Organisation for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons (OPCW) director general Ahmet Uzumcu speaking  in The Hague earlier this week. Photograph: Toussaint Kluiters/Reuters

The Organisation for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons (OPCW), which is overseeing the destruction of Syria’s chemicals weapon arsenal, has today wo(...)

The United Arab Emirates has pardoned  Norwegian woman Marte Deborah Dalelv (24) who was sentenced to jail for illicit sex after she reported being raped by a colleague while on a visit to Dubai. Photograph: Jumana El Heloueh/Reuters.

The United Arab Emirates has pardoned a Norwegian woman who was sentenced to jail for illicit sex after she reported being raped by a colleague while (...)