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Tapes show Saudi journalist 'decapitated': Turkish daily

Tapes show Saudi journalist 'decapitated': Turkish daily

Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi was tortured before being decapitated inside Riyadh's consulate in Istanbul, pro-government daily Yeni Safak reported Wednesday, saying it had heard audio recordings.

Six Egyptian policemen charged with torturing prisoner to death

Six Egyptian policemen charged with torturing prisoner to death

Six Egyptian policemen were charged Sunday with torturing a prisoner to death, state media reported, a rare case against law enforcement over alleged abuses in custody.

Exiled Afghan Vice President Dostum due to return home

Exiled Afghan Vice President Dostum due to return home

Government spokesman Haroon Chakansuri confirmed that Dostum would return home on a chartered aircraft on Sunday and would be given an official reception.

African migrants report torture, slavery in Algeria

African migrants report torture, slavery in Algeria

Dozens of Africans say they were sold for labour and trapped in slavery in Algeria in what aid agencies fear may be a widening trend of abusing migrants headed for a new life in Europe.

Ten policemen in Egypt charged with torturing man to death

Ten policemen in Egypt charged with torturing man to death

Ten policemen in Egypt have been charged with torturing a man to death at a police station in Cairo in November, a judicial source and the victim's lawyer said on Sunday.

Trump backtracks on torture, targeted killings

Trump backtracks on torture, targeted killings

Donald Trump abruptly backtracked Friday on vows to torture terror suspects and kill their families, saying he would not order the US military to break international laws if elected president.

Bangladesh cricketer faces trial for assaulting child maid

Bangladesh cricketer faces trial for assaulting child maid

A Bangladeshi court ruled Monday that national cricketer Shahadat Hossain and his wife should face trial for assaulting an 11-year-old girl they employed as a maid.

Signs of torture on body of Italian student found in Egypt

Signs of torture on body of Italian student found in Egypt

An Italian student who went missing in Cairo has died and an investigation has been launched into signs of torture on his body, which was found dumped next to an Egyptian road ...