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Volha Starastsina saw no choice but to flush her work down the police-station toilet.
Volha Starastsina saw no choice but to flush her work down the police station toilet.
Where in the world is Ethiopia’s prime minister? The question is not a geographical brain teaser but a concerned query about the well-being of Prime Minister Meles Zenawi, who has not been seen in public for two months, and about Ethiopia's commitment to U.S. counterterrorism efforts in neighboring Somalia.
It's no surprise that a presidential candidate would make a point of visiting England and Israel. But with the close race for the White House entering its final phase, it's not self-evident why Mitt Romney chose Poland as the only other destination on his first international trip as the presumptive Republican nominee.
Certain powerful voting blocs will track Mitt Romney's goodwill visit to Poland on Monday with keen interest: A very friendly audience awaits him in that nation, along with some potential election benefits.
Lech Walesa says he wishes he had social media back when he founded the Solidarity union movement in 1980, then he wouldn't have had to keep meeting with opposition colleagues in sports stadiums.
Czech citizens joined their leaders and foreign politicians Sunday in paying tribute to Vaclav Havel, the dissident playwright who led the 1989 Velvet Revolution that peacefully toppled communism in the former Czechoslovakia.
Oscar winner Andrzej Wajda said Thursday that his new film on former Polish president and Solidarity founder Lech Walesa will be his greatest challenge in 55 years as a director.
Lech Walesa's wife says she paid a huge price for her husband's struggle against communism.
Holding out Poland's transformation to democracy as a model for the world, President Obama on Saturday exhorted Western allies and the American public alike to extend their support, energy and vision to those now reaching for democracy in the Middle East and North Africa.
The Dominican Republic has deported thousands of illegal immigrants in recent weeks, sowing fear among Haitians living in the country and prompting accusations its government is using a cholera outbreak as a pretext for a crackdown.
On the 100th anniversary of my father's birthday, it's time to listen and learn from him again. It's time for a new Reagan revolution.
Russian President Dmitry Medvedev issued a decree Wednesday banning all sales of S-300 anti-aircraft missile systems to Iran.
The upper house of Russia's parliament on Monday passed a bill granting expanded powers to the country's main security agency, a move that critics say echoes the era of the Soviet KGB.