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.
Russian lawyer Anatoly Kucherena said Snowden could soon apply for Russian citizenship.
From July 4Th Parties to Death Threats: U.S. Ambassador to Israel Dan Shapiro and Family Bid Farewell
In a sitdown with Haaretz, Shapiro, clad in very unambassadorial weekend dad-wear, doesn't seem at all unhappy he won't have to report to Trump for even a moment.
300 U.S. Marines arrived in Norway this week, marking the first time since World War II that foreign troops have been allowed to be stationed in NATO country.
Hotel website says facilities and services in West Bank hotels now comparable with the best hotels in Israel.
According to Brazilian police an Italian member of an international socialist group called Misanthropic Division was recruiting youngsters to fight in Ukraine.
Beijing says it has no hostile intent, but has been involved in diplomatic spat with Washington over ship and aircraft patrols in the South China Sea.
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