Friday, August 22, 2014

Azeri Rights Activist Severely Beaten

An Azerbaijani journalist and rights activist has been badly beaten by unknown assailants in the country's Naxcivan exclave.

Pakistani Party Quits In Protest

The Pakistani opposition party of cricketer-turned-politician Imran Khan has resigned from parliament as Khan steps up his bid to drive Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif from power over alleged election fraud.

Four Russians Under House Arrest For Ukrainian Flag Stunt

A Russian court has ordered house arrest for four Muscovites accused of hanging a Ukrainian flag from a Soviet-era star atop a building near the Kremlin.

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