Moldova has opened a criminal money-laundering probe connected to the alleged $230 million theft exposed by murdered Russian anti-corruption lawyer Sergei Magnitsky.
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Lanny Breuer, the head of the Justice Department's criminal division, is reported to be preparing his exit.
Russian President Vladimir Putin said Thursday he'll sign a bill that bans Americans from adopting Russian children.
Reacting against the Magnitsky Act signed into law by President Obama last week, Russian President Vladimir Putin said the Kremlin should ban adoption of Russian babies by Americans.
This week the U. S. Senate will consider the Magnitsky Act, a bill to ban visas and freeze bank accounts of about 60 Russian officials allegedly involved in the arrest and death of Sergei Magnitsky.
As part of the reforms by President Thein Sein to open up Myanmar after decades of economic isolation, the parliament has approved a new foreign investment law.
We now know who will be the next President of the United States.
President Obama on Tuesday ordered enactment within six months of new federal regulations requiring strict compliance with the government's zero-tolerance policy on human trafficking.
After a six-hour trial Monday in Ho Chi Minh City, three bloggers who wrote about corruption in the government were sentenced to long prison terms for 'spreading propaganda against the state.'