Cases of fraudulent receipts of subsidies designed to support small businesses and self-employed people hit hard by the pandemic are increasingly being found across Japan.
Many in Japan receiving coronavirus subsidies illegally
About 250 human rights activists protested in the northern French port of Calais against a local ban on distributing food to migrants in the city center.
Activists protest ban on distributing food to migrants in French port
Greece's government has cautiously welcomed a plan from Brussels to reform the EU's shaky asylum system, but charity groups working with refugees on the ground have blasted a continued "outrageous containment policy."
Greece warms to EU asylum pact but refugee groups rage
Tens of thousands of people infected with coronavirus were incorrectly given the all-clear by England’s Lighthouse laboratories, a British High Court trial will be told next week.
Tens of thousands with coronavirus ‘wrongly given’ all clear by British labs
Latin American leaders have appealed at the United Nations for free access to a future COVID-19 vaccine, urging major powers to share their know-how for the sake of global well-being.
Latin American leaders push at UN for free COVID vaccine
Fragile gains made over the past decade to advance women and children’s health are threatened by conflict, the climate crisis and COVID-19, according to a new report from Every Woman Every Child.
Conflict, climate crisis, threaten fragile gains to advance women, children’s health
Shortly after reaching the Greek island of Lesbos, a group of Afghan refugees and migrants say their hopes for a new life in Europe were cut short when Greek authorities rounded them up, mistreated them, shoved them into life rafts and abandoned them at sea.
Migrants accuse Greece of pushing them back out to sea
Farmers in India blocked roads and railway tracks on Friday in a protest against new legislation that they say could pave the way for the government to stop buying grain at guaranteed prices, leaving them at the mercy of private buyers.
Indian farmers block roads, railways over farm bills
A ship with 125 rescued refugees and migrants on board reached the Italian island of Sardinia on Thursday, the aid organization Sea-Eye said, adding the fate of its survivors remains unclear.
Refugees reach Sardinia after France refused rescue ship to dock

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