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  • Foreign tourist office phone numbers and websites

    For tourist information about foreign destinations, contact the government offices below. Several no longer list phone numbers, so information is available only through their websites. For information about a country not listed, call the United Nations at (212) 963-1234, dial 0 and ask for the number of the country's U.N. mission or delegation.
  • Russia says it was robbed in Eurovision song contest

    Russia says it was robbed in Eurovision song contest
    MOSCOW — As might be expected, Russia's foreign minister spent his day Tuesday grappling with the biggest international crisis facing his country, an "outrageous incident" that has inflamed public passions. And Sergei Lavrov promised decisive...

    Hundreds protest pardon of man who killed Armenian military officer

     
    Roughly 400 people protested Thursday outside the consulates of Hungary and Azerbaijan, decrying the release and pardon of an Azerbaijani soldier convicted of killing an Armenian military officer with an ax.

    Azerbaijan defends freeing convicted killer as Armenians protest

     
    Ramil Safarov had been sentenced to spend the rest of his days behind bars after killing an Armenian officer with an ax in Budapest, Hungary. But President Ilham Aliyev pardoned the convicted killer last week after Hungary agreed to return him to...

    Indian cartoonist's arrest on sedition charges sparks outcry

     
    India finds itself in the middle of a new free-speech controversy after authorities arrested cartoonist and anti-corruption activist Aseem Trivedi on sedition charges.