Associated Press | Apr 30
Buddhist mobs overran two mosques and set hundreds of homes ablaze in central Myanmar, injuring at least 10 people. Terrified families who fled the attacks near Okkan, some 70 miles north of Yangon, could be seen hiding in forests and crouching in paddy fields. Last month Buddhist-led violence killed at least 43 in Meikthila.
Al Jazeera English | Apr 30
A 4-year-old girl who was fighting for her life since she was raped over a week ago by two men in the central Indian state of Madhya Pradesh has died after suffering a cardiac arrest. She was attacked after one man lured her from her home with the promise of chocolate. Two men have been arrested. The little girl's mom said both should be burned alive.
Russia Today | Apr 24
Drones and other machines capable of targeting and killing humans autonomously are too close t becoming reality, Human Rights Watch warns. The group has launched a global Campaign to Stop Killer Robots to press for an international ban on such machines.
Channel 4 News | Apr 24
Two thousand people were in the building on the outskirts of the capital Dhaka when its upper floors simply crashed into the floors below. Some worked for the British high street retailer Primark.
Russia Today | Apr 23
Paris protesters clashed with riot police after the French parliament passed a historic, controversial law allowing same-sex couples to marry and to adopt children. Applause erupted in the National Assembly when the bill passed 331 to 225, but protesters were already massed outside.
Al Jazeera English | Apr 24
A massive rescue effort is underway in Bangladesh after the collapse of an eight-story commercial building. The Rana Plaza -- north of Dhaka -- employed more than 5,000 garment workers. At least 82 people have been confirmed dead this hour.
PBS NewsHour | Apr 22
The number of hunger strikers protesting conditions at Guantanamo Bay has increased to more than half of the prisoners, with 84 of the 166 captives refusing to eat and 16 being force-fed while bound. The military is rushing more medics to the site. Some 86 men have been cleared for release but their freedom has been blocked by Congress.
Democracy Now! | Apr 20
In 1982, reporter Allan Nairn interviewed a Guatemalan general nicknamed "Tito" on camera during the height of the indigenous massacres. It turns out the man was actually Otto Pérez Molina, the current president of Guatemala.
IBN Live | Apr 20
Protesters took to the streets of New Delhi on Saturday, demanding justice for the brutal rape of a 5-year-old girl. Angry crowds clashed with police in a show of frustration with a legal system many accuse of inherently corrupt and prejudiced.
PBS NewsHour | Apr 16
There's no doubt the US engaged in torture of many detainees following 9/11, according to a two-year investigation by the bipartisan legal research and advocacy group the Constitution Project. Information obtained was of little use and America's "highest officials" bear some responsibility for the torture, concluded the report.
Al Jazeera English | Apr 16
Inside Story examines the ongoing issues facing a fragile peace in Somalia as rebels attack at the heart of the government machine. Host Hazem Sika is joined by guests: Augustine Mahiga, Abdurahman Hosh Jibril, Laetitia Bader, and Abdi Aynte.
Euronews | Apr 16
There have been fresh reports of more civilian casualties in Syria. Opposition activists claim government air strikes killed 16 people on Sunday in the north east of the country. Both sides are accused of war crimes, including regime forces deliberately targeting civilians.
Al Jazeera English | Apr 15
Hugo Chavez' self-described "son," Nicolas Maduro, has been officially declared the new president of Venezuela, but troops fired tear gas at hundreds of protesters demanding a recount. Protests erupted in several cities, the Guardian is reporting, as opposition candidate Henrique Capriles called Maduro a "coward" for rushing to grab the win.
Euronews | Apr 14
Images have been released by the UNHCR showing the living conditions of refugees who have fled the conflict in the Central African Republic to camps in the Democratic Republic of the Congo. The United Nations believes 30,000 people have fled to the DRC since January.
Al Jazeera English | Apr 14
Guards have swept through communal cellblocks at the Guantanamo Bay detention camp and moved the inmates into one-man cells in an attempt to end a hunger strike that began in February.
Al Jazeera English | Apr 12
The head of the International Committee of the Red Cross has urged US president Barack Obama to do more to help the detainees at Guantanamo Bay. Peter Maurer highlighted the issue of force-feeding inmates who are currently on a mass hunger strike.
Telegraph.co.uk | Apr 11
Human Rights Watch today accused the Syrian government of war crimes by killing thousands of civilians in indiscriminate and sometimes deliberate air strikes, including targeting crowds lined up outside bakeries, waiting for bread.
Al Jazeera English | Apr 11
Mikhail Beretov died this week but his fellow journalists in Russia say he was killed five years ago, when he was savagely beaten by unknown attackers. The attack came after Beretov worked tirelessly to expose corruption surrounding the building of a highway through Moscow's Khimki Forest.
Democracy Now! | Apr 11
New revelations have emerged in Egypt that members of the Army participated in the forced disappearance, torture and killing of protesters during the 2011 uprising that led to the ouster of President Hosni Mubarak.
NTV Kenya | Apr 7
Ugandans will be forced to cover up if the nation passes a law banning miniskirts as part of a new "anti-pornography" move, and could face ten years in prison if they flout the law. "Any attire which exposes intimate parts of the human body, especially areas that are of erotic function, are outlawed," said Uganda's ethics and integrity minister.