Al Jazeera journalist Mahmoud Hussein was freed on Saturday after being arbitrarily detained in an Egyptian prison for more than 1,500 days, without formal charges nor trial.
A Swedish court on Monday denied a request to detain WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange in absentia on suspicion of rape, although the suspicions against him remain.
Fifty-seven male asylum seekers deemed to be a security risk will be sent to a remote Pacific island detention centre for medical treatment instead of Australia, Prime Minister Scott Morrison said on Wednesday.
The Ministry of Foreign Affairs announced that it is investigating an incident involving the Charge d'Affaires of Qatar's embassy in the Kingdom of eSwatini, formerly known as the Kingdom of Swaziland ...
The 36-year-old reggae star -- better known as Bobi Wine -- had spent Friday holed up in a government hospital after being re-arrested while trying to leave the country.
His release came hours after he told Reuters in an exclusive interview at the opulent Ritz-Carlton hotel in Riyadh that he expected to be cleared of any wrongdoing.
Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny said on social media on Sunday he had been released from detention after spending around three weeks in jail.
Turkish authorities issued detention warrants on Saturday for 100 former police officers and have so far detained 63 of them, the state-run Anadolu news agency said ...
The Philippines' police chief has defended the detention of a dozen people inside a closet-sized secret cell in a case that raised further alarm about abuses under President Rodrigo Duterte's deadly war on drugs.