Ok, so what’s going on with Belarus?. Prime MinisterBoris Johnson is set to meet with Belarus’ exiled opposition leader, Sviatlana Tsikhanouskaya, today, meaning the UK could join its allies in condemning the country. Tsikhanouskaya has already urged western countries to toughen up their current restrictions against Belarus ...Related... .
Former president Donald Trump will fight “tooth and nail” against the recent Department of Justice (DoJ) order directing the Treasury to release his tax record to Congress, his lawyer said ...Calling it “politicisation and harassment” of his client, Mr Fischetti said he had “never seen anything like this” in his legal career ... .
Ebrahim Raisi, Iran’s new president, has used his inauguration speech to vow to work towards lifting “tyrannical” sanctions imposed on Tehran by the US, and to improve living standards for Iranians... The ultraconservative president was endorsed by Iran’s supreme leader, Ayatollah Ali Khamenei, on Tuesday.
Some bodies were found with gunshot wounds or their hands bound, and the official said on Monday a forensic investigation was needed to determine the causes of death. The official spoke to the Associated Press on condition of anonymity because he was not authorised to brief the media. ... .
A Russian court has sentenced a key ally of jailed opposition leader Alexey Navalny to 18 months of restricted movement after finding her guilty of inciting people to break COVID-19 safety regulations ... She had initially been placed under house arrest ... The 33-year-old was also banned from leaving Moscow and attending mass events ... ‘A fictitious case’ ... .
Bangalore. A day after the custodial death of a Congolese man, a demonstration in the city by African national people turned violent as police began lathi charge against the protestors ... In custody a couple of hours later, he complained of chest pain and was rushed to a private hospital where he died allegedly of cardiac arrest ... .