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Arts & Culture - Music
11/21/2021 4:44:21 PM
Six years after Adele's last blockbuster exploration of heartache and loss, everyone's favorite ugly-cry balladeer is back, channeling her vocal fireworks to lay bare the emotional torture -- and catharsis -- of divorce.

World - Africa
11/15/2021 8:44:17 PM
A Kenyan court on Monday sentenced four police officers to prison for manslaughter over the death of the son of a British aristocrat who was tortured and left for dead in a police cell.

World - Africa
11/15/2021 5:15:12 PM
The man who counts the dead sees them everywhere. They're in the handwritten lists of names smuggled out of a region cut off from the world by war. They're in the images of people shot and tossed off a cliff, tortured and pushed into a river, left unburied for days.

World - Africa
11/6/2021 6:14:44 PM
Ethiopia must be ready to make "sacrifices" to "salvage" the country, Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed said Saturday, as fighting in the north intensifies between government forces and Tigrayan rebels who threaten to advance on the capital.

World - Africa
11/4/2021 12:32:29 PM
A rebel march on Ethiopia's capital would worsen the country's severe humanitarian crisis, already fanned by "egregious" government obstruction, a senior US official said on Thursday.

World - Africa
11/4/2021 11:17:59 AM
Facebook says it has removed a post by Ethiopia's prime minister that urged citizens to rise up and ``bury'' the rival Tigray forces who now threaten the capital as the country's war reaches the one-year mark.

World - Africa
11/3/2021 11:29:10 AM
The U.N. human rights chief said Wednesday that Ethiopia's yearlong war has been marked by "extreme brutality'' as a joint investigation into alleged atrocities faulted all sides for committing abuses, but avoided saying who was the most to blame.

World - International
10/28/2021 12:53:05 PM
The soldiers in rural Myanmar twisted the young man's skin with pliers and kicked him in the chest until he couldn't breathe. Then they taunted him about his family until his heart ached, too: ``Your mom,'' they jeered, ``cannot save you anymore.''

World - Region
10/27/2021 11:50:33 AM
The United Nations Security Council and the United States have imposed sanctions on a Libyan official over the alleged abuse and torture of migrants in a detention center.

World - International
10/23/2021 5:48:52 PM
Moscow on Saturday put a former prison inmate seeking asylum in France on a wanted list after he leaked harrowing videos of alleged rape and torture inside a Russian prison.

Egypt - Courts & Law
9/20/2021 1:11:37 PM
The lawsuit was filed by US citizen Mohamed Soltan in which he argued he was beaten and tortured in a Cairo prison

World - Region
9/8/2021 4:16:33 PM
The Syrian government and its chief international backer, Russia, have publicly called on refugees to return home and accused Western countries of discouraging it with claims that Syria is still unsafe

World - Region
8/18/2021 1:12:23 PM
A spokeswoman for the ICRC confirmed that the group started visiting detainees in July, months after being made aware of them, but she could not comment on the conditions in which they're held

Egypt - Politics
8/5/2021 9:49:46 PM
The prosecution said that it received a report on the offense on 27 July and immediately started investigations which revealed that the man’s wife was photographed with marks of torture all over her body

World - International
7/17/2021 8:30:07 PM
Silsila Alikhil was abducted for several hours and "severely tortured by unknown individuals", Afghanistan's Ministry of Foreign Affairs said in a statement

World - Region
7/1/2021 6:09:34 PM
Amesys, which is now owned by the Bull technology group, and its former chief, Philippe Vannier, were charged with complicity in acts of torture on June 18, sources said

World -
6/27/2021 1:32:23 PM
During his detention, Nathan Maung said he had met other people who had been mistreated and heard people shouting, begging and screaming from other buildings

World - Region
6/1/2021 7:29:43 PM
The Polisario leader is facing two investigations in Spain

World - Region
5/30/2021 10:41:17 AM
The leader of Western Sahara's independence movement, whose presence in Spain has angered the Moroccan government, will appear before a Spanish court Tuesday to answer allegations of torture and genocide

World - Africa
5/27/2021 4:02:18 PM
An estimated 40,000 displaced Tigrayans are in Sheraro, most of whom came from farther west, where US Secretary of State Antony Blinken has said 'ethnic cleansing' is unfolding

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