The prosecutor in the western Russian city of Pskov has asked a court to sentence journalist Svetlana Prokopyeva to six years in prison for "justifying terrorism" in a commentary she wrote that linked a suicide bombing with the country's political climate.
Prosecutor Seeks Stiff Sentence For Russian Journalist For 'Justifying Terrorism'.
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