An official note containing the same objections preceded the ambassador’s summoning. “The Foreign Ministry today summoned the Russian ambassador to repeat the protests,” the Norwegian Foreign Ministry said on Wednesday.
Britain has granted posthumous pardons to thousands of gay and bisexual men who were convicted of sexual offenses under laws that have since been abolished, the government said on Tuesday, according to Reuters.
TORONTO — François Deschamps stepped out of his apartment building in the Limoilou neighborhood of Quebec City recently and stopped when he saw a sticker wrapped around a light pole.
WARSAW — A handwriting analysis has determined that Lech Walesa, the leader of Poland’s anticommunist Solidarity movement and later the president of Poland, was a Communist paid informant in the 1970s, according to a new official report issued on Tuesday.
QUEBEC — From the outside, the Islamic Cultural Center’s building in the Ste.-Foy neighborhood of Quebec City looks more like a medical center than a place of worship.
NAIROBI, Kenya — It started out in Washington. Then it went to Jakarta. Then across Africa. One version even showed up on Facebook. Within hours, a State Department dissent cable, asserting that President Trump’s executive order to temporarily bar citizens from seven Muslim-majority countries would not make the nation safer, traveled like a chain letter — or a viral video.