Moscow. French actor and newly-minted Russian citizen Gerard Depardieu on Saturday compared President Vladimir Putin to the late Pope John Paul II and said the ex-KGB agent is what Russia needs as a leader, AFP reported.
Sofia. President of the Republic of Bulgaria, Rosen Plevneliev, will meet with a delegation of the Court of Justice of the European Union, which is on an official visit to Bulgaria at the invitation of the Bulgarian Supreme Court of Cassations, the press centre of the President’s Office announced.
Jakarta. A British woman could face the death penalty in Indonesia after being arrested for allegedly smuggling crystal methamphetamine into the country from China, an official said Saturday, AFP reported.