Hundreds escape from Sri Lanka drug rehab camp
Health authorities say they have been short of critical medicines, including those used to treat addicts, because of Sri Lanka's economic crisis.
At Capitol riot hearing, election officials tell of harassment by Trump supporters
Much of Tuesday's testimony tied the president directly to the pressure campaign, including an effort to replace state electors with officials expected to support Trump's efforts to reverse the election outcome.
‘Fortnite’ maker raises US$144 million for Ukraine
Video game makers and companies in other markets have raised money to help humanitarian efforts in Eastern Europe.
NZ protesters burn camp after riot police move in
Ending a previous light-touch approach, hundreds of officers used perspex shields and pepper spray to force back protesters, who responded by pelting them with chairs, bottles and paint bombs.
Ecuador military, prison heads resign after jail riot
The president says the country is facing 'one of the biggest crises in recent decades' and warns that the same drugs mafias are 'bringing insecurity to our streets'.
New prison riot in Ecuador leaves 68 dead
Authorities say it took police hours to intervene because the violence inside was so intense that they feared for the officers' lives.
Death toll in Ecuador prison riot rises to 116, six decapitated
The Penitenciaria del Litoral has been the scene of bloody fights between gangs for control of the prison in recent months.