Merkel and Putin clash over rock band jailing

German chancellor questions jailing of Pussy Riot members as she meets the Russian president in Moscow.

    German Chancellor Angela Merkel has clashed with the Russian president over the jailing of the feminist rock band Pussy Riot.

    Tensions flared in public after Merkel pushed the Vladimir Putin over his country's human rights record.

    Al Jazeera's Charles Stratford reports from Moscow.

    SOURCE: Al Jazeera


    YOU MIGHT ALSO LIKE

    Visualising every Saudi coalition air raid on Yemen

    Visualising every Saudi coalition air raid on Yemen

    Since March 2015, Saudi Arabia and a coalition of Arab states have launched more than 19,278 air raids across Yemen.

    Lost childhoods: Nigeria's fear of 'witchcraft' ruins young lives

    Lost childhoods: Nigeria's fear of 'witchcraft' ruins young lives

    Many Pentecostal churches in the Niger Delta offer to deliver people from witchcraft and possession - albeit for a fee.

    Why did Bush go to war in Iraq?

    Why did Bush go to war in Iraq?

    No, it wasn't because of WMDs, democracy or Iraqi oil. The real reason is much more sinister than that.