• Anti-government protests in Venezuela

    Anti-government protests in Venezuela

    A new wave of brutally repressed by the police manifestation - the situation in Venezuela is becoming more exacerbated. On Tuesday, police killed 14-year-old boy who was in the area of demonstrators. The tragedy occurred in the state of Tachira, which last year was the epicenter of the anti-government protests.

  • Polanski testifies in extradition hearing

    Polanski testifies in extradition hearing

    Filmmaker Roman Polanski testified at a hearing in Poland regarding a U.S. request for his extradition, though the court said it needed more time to make a decision. The court could not make a ruling on Wednesday since it still had to consider additional documents submitted by Polanski's lawyers.
  •  'Ida' wins Foreign-Language Oscar

    'Ida' wins Foreign-Language Oscar

    Paweł Pawlikowski's 'Ida' has won the Academy Award for best Foreign Language Film, making it the first Oscar for a Polish film in this category. There were other Polish nominations for Oscars: 'Joanna', 'Nasza Klątwa', while Anna Biedrzycka-Sheppard was nominated for Best Costume Design.

  • Prosecutors demand 10 years in jail for Navalny

    Prosecutors demand 10 years in jail for Navalny

    Russian prosecutors demanded a Moscow court hand down a 10-year jail sentence to opposition figure Alexei Navalny in an appeal of the suspended sentence he was given in a theft case. - We demand that Navalny be sentenced to 10 years in jail, a prosecutor at the court appeal said.
  • New EU sanctions list of Ukrainians and Russians

    New EU sanctions list of Ukrainians and Russians

    The European Union published a new list of Ukrainians and Russians targeted by sanctions for undermining Ukraine's independence on Monday, including Russian First Deputy Defence Minister Arkady Bakhin. Also named on the list of 19 people and nine organisations.