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16 years old and stuck in solitary confinement 23 hours a day because of coronavirus

July 14, 2020

John spent his 16th birthday the same way he's spent every day during the UK's Covid-19 lockdown — alone in a cell for 23 hours -- with no visits, no internet and few phone calls. He is one of hundreds of children locked up in UK prisons, the forgotten casualties of Covid-19.

Men suspected of Holocaust survivor's murder will go on trial in Paris

July 13, 2020

Two men suspected of murdering a Holocaust survivor in Paris during an alleged anti-Semitic attack will stand trial over her death, the Paris prosecutor's office told CNN on Monday.

Portuguese search wells in case of missing Madeleine McCann

July 13, 2020

Portuguese authorities have conducted searches in three wells, according to witnesses, near where British toddler Madeleine McCann disappeared 13 years ago.

Trump ally Duda declared winner of Poland's closely-run presidential race

July 13, 2020

Poland's incumbent President Andrzej Duda is set to be re-elected after narrowly beating his opponent, Warsaw Mayor Rafal Trzaskowski, in the weekend's tightly fought election.

Poland's presidential race too close to call

July 12, 2020

Polish President Andrzej Duda declared victory over Warsaw Mayor Rafal Trzaskowski in the country's presidential election despite an exit poll Sunday showing the result is too close to call.

Protests erupt in Russia's Far East after arrest of governor over years-old murders

July 11, 2020

Thousands of Russians protested on the streets in the country's remote Far Eastern territory of Khabarovsk on Saturday after their governor was arrested and flown to Moscow on charges for years-old murders, in a detention criticized as a politically motivated move by President Vladimir Putin's government.

Trump ally battles a liberal challenger. Poland's deep divisions on show in presidential run-off vote

July 11, 2020

Poland is a country deeply divided over cultural issues, and the direction the former Soviet bloc nation should take next: does it want to be a European-style liberal democracy, or does it take a more authoritarian path?

The Russian whistleblower risking it all to expose the scale of an Arctic oil spill catastrophe

July 10, 2020

Vasily Ryabinin stood on the banks of the River Daldykan and pushed a long stick into the blood-orange sludge. Raising the stick, he put a lighter to it and it ignited it like a torch.

From the front lines, Black nurses battle twin pandemics of racism and coronavirus

July 10, 2020

Nurse Efe Obiakor stood at the front of the crowd, looking up proudly as her 18-year-old daughter Ada took center stage at a Black Lives Matter rally in central London.

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