Ukraine’s Zelensky accused by ex-leader of hosting Russian ‘fifth column’

Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionEx-president Petro Poroshenko spoke to BBC’s Jonah Fisher Ukraine’s ex-president Petro Poroshenko has accused his successor, Volodymyr Zelensky, of pursuing him in the courts out of a desire for “revenge”. Mr Poroshenko marched with several thousand of his supporters to a pre-trial hearing in Kyiv last week. […]

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Edouard Philippe: France’s former PM faces probe into Covid-19 response

Image copyright AFPImage caption Agnès Buzyn (L), Edouard Philippe (C) and Olivier Véran are the subject of the inquiry A court has launched an inquiry into the French government’s handling of the coronavirus response. The investigation focuses on three senior figures, including outgoing Prime Minister Edouard Philippe, following complaints from unions and doctors. Earlier on […]

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Hundreds held as European police crack crime chat

Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionThe BBC’s Tom Symonds is shown how a customised Android phone with EncroChat installed works A top-secret communications system used by criminals to trade drugs and guns has been “successfully penetrated”, says the National Crime Agency. The NCA worked with forces across Europe on the UK’s “biggest […]

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