A Russian court released opposition leader Alexei Navalny on Friday, pending the appeal against his five-year sentence on embezzlement charges.
July 19, 2013
A Russian court on Thursday found opposition leader Alexei Navalny guilty of embezzlement and sentenced him to five years in prison.
July 18, 2013
Clean-up efforts were underway after a tanker spilled more than 100 tonnes of fuel oil near a pristine coastline in northern Cyprus, threatening wildlife and tourism facilities, officials said on Wednesday.
Reuters: July 17, 2013
Russian President Vladimir Putin says Moscow's relations with the United States are more important than a dispute over fugitive U.S. intelligence leaker Edward Snowden.
July 17, 2013
Around 65,000 people have queued for hours in Saint Petersburg to see a religious relic brought from Greece, officials said Saturday, in the latest sign of the Russian Orthodox Church’s influence in post-Soviet Russia.
The Raw Story: July 14, 2013
Turkey's prime minister is drawing parallels between the country's 1997 military coup that ousted an Islamist led government and forced early elections to Egypt's recent upheaval.
July 15, 2013
The United States has criticized Russia for allowing former intelligence contractor Edward Snowden meet with human rights activists while holed up in a Moscow airport, where he has been in limbo for nearly three weeks.
July 13, 2013
Turkey's financial markets are being investigated by the country's regulatory board. The investigation, as well a global sell-off in developing economies and anti-government protests, is threatening the faith in the country's capital markets.
July 11, 2013
Spanish researchers have created a robot posing as a 14-year-old girl to spot paedophiles in online chatrooms.
BBC: July 11, 2013
A genocide charge against former Bosnian Serb leader Radovan Karadzic has been reinstated at the UN Yugoslav war crimes tribunal in The Hague.
BBC: July 11, 2013