Lawyer of Nazanin Zaghari, an Iranian-British citizen who has been sentenced to five years in prison and is currently serving her jail term, said her client has asked Tehran prosecutor's office for conditional release.
An Iranian lawmaker said consultations are underway to secure the release of the remaining Iranian border guards abducted by terrorists at a military post on the common border with Pakistan in October.
A Turkish court ruled on Friday to release the US evangelical Christian pastor at the center of a bitter diplomatic row between Ankara and Washington, a move that could be the first step toward mending ties between the NATO allies.
The so-called Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF), a Western-backed coalition of mainly Kurdish militants, has reportedly released foreign Daesh elements, including Europeans, back to the Takfiri terrorist group through secret prisoner swap deals.
The House intelligence committee's probe of Russia’s alleged interference in the 2016 election spun further into charges and counter-charges among angry US lawmakers and President Donald Trump as the panel voted to release a second classified memo about whether the FBI and Justice Department conspired against him.
We already knew that thawing Arctic permafrost would release powerful greenhouse gases. Scientists revealed it could also release massive amounts of mercury — a potent neurotoxin and serious threat to human health.
United Nations human rights experts called on Saudi Arabia on Tuesday to end "repression" of rights activists and release dozens detained since September for peacefully exercising their civil and political rights.
Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari has been strongly urged to release the African country’s senior Shia cleric and leader of the Islamic Movement of Nigeria (IMN) Sheikh Ibrahim Zakzaky, who was seriously wounded and detained in a brutal raid on his residence nearly two years ago.
The lifetime toxic chemical releases associated with coal-generated electricity are 10 to 100 times greater than those from electricity generated with natural gas obtained via fracking, a University of Michigan (UM) study found.