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28 Feb 2021
Czech freediver David Vencl is using this year's cold winter to get ready to set a new world record in swimming under the ice with breath held. He is planning to swim 80 metres with a single breath.
3 Jan 2021
Several hundred migrants leave a camp in northwestern Bosnia, near the Croatian and the European Union border. The "Lipa" camp housed more than 1,300 people, mostly Pakistanis and Afghans crossing through Bosnia on their way to Western Europe, and was burned down on December 22 as the International Organization for Migration (IOM) announced its withdrawal over conditions it says are not suitable for winter. Some 8,000 migrants from Asia, Africa and the Middle East are currently in Bosnia, of which about 3,000 have no shelter, according to the IOM.

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The man behind the attack that shook a small Norwegian town has been sentenced to mental health care. The prosecution and defense both argued he was not capable of criminal responsibility.
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Bottom trawling is often singled out by scientists and activists as one of the world's most destructive fishing techniques. It's prevalent in European waters. Nothing escapes the vast nets: fish, crustaceans, but also coral reefs and seagrass beds. Wherever trawlers go, the ocean floor turns into a desert. In this edition of Down to Earth we head to Spain, where bottom trawling is rife, even in marine protected areas.
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June is Pride Month, a celebration of the world's LGBTQ populations which also serves to continue the fight for equality and justice for the community. Activist Anna Sharyhina joined us on Perspective for a conversation about LGBTQ rights in Ukraine before and since the Russian invasion. Originally from Kharkiv, she co-founded the Ukrainian NGO "Sphere", which works to provide a safe space for the country's queer community and organised Kharkiv's first Pride parade in 2019.
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The government is following through on its pledge to decriminalize abortion. Officials plan to abolish a law that subjects doctors who publish information on abortion procedures to prosecution.
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German energy official Klaus Müller has said the country's gas situation is stable but predicted higher prices for consumers. He also said that Germany can last another 2 1/2 months without Russian gas.
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Israeli lawmakers have voted in favor of a preliminary measure to dissolve parliament. It is the first step toward a fifth election in less than four years. The vote could take place in autumn.