World Bulletin / News Desk
Britain appointed a senior judge on Thursday to conduct an inquest into the death of Alexander Litvinenko, the former Russian agent turned Kremlin critic whose murder in London in 2006, chilling relations between London and Moscow.
The judge, Robert Owen, will hold a preliminary hearing in September to decide how the inquest will be conducted and whether it will be heard before a jury, Britain's Judicial Office said.
Russia has refused to extradite Andrei Lugovoy, an ex-KGB bodyguard Britain wants to prosecute forLitvinenko's murder by poisoning with radioactive polonium.
The incident sent ties between the countries plunging to a post-Cold War low and led to tit-for-tat diplomatic expulsions.
Federal forces detain fugitive former police chief of Iguala, the southern city where 43 students disappeared in 2014.
Opposition leaders have accused President Nicolas Maduro's government on Friday of crossing a line into dictatorship
Hillary Clinton’s campaign headquarters were evacuated last night after a “suspicious” envelope was opened by interns.
U.S. Defense Secretary Ash Carter arrived in Iraq Saturday to assess the progress of the Mosul operation
Interior Ministry says it will consider extradition on case-by-case basis
Seen as a symbol of the failure of President Francois Hollande’s government to deal with the refugee crisis, the camp will be closed in order for demolition
A recent report by the human rights organization Amnesty International alleged that Sudan's government may have used chemical weapons in their offensives against rebels in Jebel Marra, Darfur, this year.
Norway is considering a Pentagon request to host a small rotational force of Marines
Oklahoma, Louisiana also turn down similar requests from Russia
Accusing the ICC of bias, the withdrawal of South Africa has rocked the ICC
A helicopter carrying 22 people crashed in Siberia with 19 on board killed after suffering from serious injuries
Ashton Carter welcomes Turkey's role in northern Syria
UN releases report on use of excessive force, rife impunity for rights violations during September protests in Congo
The Canadian trade minister, Chrystia Freeland, was on the verge of tears on Friday as she announced the “end and the failure” of talks with the Walloon government.
According to Hillary Clinton, Trump's refusal to accept the election results is putting democracy "on the line" in the US...
Friday prayers performed at Rome's Colosseum in protest at closure of makeshift mosques and have demanded for the opening of mosques to accommodate the growing community