Blogger Alexander Lapshin has been in custody in Belarus for more than a month following his visit to the disputed region of Nagorno-Karabakh and his subsequent critical posts about the Azeri regime.
Suggesting President Obama is an Israel-hater or anti-Semite is a lie and an abomination, reflecting the debasement of the shared moral culture that US democracy, any democracy, requires to function.
Iraqi forces face major security threats as Islamic State fighters seek to sow sectarian violence.
Days before inauguration, foreign diplomats, Republican leaders and donors attend president-elect's first event in Washington in more than a month.
Yossi Sucary's award-winning book 'Benghazi—Bergen-Belsen' has been adapted for the stage, and performances begin in March at La MaMa Experimental Theater Club in New York City’s East Village.