The Russian military intelligence unit that sought to influence the 2016 election appears to have a new target: conservative American think tanks that have broken with President Trump and are seeking continued sanctions against Moscow, exposing oligarchs or pressing for human rights.
David E. Sanger and Sheera FrenkelAug 22, 2018 00:00 IST
Austria's foreign minister was at the centre of a storm of criticism on Tuesday after making a deep curtsy to Russian leader Vladimir Putin at her wedding, with critics blaming her for a naive gesture that would hurt her country's reputation.
Myanmar government leader Aung San Suu Kyi said on Tuesday her relationship with the military - which held her under house arrest for nearly 15 years - was "not that bad" and that the generals in her cabinet were "rather sweet".
Protesters toppled a statue of a Confederate soldier on the campus of University of North Carolina, the latest move to dismantle Civil War symbols amid debate about race and the legacy of slavery in the US.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi has written to his Pakistan counterpart Imran Khan expressing Delhi's commitment to pursue a "meaningful and constructive engagement" with Islamabad, sources said on Monday, adding the letter emphasised the need for a terror-free subcontinent.
Pope Francis, facing sexual abuse crises in several countries, wrote an unprecedented letter to all Catholics on Monday, asking each one of them to help root out "this culture of death" and vowing there would be no more cover ups.