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Rights activists in Egypt and abroad were stunned that 529 people were sentenced to death by an Egyptian court on Monday, for the murder of a police officer killed during clashes last summer after President Mohamed Morsi of the Muslim Brotherhood was deposed by the military.
The s opposition leader, Anwar Ibrahim, dismissed speculation that the pilot, a supporter of his movement for democratic change, might have hijacked the plane for political reasons.
Turkey's court-ordered ban on Twitter was widely subverted on Friday by many of the 12 million Turkish users of the social network, who found ways to access the platform and posted defiant messages of protest.
When is a question not as innocent as the questioner thought? What are the limits of tolerance and the boundaries of ignorance? Readers and students told us their stories and their perspectives.
By recording their own act of violence against a television executive, Ukrainian nationalist politicians delivered a propaganda coup to their enemies in Russia, who claim that mob rule prevails in Kiev.
Posts on the Facebook and YouTube accounts maintained by Capt. Zaharie Ahmad Shah support descriptions of him by friends as a man without extremist leanings in religion or politics.
Distraught family members of passengers on the missing Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 were forcibly dragged away from reporters on Wednesday after they unfurled a banner accusing the Malaysian government of "concealing the truth" and spoke of their grief.
President Vladimir Putin's address welcoming Crimea to the Russian Federation, and a subsequent signing ceremony, were broadcast with simultaneous English translation by RT, the Kremlin-funded network.
A television news helicopter crashed near the Space Needle in Seattle, killing at least two people and setting three cars on fire on the ground.
Rupert Murdoch's call for the people of Ireland and their cousins in the diaspora to defend the honor of the St. Patrick's Day Parade in Manhattan by boycotting Guinness appeared to generate little support.
One of Russia's most influential television hosts appeared on the evening news Sunday night to remind viewers that Russia is still "the only country in the world capable of turning the U.S. into radioactive dust."
YouTube video of an Egyptian woman's rant at President Obama
The morning after journalists watched a pro-Russia mob attack peaceful protesters in the eastern Ukrainian city of Donetsk, leaving at least one young demonstrator dead, Russia's foreign ministry claimed that the exact opposite had occurred.
Michael McFaul, the former United States ambassador to Russia, told the editor of the Russian government's overseas broadcast network Russia Today, that he refused to keep "pretending that RT is a news organization."
Video and images shared on social media from Austin, Tex., where two people were killed and 23 others injured after a car crashed through a barricade and struck people attending the South by Southwest festival.
A United Nations spokesman rejected claims that an arresting image of thousands of Palestinian refugees waiting for food distribution on a ruined street in Damascus recently had been digitally altered.
An influential Iranian lawmaker accused the United States of having “kidnapped” Flight 370, saying it was an attempt to “sabotage the relationship between Iran and China and South East Asia.”
In a letter smuggled out of Egypt's Tora Prison over the weekend, a leading figure in the 2011 uprising who was recently jailed for protesting the current military-backed government, reported that prisoners are routinely tortured.
The two best-known members of the protest group Pussy Riot were assaulted by six men who hit them and tossed acidic liquid and green dye on their faces while cursing at them.
Saying that "the world can see that we are united with our allies," President Obama talked about efforts to lessen tensions in Ukraine but also to sanction Ukraine's pro-Russia leaders.