Khachaturyan sisters who killed father touch Russian hearts

In July 2018 three teenage sisters stabbed and battered their father to death in his sleep, in their Moscow flat. Investigators have confirmed the girls’ father abused them physically and psychologically for years. Charged with murder, the sisters and what should happen to them have become one of the hottest topics of debate in Russia and more than More...

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By Peoples Daily On Thursday, August 22nd, 2019
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Brexit: What are EU countries doing to prepare for no deal?

France is creating extra facilities in Calais, a vital hub for trade with the UK The UK government has stepped up its planning for leaving the EU without a deal, covering areas such as transport, healthcare, energy, More...

By Peoples Daily On Wednesday, August 21st, 2019
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The people policing the internet’s most horrific content

In this digital self-publishing era people can record and produce their own content, a lot of horrific stuff that clearly breaches websites’ taste and decency guidelines. A growing army of moderators has the unenviable More...

By Peoples Daily On Tuesday, August 20th, 2019
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Paros – the Greek paradise island that wants to ditch plastic

Paros faces a huge challenge in cutting plastic waste because of its big summer tourist influx The sun dips towards the sea on Xifara beach as Stella Cervello walks along, picking up handfuls of plastic waste. There More...

By Peoples Daily On Monday, August 19th, 2019
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Can big investors save the world?

Can big investors save the world? While young people throng the streets demanding action on man-made climate change, an older, more sober group of activists is fighting a green campaign: big investors. The men and More...

By Peoples Daily On Friday, August 16th, 2019
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Zimbabwe after Mugabe: The country where pensions have disappeared

Retired couple Teddie and Vesta always imagined they would live out their golden years with dignity. He is 85, and served one company for 46 years as a cleaner, eventually rising to become a receptionist. Vesta More...

By Peoples Daily On Thursday, August 15th, 2019
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The children sent to a DR Congo ‘holiday camp’ never to come back

The families in Gemena see little hope of getting their children back A court in Belgium is investigating an orphanage for alleged abduction and trafficking of children from the Democratic Republic of Congo. Children More...

By Peoples Daily On Wednesday, August 14th, 2019
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Why smartphones are no longer driving the search for ‘blue gold’

Why smartphones are no longer driving the search for ‘blue gold’ Cobalt is one of those metals that define the modern world. Historically it was used to colour glass or ceramics. The Egyptians were using cobalt More...

By Peoples Daily On Tuesday, August 13th, 2019
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The Kenyan dance parties where men are banned

The team behind a new event in Nairobi argues all-women’s dance parties can create safe nightlife spaces for women. On a warm evening in a suburb of the Kenyan capital, a residential outdoor space has been hired More...

By Peoples Daily On Monday, August 12th, 2019
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The man behind the festival that ‘united the African Diaspora’

The man behind the festival that ‘united the African Diaspora’ Last week saw 20,000 people of African descent gather on the beaches of Portimao, Portugal. They were there for Afro Nation – billed as the More...