Prisoners considered ‘less than an animal’ by regime, according to interviews with 15 former detainees by Human Rights Watch
With coronavirus relief held up by partisan bickering and Republican infighting, Speaker Nancy Pelosi tried once again yesterday to set a firm deadline for the deal.
Bolivian presidential candidate Luis Arce, the leftist heir to former leader Evo Morales, said his country had "recovered democracy" after an exit poll from TV station Unitel indicated he had won the election in the first round with 52.4 percent of the vote.
Police fought anti-mask protesters in the Czech Republic, Ireland prepared to announce tough new restrictions and Switzerland made masks mandatory indoors as European governments struggled to contain continuing record Covid case numbers.
Thousands of mainly young Thais have gone back to the streets of Bangkok for a fifth straight day of protests demanding sweeping political change, with demonstrations also taking place at several other locations around the country.
The vote follows a year of political turmoil in the Andean nation following the removal of former President Evo Morales.
Critical outsiders, as well as some of Facebook’s own employees, say the company’s efforts to revise its rules and tighten its safeguards remain wholly insufficient to the task, despite it having spent billions on the project.
Tens of thousands of people marched through the streets of the Belarusian capital Minsk on Sunday to demand the resignation of veteran president Alexander Lukashenko, despite a threat by officials to use firearms against protesters.
Voters in Guinea are casting their ballots in a controversial election which sees President Alpha Condé seeking a third term.
The average credit score hit a record in July after millions of Americans had lost their jobs, scrambling lenders’ underwriting models