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      Armenia Says Warplane Downed, Azerbaijan and Turkey Deny Responsibility
      Sep29

      Armenia Says Warplane Downed, Azerbaijan and Turkey Deny Responsibility

      (YEREVAN, Armenia) — Armenia said one of its warplanes was shot down Tuesday by a fighter jet from Azerbaijan’s ally Turkey, killing the pilot, in fighting over the separatist territory of Nagorno-Karabakh. Both Turkey and Azerbaijan denied it. The move would represent a major escalation in the decades-old conflict between Armenia and...

      100,000 March in Belarus Capital on 50th Day of Protests Over President Lukashenko
      Sep27

      100,000 March in Belarus Capital on 50th Day of Protests Over President Lukashenko

      (KYIV, Ukraine) — About 100,000 demonstrators marched in the Belarusian capital calling for the authoritarian president’s ouster, some wearing cardboard crowns to ridicule him, on Sunday as the protests that have rocked the country marked their 50th consecutive day. Protests also took place in nine other cities, underlining the wide extent...

      Scores of Protesters Arrested in Belarus as Large Demonstrations Against the Authoritarian President Continue
      Sep26

      Scores of Protesters Arrested in Belarus as Large Demonstrations Against the Authoritarian President Continue

      (KYIV, Ukraine) — Hundreds of women calling for the authoritarian president to step down protested in Belarus’ capital on Saturday, continuing the large demonstrations that have rocked the country since early August. Police blocked off the center of Minsk and arrested more than 60 demonstrators, according to the Viasna human rights...

      Protest Leader Charged  as Belarus’ President Disparages Unrest as a U.S. Plot
      Sep17

      Protest Leader Charged as Belarus’ President Disparages Unrest as a U.S. Plot

      MOSCOW (AP) — Belarus’ authoritarian leader on Wednesday sought to disparage protesters demanding his resignation for a sixth straight week following a disputed election by accusing the United States of fomenting the unrest. In a long speech to top officials, Belarusian President Alexander Lukashenko ranted against the alleged U.S.-led plan...

      Belarus Protests Enter Their Sixth Week With Continued Demands for President Lukashenko’s Resignation
      Sep14

      Belarus Protests Enter Their Sixth Week With Continued Demands for President Lukashenko’s Resignation

      KYIV, Ukraine — More than 100,000 demonstrators calling for the authoritarian president of Belarus to resign marched through the capital of Minsk on Sunday as the daily protests that have gripped the nation entered their sixth week. Many in the crowd, which the human rights group Viasna estimated as numbering more than 150,000, carried placards...

      10,000 Women March to Demand That Belarus President Resign
      Sep13

      10,000 Women March to Demand That Belarus President Resign

      KYIV, Ukraine — About 10,000 women marched noisily through the Belarusian capital on Saturday, beating pots and pans and shouting for the resignation of the country’s authoritarian president in the 35th consecutive day of large anti-government protests. Many carried portraits of Maria Kolesnikova, a leader of the opposition Coordination...

      Belarus Activist Maria Kolesnikova Resists Effort to Deport Her to Ukraine
      Sep09

      Belarus Activist Maria Kolesnikova Resists Effort to Deport Her to Ukraine

      KYIV, Ukraine — A leading opposition activist in Belarus was held on the border with Ukraine on Tuesday after she resisted an attempt by authorities to deport her as part of government efforts to end a month of protests against authoritarian President Alexander Lukashenko. Maria Kolesnikova, a member of the Coordination Council created by the...

      Russian Opposition Leader Alexei Navalny Out of Coma and is Responsive, Hospital Says
      Sep07

      Russian Opposition Leader Alexei Navalny Out of Coma and is Responsive, Hospital Says

      (BERLIN) — Poisoned Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny’s condition has improved, allowing doctors to take him out of an induced coma, the German hospital treating him said Monday. Navalny, a fierce, high-profile critic of Russian President Vladimir Putin, was flown to Germany last month after falling ill on Aug. 20 on a domestic...

      ‘Now People Can Read the Truth.’ A Former FBI Agent’s Memoir on the War on Terror Is Declassified After 9 Years
      Sep07

      ‘Now People Can Read the Truth.’ A Former FBI Agent’s Memoir on the War on Terror Is Declassified After 9 Years

      The story of how the U.S. learned that Khalid Sheikh Mohammed was the architect of the attacks of Sept. 11, 2001 is one of tenacity, guile, and no small measure of serendipity. “We Forrest Gumped ourselves into it,” former FBI agent Ali Soufan, the Bureau member who first discovered the connection in 2002, told TIME on Sept 3. The admission of...

      Germany Increases Pressure on Russia in Alexei Navalny Poisoning Investigation
      Sep06

      Germany Increases Pressure on Russia in Alexei Navalny Poisoning Investigation

      (BERLIN) — Germany on Sunday increased pressure on Russia over the poisoning of Russian opposition politician Alexei Navalny, warning that a lack of support by Moscow in the investigation could “force” Germany to rethink the fate of a German-Russian gas pipeline project. “I hope the Russians won’t force us to change our position regarding...