TEHRAN. Iran carried out its first known execution on Thursday over protests sparked by Mahsa Amini’s death, hanging a man convicted of blocking a street and wounding a paramilitary member ... The crackdown, which has drawn widespread international criticism, has also seen thousands of people arrested, including academics, journalists and lawyers ... .
WASHINGTON (AP) — Russia freed WNBA star Brittney Griner on Thursday in a dramatic high-level prisoner exchange, with the U.S. releasing notorious Russian arms dealer Viktor Bout, American officials said ... The deal, the second such exchange in eight months with Russia, procured the release of the most prominent American detained abroad ... The U.S ... .
The leader of a small polygamous group near the Arizona-Utah border had taken at least 20 wives, most of them minors, and punished followers who did not treat him as a prophet, newly filed federal court documents allege ... The document filed Friday provides new insight into what investigators have found in a case that first became public in August.
The state of emergency allows authorities to arrest people and search buildings without a warrant, drawing heavy criticism from political opponents and activists who have warned against a repeat of the police abuse and mass detentions that happened under previous states of emergency ...LOS ANGELES, CALIFORNIA – JUNE 08 ... That’s the reality.” ... Gen ... .
BERLIN (Reuters) – Germany is reeling in shock after prosecutors announced on Wednesday the arrests of 25 suspected members of a far-right group who they believe were preparing a violent coup to install a German aristocrat as national leader. Authorities expect further arrests and raids in coming days ... What is known about the plot? ... Advertisement ... U.S.
DUBAI. Muhoozi Kainerugaba, the son of Uganda’s PresidentYoweri Museveni, said that he will succeed his father — if he gets enough likes on Twitter. Kainerugaba, a general in his country’s armed forces and a prolific tweeter, wrote on Monday. “Okay, let those who want me to be president after my father retweet and like ... ....
German authorities expect further arrests and raids in the coming days in connection with a far-right group that prosecutors say were preparing a violent overthrow of the state to install a former member of a German royal family as national leader ...The StandardChannel. IOSAndroid. IOS Android. More>> ... (Reuters). .