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The mass sentencing of 55 people at a stadium in China’s Xinjiang Uighur Autonomous Region is a charade which will only exacerbate tensions in the region, says Amnesty.
The expulsion of an estimated 700 migrants and asylum-seekers from camps in Calais in northern France risks aggravating the health problems authorities say prompted the evictions.
It has been announced that a full evidentiary hearing which could prove his innocence after 27 years in a Florida prison will be held in November for British citizen Krishna Maharaj.
We must not be trapped in a narrative of overwrought claims if we are to understand and respond to Ukip's increased vote, says Jill Segger. She suggests the mainstream parties must show respect for the voters and humility about their own failures.
The government has been challenged to explain its support for a Kenyan investigation resulting in a death sentence based on flawed evidence and a ‘confession’ extracted under torture.
The Security Council has extended the UN Mission in South Sudan and revised its mandate to give priority to protecting civilians.
Faith leaders in the UK have called for the death sentence on a Christian woman in Sudan to be dropped.
Legal charity Reprieve has threatened action against the UK government for failure to investigate the role of UK telecoms giant BT in facilitating covert US drone strikes in Yemen.
Ukip has emerged as the winning party in the European elections with 24 seats, including one in Scotland, with an increase of 11 seats on 2009.