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Murdered gay student to be interred in Washington 20 years on

Scores of mourners attended his funeral but it was picketed by homophobic protesters.

Jamal Khashoggi’s own words: what angers Saudi leaders

The Saudi journalist's disappearance last week in Istanbul amid accusations that he was kidnapped or murdered inside the Saudi consulate, has drawn attention to his rising calls for democratic reforms over the past year.

Venezuela says jailed lawmaker takes own life; opposition says he was...

The United Nations has said detainees are often subjected to ill treatment, including some documented cases that amount to torture.

Bulgaria under pressure after journalist’s brutal murder

Marinova is the third journalist to be murdered in Europe this year after Jan Kuciak in Slovakia in February and Daphne Caruana Galizia in Malta in October 2017.

Indian girl aged nine gang-raped and murdered

The child's decomposed body was found on Tuesday hidden behind bushes about a kilometre from her home in the Baramulla district of Indian-administered Kashmir, police said.

Record 207 environmental activists killed last year

207 cases were documented where activists were killed while trying to protect land from development, often for the production of consumer staples such as coffee and palm oil.

Altantuya’s dad raises question of cover-up in earlier probe

In his police report, he wants police to question Deputy Supt Musa Safri and Azilah Hadri, one of those convicted of the murder, to find out who was behind the killing.

Eight killed by India lynch mobs in less than a week

Angry mobs turned on victims in five separate Indian states, many motivated by rumours of child kidnapping or allegations of thievery or sexual harassment.

Private Adam’s sister apologises to Johor royal family

Hawa Jaafar, the younger sister of Private Adam Jaafar, says her brother ran amok due to problems at his workplace, not because their sibling was purportedly murdered.

Left-leaning Rio city councillor gunned down

The PSOL's Marielle Franco, along with her driver, was shot dead.

Body of murdered student found afloat in river

Police say the body was found following the arrest of a suspect who admitted to having struck the victim with a stick before throwing him into the river.

Myanmar masseuse, 2 kids found dead

The masseuse's husband was also found unconscious in the house in Ampang and has been remanded for a week.

Deaths of three in apartment: Woman remanded

35-year-old is remanded as she gave conflicting statements to police in connection with the murders.

Bill Kayong to be buried after Friday prayers

Memorial services will go on according to the Iban tradition for two nights before the burial.