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UN pays tribute to Shimon Peres, 'tireless' worker for Middle East peace

Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon meets with President Shimon Peres of Israel.

Egypt: Serious Abuses in Scorpion Prison

Authorities at a maximum security prison in Cairo that holds many political prisoners routinely abuse inmates in ways that may have contributed to some of their deaths.

On World Day, UN urges rabies control beyond human and animal health services

In Laos, a doctor recaps a needle in preparation for disposal, after giving a po...

Bangladesh: Stop ‘Kneecapping’ Detainees

Security forces in Bangladesh are deliberately shooting members and supporters of opposition parties in the leg, Human Rights Watch said in a report released on Sep 28. Victims explained that police shot them in custody an...