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European officials salvage with Nobel laureate from Belarus to discontinuance her arrest thumbnail

European officials salvage with Nobel laureate from Belarus to discontinuance her arrest

Belarusian authorities on Wednesday detained one of the last leading members of an opposition council who remained free, moving methodically to end a month of protests against authoritarian President Alexander Lukashenko.Nobel literature laureate Svetlana Alexievich speaks to reporters at her apartment in Minsk on Wednesday. (Tut.By/Reuters)Belarusian authorities on Wednesday detained one of the two last…

Comatose Russian dissident Alexei Navalny fetch upon arrival in Germany thumbnail

Comatose Russian dissident Alexei Navalny fetch upon arrival in Germany

Russian dissident Alexei Navalny, in a coma after a suspected poisoning, has been flown from Siberia to Berlin for treatment by specialists at the German capital’s main hospital.German army emergency personnel load into their ambulance the stretcher that was used to transport Russian opposition figure Alexei Navalny on Saturday at Berlin’s Charite hospital. (Odd Andersen/AFP…

Mike Pompeo's upcoming convention speech whereas on swear outing viewed as defying tradition thumbnail

Mike Pompeo’s upcoming convention speech whereas on swear outing viewed as defying tradition

Mike Pompeo’s planned speech to the Republican National Convention this week has sparked criticism for breaking decades of precedent for sitting U.S. secretaries of state avoiding overt partisan political activity.U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo speaks during a joint statement to the media with Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu after their meeting in Jerusalem on…