The New York Times says it has suspended White House reporter Glenn Thrush while it investigates charges that he made unwanted advances on young women while he worked as a reporter at Politico and the Times.
The police discriminated against a Muslim female officer by forbidding her to wear a headscarf when interacting with the public, the Netherlands Institute for Human Rights ruled on Nov. 20, Turkey’s state-run Anadolu Agency has reported.
Myanmar has subjected Rohingya Muslims to long-term discrimination and persecution that amounts to “dehumanizing apartheid,” Amnesty International said on Nov. 21 in a report that raises questions about what those who have fled a violent military crackdown would face if they returned home.
German Chancellor Angela Merkel said on Nov. 20 that she was "very skeptical" about leading a minority government if no coalition could be formed to run Europe's biggest economy and thinks a new election would be a better solution.
U.S. President Donald Trump on Nov. 20 declared North Korea a state sponsor of terrorism even as his top diplomat said Washington has not given up hope of a negotiated end to the nuclear standoff with Kim Jong-Un's regime.
Council of Europe Commissioner for Human Rights Nils Muiznieks has called on the Ankara Governor’s Office to reverse a blanket ban on events organized by LGBT NGOs “immediately,” calling it a “blatant human rights violation.”
Zimbabwe's ruling ZANU-PF will discuss the impeachment of President Robert Mugabe on Nov. 20, its chief whip said, after a noon deadline expired for the 93-year-old to resign and bring the curtain down on nearly four decades in power.
A proposal to ban smoking in French films has been met with splutters of indignation in a land raised on images of puffing, pouting silver-screen stars.
German police sid they have arrested a man suspected of handling stolen objects from the estate of John Lennon, including diaries.