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The 2.5-hour flight by Russian carrier Pobeda took off from Berlin Brandenburg Airport on Sunday afternoon and is due to land in Moscow’s Vnukovo, where riot police were seen pushing supporters away from the terminal entrance where Navalny is due to arrive. A crowd of around 200 supporters and journalists gathered outside the airport in …

Navalny is being treated in a Berlin hospital after falling ill on a flight from Siberia last week. He was transferred to the German capital from the Siberian city of Omsk on Saturday morning. “We are dealing with a patient who, it is fairly likely, was poisoned,” Chancellor Angela Merkel’s spokesman, Steffen Seibert, told journalists …

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption A rally expressed support for Mr Navalny who is unconscious Russian doctors have said they will not allow leading opposition figure Alexei Navalny to be transferred from a hospital in Siberia to one in Germany following his suspected poisoning. The head doctor treating Mr Navalny said he was not …

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Bananas are a big export industry for Martinique and nearly all are shipped to France The French Caribbean islands of Guadeloupe and Martinique thrive on their image as idyllic sun, sea and sand destinations for tourists. But few visitors are aware that these lush, tropical islands have a chronic …