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Italy: Hearing delayed in slaying case against Egyptians

ROME — A judge in Rome on Thursday postponed a hearing to decide if four high-ranking members of Egypt’s security forces should go on...

Rights group cites abuses by Venezuelan forces near Colombia

MEXICO CITY — Venezuelan security forces operating against Colombian rebels along the nations’ shared border have executed peasants, tortured and arbitrarily arrested people, and...

Family of man held in Lebanon builds support for hostages

Four sisters who started a foundation in the name of their father, an American who was jailed and tortured in his native Lebanon for...

Germany: 1st verdict expected in Syria torture trial

BERLIN — Human rights campaigners and torture survivors are closely watching a verdict expected from a German court Wednesday in the trial of a...

Algeria orders investigation into student police abuse claim

ALGIERS, Algeria — In an unprecedent move, the prosecutor's office in the Algerian capital has ordered a preliminary investigation into torture and sexual abuse...