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Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny has been released from police custody late Sunday after being arrested for organising an unauthorised protest against president Vladimir Putin in Moscow. Thousands of his supporters continued to march in cities across Russia, protesting the decision to ban Navalny from challenging Putin in March’s presidential election. Navalny’s lawyer told Reuters […]

Paris remains on high alert after the Seine continued to rise early Monday, forcing more than 1,500 people to evacuate their homes. The floodwaters have transformed the streets into mucky canals, threatening France’s most famous landmarks like the Eiffel Tower and The Louvre. Authorities have closed the bottom floor of the Louvre museum, several parks and riverside […]

Japan on Monday ordered improvements to operations at virtual currency exchange Coincheck after hackers stole $530 million in digital assets.  On Sunday, Coincheck said it would return about 90 per cent with internal funds, though it is yet to finalise the timeline.  The Tokyo-based firm suspended trading in all cryptocurrencies except bitcoin following the theft. Only 16 […]

Hundreds of people took to the street in Mexico City to protest over the disappearance of a 17-year-old university student. Marco Antonio Sanchez has not been seen since he was detained last week. The two police officers who had detained him have since been arrested. According to reports, the student had been on the streets […]

An attack on the army unit that provides security for the military academy in the Afghan capital, Kabul, early Monday, has left at least two soldiers dead and 10 others wounded. According to media reports, a suicide bomber first attacked the army unit near the Marshal Fahim Defence University at about 00:30 GMT Monday. Afghan defence ministry […]

Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny has been detained after joining a rally in Moscow on Sunday. More than 60 of his supporters were also arrested after Russian authorities refused to sanction the nationwide rallies. In a video telecast6 before the protest, Navalny urged his supporters to ignore the protest bans and speak out against another term […]


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