Sonia Gallego

Sonia Gallego

Europe

Ukraine filmmaker jailed in Russia wins EU rights award

The European Parliament has awarded its annual Sakharov Prize to Oleg Sentsov.

Ukraine filmmaker jailed in Russia wins EU rights award

Europe

Erdogan in Germany brings hope for better diplomatic relations

'Milestone' meeting between Turkey's President Erdogan and German Chancellor Merkel may improve diplomatic relations.

Erdogan in Germany brings hope for better diplomatic relations

France

France unveils 'new battle' against poverty

$9bn will be invested to create long-term opportunities and jobs for people, to pull them out of poverty within the decade.

France unveils 'new battle' against poverty

Europe

Kosovo-Serbia land swap may reignite tensions in Balkans

Serbia and Kosovo are considering a land swap deal, 20 years after a war between the two.

Kosovo-Serbia land swap may reignite tensions in Balkans

Middle East

Yearning for the flavours of home: Syrian refugees' Eid in Turkey

About 20,000 Syrians are reported to have returned home for the holidays but many simply can not do that.

Yearning for the flavours of home: Syrian refugees' Eid in Turkey

Middle East

Turks' woes over currency crisis: 'It is a kind of Cold War'

Turkish business owners rattled as devaluation of lira against US dollar affects sales.

Turks' woes over currency crisis: 'It is a kind of Cold War'

Europe

Is Islamophobia becoming more acceptable in UK politics?

Former British Foreign Minister Boris Johnson's remarks about Muslim women who wear face veils has triggered both criticism and praise.

Is Islamophobia becoming more acceptable in UK politics?

Europe

Switzerland mudslide: Alpine town caught in deluge

A flash flood in the alpine town of Chamoson caught residents and passers-by by complete surprise.

Switzerland mudslide: Alpine town caught in deluge

Europe

EU policies to blame for higher number of deaths at sea: Amnesty

Amnesty International says that EU policies and hostility towards refugees and migrants are to blame for a spike in deaths.

EU policies to blame for higher number of deaths at sea: Amnesty

Europe

Prosecutors investigate Macron aide

French president's security officer probed after he's filmed hitting and stomping a demonstrator.

Prosecutors investigate Macron aide

Europe

Trump in the UK: Thousands protest for second day

While crowds in Scotland protested US President Trump’s presence there, a far-right demonstration in London came out in his support.

Trump in the UK: Thousands protest for second day

Europe

UK police suspect Novichok death linked to attack on Skripals

Police are working on the theory that the latest victims handled the container used to carry the nerve agent that poisoned Russian double agent Sergei Skripal and his daughter Yulia.

UK police suspect Novichok death linked to attack on Skripals