Russian governor’s son flees house arrest in Italy – media — RT Russia & Former Soviet Union

Artyom Uss has reportedly disappeared after a court in Milan approved his extradition to the US, according to ANSA Artyom Uss, son of the governor of Russia’s Krasnoyarsk Region, Aleksandr Uss, has fled house arrest near the Italian city of Milan, the ANSA news agency has reported. The Carabinieri – an Italian law enforcement agency … Read more

Defrocked Cambodian monk flees to Thailand, resumes religious life there — Radio Free Asia

A Buddhist monk arrested and defrocked while peacefully marching across Cambodia has fled the country, citing concerns over his security, and moved to neighboring Thailand where he has resumed his religious duties. Venerable Soy Sat, 72, began marching across Cambodia earlier this year to urge the government to restore social ethics and resolve national issues.  … Read more

Woman locked in closet for 2 months flees her prison; police arrest kidnapping suspect

Kidnapping suspect arrested after woman locked in closet for 2 months: police

A man who allegedly kidnapped a woman and locked her in a closet for weeks with little access to food or a restroom has been arrested, police say. Police in Dyersburg, Tennessee, responded to a domestic complaint Saturday around 1:30 p.m. on Schaffer Street.  The caller told police a 40-year-old woman ran up to a … Read more