Rapist Mukesh Singh had made offensive and derogatory remarks against women which could provoke a public outcry, police said.
A number of protest leaders have been arrested, only to be released without charge, in a controversial procedure which some say is harassment.
Sara Netanyahu, the wife of the Israeli prime minister, has been thrust to the centre of his election campaign after the release of the transcript.
Protesters rallied in Dhaka, denouncing the murder of prominent American blogger Avijit Roy, and chanting "raise your voice against militants".
The White House is making its anger clear about the Israeli leader's intention to attack US-Iran policy.
Masih Alinejad is not opposed to the hijab, but she has created a Facebook page because she wants people to have the freedom to choose.
Relations between Kurds and Arabs are volatile at best in the areas captured by peshmerga from Isis.
Palestinian teen Malak al-Khatib confessed to throwing stones but it seems she was intimidated.
British artist Banksy makes comment on Gaza's privations in a satirical mini-video that depicts the war-torn strip as a peculiar utopia.
Rajendra Pachauri has denied any wrongdoing, and claims that his email account and cellphone were hacked.
The Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said the militants carried out raids on villages inhabited by the ancient Christian minority west of Hasaka.
A jury found two groups liable for six shootings and bombings between 2002 and 2004 in the Jerusalem area.
Hundreds of armed Turkish forces have entered Syria to evacuate troops guarding an Ottoman tomb.
By lending Greece money, eurozone members bear some responsibility for the plight of the beleaguered country.
Ignoring a ceasefire, pro-Russian rebels have forced Kiev's soldiers to flee the strategic Debaltseve rail hub in eastern Ukraine.
Many environmentalists criticise geoengineering for suggesting a simple techno-fix for global warming. But it may have a more sinister side.
The FBI is investigating the unresolved case of the Moore's Ford Bridge murders of four African-Americans, allegedly by the Ku Klux Klan.
EU paymaster Germany criticised the Greek proposal as "not a substantial solution" as it failed to fulfil bailout conditions.
Russia's president says Ukrainian troops should be allowed to surrender to pro-Russian forces, as a deadline to withdraw heavy weapons is missed.