Sajjad Heydarnawa, who was filmed carrying the decapitated head of his wife, Mona, has been given a lighter punishment than many anti-government protesters.
Revisions to the 19th-century code also mean that pregnant women are now allowed to remarry within 100 days of a divorce.
Andrea Prudente and Jay Weeldreyer face hate and false accusations that they were part of a paid plot to undermine Malta’s abortion laws, the strictest in Europe.
Analysts say Pakistan made a power move by sending a female minister to talk shop with the all-men government of Afghanistan.
“It’s time our workplace legislation was redrafted to finally and properly acknowledge that half the population are women.”
Groups are hiring new staff and amping up efforts on social media to try and reach a new generation online.
The encrypted chat app published “easy” detailed instructions to help anyone set up a proxy server to help Iranians.
Iranian authorities blame the “enemies of Islam” for nationwide demonstrations but the death of Mahsa Amini in police custody has galvanised a generation.
Mahsa Amini, 22, fell into a coma and died after being rounded up by morality police in Tehran and “re-educated” for not complying with the modesty law.
A former apprentice geisha has shocked Japan with allegations of sexual assault and coercion.
Dozens of girls protested after their brief return to education was cut short by local Taliban leaders.