Georgian prosecutors on Tuesday filed criminal charges against former president Mikheil Saakashvili for allegedly ordering a savage beating of an oppostion lawmaker who suffered traumatic brain injury and broken bones.
An Argentine lawmaker was killed and four others were injured, including the governor of the western province of San Juan, Jose Luis Gioja, when the helicopter in which they were travelling crashed shortly after take-off.
Punjab Deputy Chief Minister and SAD president Sukhbir Badal said that the decision was taken "despite clear directions of Supreme Court that elected representatives facing convictions cannot contest elections."
A prominent Russian lawmaker has
demanded the removal of Vladimir Lenin`s mummified body from
his tomb on the historic Red Square saying that the founder of
the Soviet State is `highly controversial political figure`.