Belarusian deputy police chief Alexander Barsukov has vowed that all those who were taken into temporary custody amid unrest that has gripped Minsk after Sunday's presidential election, will be released by 6:00 am local time Friday.
The official made the announcement as he was visiting a temporary detention facility in one [...]
Britain will impose a 14-day quarantine on all arrivals from France, the Netherlands, Malta and three other countries, British Transport Minister Grant Shapps said on Thursday, citing rising Covid-19 infection rates. [...]
Three unguided projectiles have landed on the premises of Al-Balad military airbase, which houses US troops, Iraqi authorities confirmed. No information on damage or potential casualties was immediately available.
The military compound, located some 80 km (50 miles) north of the capital Baghdad, came under attack on Thursday. At least three [...]
The government in Finland recommended the use of face masks in public for the first time on Thursday as the number of coronavirus cases rises. Prime Minister Sanna Marin said masks should be worn in situations where social distancing is not possible, such as on public transport.
Prior to Thursday, Finland [...]
The FBI will join Lebanese and international investigators in a probe into last week's massive Beirut explosion that killed at least 172 people, a senior US diplomat said on Thursday.
US Under Secretary for Political Affairs David Hale said in Beirut this was at the invitation of Lebanese authorities, Reuters reports.