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Double shooting a stark reminder of dangers facing agents who monitor hunting and fishing and protect endangered species Paco Morales brings his patrol car to a halt on a windy and almost deserted stretch of road smack in the heart of Spain. In the hot spring sky overhead, eagles, vultures and kites wheel, idly scanning […]

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Pontiff makes a surprise appearance at Vancouver conference via video link-up from the Vatican Pope Francis made a surprise appearance at a TED talk conference on Tuesday, urging powerful leaders to act humbly and said he hoped technological innovation would not leave people behind. The 18-minute video was filmed in Vatican City and broadcast to […]

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Ankara, Turkey (CNN)Turkish citizens who did not want to give more powers to President Recep Tayyip Erdogan had a very hard Monday. There was quiet discontent in Ankara, as if its pockets of opposition had been zipped tight. Duysen Talas, a 28-year-old born in the capital, Ankara, was slouched over in a chair of the […]

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(CNN)Nine months on from the July 2016 coup attempt in Turkey, which according Turkish State Media, claimed the lives of 249 people, including 36 alleged coup plotters, authorities continue to detain and arrest people who, they say, are linked to the attempted uprising. BREAKDOWN OF THOSE AFFECTED Those arrested since the attempted coup include police […]

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Police in the predominantly Muslim republic allegedly rounded up more than 100 gay men and killed at least three In the face of police in the predominantly Muslim republic rounded up more than 100 men suspected of homosexuality and that at least three of them have been killed. Chechen authorities have denied the reports. But […]

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Mike Pompeo said WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange portrays himself as a crusader but in fact helps enemies of the United States, including Russia Mike Pompeo, the director of the CIA, has branded WikiLeaks a hostile intelligence service, saying it threatens democratic nations and joins hands with dictators. In his first public remarks since becoming chief […]

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Pyotr Levashov reportedly suspected of being involved in hacking attacks linked to alleged interference in 2016 election A Russian computer programmer has been arrested in Barcelona, a spokesman for the Russian embassy in Madrid said on Sunday. It was unclear why Pyotr Levashov was arrested. The embassy spokesman declined to give details and Spanish police […]

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