The nomination of Mr. Tohti, selected for trying to promote dialogue in the troubled Xinjiang region of China, was all but certain to anger Beijing.
The Iranian asylum seeker set himself on fire during a visit by United Nations officials to the detention center on the Pacific island nation of Nauru.
The famed clock tower’s bells at the Houses of Parliament in London will not toll for a while, but when isn’t clear. The clock will keep ticking, most of the time.
Salah Abdeslam, who is also believed to be connected to the attacks in Brussels, was handed over by Belgium and charged, prosecutors said.
An assistant federal security director said he considered the instructions racial profiling and reported them to officials in Washington.
Just a handful of residents remain in Doel, which is set to be leveled to make way for an expansion of the Port of Antwerp.
President Hassan Rouhani lashed out against the U.S. government after the decision, which allows the relatives of victims to sue Tehran for $2 billion in compensation.
The dispute stems from a rejection by the American Bar Association of a potentially incendiary book being written by a Chinese human rights lawyer.
The company’s second-quarter earnings show how hard it can be to keep the attention of the country’s fickle and increasingly hard-to-impress consumers.
Russia’s space agency had postponed the inaugural launch of a rocket from the Vostochny Cosmodrome in the Far East, citing technical problems.
Without new rescue funds by July, the country could default on its debts and throw the currency bloc into another period of chaos.
Charting a future for thousands of young rebel fighters like Mélida is vital to the success of any deal to end 50 years of armed conflict, analysts say.