Trump says he's sending 1,000 more U.S. troops to ally Poland

World / Politics Jun 13, 2019

Trump says he's sending 1,000 more U.S. troops to ally Poland

President Donald Trump said Wednesday that he will send 1,000 more U.S. service members to Poland as part of his broadening security and economic alliance. Trump made the announcement during a White House news conference with Poland's president, Andrzej Duda. Trump said the Polish government ...

Russian police detain at least 94 at Moscow journalist protest

World Jun 12, 2019

Russian police detain at least 94 at Moscow journalist protest

Russian police detained at least 94 people on Wednesday, including opposition politician Alexei Navalny, at a protest in Moscow calling for punishment for police officers involved in the alleged framing of a journalist, monitors said. Police abruptly dropped drugs charges a day earlier against journalist ...

Rights activist in Chechnya gets parole on drug sentence

World / Crime & Legal Jun 11, 2019

Rights activist in Chechnya gets parole on drug sentence

A court in the Russian province of Chechnya granted parole Monday to a prominent rights activist whose conviction drew an international outcry. Oyub Titiyev, who led the Chechen office of prominent rights group Memorial, has been in custody since being arrested in January 2018 on ...