The woman's death sparked outrage online, with celebrities and activists using the hashtag #blue_girl to urge Fifa to ban Iran from competitions.
Women in Saudi Arabia mounted a rare social media protest against the dress code restriction.
In conservative Senegal, where even an on-screen kiss is rare, the self-described monitors of public morality are in uproar.
The choir was originally set up for the Rio Olympics but has kept going by the city’s government.
PPBM strategist says much needs to be done before a new Malaysia takes shape and PH may end up being a one-term government if it fails to carry out promised reforms.
There is a difference between the victory over corruption and cronyism and a true opening up of democratic ideals.
Bribery investigations into the admission of a senior education ministry official's son found scores were manipulated to favour men more than women and thus reduce the number of women admitted.
Muslims must be exposed to more straightforward opinions, no matter how painful they can be.
Social media is awash with videos of women behind the wheel and men in the passenger seat, a role reversal that was unimaginable in the conservative petrostate until a royal decree last September ended a decades-long women driving ban.
The lifting of the ban, which follows a sweeping crackdown on women activists, is part of Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman's reform drive to modernise the conservative petrostate.
The video showed a woman with uncovered hair cavorting around what appeared to be a gym and kicking a punching bag.
Police in central Pakistan have arrested 10 men for ordering the rape of a woman as revenge for a rape allegedly committed by her brother, officials said Tuesday.
Yeah Kim Leng says variables like geographical location, segments of society and type of industry affect diagnosis of economy.
Smells listed in the questionnaires included breath, sweat, feet, faeces, urine and gas -- the participants' own and that of strangers.
"It's good to spend a bit of money and make everyone happy. We settled the headaches in peace," one explained.
The women's team is sponsored by the police club, which pays each of its eight members a monthly salary of $400 to $800 -- a considerable sum for some families.
For decades the "mutawa", as they are known, chastised women with bright nail polish or reprimanded men seeking contact with the opposite sex.
News editors and journalists must be more considerate when reporting on transgender issues as the words we use do matter.
Centre for Global Affairs (ICON) president also questions the role education has played in society, and says society has come off worse.
Vandalism may be the expression of people who are frustrated and disillusioned with the dichotomy between what they are told and what they experience.
Caretakers say sending elderly parents to nursing homes does not mean they are being 'dumped' but helps ensure they receive necessary care and medical attention.
The home minister's decision to reject the registration application is not irrational as the Selangor Fatwa Committee has ruled that HTM’s Islamic teachings are deviant, says High Court.
A volunteer group which combats baby dumping and sale laments society's attitude towards unwed pregnant women.
Former minister says no religion says that others should be belittled.
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