A UN watchdog on Friday slammed police shootings of African-Americans in the United States, days after a decision not to prosecute a white officer who shot and killed an unarmed black teen sparked nationwide protests.
China has drafted a policy on the emergency use of diagnostic products for the Ebola virus disease and clinical trials, the country's drug regulator said today, as the number of people affected globally by the epidemic nears 16,000.
Austrian police raided homes, prayer rooms and mosques around the country early on Friday in a mass operation targeting suspected jihad recruiters, the Austria Press Agency (APA) reported, citing police sources.
Protesters smashed through the doors of a Paris theatre on Thursday night in a bid to block an exhibition on the horrors of colonialism using live black actors, which has attracted increasing opposition from critics who say it is racist.
A draft bill - which would see anyone profiting off surrogacy given a maximum ten year prison sentence - passed its first reading in the country's military-stacked parliament on Thursday, legislator Wallop Tungkananurak said.