Tony Kim (Kim Sang-duk) worked at the Pyongyang University of Science and Technology, a school supported by Evangelical Christian organizations. He was arrested at the local airport.
Russia’s Supreme Court has declared Jehovah’s Witnesses an extremist organization, ordering its assets liquidated and banning all activities in the country.
Jamaican Violet Brown, 117, has been named the oldest person on Earth, following the death of Italian Emma Morano, who held the title until she died on Saturday.
An AP investigation of U.N. missions during the past 12 years found nearly 2,000 allegations of sexual abuse and exploitation by peacekeepers and other officials around the world.
African refugees and migrants passing through Libya are being bought and sold in slave markets before being held for ransom, forced labor or sexual exploitation.
"Concentration camps" for LGBT people have been allegedly opened up in Chechnya where men have been tortured and killed because of their sexuality.
North Korea is “ready for war” the foreign ministry said the day after the U.S. redeployed an aircraft carrier from the Western Pacific toward the Korean Peninsula.
ISIL says it was behind two bomb blasts that killed dozens of Coptic Christians in Egypt on Sunday, as they marked Palm Sunday ahead of Easter.
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The Islamic State militant group (ISIS) executed 33 people in eastern Syria, according to a monitoring group, in its biggest mass killing in 2017.