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.
Hosni Mubarak, who was overthrown as president of Egypt in a popular uprising in 2011, will be released from detention in a military hospital, the public prosecutor ruled on Monday, his lawyers and judicial sources said.
Reporters Without Borders (RSF), a group advocating the rights of journalists and activists, has called on the Bahraini regime to immediately release prominent rights activist Nabeel Rajab, saying his continued detention would do nothing to cleanse Manama's image as a rights violator.