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Fearing persecution, Belarus activists flee to Lithuania

Since the crackdown in Belarus, Lithuania and Poland have eased coronavirus restrictions to allow in people on 'humanitarian grounds'

28 Aug 2020 9:30 AM

Russian police launch 'pre-investigation check' into Navalny poisoning

Kremlin spokesman Dmitry Peskov had rejected international calls for a transparent investigation into the incident

27 Aug 2020 4:24 PM

Europe is going back to school despite recent virus surge

While the US’ back-to-school saga has been politicized and chaotic, European governments have faced less of an uproar

27 Aug 2020 2:52 PM

Cambridge University kicks off vaccine race to fight all coronaviruses

A vaccine that clears all trials can be delivered pain-free without a needle into the skin through a spring-powered jet injection

26 Aug 2020 7:08 PM

French government defends freedom of topless sunbathing

After cops asked bare-breasted bathers to cover up on a Mediterranean beach, uproar ensued and reached the ears of French interior minister

26 Aug 2020 3:50 PM

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Kremlin dismisses Navalny poison claims as calls mount for probe

Russia has not opened investigation into the poisoning yet and Peskov said there was 'no pretext' for this until the toxin is identified

26 Aug 2020 1:48 PM

Former mansion of Maharaja Duleep Singh's son goes on sale in London

Duleep Singh was the last Maharaja of the Sikh Empire including Lahore in the 19th century until he was exiled to England during British Raj

24 Aug 2020 2:17 PM

Scores arrested as Paris Saint-Germain fans riot after defeat to Bayern Munich

The trouble lasted several hours, as groups of fans threw bottles and fireworks at police, who responded with tear gas and rubber bullets

24 Aug 2020 1:29 PM

Alexei Navalny’s wife, aide visit him in Germany

The comatose Russian dissident was flown to Germany after doctors determined he was stable enough to be transported for treatment

24 Aug 2020 10:50 AM

World COVID-19 deaths top 800,000 as nations ramp up measures

More than half the global fatalities have been reported in the hardest-hit United States, Brazil, Mexico and India

23 Aug 2020 12:40 PM

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Belarus braces for mass protests as Lukashenko orders army to defend borders

The president denounced mass protests, which he said were receiving support from Western countries, and ordered army to defend the borders

23 Aug 2020 12:15 PM

WHO hopes COVID will be over within two years, quicker than world got rid of Spanish flu

Western Europe has been enduring the kind of infection levels not seen in many months, particularly in Germany, France, Spain and Italy

22 Aug 2020 3:27 PM

Kremlin critic Navalny on flight from Russia to Germany in coma

The Kremlin denied resistance to the transfer was political, saying that it was purely a medical decision

22 Aug 2020 9:38 AM

Coronavirus cases reported at 41 schools in Berlin

The reopening of schools and the possible risk of new virus clusters building up has been an issue that’s hotly debated in Germany

21 Aug 2020 3:26 PM

Russian doctors refuse Navalny's transfer to Germany

Navalny remains in a coma in intensive care after a suspected poisoning his allies link to his political activity

21 Aug 2020 1:13 PM

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Russia looking for partnership with India for producing COVID-19 vaccine Sputnik V: RDIF CEO

The vaccine, named Sputnik V, has been developed by the Gamaleya Research Institute of Epidemiology and Microbiology, along with the RDIF

21 Aug 2020 8:54 AM

Outrage in Belgium as video reveals police violence on custodial death victim

The issue, which happened in 2018, has gained extra prominence after the death of George Floyd in US' Minneapolis

20 Aug 2020 3:58 PM

Germany's Merkel hosts Greta Thunberg for talks on climate crisis

The meeting comes exactly two years after Thunberg started to strike outside Swedish parliament to call attention to climate crisis

20 Aug 2020 3:14 PM

Russian opposition figure Navalny in coma after poisoning

Navalny’s Foundation for Fighting Corruption has been exposing graft among government officials, including some at the highest level

20 Aug 2020 12:42 PM

EU leaders to build pressure on Belarus president

The EU believes that the results of the Aug. 9 polls, which handed President Lukashenko his sixth term was falsified

19 Aug 2020 3:52 PM

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