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Alleged police brutality in Bosnia and Herzegovina could be torture, says Council of Europe

The Council of Europe's anti-torture committee has published a damning report on alleged police brutality in Bosnia and Herzegovina. The ...

Deadline looms for French health workers to get compulsory COVID jab

French healthcare workers have until Wednesday (September 15) to be vaccinated against COVID-19 or risk suspension. President Emmanuel Macron ...

Russia’s Vladimir Putin self-isolates after close aides infected with COVID-19

Russian President Vladimir Putin has entered self-isolation after several cases of COVID-19 in his inner circle. Putin -- who is fully vaccinated ...

Prominent Chinese #MeToo Figure Vows to Appeal After Losing Case

A former television intern who became a prominent voice in China’s #MeToo movement against sexual assault and harassment has vowed to fight on ...

State of the Union: Did von der Leyen deliver on last year’s promises?

A year ago, Ursula von der Leyen, President of the European Commission, headed to the European Parliament to deliver her first State of the Union ...

Pope Francis in Slovakia stresses inclusion and reconciliation with Roma and Jewish communities

Pope Francis has taken a new revolutionary step, by condemning those who used the name of God to commit cruel acts against believers in other ...

Activists in Russia Push to Make Domestic Violence a Voting Issue

MOSCOW — Sitting in the cramped kitchen of her suburban Moscow headquarters, Alyona Popova pointed to the five-story brick complex next door and ...

Spain moves to reduce rising electric bills.

Spain’s government approved emergency measures on Tuesday to help households pay for the spiraling cost of electricity, and promised to cap ...

Grilled by G.O.P. senators, Blinken defends Biden administration’s Afghanistan exit.

WASHINGTON — Secretary of State Antony J. Blinken defended the Biden administration’s handling of its withdrawal from Afghanistan during Senate ...

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