The last surviving members of the Khmer Rouge have been sentenced to life in prison for crimes against humanity under an international tribunal. The process toward justice has been long and winding in the decades since Pol Pot left power in the 1970s.
One government solution to the squalor overtaking Cairo, home to 20 million, is simple: just leave. As ministries and the wealthy prepare to abandon the city for a fresh start, many see this as a sign of President el-Sisi's cronyism and lack of accountability.
Saudi Arabia's top prosector announced at a press conference he will seek the death penalty for five suspects charged with orchestrating the murder of Saudi writer Jamal Khashoggi. The prosecutor stated the killing was a spontaneous action and not premeditated.
On Nov. 15, Bangladesh had planned on beginning the repatriation of 700,000 Rohingya Muslims to Myanmar, where they had previously faced violence. But the Rohingya people – fearing for their own safety – refused to return when the buses appeared.
Chinese officials have responded to a letter from 15 foreign ambassadors, spearheaded by Canada, expressing concern over the incarceration of thousands of Chinese Muslims, saying the letter contained "unreasonable requests" and was based on hearsay.
As the divorce deal Britain negotiated with the European Union gains approval and heads to the British Parliament for a vote, Pro-Brexit ministers unhappy with the outcome are resigning. The future of Prime Minister May's government hangs in the balance.
Israeli Defense Minister Avigdor Lieberman announced his resignation on Nov. 14 sending Israel's coalition government into a tailspin. Prime Minister Netanyahu insists the cease-fire deal with Gaza militants is best for Israel's long-term security.
With the campaign against the Islamic State effectively over, Iraqi militias created for combat are being re-directed for political purposes. In Iraq's parliament, a growing bloc of politicians with ties to Iran is emerging.
Israel and Hamas in the Gaza Strip are now engaged in the worst series of fighting since 2014. A botched Israeli undercover mission in Gaza over the weekend led to the resumption of rocket attacks in southern Israel.
From colorful rugs to the latest industrial tools, Iranian manufacturers at the Baghdad International Fair in Iraq worked to find new export customers. But companies who do business with Iran cannot also do business with the United States.
Many computer science professions are known for being disproportionately white and male. But the Advanced Placement computer science tests have seen a recent spike in the number of female and minority students who take them, forecasting a more diverse future.