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Malcolm Brabant is a special correspondent for the PBS NewsHour.
Seventy-five years ago this week, Nazi Germany surrendered to the Allies in Europe in a red schoolhouse in Reims, France. World War II would last three more brutal months in the Pacific, but six years of horror and Holocaust was…
Newly released data show that the United Kingdom has Europe’s highest COVID-19 death toll: at least 32,000, second globally only to the United States. But people of color there are being both infected and killed at higher rates than are…
In Scandinavia, Sweden is experiencing a rising death toll from COVID-19 -- as well as growing doubt about the country’s more relaxed approach to handling it. Meanwhile, neighboring Denmark is set to ease some of its lockdown restrictions after a…
Human rights activists and medical nonprofits are calling on the Greek government to evacuate overcrowded refugee camps on islands in the Aegean Sea, where an outbreak of COVID-19 would likely cause humanitarian catastrophe. Concerns are especially grave regarding Moria camp…
In the United Kingdom just days ago, the attitude toward the novel coronavirus pandemic was “keep calm and carry on.” Now, however, the stakes are higher -- and the national feeling more grim. Prime Minister Boris Johnson has ordered pubs…
In the United Kingdom, novel coronavirus has killed six people as of Tuesday, with another 370 infected and quarantined. The British government is watching how the illness spread quickly and pervasively in Italy, fearing the same could happen in the…
A video surfaced on social media that appeared to show a Greek coast guard boat intimidating a dinghy full of migrants by passing close by at high speed. A child drowned after the dinghy capsized.
Today, hundreds of foreign Islamic State fighters languish in Syrian and Iraqi jails. President Trump would like to follow the example set by Kosovo, which has reclaimed its jihadis for trial. But many European nations fear the fighters will commit…
Five years into Europe's migration crisis, the conditions in the notorious Moria camp on the Greek island of Lesbos are hellish. Refugee children are especially vulnerable, facing hunger, bad sanitation and the threat of violence. Special correspondent Malcolm Brabant reports…
Amid growing unrest in Greece, the government there is temporarily halting construction of permanent detention centers for asylum seekers. Tens of thousands of migrants have been stranded in the country for more than four years, since its border with Macedonia…
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