At least 56 Palestinians were wounded by Israeli gunfire on Friday as they protested in a fresh "day of rage" over Trump's Jerusalem move.
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Hundreds of Chinese scholars, students and journalists have signed a petition calling for a leftist intellectual to be released from police custody.
The United States and Germany urged China to free an outspoken government critic known as "Super Vulgar Butcher" on Wednesday.
Fighters from Iraq's Yazidi community, brutally targeted by the Islamic State group, executed 52 civilians in apparent revenge killings.
A Cameroon court on Wednesday freed dissident author Patrice Nganang, accused of threatening President Paul Biya on social media.
French President Macron has urged Saudi Arabia's King Salman to "lift entirely the blockade" against Yemen so that humanitarian aid can be delivered.
The detention of two Reuters journalists in Myanmar was extended for two more weeks, a court said, in the pair's first public appearance since December 12.
Venezuela saw almost 70 newspapers, TV and radio stations close in 2017 while attacks on journalists rose, the main media union said Wednesday.
Vietnam jailed 15 people on Wednesday for a foiled terrorism plot to detonate petrol bombs at the country's busiest airport ahead of a national holiday.
Aid workers have begun evacuating emergency medical cases from Syria's besieged rebel bastion of Eastern Ghouta, the Red Cross said on Wednesday.
Ukraine and Russian-backed rebels Wednesday began to exchange more than 300 prisoners in the war-torn east of the country.
At least 600 people have been arrested since protests began last week against authorities in Iraqi Kurdistan over corruption and the failed independence push.
China sentenced activist Wu Gan, known by the online pseudonym "Super Vulgar Butcher," to eight years in prison Tuesday.
Ministers from Afghanistan, Pakistan and China agreed to work together to tackle the threat of terrorism tied to China's vast western Xinjiang region.
Egyptian authorities on Tuesday executed 15 prisoners convicted of attacks on security forces in the restive Sinai Peninsula, police officials said.
Gunmen have killed 10 people in attacks on two Christian-dominated villages in the northern Nigerian state of Kaduna, a hotbed of ethnic and religous strife.
Jihadists have killed 45 people around the Iraqi town of Hawija in the nearly three months since the government declared its liberation from ISIS.
Russia's Central Election Commission on Monday unanimously rejected top opposition figure Alexei Navalny's bid to run in the 2018 presidential election.
Pope Francis in his Christmas eve mass urged the world's 1.3 billion Catholics not to ignore the plight of migrants who are "driven from their land."