviction for the murder of a prison guard.
Police held him before 'March of Dissenters' protest in Moscow in 2007
Herman Wallace has just weeks to live after being diagnosed with liver cancer
Left and Right accuse president of ignoring divisive issue