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A protester raises his fists in front of the Serbian parliament during an anti-government rally, as deputies attend the first…
A government money-laundering probe targets reporters who work to uncover high-level corruption  
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Wed, 08/05/2020 - 13:58
A waiter wears a protective face mask serves customers in a bar, amid the spread of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19), in Athens, Greece, Aug. 1, 2020.
Tuesday’s single-day count of 121 new cases set off alarm bells and authorities are largely blaming young Greeks for dramatic rise in infections
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Wed, 08/05/2020 - 09:36
European Commissioner for Economy Paolo Gentiloni speaks during a media conference on the summer 2020 economic forecast at EU…
Economists say pensions funds have billions of dollars invested in commercial property, seen before the pandemic as a safe long-term bet
Jamie Dettmer
Wed, 08/05/2020 - 08:35
People attend a commemoration in Kosice, Slovakia, Friday Feb. 21, 2020, to mark the second anniversary of the slayings of an…
Anger over the killings and demands to end corruption have remained a strong theme in civic life since mass protests two years ago that were sparked by the killings at Kuciak's home in February 2018
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Wed, 08/05/2020 - 07:30
FILE PHOTO: Belarusian President Alexander Lukashenko takes part in the celebrations of Independence Day in Minsk, Belarus July…
Lukashenko accuses Russia of being destabilizing force  
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Wed, 08/05/2020 - 07:37
Italian Air Force aerobatic squad flies over the new San Giorgio Bridge during its inauguration in Genoa, Italy.
The first cars crossed the sleek steel structure nearly two years to the day the Morandi highway gave way during heavy rain
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Tue, 08/04/2020 - 18:51
Atmosphere during the phase 2 reopening in New York City during the Coronavirus Pandemic and BLM Protests.
Research shows impact of George Floyd’s death on lawmakers’ tweets
Henry Ridgwell
Tue, 08/04/2020 - 18:27
Peruvian Gisela Huamani, 11, carries flowers during a harvest at a field in a shantytown in Lima, May 26, 2005. The U.N.'s…
The legally binding convention prohibits exploitation of children and forced labor
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Tue, 08/04/2020 - 15:22
In this Wednesday, June 19, 2019, photo, Afghan children help their father with work at a brick factory on the outskirts of of…
The universal ratification of a convention provides children with critical legal protection from the worst child labor
Lisa Schlein
Tue, 08/04/2020 - 15:09
A landmine is exploded during Turkish demining operations in an area south of Tripoli, Libya, June 15, 2020. The U.S. military has accused mercenaries of the Russian state-backed Wagner group of laying landmines and other explosive devices in Libya.
Booby traps, counterfeit currency and military ammunition said to be among things Russian mercenaries in Libya are known for
Salem Solomon
Tue, 08/04/2020 - 14:16
Mostly French tourists are visiting Monet's house this summer. (Photo: Lisa Bryant/VOA)
Coronavirus puts on hold a decades-long American pilgrimage to Claude Monet’s home
Lisa Bryant
Wed, 08/05/2020 - 07:31
FILE - Pope Francis leaves after turning away from the window of the apostolic palace overlooking an empty Saint Peter's square after delivering his Angelus prayer at the Vatican, March 22, 2020.
The Holy See is likely to renew next month an agreement with Beijing governing the appointment of Roman Catholic bishops and the status of the church in China, but it is prompting growing unease in some quarters in the church
Jamie Dettmer
Tue, 08/04/2020 - 14:39
Cars sit outside the closed Wujek coal mine in Katowice, Poland, Saturday, July 4, 2020. The coronavirus has ripped through…
Latest tally of 680 new infections and six deaths comes as Poland considers introducing stricter restrictions
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Tue, 08/04/2020 - 08:43
Demonstrators holding a Republican flag march during a protest against Spanish Monarchy in Madrid, Spain, Saturday, July 25,…
Though Juan Carlos' finances have been questioned in Spanish media for years, there have been no legal implications for him
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Mon, 08/03/2020 - 20:04
Official inauguration of the new Genoa bridge
Families of those killed when the Morandi Bridge collapsed boycotted the ceremony, along with the firefighters who pulled many of the 43 dead from smashed cars and trucks
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Mon, 08/03/2020 - 18:59