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'Our first day of freedom on American soil'

The US is experiencing a record number of migrants crossing the southern border. Most get expelled back to Mexico, but some seeking asylum get...

Philippines Covid surge throws country into disarray

In the Philippines, a second surge in Covid-19 cases is putting renewed pressure on the healthcare system. The country currently has the second highest...

#MeToo Serbia: 'I thought I was the only one'

A #MeToo movement has been sweeping through western Balkans after Serbian actress Milena Radulovic went public with allegations of abuse against a former drama...

Up close with Biden and Trump's top diplomats

SharecloseShare pageCopy linkAbout sharingimage copyrightGetty ImagesDuring the G7 foreign ministers meeting in Britain this week, state department officials showered us with "C-words" to describe...

Amnesty apologises to Alexei Navalny over 'prisoner of conscience' status

SharecloseShare pageCopy linkAbout sharingimage copyrightReutersAmnesty International has apologised to Russian opposition figure Alexei Navalny and reversed a decision to stop calling him a "prisoner...

India's Covid crisis: Rural hospitals struggle to cope as virus spreads

People are moving from lockdowns in India's big cities to rural areas and, as they do so, Covid-19 is spreading.But rundown local hospitals and...

South Carolina moves closer to allowing death by firing squad

SharecloseShare pageCopy linkAbout sharingimage copyrightGetty ImagesSouth Carolina lawmakers have passed a bill to allow inmates on death row to be executed by firing squad...

Stormy Daniels: US election officials drop Trump hush money probe

SharecloseShare pageCopy linkAbout sharingimage copyrightReutersThe Federal Election Commission (FEC) has dropped an inquiry into whether Donald Trump violated campaign financial law during the 2016...

Brazil's Amazon: Deforestation rises ahead of dry season

SharecloseShare pageCopy linkAbout sharingimage copyrightGetty ImagesDeforestation of the Amazon rainforest in Brazil rose by 43% in April compared to the same month last year,...

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