Tag: Germany

Pussy Riot punk band member Pyotr Verzilov (C) has regained consciousness after being hospitalised in Moscow with suspected poisoning

German Doctors: Pussy Riot Poisoning ‘Highly Plausible’

BERLIN (AP) – German doctors treating Pyotr Verzilov, a member of Russian protest group Pussy Riot, said Tuesday that claims he was poisoned are “highly plausible” but stressed they can’t say how this might have occurred or who was responsible.

TOPSHOT - Um Majid (L) tries an improvised gas mask on familiy members in her home in Binnish in Syria's rebel-held northern Idlib province as part of preparations for any upcoming raids on September 12, 2018. - The Syrian regime and its Russian ally are threatening an offensive to retake …

U.N. Investigators Find More Evidence Assad Used Chlorine Gas on Civilians

United Nations war crimes investigators reported on Wednesday they have uncovered more evidence that Syrian dictator Bashar Assad used chlorine gas weapons against civilians on three occasions — one of them in the northwestern province of Idlib, where the U.N. fears Assad and his Russian allies will soon massacre civilians in a massive assault.

In this Aug. 28, 2018 photo a crane of the firebrigade lifts a statue of Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan in Wiesbaden, western Germany. The statue was part of a controversial art project of the Wiesbaden Biennale. (Sebastian Stenzel/Wiesbaden112.de/dpa via AP)

German City Removes Erdogan Statue over Security Concerns

BERLIN — A golden statue of Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan that was installed at an art festival whose motto is “Bad news” has been taken down after authorities in the German city of Wiesbaden said it was becoming a security issue.