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  • 30 years on, Chernobyl still leaks radiation
    April 26, 2016, by Henry Ridgwell of VOANews

    Tuesday marks the 30th anniversary of the Chernobyl nuclear disaster, when an explosion at the power plant near the town contaminated a wide area and sent radiation clouds across the […]

  • EU-Turkey deal leaves refugees stranded in Greece
    March 20, 2016, by Henry Ridgwell of VOANews

    The deal struck Friday between the European Union and Turkey to try to end the flow of migrants to Europe, does not say what should happen to the tens of […]

  • Turkey press freedom seen as under serious threat
    October 22, 2015, by Henry Ridgwell of VOANews

    Freedom of the press in Turkey is under serious threat, according to a coalition of global media rights groups who have completed an urgent mission to the country ahead crucial […]

  • Hungary criticised for handling of refugees
    October 9, 2015, by Henry Ridgwell of VOANews

    Amnesty International has accused Hungary of breaking multiple international and European human rights laws in its handling of the refugee crisis. Thousands of migrants and refugees continue to travel through the […]

  • Greek PM faces new battle to secure bailout approval
    July 15, 2015, by Henry Ridgwell of VOANews

    Greece’s government on Tuesday submitted tough new bailout legislation to parliament, with Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras pressing lawmakers to support reforms demanded by European creditors in exchange for badly needed […]