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Latest update : 2012-01-24

Spain's judge Garzon in the dock

Spanish judge Baltasar Garzon faces a courtroom once again - but this time, he's the defendant. Garzon faces charges of breaking Spain's amnesty law, which prevents the prosecution of anyone accused of political crimes during the Franco years. The judge was investigating the disappearance of 114,000 people between 1936 and 1975, which he says were crimes against humanity, and therefore not subject to the amnesty law.

By Sarah Morris , Clément PERROUAULT , Adeline PERCEPT

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2017-05-22 health

'Healing viruses' offer hope in fight against 'superbugs'

Antibiotic resistance is fast becoming a crucial global health problem. It occurs when bacteria evolve and transform into superbugs, which are resistant to existing antibiotics....

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2017-05-19 Asia-pacific

India's ambitious plan to get its rail network back on track

Stretching over 70,000 miles, India boasts one of the largest rail networks in the world. But it's also the deadliest. Thousands of people die every year in train accidents in...

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2017-05-18 Middle East

Video: Social inequality on the rise in Tehran

More than 56 million Iranians are eligible to vote in Friday's presidential election. Four candidates are vying for the top job, including incumbent Hassan Rouhani and hardliner...

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2017-05-17 Europe

Spain: 'Stolen babies' scandal finally goes to trial

In Spain, tens of thousands of babies were stolen from their parents under the Franco dictatorship and as late as the 1990s. The infants were sold to people who had difficulty...

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2017-05-16 Middle East

War-torn Yemen sinks deeper into humanitarian crisis

The war in Yemen has just entered its third year. The fighting between Houthi rebels and forces loyal to the exiled president has left at least 10,000 people dead and displaced...

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