A Tunisian court sentenced three European feminist activists to four months in jail on June 12 after they demonstrated topless in central Tunis last month against the Islamist-led government, one of their lawyers said.
The Indian-American community has applauded the recommendation of a FBI panel this week to track hate crimes against Sikhs and Hindus in the US, noting that this is the first step in the right direction.
Mynamar's opposition leader and Nobel laureate Aung San Suu Kyi today declared her intention to run for President in 2015 and sought amendment to the country's Constitution under which she is not eligible to contest.
Floods that have caused billions of euros in damage across central Europe may actually provide an economic boost for the Czech Republic, a country struggling to shrug off its longest recession in more than two decades.
Jordan has removed the last hurdle preventing Britain from sending radical cleric Abu Qatada back home for trial by approving an extradition treaty satisfying British concerns about evidence used against him, officials said on June 12.