Ukraine accuses Georgia of "doing business with the most questionable Russian companies" despite the experience of the 2008 war. Tbilisi government's response: "They are trying in every way to drag us into today's battle."
Hadi Matar's parents hail from the southern border village of Yaroun, a Hezbollah-controlled area from which they emigrated 30 years ago. Their adherence to extreme Islam occurred (perhaps) during a sojourn in 2018. The U.S. investigation and the implications for the Middle East region. Khamenei recalls that the fatwa against the writer is "solid and irrevocable".
At least 16 individuals, including some nuns of the Rural Missionaries of Philippines, have been charged with the alleged crime of financing the New People's Army, the armed wing of the Communist Party of the Philippines, which has been leading an insurgency against the state for decades. The court could issue an arrest warrant. Rural missionaries actually defend the environment and the rights of local indigenous people.
While PM Modi in New Delhi traces new goals for the country, in the Kandhamal district - scene of persecution at the hands of Hindu fundamentalists in 2008 - the local Catholic community pray for an India free of corruption, hatred and revenge. Dalits: "When will we really be considered citizens like others?" In Karnataka, a Christian stopped for displaying an Indian flag bearing Jesus' name.
Convicted of "unlawful assembly" after already having to quit his teaching job. He had become famous during the 2019 protests for personally falling victim to the violent crackdown. Friends and former students pay tribute to him in the courtroom.
Oppositionist Vladimir Kara-Murza challenged in prison a panel discussion on the fate of political prisoners organized in December at the Sakharov Center. Arrested on pretexts, as happened to Naval'nyj any excuse employed to bury political opponents behind bars.