International watchdogs are forming their responses to the Panama Papers, which are revealing the elaborate – and secret – financial schemes the world's wealthy have employed.
On Wednesday, a group of data regulators from the European Union said that the Privacy Shield pact to ensure data flows between the EU and US does little to protect against the threat of surveillance.
Privacy Shield is certainly not a solution for eternity. But it fills the current void for safeguarding data flows across the Atlantic and attempts to match European and American views on privacy.
Lina Khalifeh created SheFighter in Jordan to help prepare women to defend themselves, especially in parts of the world where there are repressive attitudes toward women.
Sun Wenlin sued the Chinese government for the right to marry his boyfriend Hu Mingliang. And despite losing his case in court, LGBT advocates see Sun's fight as a big step forward.
A hair salon in Mexico City, which keeps women coming back with rock-bottom prices, is in fact a front for a charitable operation aimed at rescuing sex trafficking victims and giving them the chance at new lives.
An American woman is on trial in the United Arab Emirates for 'insulting the country and its leaders through verbal assault' after an incident in February.
A Canadian First Nations community in northern Ontario declared a state of emergency this weekend after several people there attempted suicide.
Two friends – Jack Henslee in Georgia and Jack Dudley in Alabama – have developed Food4Kids chapters to give meals to a combined total of about 280 children.