Thursday May 21, 2015
A man sexually abused over years as a child by another man whom he regarded as a "father figure" has been awarded €200,000 in aggravated damages against his abuser in a significant High Court decision.
Wednesday May 20, 2015
In the UK more than 1,400 people including politicians, TV and music stars or people within institutions have been investigated by police for alleged historic child sex abuse, it has been revealed.
Thursday April 09, 2015
Iranian Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei has demanded all sanctions on Iran be lifted at the same time as any final agreement with world powers on curbing Tehran's nuclear programme is concluded.
Monday April 06, 2015
The son of Jean McConville - the mother of ten who was abducted and murdered by the IRA in 1972 - has criticised comments made by Sinn Féin president Gerry Adams, who told US television that such incidents "happen in wars".
Wednesday April 01, 2015
Amnesty International has condemned an "alarming" rise in death sentences last year, as governments used capital punishment to combat crime and terrorism.
Thursday March 26, 2015
Amnesty International said Palestinian rocket fire during last year's conflict with Israel had killed more civilians inside Gaza than inside Israel.
Sunday March 22, 2015
There have been more than 6,000 paramilitary 'punishment' attacks on men, women and children across Northern Ireland since the start of the Troubles.
Friday March 20, 2015
Police staff, teachers and civil servants are among 264 suspected paedophiles who have been charged since the start of a major operation in the UK targeting people who access child abuse images online.
Thursday March 19, 2015
The United Nations has said Islamic State forces may have committed genocide when trying to wipe out the Yazidi minority in Iraq as well as war crimes against civilians, including children.
Monday March 16, 2015
Facebook has created a new rule book that tells users the sort of content they can and cannot post on the site, including a ban on images of buttocks.