Britain and Ukraine have sharply condemned death sentences handed down by a Russian proxy court in Donetsk to two British men and a Moroccan, who were captured while fighting for Ukraine.
They were found guilty of mercenary activities and attempting to overthrow the authorities.
The British Foreign Secretary Liz Truss said it was a shame judgement.
Ukraine said the three men enjoyed competent immunity under the Geneva Conventions.
The authorities in the U.S. state of Maryland say a gunman opened fire inside a manufacturing facility near Hagerstown, killing at least three people.
The Washington County Sheriff’s Office said the suspect was wounded during a confrontation with a Maryland state police trooper, who also suffered minor injuries.
The gunman has been taken to hospital.
His condition is unclear.
Hours before the first public hearings of the congressional committee investigating the storming of the U.S. Capitol building last year, the FBI has arrested a Republican candidate for the post of governor of Michigan for allegedly taking part in the riot.
Ryan Kelley faces four charges, including disorderly conduct.
The President of South Africa Cyril Ramaphosa has suspended the country's anti-corruption chief.
Busisiwe Mkhwebane has been dogged by accusations of political bias.
On Wednesday, Ms. Mkhwebane said she’d received a complaint against President Ramaphosa for allegedly breaching the executive code of ethics.
The U.S. Secretary of State Antony Blinken has criticized Iran's decision to remove 27 surveillance cameras from its nuclear sites, saying this will undermine efforts to revive the 2015 nuclear deal.
Iran's President said the stance wouldn't change.
And two former soldiers have gone on trial in Germany for allegedly trying to form a paramilitary group to fight in Yemen civil war.
They allegedly interpreted messages from a psychic as a call to arms and told prosecutors they hoped their unit will help bring peace in Yemen.