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Negotiators for the government and the opposition have agreed to broaden membership in a truth commission that is to investigate who is to blame for 41 deaths tied to weeks of political unrest in Venezuela.

Algerians are voting in elections in which incumbent President Abdelaziz Bouteflika is seeking a fourth term.

An indigenous community in the United States has filed a petition against the federal government, alleging that officials have repeatedly broken treaties and that the court system has failed to offer remedy.

The Croatian authorities have launched new draft legislation aimed at providing financial and psychological help for people who were raped or sexually abused during the 1991-95 war.

The international court turned down former Bosnian Serb military chief Ratko Mladic’s request to quash the genocide and war crime charges against him midway through his trial.

Activists say Lebanon's first law criminalising domestic violence does not go far enough.

Sudan's President Omar al-Bashir has issued a decree banning political parties from meeting without permission.

On March 6, 1982, a car bomb exploded in Jnah, West Beirut, killing at least five people and wounding 16 others. In a similar attack on Feb. 19, 2014, twin suicide explosions rocked Beirut’s Bir Hasan, claiming the lives of at least 10 people and wounding 129.
These are two examples of hundreds of such bombings carried out in Lebanon over the last four decades. It is a painful, stark reminder of how the legacy of violence permeates the everyday lives of Lebanese to this day.

Hundreds of thousands of women were raped during Bangladesh's war of independence. Now they are speaking out in a powerful new play

Rights groups locked out of court say Libya failing test of justice as Muammar Gaddafi's spy chief complains of access to lawyer