Afghan authorities say one person has been killed and six hurt in a clash between Sunni and Shiite students at Kabul University. NATO says a service member with the international military coalition was killed today in an insurgent attack in the south.
The U.N. Committee Against Torture is strongly criticizing Russia for failing to investigate widespread allegations of torture and increasing intimidation and reprisals against human rights advocates and journalists.
A report by a union of Somali journalists is urging the new Somali government to end the impunity which it says has contributed to making Somalia one of the most dangerous countries to practice journalism.
Eduard Mochalov, a farmer who tried to bring justice for his stolen cattle and pigs, spent eight months in jail. He even set himself on fire in protest, but still could not draw attention to his cause as his farm slowly fell into disrepair.
Former world boxing champion Hector "Macho" Camacho was shot in the face as he sat in a car outside the Puerto Rican capital Tuesday, and doctors said he was in serious condition but expected to survive.