Prosecutors have asked a court in Russia's northwestern Karelia region to sentence Yury Dmitriyev, a Russian historian and human rights activist, to 15 years in prison on charges of sexually assaulting his adopted daughter -- an allegation he and his supporters deny.
Russian Prosecutor Seeks 15-Year Sentence For Rights Activist, Gulag Historian.
The prime ministers of Estonia, Latvia, and Lithuania have called on Belarus to conduct a new, "free and fair" vote after the country's disputed August 9 presidential election.
President Alyaksandr Lukashenka is facing mounting pressure as Belarus braces for massive weekend protests calling for an end to his 26-year rule following rigged elections and a brutal crackdown.
Afghan officials say a member of the government's team tasked with negotiating with the Taliban has survived an assassination attempt.
An Edmonton man is doing what he can to help the families of the victims after a deadly explosion in Lebanon.
The new numbers bring the country's total cases and deaths from COVID-19 to 121,605 and 9,020, respectively