Swiss Muslim girls must swim with boys

Swiss Muslim girls must swim with boys..

Cole Becker 10-Jan, 05:01 56 BBC

Switzerland wins case obliging Muslim parents to send girls to school-run swimming lessons with boys Switzerland wins case obliging...


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Belarus to Allow Visa-free Entry for Short Trips for 80 Countries..

Anna Torres 09-Jan, 21:05 61 VOA

FILE - A man with a dog walks during the first snowfall in Minsk, Belarus, Nov. 2, 2016. MINSK — Belarus will allow visa-free entry for...


US Sanctions Russia's Top Investigator, Four Others for Rights Abuses

US Sanctions Russia's Top Investigator, Four Others for Rights..

Gavin Perry 09-Jan, 19:24 49 VOA

Russian President Vladimir Putin, left, meets with Investigative Committee Chief Alexander Bastrykin in the Kremlin in Moscow, Dec. 13,...


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UK in 'front seat' for US trade deal, top Republican says..

Andrew Martin 09-Jan, 19:13 40 BBC

Britain will be in the "front seat" to negotiate a new trade deal with the incoming Trump administration, a top Republican in the US Senate...


US sanctions five prominent Russians including Litvinenko suspects

US sanctions five prominent Russians including Litvinenko..

David Brooks 09-Jan, 18:38 40 BBC

The Obama administration has blacklisted five prominent Russians, just 11 days before he leaves office. Chief federal investigator...


Russian consul Andrey Malanin found dead in Athens

Russian consul Andrey Malanin found dead in Athens..

Mary Paterson 09-Jan, 16:50 68 BBC

The head of the consular department at Russia's embassy in Greece has been found dead in his flat in Athens, police say. Initial signs...


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Ella Flores 09-Jan, 14:26 51 VOA

Migrants warm themselves by the fire at a makeshift camp in the transit zone on the Serbian-Hungarian border near Horgos, Serbia, Jan. 9,...


Berlin attack: Merkel vows 'national effort' on deportation

Berlin attack: Merkel vows 'national effort' on deportation..

Michael Adamson 09-Jan, 13:34 60 BBC

German Chancellor Angela Merkel has promised a new push to send home failed asylum seekers after Berlin truck attacker Anis Amri murdered...


Theresa May: Brexit can 'change Britain for the better'

Theresa May: Brexit can 'change Britain for the better'..

Mia Mason 09-Jan, 12:38 69 BBC

"We know what happens when mainstream, centre-ground politics fails," she said. "People embrace the fringe - the politics of division and...


Britain Debates Adoption of 'Magnitsky' Legislation for Human Rights Abusers

Britain Debates Adoption of 'Magnitsky' Legislation for Human..

Cole Becker 09-Jan, 12:14 70 VOA

FILE - A tombstone on the grave of lawyer Sergei Magnitsky who died in jail, at a cemetery in Moscow, Nov. 16, 2012. LONDON — British...


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