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Congress alleges 'shadow' probe by Commanders owner Snyder

Washington Commanders owner Dan Snyder conducted a “shadow investigation” that sought to discredit former employees making accusations of workplace sexual harassment, hired private investigators to in...

Editorial Roundup: United States

Excerpts from recent editorials in the United States and abroad: June 10 The New York Times says that Americans must fully confront what happened on Jan. 6 ...

Ukraine holds Sievierodonetsk plant as civilians shelter — live updates

German President Steinmeier criticizes ex-Chancellor Schröder Frank-Walter Steinmeier, the German President, criticized former Chancellor Gerhard Schröder for his business ties to Russia. Steinmeier...

Ukraine: UK man's family 'devastated' by death sentence

LONDON (AP) — The family of a British man condemned to death for fighting for Ukraine said it is devastated by the outcome of what it termed a “show trial" and called Saturday for him to be released a...

Ukraine says troops holding on in Sievierodonetsk — live updates

Ukraine says troops still defending Sievierodonetsk US, China to trade blows over Russia at Shangri-La Dialogue German health minister travels to Ukraine This article was last updated at 03:26 UTC...

Director Oleg Sentsov at the front: Russians 'are scorching the earth'

When Russia attacked Ukraine, Ukrainian film director Oleg Sentsov joined his country's Territorial Defense Forces and went to fight. Since 2014, Sentsov has been an icon of Ukrainian resistance t...

EXPLAINER: Who's the Swedish doctor facing execution in Iran

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Vida Mehrannia is trying to save her husband’s life. Iran is scheduled to put him to death within nine days — by May 21. To Iran, the 50-year-old A...

Taiwan human rights activist describes Chinese prison as 'sweatshop'

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — At his first news conference since ending a five-year prison sentence in China, human rights activist Lee Ming-che (李明哲) described his prison in Hunan Province as a "...

Turkey: Rights activist Osman Kavala sentenced to life in prison

Turkish activist and philanthropist Osman Kavala was found guilty of trying to overthrow the government by an Istanbul court on Monday. He had spent the last four and a half years in prison without b...

Scavino, Navarro held in contempt of Congress in 1/6 probe

WASHINGTON (AP) — Former Trump advisers Peter Navarro and Dan Scavino were held in contempt of Congress for their monthlong refusal to comply with subpoenas rendered by the House committee’s investiga...

Activists want China to free Taiwan human rights worker as jail term nears end

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — As the end is approaching on China’s five-year prison term for Taiwanese human rights worker Lee Ming-che (李明哲), activists called Friday (March 18) on Beijing to fre...

Taipei MRT turns down Amnesty International ad for activist jailed in China

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taipei Rapid Transit Corporation (TRTC) turned down two applications by Amnesty International for an ad supporting the case of Lee Ming-che (李明哲), the Taiwanese human righ...

'Europe's last dictator' raises the stakes with the West

MOSCOW (AP) — For most of his 27 years as Belarus’ authoritarian president, Alexander Lukashenko’s repressions and truculent statements frequently offended the West. This year, that belligerence is di...

Myanmar: What can we expect from Aung San Suu Kyi trial?

On February 1, 2021, the day the Myanmar military toppled the nation's democratically elected government in a coup, Aung San Suu Kyi was arrested. Since then, the country's most prominen...

Room for 10,000: Inside China's largest detention center

DABANCHENG, China (AP) — The Uyghur inmates sat in uniform rows with their legs crossed in lotus position and their backs ramrod straight, numbered and tagged, gazing at a television playing grainy bl...