The Nigerian army released 25 children on Thursday after clearing them of suspected ties with armed Islamist groups in the country’s restive northeast region, the United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) said.
India Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s government unveiled the budget for 2019/2020 on Friday, seeking to reverse weakening growth and investment that threaten to take the shine off a recent landslide election victory.
Israeli authorities have released Khalida Jarrar, a prominent Palestinian legislator and a senior member of the Popular Front for the Liberation of Palestine (PFLP), who was held without trial for 20 months under the practice of administrative detention.
The whistle-blowing website Wikileaks has released a series of hacked voicemails belonging to the US Democratic National Committee (DNC), shedding more light on its inner plot to help Hillary Clinton defeat Bernie Sanders.
The Bahraini regime released Salah al-Khawaja, a prominent rights activist, after five years in jail Saturday in an apparent bid to divert mounting criticism of its ongoing crackdown on activists and protesters.