The wife of ousted Nissan executive Carlos Ghosn urged Human Rights Watch to raise awareness of his treatment by Japan’s criminal justice system.
Sudanese President Omar al-Bashir faces the stiffest challenge to his three-decade rule as protests over a worsening economic crisis pushed into a fourth week.
The head of Venezuela’s legislature was briefly detained Sunday by the country’s secret police, as international pressure mounts on authoritarian leader Nicolás Maduro.
Canada will grant refugee status to a Saudi teen who renounced Islam and barricaded herself in a Bangkok airport hotel after fleeing from her family.
China has escalated efforts to repel foreign criticism of its measures targeting Muslims in the restive Xinjiang region, stepping up diplomatic lobbying and public-relations efforts.
A terrorism trial starting in Brussels on Thursday highlights the difficulties Europe’s courts and prisons face containing the spread of jihadist ideology behind bars.