Category: World

Navalny in Court as Kremlin Faces Pressure

Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny appears in court a day after he and hundreds of anti-corruption protesters were arrested. The Kremlin called those demonstrations a “provocation” and said teenagers were paid to show up....


Why Young Russians Are Mobilizing Against Corruption

Widespread protests broke out across Russia on Sunday to denounce government corruption, the biggest show of defiance against President Vladimir Putin in years. Hundreds of protesters were arrested in Moscow and elsewhere. Chief foreign...


Venezuela Hospitals Face Crisis as Meds Run Low

On Friday, Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro said on state television that he had asked the United Nations for help in addressing the country’s shortage of medicine and other goods. The country’s hospitals now have...