Criminal gangs are hiring local people in northwestern Ukraine to mine amber illegally. Potential profits run into millions of euros; potential damage to the environment is immeasurable. Local and federal authorities turn a blind eye
Ukrainian public enemy no. 1 wants to stir up the country's political system: Mikheil Saakashvili, former Georgian president and ex-governor of Odessa, plans a spectacular return to Kyiv — at all costs.
Illegal amber mining in Ukraine is a lucrative business for criminal gangs but its environmental impact can be devastating. Environmentalist Dmytro Leontijuk is fighting to end this illicit industry.
In his message for Easter Sunday, Pope Francis described the Aleppo bomb blast which left 112 people dead as "ignoble." He spoke in favor of those helping the civilian population and the victims of the Syrian war.
Hungary's government has adopted the toughest stance against migrants in the EU, but allows rich foreigners to buy permanent residency which gives them a free Schengen visa. Dan Nolan reports from Budapest.
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