A court in Senegal sentenced the country’s leading opposition figure to two years in prison on Thursday after finding him guilty of “corrupting youth,” prompting scores of protesters to take to the streets, and clash with security forces, throughout the country. The ruling, which for now bars him from running in future elections, throws the […]
Evin Prison, in Tehran, houses thousands of dissidents and political prisoners. Witnesses described hearing gunshots and explosions as a blaze made its way through the facility on Saturday.
Daw Aung San Suu Kyi, the politician and Nobel laureate, was found guilty of election fraud on Friday, a sign that the junta has no intention of easing its pressure on her.
The International Committee of the Red Cross has not received confirmation that it will be allowed to visit the detention center where dozens of Ukrainian prisoners were killed in an explosion, the organization said in a statement on Sunday. At least 50 prisoners were killed and dozens wounded in a blast late Thursday in the […]
Natasha, 46, a mother of six children, milking a cow at her home in Donetsk Province, Ukraine.Credit…Mauricio Lima for The New York Times Two of Natasha’s children by a corral for the cattle.Credit…Mauricio Lima for The New York Times Natasha’s children playing outside their house.Credit…Mauricio Lima for The New York Times DONETSK PROVINCE, Ukraine — […]
The covered bodies on Friday of people killed when an explosion tore through the barracks of a prison camp in Russian-controlled territory in eastern Ukraine. Credit…Alexander Ermochenko/Reuters As international outrage swelled, Ukraine on Saturday called on global organizations including the United Nations and the International Committee of the Red Cross to quickly investigate an explosion […]