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US in Talks to Release Huawei Executive

The US Justice Department is reportedly discussing an arrangement that would allow Huawei Finance Chief Meng Wanzhou to return to China in exchange for...

Turkish Dictatorship Sentences Hundreds Involved in 2016 Coup to Life in Prison

A Turkish court announced that it has sentenced hundreds of defendants comprising mostly of military personnel to multiple life terms for their involvement in...

British-Australian Prisoner Released by Iran in Prisoner Exchange

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...

50 Prisoners in Iraq to Face Potential Execution after Unfair Trials

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...

Iran Pardons 157 ‘Security Detainees’

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...

Venezuelan Opposition Leader Leopoldo Lopez Escapes from Spanish Embassy in Caracas

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...

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