The US Justice Department is reportedly discussing an arrangement that would allow Huawei Finance Chief Meng Wanzhou to return to China in exchange for admitting wrongdoing.
A Turkish court announced that it has sentenced hundreds of defendants comprising mostly of military personnel to multiple life terms for their involvement in the failed 2016 coup against Dictator Recep Tayyip Erdogan.
Iranian state media announced that the British-Australian scholar, Kylie Moore-Gilbert, was released in return for three Iranians who were detained in Thailand for bomb plot charges.
United Nations human rights experts expressed their concerns over the potential execution of some 50 prisoners convicted of terrorism-related crimes in Iraq due to unfair trials.
Iran has pardoned 157 people arrested with security charges during anti-government protests, as part of an amnesty granted by Supreme Leader Ali Khamenzi last Nov. 10.
Venezuelan historic opposition leader Leopoldo Lopez escaped from the Spanish ambassador’s residence in Caracas on Sunday to flee Venezuela, more than a year after seeking refuge there to escape from his house arrest.