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Report: Venezuela security forces continue killings, torture

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CARACAS, Venezuela — Venezuelan security forces carried out fewer extra-judicial killings in the 12 months through April, a U.N. report said Monday, but it...

Morse continues to grow her business, reputation teaching golf

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Crystal Morse doesn’t have time to calculate the number of miles she puts on the golf carts at The Legends Golf Club. Just know it’s...

Israel arrests Palestinian rights lawyer who protested Abbas

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JERUSALEM — A Palestinian human rights lawyer was detained by Israeli forces early Sunday after taking part in a protest in the occupied West...

US hits Myanmar with new sanctions, revokes ICC penalties

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WASHINGTON — The Biden administration on Friday hit 22 senior Myanmar officials and family members with sanctions over the government’s crackdown on democracy protests...

Belarus leader says alleged foreign-backed plots thwarted

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KYIV, Ukraine — Belarus' authoritarian President Alexander Lukashenko claimed Friday that his government has thwarted a series of purported Western-backed plots, and ordered the...

Paris airport workers block terminal to protest pay cut

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PARIS — Paris airport workers protesting pay cuts on Friday blocked a busy terminal at a Charles de Gaulle Airport and skirmished with police,...

Capitol rioters’ footage powers NYT’s ‘Day of Rage’ project

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NEW YORK — While some professional journalists faced hostility and attack while covering the Jan. 6 riot at the U.S. Capitol, the grand irony...

IOC gives athletes more scope for protest at Tokyo Olympics

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GENEVA — The IOC finally relented on Friday to let Olympic athletes make gestures of protest in their field of play at the Tokyo...

Critics worry Missouri measure reduces police accountability

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More than half of all U.S. states have enacted police reforms in the 13 months since George Floyd's death, but critics contend a Missouri...

Pro-democracy protests continue to rock Eswatini kingdom

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JOHANNESBURG — The South African government has urged calm and restraint in Eswatini, formerly known as Swaziland, which has been engulfed by pro-democracy protests...