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Ukraine's farmers have watched Russian forces destroy their land, slaughter their cattle and murder their farmhands. Yet in the face of unspeakable violence, they remain determined to rebuild. This is the story of one man's attempt to keep his farm alive.

A ministerial aide in the UK has resigned his post in the wake of Sue Gray's damning report into the Partygate scandal. The aide blamed “deep mistrust in both the government and the Conservative Party."

A lot of the coverage of German politics in recent weeks is about tanks, guns and howitzers — and which of these can help Ukraine in its war with Russia. In our latest Berlin Bulletin, we explore Chancellor Olaf Scholz's tank battle and his controversial reference to Wilhelm II.

Boris Johnson saw Brexit as an opportunity for the UK to re-engage with the wider world, especially the British Commonwealth. But funding cuts and staffing turmoil at the British Foreign Office show the country is having to scale back its global ambition.

From investing in fossil fuels to beefing up climate finance, the G7 is sending a lot of mixed messages.

At the age of 15, Greta Thunberg went stratospheric with a simple appeal: “Listen to the science.” But in recent years, the focus of her efforts has undergone an evolution.

The EU’s divided response to migration is one of the bloc’s greatest failures. Will the war in Ukraine mark a step-change in attitudes?

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OPINION: If the EU does not change its hands-off approach to the Catalan crisis, it will be complicit in its outcome

NATO “barking” at Russia’s door may have led to Vladimir Putin’s invasion of Ukraine, Pope Francis said in an interview. He also said he's offered to meet the Russian president in Moscow.

The five worst countries in the EU for media freedom are: GR 1. Greece BG 2. Bulgaria HU 3. Hungary MT 4. Malta PL 5. Poland Data: Reporters Without Borders annual World Press Freedom Index

How Catalan secessionists became the world champions of peaceful mobilization

BREAKING: European Commission President Ursula Von der Leyen announced today that Hungary will be the first country to face proceedings under the Commission's powerful new mechanism to cut funding to countries that erode the bloc's rule-of-law standards.

World’s cartoonists on this week’s events

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