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Exiled Vietnamese Blogger: I’m Not Alone in Pushing for Freedom

A prominent Vietnamese blogger sent into exile in the United States says her reunion with her family after two years in prison is proof she is not alone in speaking for freedom.   Nguyen Ngoc Nhu Quynh was smiling when she emerged from the George Bush International Airport in Houston Wednesday night and was greeted by people, many of them ...

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Is the EU really united over Brexit?

It's all to do with money and timing, says the BBC's Europe editor Katya Adler.

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France proposes congestion charges in big cities to tackle pollution

A draft law suggests car drivers will pay a congestion fee up to €5 a day to help tackle pollution.

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Europe Edition: Khashoggi, Amazon, Tuscany: Your Thursday Briefing

Here’s what you need to know to start your day.

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Europe Edition: Saudi Arabia, Brexit, Anna Burns: Your Wednesday Briefing

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Audi fined €800m over diesel scandal

The Volkswagen division "admits responsibility" for selling cars that broke pollution regulations.

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Bryan Adams concert photograph shows off Delhi pollution

The Canadian singer-songwriter shares an image of his "ghost" cast over an Indian concert crowd.

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Trump Says Climate Change Is Not a Hoax

U.S. President Donald Trump is backing off his claim that climate change is a hoax. In an interview broadcast Sunday, Trump told CBS-TV's 60 Minutes "I think something's happening. Something's changing and it'll change back again...I'm not denying climate change, but it could very well go back. You know, we're talking about over millions of ...

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The ghost town vanishing within a forest

Akarmara was home to thousands, but now just 35 live in this disputed part of eastern Europe.

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Search for missing after 15 killed in Europe floods

The death toll is highest in Majorca but flash floods also struck France and Italy.

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China Says Accusations Against Alleged Spy 'Out of Thin Air'

China said Thursday that accusations against an alleged Chinese spy accused of attempting to steal trade secrets from American aviation and aerospace ...

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Iran Widens an Already Huge Rift Between Europe and U.S.

Since President Trump announced that he would pull out of the Iran nuclear deal, European leaders are actively working to help Tehran get around new sanctions.

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EU Security Chiefs, Sessions Hold Stadium Terrorism Drill

European security chiefs struggled over solutions to the migrant crisis and oversaw a simulated terrorist attack on a stadium Tuesday, with U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions looking on. Elite police forces staged the anti-terrorism exercise Tuesday in the French city of Lyon as part of meetings of interior ministers of six European countries ...

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Coke, Pepsi, Nestle Top Makers of Plastic Waste: Greenpeace

Drink companies Coca-Cola, PepsiCo and Nestle were found to be the world's biggest producers of plastic trash, a report by environmental group Greenpeace said on Tuesday. Working with the Break Free From Plastic movement, Greenpeace said it orchestrated 239 plastic clean-ups in 42 countries around the world, which resulted in the audit of ...

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Why halal meat generates so much controversy in Europe

The debate centers on animal rights, taste and — above all — identity.

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Europe Edition: Climate Change, Saudi Consulate, Bulgaria: Your Tuesday Briefing

Here’s what you need to know to start your day.

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A Bulgarian journalist was raped and murdered in a case that has shocked Europe

Although the motive remains unclear, the killing of Viktoria Marinova has stoked fears about press freedom.

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Europe Edition: Supreme Court, Saudi Dissident, Interpol: Your Monday Briefing

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Left or Right: Whose Side Is History On?

Speaking in Zurich earlier this year about economic nationalism, America’s right-wing populist ideologue Steve Bannon, President Donald Trump’s former chief strategist, assured supporters, “The populist wave in Europe is not over: it’s just getting started. History is on our side.” But the West's ethno-nationalists aren't the only ones convinced ...

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Europe Edition: Brett Kavanaugh, Russia, France: Your Friday Briefing

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Alleged Iranian bomb plot in France is a 'wake-up call' for Europe, U.S. says

The plot targeted a gathering of the political affiliate of the Iranian opposition group MEK, the People's Mujahedin of Iran.

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Pentagon Chief: Russia's Violation of Arms Control Pact 'Untenable'

U.S. Defense Secretary Jim Mattis said Thursday Russia's violation of a global arms control treaty is "untenable" and warned the U.S. would be forced ...

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Europe Edition: Indonesia, Brett Kavanaugh, Iran: Your Thursday Briefing

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Pentagon Vows of ‘Iron-Clad’ Support in Brussels Go Beyond NATO  

U.S. and Georgian defense ministers met in Brussels Wednesday to reaffirm the long-standing defense relationship between the countries. Defense ...

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Europe Edition: Donald Trump, Indonesia, Nobel Prizes: Your Wednesday Briefing

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Stunning textiles dyed with bacteria

Fashion has a water problem. A 2017 report found that the industry consumed almost 79 billion cubic meters of water in 2015, enough to fill 32 million Olympic-sized swimming pools. And according to the World Bank, 17-20% of all industrial water pollution is caused by the dyeing or treatment of garments.

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Health officials worried as African swine fever spreads in Europe and Asia

Global health officials are preparing for African swine fever, which has been spreading in pigs across borders since 2014, reaching Western Europe last week.

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