Freed US prisoner Alan Gross thanks Obama after Cuba release

Rwanda acquits genocide suspects of charges but leaves them stateless

Uphill battle to tackle Indonesian shark fishing

Carnage as Taliban storm Pakistan school, kill at least 141

Freed US prisoner Alan Gross thanks Obama after Cuba release

Thu, 18 Dec 2014

Alan Gross, an American contractor released Wednesday following five years in a Cuban prison, thanked President Obama for his release at a press conference in Washington.

Rwanda acquits genocide suspects of charges but leaves them stateless

Thu, 18 Dec 2014

As the court trying Rwandan genocide suspects closes its doors, some of the acquitted have been left in limbo, stateless, and unable to return home.

Uphill battle to tackle Indonesian shark fishing

Wed, 17 Dec 2014

Sharks are hauled ashore every day at a busy market on the central Indonesian island of Lombok, the hub of a booming trade that provides a livelihood for local fishermen but is increasingly alarming environmentalists.

Carnage as Taliban storm Pakistan school, kill at least 141

Wed, 17 Dec 2014

In Pakistan's bloodiest ever terror attack, Taliban insurgents stormed a school run by the army on Tuesday, killing at least 141 people, almost all of them children.