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What we know about the explosion in Poland

A blast in NATO member Poland, near the Ukraine border, on Tuesday sent shockwaves across…

Russian penal colonies: Where was Brittney Griner sent?

American basketball star Brittney Griner was moved to a Russian penal colony, infamous for harsh…

Who is Alaa Abd el-Fattah and why is he imprisoned in Egypt?

EXPLAINER The Egyptian-British activist stopped drinking water on Sunday in an effort to bring attention…

Seoul Halloween crowd crush: What we know so far

At least 146 killed and 150 others injured in a stampede during Halloween festivities in…

Has Lebanon recognised Israel by striking a maritime border deal?

EXPLAINER Prime Minister Yair Lapid says Beirut implicitly recognised Israel by signing the agreement, but…

Who are the Lions’ Den armed group in the occupied West Bank?

EXPLAINER The newly-emerged group has claimed several attacks against Israelis and says it aims to…

The Israel-Lebanon maritime border deal explained

Israel and Lebanon, two countries technically at war, finally reached an agreement this week to…

Nobel season is here: Five things to know about the prizes

Nobel Peace Prize is presented in Norway, while other awards such as literature and economics…

Brazil’s election explained | Start Here

From: Start Here Bolsonaro vs Lula: Who will be Brazil’s next president? Brazil votes for…

What if Vladimir Putin used nuclear weapons in Ukraine?

President Vladimir Putin’s thinly veiled threat to use nuclear weapons in Ukraine if Russian “territorial…