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50 mins ago
German lawmakers approved a mandate for military participation in the EU Red Sea naval mission Aspides, aimed at providing safe passage for merchant vessels currently subject to attack from Iran-backed Houthi rebels.
50 mins ago
As part of its plan to deter people from arriving illegally in Britain, the government is moving migrants on to disused military sites and barges like the grey, three-story Bibby Stockholm in Portland which can house around 500 people in more than 200 bedrooms.
1 hour ago
Lina Soualem’s latest film looks back at four generations of Palestinian women, with her mother, actress Hiam Abbass, serving as a guide to their family history.
1 hour ago
More and more aid programs for Syria's northwest are being reduced or discontinued. This exacerbates the situation of millions in the refugee camps.
2 hours ago
The UN's rapporteur for freedom of expression has asked Philippine authorities to review the cases of journalists detained in the Southeast Asian country.
2 hours ago
Two years after Russia's full-scale invasion began, around a fifth of Ukrainian territory remains under Russian occupation – a repressive regime where arbitrary detentions, beatings and torture are the norm.
3 hours ago
Readers beware: Digital books save forests but also create toxic e-waste. Paper, meanwhile, is a renewable resource, though billions of hard copy books produce a high carbon footprint.
3 hours ago
Farmers in India say they feel cheated by the government after waiting years for their demands on minimum pricing to be met. They are once again faced with barricades and tear gas as they try to reach New Delhi.
3 hours ago
According to EU data, EU and member state support to Ukraine as of January 2024 totaled roughly €71 billion in military, financial, humanitarian, and emergency assistance; when €17 billion in EU funding to help Ukrainian refugees in member states is added, total EU support reaches over €88 billion.
5 hours ago
A special report here in France on the con artists who prey on the women suffering from endometriosis; a painful disease that affects millions and can sometimes lead to fertility problems.
7 hours ago
Poland's government says it will deliver all of the weapons it had previously promised to Ukraine. That's after PM Morawiecki caused confusion when he said in an interview that his country had stopped sending arms. A dispute over the sale of Ukrainian grain in Europe has led to diplomatic tensions with Poland — previously one of Ukraine's strongest supporters in the war against Russia.
7 hours ago
The European Union has agreed on new rules to have cleaner air and zero pollution by 2050. The bloc wants to introduce stricter limits for particulate matter, nitrogen dioxide and other harmful pollutants.
7 hours ago
Promises from the West to deliver ammunition to Ukraine quickly are not being kept. But there are glimmers of hope. The industry is reorienting itself and the government is helping out.

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5 hours ago
While emphasizing that the fencers would still need to make the US team on merit, sports bodies in the country have given Lokhanov and the Bidas their backing.
12 hours ago
The 77 Percent takes a closer look at the African politicians who change the rules to cling to power. As Gambia prepares for elections, tensions are rising among young people on both sides of the political divide.
13 hours ago
At the age of 15, Leonora Messing secretly left her home in Saxony-Anhalt. She’d planned her journey down to the last detail, traveling via Turkey to Syria. She had her heart set on marrying an IS fighter — a man she had never even met before.
13 hours ago
The International Women's Film Festival features 18 films, all made by women. The auditorium of the only cinema in Benin's capital, Cotonou, is filled to capacity. Anyone who arrives late has to sit on the floor.
1 day ago
As tensions escalate in the Gaza Strip, many displaced Palestinians are now gripped with fear about Israeli forces launching a relentless assault on the city of Rafah.
1 day ago
In an interview with FRANCE 24, NATO Secretary-General Jens Stoltenberg said he expected that "regardless of the outcome of the US elections", Washington "will continue to be a committed NATO ally".