Scientists in Brazil are hopeful that a campaign to vaccinate endangered monkeys against yellow fever could save them from extinction. The last outbreak of the disease decimated the population of highly vulnerable golden lion tamarin monkeys.
Police in Italy have arrested the nation's most wanted mafia boss. Matteo Messina Denaro was on the run for 30 years.
Mehdi Beikoghli, of the Etemad newspaper, was involved in reporting on jailed anti-government demonstrators. Dozens of journalists have been arrested by the authorities in Iran, where censorship is widespread.
Malawi's Vice President Saulos Klaus Chilima has been arrested over graft allegations, the Anti-Corruption Bureau said on Friday.
At least six people were killed and over 80 more injured in what Turkey's vice president said was a "terrorist attack" that was likely carried out by a woman.
31 Aug 2022
The scandal drew national attention in China and protests by disgruntled customers in July were violently quashed. Authorities in Henan now say they have arrested 234 people and made progress recovering the funds.
21 Aug 2022
Three parents were arrested for attempting to force their way into an elementary school in El Mirage, Arizona, while it was under lockdown to protect from an armed man.
20 Aug 2022
Before visiting Auschwitz, neither Maria nor Vida had ever been to a concentration camp. The two young women visited the site with a German interfaith group of Muslims, Christians and Jews to learn more about this dark chapter in Germany’s history.
31 Jul 2022
Mahamat Nouradine Adam is suspected of war crimes and crimes against humanity and is still leading a rebellion.
16 Jul 2022
Sometimes the best way to send a powerful message is through music, and many in Mali are aware of that. The West African country is home to the Desert Blues, a style of music pioneered by Grammy winner Ali Farka Toure. Now his son is making his own headlines.
29 May 2022
Liverpool FC and eyewitnesses have challenged claims from French authorities that British fans were to blame. Kick-off had to be delayed by half an hour, as police fired tear gas outside the stadium.
23 May 2022
The former human rights minister of Pakistan was arrested, prompting protests from her supporters before she was later released. She was a close aide of ousted Prime Minister Imran Khan.