In Thailand, an arrest warrant has been issued for former prime minister Yingluck Shinawatra. Yingluck didn't appear in court, allegedly due to an illness. Her vanishing act is the latest twist in the saga of the Shinawatra family.
The charges against Maria Butina relate to building relationships with officials and infiltrating organizations with influence in US politics. Court documents show her actions revolved around the 2016 election.
As Liberia appears before the UN Human Rights Committee in Geneva, Liberians ask why the government has failed to prosecute those responsible for atrocities committed during the country's two civil wars.
With Thailand gripped by a dramatic effort to rescue a young soccer team from a cave, the deep divisions within society were brushed aside. But experts say that kind of national solidarity is unlikely to be permanent.
Lithuanian ex-lawmaker and judge Neringa Venckiene accused her country's government of covering up a pedophile ring. She said charges against her are politically motivated and she could be killed if sent to Lithuania.
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