Joanna Kakissis

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An Anti-Immigration Speech Divided Britain 50 Years Ago. It Still Echoes Today

Friday, April 20, 2018

Half a century after Enoch Powell delivered the most incendiary political speech in Britain's recent history, his dire vision of race war hasn't come true. But it resonates in British politics today.

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Violent Killings Are On The Rise In London

Friday, April 06, 2018

London police are investigating more murders in the last two months than New York cops. Stabbings are largely fueling the increase, but there have been shootings too.

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In Kosovo, War Rape Survivors Can Now Receive Reparations. But Shame Endures For Many

Friday, April 06, 2018

Thousands of women who were raped in the war that resulted in Kosovo's split from Serbia are eligible for a monthly government stipend of $280. Many are reluctant to claim it. Only 250 have signed up.

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Victim Of Nerve Agent Attack In U.K. Says She's Recovering Quickly

Thursday, April 05, 2018

The diplomatic confrontation between the U.K. and Russia over the use of nerve gas in Britain last month is shifting to the U.N. Meanwhile one of the victims, Yulia Skripal, has released a statement saying she's recovering quickly and thanking those who came to her aid.

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'He Broke Boundaries With His Mind': Public Pays Tribute At Stephen Hawking's Funeral

Saturday, March 31, 2018

About 500 guests honored the physicist at Saturday's private service in Cambridge, his intellectual home for half a century. The procession was met by admirers who lined the streets to share memories.

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Brexit Countdown: 1 Year To Go

Thursday, March 29, 2018

There is not much time for Britain to negotiate a deal on the future of its relationship with the European Union. Next year at this time, the U.K. will formally leave the EU.

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Facebook's Mark Zuckerberg Declines To Appear Before British Parliament, Sparking Anger

Tuesday, March 27, 2018

British parliamentarians are angry that Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg has turned down a request to appear from a committee examining who had access to his companies data.

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Not All Kosovar Women Raped During War With Serbia Apply For Compensation

Tuesday, March 27, 2018

As Kosovo celebrates 10 years since its independence, it's only now beginning to compensate thousands of Kosovar women who were raped during the 1998-1999 war with Serbia.

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As U.K. Clamps Down On Cambridge Analytica, Privacy Concerns Span Atlantic

Saturday, March 24, 2018

As the EU and U.K. prepare to adopt stricter digital privacy rules, officials there are warning the U.S. to beef up its own Internet security regulations.

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Cambridge Analytica's Suspended CEO Takes The Spotlight In Scandal

Wednesday, March 21, 2018

Alexander Nix worked in London as a financial analyst before becoming CEO of Cambridge Analytica. The company is now at the center of the Facebook data harvesting scandal.

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The U.K.'s Connection To Russian Money

Friday, March 16, 2018

British Prime Minister Theresa May has retaliated after the poisoning of a former Russian spy in the U.K. Critics say her response has been constrained by financial links between Russia and the U.K.

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British Prime Minister Expels 23 Russian Diplomats After Poisoning Of Ex-Spy

Wednesday, March 14, 2018

Britain is expelling 23 Russian diplomats after accusing Moscow of involvement in the poisoning of a former Russian spy and his daughter.

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U.K. Expels 23 Russian Diplomats

Wednesday, March 14, 2018

British Prime Minister Theresa May says she is expelling 23 Russian diplomats from the U.K. The move follows the poisoning of the Russian former spy and his daughter in Britain last week.

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Salisbury Residents Want More Information On Nerve Agent Used

Wednesday, March 14, 2018

Residents of Salisbury in the west of England say they are angry at delays in warning them about the potential danger from nerve agents, following the poisoning of a Russian exile in the city.

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U.K. Government Believes Russia Was Probably Behind Poisoning Of Ex-Spy

Monday, March 12, 2018

Britain's Prime Minister Theresa May is under pressure to place sanctions on Russia, following the poisoning of a former Russian spy, who was living in exile in the western city of Salisbury.

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In Greece, Many Asylum Seekers Are Stranded In Overcrowded Camps

Thursday, February 01, 2018

The European Union's inability to agree on how to manage migration has turned some of Greece's Aegean islands into squalid dumping grounds for asylum seekers.

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The Coal Dependent Netherlands Searches For Alternatives

Monday, January 01, 2018

The Netherlands has a reputation for being clean and green but this progressive country is a huge polluter in Europe. It remains largely dependent on fossil fuels including coal.

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Turks Fleeing To Greece Find Mostly Warm Welcome, Despite History

Wednesday, December 27, 2017

More than a year after a failed military coup against Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan, hundreds of Turks are seeking refuge in Greece — despite long rivalries between the two nations.

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Greece And Turkey Seek To Work Together

Friday, December 08, 2017

Once sworn enemies, Greece and Turkey are now working out a cautious friendship. But on a historic visit to Greece, Turkey's president brought up some old grudges.

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Oscar-Winning Cinematographer Walter Lassally Dies At 90

Thursday, October 26, 2017

Walter Lassally was the cinematographer on the 1964 film Zorba the Greek, for which he won an Academy Award. Lassally traveled the world telling epic stories through intimate images.

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