An Argentine court jailed 15 South American ex-military officers Friday for conspiring to torture and kill leftist dissidents during a U.S.-backed crackdown by the region's dictatorships in the 1970s and '80s.
The aunt of North Korea's supreme leader Kim Jong Un lives anonymously in the United States, where she runs a dry-cleaning business after having defected in 1998, The Washington Post reported Friday.
Brazilian police on Friday were investigating the gang-rape of a 16-year-old girl whose attackers boasted about it by posting an online video that has horrified the country.
U.N. Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon is deeply disappointed by a U.N. decision to deny the Committee to Protect Journalists (CPJ) special status at the world body, his spokesman said Friday.
A U.S. judge sentenced a Vietnamese-born graphic designer who plotted to carry out a suicide attack at London's Heathrow airport after training with al-Qaida in Yemen to 40 years in prison on Friday.
The law firm at the heart of the Panama Papers revelations is closing its offices in the British territories of Jersey, Isle of Man and Gibraltar, it tweeted Friday.
More than 80 percent of basic consumer products including food and medicine are now in short supply in Venezuela, a poll says. Stores are facing greater shortages than households, president of pollster Datanalisis Luis Vicente Leon said Friday.
Argentina's last dictator and 14 other former military officials were sentenced to prison for human rights crimes, marking the first time a court has ruled that Operation Condor was a criminal conspiracy to kidnap and disappear people across international borders.
In a world full of villains, Harvard University graduates must become the heroes, filmmaker Steven Spielberg told the 2016 class during a commencement address Thursday.
Baylor University will be looking to rebuild its reputation and perhaps its football program after an outside review found administrators mishandled allegations of sexual assault and the team ran with an attitude that it was above the rules.