The Dutch government is taking Russia to the European Court of Human Rights for its alleged role in the downing of Malaysia Airlines passenger flight MH17 over eastern Ukraine in 2014.
Netherlands Takes Russia To European Rights Court Over MH17 Downing.
The Afghan government said August 14 it has started releasing 400 Taliban militants, the final part of a prisoner swap meant to clear the way for the start of peace talks between Kabul and the Taliban.
There is growing concern that a repeat of the tough five-week lockdown Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern imposed earlier in the year could cripple the economy.
The European Union is poised to ratchet up pressure on Belarusian President Alyaksandr Lukashenka in response to a brutal crackdown on protests triggered by elections the bloc described as "neither free nor fair."
Canadian parliamentary committee heard witness accounts of the stunning new reach of China's security laws in Hong Kong.
The U.S. National Security Agency (NSA) and FBI released an advisory on cybersecurity on August 13 warning about previously undisclosed Russian malware.