Americas · 5:28 PM UTCProtests break out at Haiti president's funeral, guests run for cover
The funeral of assassinated Haitian president Jovenel Moise on Friday was disrupted by what appeared to be shots nearby and riot gas used on protesters, prompting a U.S. delegation and other dignitaries to duck into vehicles for safety.
AfricaSierra Leone parliament votes to abolish death penalty
Sierra Leone's parliament voted unanimously on Friday to repeal the death penalty more than two decades after the West African country carried out its last execution.
WorldRights experts urge UNESCO to defer heritage status for Thai park
U.N. human rights experts urged UNESCO on Friday not to grant World Heritage Site status to a national park in Thailand where they said indigenous people are being arrested and evicted from their traditional lands.