Last Updated: Saturday, February 01, 2014, 03:54
Ukrainian President Viktor Yanukovych signed into law a bill that grants amnesty to all detained protesters and approved the repeal of controversial legislation that has fuelled the mass riots in Ukraine.
Last Updated: Friday, December 20, 2013, 13:59
Putin, who is known for marathon press conferences, had announced the surprise decision yesterday in an annual presser, when asked about Khodorkovsky.
Last Updated: Thursday, December 19, 2013, 19:42
Russian President Vladimir Putin said on Thursday two jailed members of the punk band Pussy Riot would be freed under an amnesty but described their protest against him in a church as disgraceful.
Last Updated: Wednesday, December 18, 2013, 20:47
The amnesty, which would also allow the release of members of the Pussy Riot punk band, has been largely viewed as the Kremlin`s attempt to soothe criticism of Russia`s human rights records.
Last Updated: Tuesday, November 12, 2013, 17:04
Fifteen countries issued warnings to their citizens asking them to avoid travelling to areas near the anti-government rallies in Bangkok.
Last Updated: Saturday, November 02, 2013, 19:24
Several thousand Thai anti- government protesters gathered in Bangkok today after lawmakers approved a controversial amnesty that could allow fugitive former prime minister Thaksin Shinawatra to return.
Last Updated: Saturday, June 02, 2012, 00:43
Thaksin`s supporters copied the aggressive tactics, and a deadly confrontation with the military in 2010 led to about 90 deaths.
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