Many protesters at the 2001 G8 summit in Genoa were beaten up by the police. The European Court of Human Rights has now ruled that at least one victim is to be awarded compensation; more could follow.
After a period of mourning, the Genoa bridge collapse will have to be addressed. It could trigger infrastructure reforms, but Italy's populist government seems to only be looking for scapegoats, says DW's Barbara Wesel.
Police in Italy, Spain, France and Switzerland have searched several addresses in connection with three nights of violence that accompanied last July's G20 summit. The "Black Bloc" task force has made a first arrest.
The attack has been claimed by an anti-globalist group calling itself 'Fire and Flame for the Police.' The attack comes ahead of Hamburg hosting the G20 summit in July.
Poland is refusing to comply with a European Union order to stop logging in the Bialowieza forest. It's unprecedented - the EU may now impose hefty fines. It could even withdraw EU funding for Poland. But will it?
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