Every year there are an estimated 5,000 honor killings committed around the world. What are honor killings, and where are they happening?
Gun violence works as a social contagion, say experts explaining a rise in violent crime across many U.S. cities.
At the foot of the Rocky Mountains lies Florence Supermax, a prison where all of America's most dangerous criminals are held. Take a look at life on the inside.
Murder dates back to at least the Middle Pleistocene, according to a new study that suggests early Neanderthals weren’t always a peaceful bunch.
Two mutated genes help to explain why the majority of all violent crimes are committed by a small group of antisocial, repeat male offenders.
Seven people in East Africa were killed earlier this week after being accused of witchcraft. Continue reading →
A Romanian priest jailed for seven years for killing a woman during an exorcism has been released.
Deeply disturbing images show Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL) militants executing soldiers or security force members. AFP explains why they ran them.
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