UN demands unconditional release of convicted Reuters journalists
Kyaw Soe Oo and Thet Oo Maung were sentenced to seven years’ imprisonment on charges of violating the “ill-defined” Official Secrets Act.
UN regrets U.S. decision to stop funding for refugee agency for Palestinians
The U.S. had traditionally been the largest single contributor to UNRWA
Journalists arrested over documents used in documentary
The film exposed the failure of police to properly investigate a massacre and bring suspected killers to account.
Man gets life in jail for plot to assassinate Theresa May
Investigators say the convict planned to kill Mrs May with either a knife or gun.
Four killed, 30 injured in political violence in Eastern India
Both sides fired guns and hurled bombs in two districts, the police said.
U.S. rejects authority of UN court in Iran sanctions row
The lawyer representing Iran, Mohsen Mohebi, had condemned the U.S. on Monday for “naked economic aggression.
Israel demolishes family home of Palestinian attacker
Israeli-Palestinian peace talks collapsed in 2014.
Kindergarten teacher on trial in Germany for child abuse, pornography
The defendant was detained in March.
Pope asks for forgiveness for abuse within Catholic Church
The pontiff spoke of meeting eight survivors of sexual abuse on Saturday.
Russia allows Poland access to 2010 presidential plane crash wreckage
Poland suspects that Russia could have been responsible for the crash.
IS leader al-Baghdadi ‘releases new audio recording’
Al-Baghdadi’s whereabouts and fate remain unknown, in spite of occasional claims that he has been killed.
Trump furious as lawyer implicates president in hush payments to porn stars, other federal crimes
Michael Cohen and Paul Manafort pleaded guilty to federal crimes on Tuesday, including tax fraud and illegal use of campaign funds.
Venezuela embarks on series of reforms to stabilise economy
Venezuela’s inflation rate will reach one million per cent this year.
Europe’s oldest Gorilla put to sleep at zoo in Southern Germany
Fritz had fallen seriously ill about a year ago before recovering again.