- Rights group: China use of torture uncurbed by legal reform Updated: Nov-12-15 6:07 am
BEIJING - His arms were bent behind the chair, his wrists cuffed so tightly his hands swelled.
- Angola marks 40 years of independence, critics slam abuses Updated: Nov-11-15 11:56 am
JOHANNESBURG - Marking Angola's 40 years of independence on Wednesday, President Jose Eduardo dos Santos reminded citizens of the country's violent history.
- Amnesty: Shell has not cleaned up oil spills in Nigeria Updated: Nov-03-15 12:04 pm
LAGOS, Nigeria - Oil giant Shell is "blatantly false" when it claims it is cleaning up spills that continue to destroy the livelihoods of hundreds of thousands of Nigerians, Amnesty International said Tuesday.
- Divided Hebron, West Bank largest city, focus of violence Updated: Oct-29-15 4:35 pm
HEBRON, West Bank - The West Bank's largest city has become a focal point of Israeli-Palestinian violence, with near-daily deadly confrontations erupting at Israeli army checkpoints that guard enclaves of Jewish settlers in the once-thriving center of Hebron.