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Families of Soviet Gulag prisoners still waiting for compensation in long-running legal battle

The families victims who suffered Stalinist repression are still waiting for compensation 30 years after the collapse of the former Soviet Union

Watch: Russian opposition leader Navalny kisses wife before being detained in Moscow airport

Navalny's detention at passport control in Russia was widely expected but the opposition leader brushed off concerns saying he was "innocent".

France, Germany and UK ‘strongly urge’ Iran to stop producing uranium metal

The European countries said in a joint statement they were “deeply concerned” by Iran’s announcement it would produce uranium metal, a violation of the 2015 nuclear treaty.

Indonesian rescuers retrieve more bodies from the rubble of buildings toppled by powerful earthquake

At least 56 people have died in the 6.2 magnitude earthquake which hit Sulawesi island on Friday night

Biden inauguration: National Guard troops pour into Washington amid concerns over violent protests

The calls reflect fears that violent extremist groups are targeting the city in the wake of the deadly insurrection at the US Capitol on January 6.

DC police arrest man with loaded handgun and 500 rounds of ammunition ahead of inauguration

An officer noticed he had “firearms-related stickers” on his vehicle and asked him if he had any weapons inside his car.

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