The human rights organization says Judge Ebrahim Raisi should be investigated for his part in the 1988 mass killings of political prisoners in Iran.
The United Nations has adopted a resolution that calls for a halt to arms sales to Myanmar in response to a violent post-coup crackdown by the military
About 10,000 people have descended on England's first major festival since the pandemic began amid concerns over a rise in Delta variant infections.
The EU's foreign policy chief has castigated Lebanese politicians for not yet having formed a new cabinet since the August 2020 Beirut Port explosion as the country teeters on the brink of financial collapse.
A court in Hong Kong has denied bail to two Apple Daily newspaper executives over allegations of endangering national security.
The Palestinian Authority has cancelled a deal with Israel to receive about one million Pfizer-BioNTech vaccines saying the doses are about to expire.
Long-serving Iranian judge Ebrahim Raisi is set to become the first serving Iranian president sanctioned by the US before even entering office.
Both team had chances to score at Wembley Stadium. England defender John Stones hit the post with a header. Scotland forward Lyndon Dykes then had a shot cleared off the line
Guterres seeing building trust as key to tackling some of the world's biggest issues including the coronavirus pandemic and climate change
Montenegrin lawmakers on Thursday ousted a pro-Serb government minister who denied the 1995 massacre in Srebrenica was genocide.
Stefan Löfven has been given an ultimatum: abandon his plans to allow landlords to set their own rents, or face a vote of no confidence.
Move over Paul the Octopus, Thailand has a new claimant to the football forecasting crown: Boy the "psychic" lion, who has so far correctly called four Euro 2020 matches.
Fans from abroad were banned several months ago, and organisers are to announce early next week if some local fans should be allowed.
Israeli police used a water cannon spraying skunk water to disperse Palestinian protesters from Damascus Gate in east Jerusalem on Thursday, the epicenter of weeks of protests and clashes with police in the run-up to the Gaza war.
At this care home in Lleida all its residents are finally fully vaccinated against the coronavirus and that, they say, deserves a good party or a music festival.
The boat was approaching the shore of Órzola on the island of Lanzarote on Thursday night when it flipped a few metres from land, throwing the passengers into the water
The countries ahead on vaccinations, relatively speaking, are those outside the EU, like Serbia and the UK. Hungary is the exception, but Budapest has bought doses from Russia and China to boost its stocks.
Montenegro's parliament voted to sack the country's justice minister for expressing doubts about the genocide in Srebrenica during the Bosnian War.
The far-right could capture the presidency of at least one French region for the first time, less than one year before France's presidential election.
He led Armenia's Velvet Revolution in 2018, now some voters won't even shake his hand. What happened to Armenia's Nikol Pashinyan?