Category: World

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Duterte's four years in power — extrajudicial killings, rights abuses and terror

Duterte's four years in power — extrajudicial killings, rights abuses and terror

A review of President Rodrigo Duterte's fourth year in office included a damning United Nations Human Rights Council report on widespread extrajud [...]
Deutsche Bank hit with $150 million penalty for relationship with Jeffrey Epstein

Deutsche Bank hit with $150 million penalty for relationship with Jeffrey Epstein

Deutsche Bank was fined $150 million (€133 million) on Tuesday over its relationship with accused child sex trafficker and abuser Jeffrey Epstein, [...]
European refugee policy: Are pushbacks at sea legal?

European refugee policy: Are pushbacks at sea legal?

Why are "pushbacks" controversial? "Pushback" is not a legal term, but a political one. The concept of "pushing back" refugee boats is, in legal [...]
When the ID shows a different picture than reality: Being transgender in Romania

When the ID shows a different picture than reality: Being transgender in Romania

Confusion, suspicion, uneasy questions: these are some of the reactions Patrick must endure when asked to present his ID. It's an ordinary situati [...]
Brazil's President Jair Bolsonaro tests positive for coronavirus

Brazil's President Jair Bolsonaro tests positive for coronavirus

Jair Bolsonaro told reporters in Brasilia on Tuesday that he had tested positive for the novel coronavirus, after saying that he had experienced C [...]
Russia: Kremlin promises retaliation to UK's Magnitsky Act sanctions

Russia: Kremlin promises retaliation to UK's Magnitsky Act sanctions

The Kremlin on Tuesday said that it would issue a "retaliatory response" to fresh British sanctions against Russian officials. Britain announced o [...]
African airlines take off with clipped wings

African airlines take off with clipped wings

Many passenger planes remain firmly on the ground around the world because of the coronavirus pandemic. In Africa too, radars picked up very littl [...]
Was 'IS' trying to sell €1 billion worth of drugs in Europe?

Was 'IS' trying to sell €1 billion worth of drugs in Europe?

Last week Italian law enforcement agents carried out what they said was the world's largest ever drugs bust of amphetamines. A video from the Guar [...]
Can free press in Hong Kong survive national security law?

Can free press in Hong Kong survive national security law?

Just days after Beijing passed the contentious national security law for Hong Kong, activists say there are already signs that freedom of expressi [...]
Johnny Depp arrives at London court for 'Sun' libel lawsuit

Johnny Depp arrives at London court for 'Sun' libel lawsuit

A British court opened a hearing Tuesday in a libel case filed by US film star Johnny Depp against the publisher of UK tabloid newspaper The Sun o [...]
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