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Pope says same-sex couples should be protected by civil union laws

He made his comments in a new documentary “Francesco” by Oscar-nominated director Evgeny Afineevsky that was released on Wednesday

22 Oct 2020 6:17 PM

World Food Programme wins Nobel Peace Prize for efforts to combat hunger

Founded in 1961, the UN organisation helped 97 million people last year, distributing 15 billion rations to people in 88 countries last year

09 Oct 2020 3:05 PM

Girls Takeover: Finland PM hands her post to teenager for one day

Although Finland scores highly in gender equality comparisons, women are still heavily under-represented in technology firms and boardrooms

08 Oct 2020 10:13 AM

Navalny makes first video appearance since coma in two-hour video interview

The Kremlin critic said his health had improved and that doctors were surprised by the speed of his recovery

06 Oct 2020 2:05 PM

Build back greener: UK's Johnson pitches wind-driven recovery from pandemic

Johnson is under pressure over his handling of the pandemic as his government’s response has been cast by opponents as poorly organised

06 Oct 2020 9:49 AM

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Russia approves first COVID-19 prescription drug for sale in pharmacies

R-Pharm’s announcement is another sign Russia is pushing hard to take a global lead in the race against the virus

19 Sep 2020 1:11 PM

From Denmark to Greece, European cities announce tighter COVID-19 restrictions

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson said it was inevitable that the country would see a second wave of the coronavirus

19 Sep 2020 9:48 AM

90-minute British DnaNudge COVID-19 test is accurate, Lancet study finds

The ability to correctly identify positive cases is at 94.4% and a specificity – correctly identifying those without the disease – at 100%

18 Sep 2020 3:58 PM

Seventeen OSCE nations appoint team to probe Belarus election

Minsk prevented the deployment of OSCE election observers by not inviting them and has ignored repeated offers by the OSCE chairman to visit

18 Sep 2020 9:21 AM

Navalny aides say Novichok agent found on water bottle in hotel room

The aides said they believed Navalny was poisoned 'before he left his room to reach the airport'

17 Sep 2020 3:57 PM

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Russia seals deal to supply and test its coronavirus vaccine in India

Dr Reddy’s, one of India’s top pharmaceutical companies, will carry out Phase III clinical trials of Sputnik-V in India, RDIF said

17 Sep 2020 10:15 AM

Thirteen detained after fire near second migrant camp in Greece

The Lesbos fire at Moria camp on September 8 had left over 12,000 asylum seekers homeless

16 Sep 2020 1:25 PM

'Poisoned' Putin critic Navalny shares hospital photo of himself

Navalny’s spokeswoman said that once he has recovered, the Putin critic plans to return to Russia

16 Sep 2020 9:38 AM

UK's Johnson faces rebellion over plan to break Brexit treaty

The EU has ramped up preparations for a no-deal Brexit, which would be chaotic for business, markets and nearly $1 trillion in annual trade

14 Sep 2020 3:49 PM

Germany says French, Swedish labs confirm Navalny's Novichok poisoning

The poisoning has brought tensions between Russia and Germany to new heights, fuelling calls for the Nord Stream 2 pipeline to be scrapped

14 Sep 2020 3:18 PM

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COVID infections in Europe to spike in Oct, Nov: WHO

The number of cases in Europe has risen sharply in recent weeks, especially in Spain and France

14 Sep 2020 12:14 PM

Russians vote in local elections targeted by Kremlin critic Navalny

Navalny had hoped to undermine United Russia’s grip on regional power through the election before he fell gravely ill

13 Sep 2020 12:41 PM

Oxford and AstraZeneca resume coronavirus vaccine trial

The university confirmed the restart across all of its UK trial sites after regulators gave the go-ahead following the pause on Sunday

13 Sep 2020 9:40 AM

Teargas fired during migrant protests on Greek island of Lesbos

Thousands of asylum seekers have been sleeping rough on roads since Wednesday when the Moria camp was destroyed in apparent arson attacks

12 Sep 2020 4:38 PM

22-year-old Slovenia woman jailed for cutting off hand for insurance payout

She left the hand behind rather than bringing it with her to the hospital, hoping to receive higher compensation for permanent disability

12 Sep 2020 3:23 PM

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