Russian President Vladimir Putin says that he stands ready to send police to Belarus if protests there turn violent, but sees no such need yet.
Lithuania has eased coronavirus restrictions to provide Belarus activists protesting against President Lukashenko's sixth re-election a place of refuge in light of violent crackdown on mass demonstrations.
The service has been curtailed amid cost-cutting and efficiency measures ordered by the Trump-appointed new postmaster general as it braces for an unprecedented number of mail-in ballots as a result of the coronavirus pandemic.
Belarus arrested the men last month, saying they had sought to destabilise the country prior to Sunday's presidential election.
The video-sharing app has come under fire by US lawmakers and the Trump administration over national security concerns due to its Chinese ownership.
Luis Abinader, the frontrunner in the Caribbean nation's presidential race, is seeking to end 16 years of unbroken rule by the centre-left Dominican Liberation Party (PLD).
Gudni Johannesson faces a rare challenge at the end of his first term from Gudmundur Franklin Jonsson, a former Wall Street broker close to Icelandic nationalists. Opinion polls suggest that the rightwing challenger has little chance of winning.
Cutting Bashar al Assad's lifelines breathes new life into the struggle to unseat the dictator accused of war crimes.
Former US national security adviser John Bolton in his book has accused President Trump of seeking help from China for a win in 2020 presidential elections. The White House asked a federal court for a restraining order against its release.
Chinese, Russian and other organisations that are deemed ‘state-controlled’ will be labelled with immediate effect. What might this mean for credible journalism?
Experts say a constructive leadership is sometimes the better response to growing unrest than a heavy-handed approach, which might only increase anger.
Tens of thousands people gathered in central London to protest the death of George Floyd by chanting "no justice, no peace, no racist police" and "black lives matter."
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