An Indian court on Monday sentenced three Hindu men, including a police officer, to life imprisonment for kidnapping, raping and murdering an 8-year-old Muslim girl in Indian-controlled Kashmir, in a case that has exacerbated tensions in the disputed region. Judge Tejwinder Singh sentenced three other policemen to five years inRead More →

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Moscow — In a show of rare solidarity, Russia’s three major newspapers on Monday put out nearly identical front pages to support a detained journalist. Kommersant, Vedomosti and RBK, among the most respected daily newspapers in the country, published a joint editorial under the headline “I am/We are Ivan Golunov,”Read More →

Brussels — Europeans woke Monday to a new political reality after European Parliament elections ended the domination of the EU’s main center-right and center-left parties and revealed a changed political landscape where the far-right, pro-business groups and environmentalists will be forces to be reckoned with. Turning out in numbers notRead More →

Ukraine’s new president, Volodymyr Zelenskiy, applauds after taking the oath of office during his inauguration ceremony in the Parliament hall in Kiev, Ukraine on May 20, 2019 VALENTYN OGIRENKO / REUTERS Kiev, Ukraine — Ukrainian TV star Volodymyr Zelenskiy has sought to capitalize on his huge popularity, dissolving the country’s parliamentRead More →

An Arab pro-democracy activist in Europe has told CBS News that he and two other colleagues of slain journalist Jamal Khashoggi — including one in the United States — have received threats from Saudi Arabia for continuing Khashoggi’s work. Palestinian-born activist Iyad el-Baghdadi recently said the CIA had tipped offRead More →