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Rachel Elbaum

Rachel Elbaum is a London-based editor, producer and writer. 

Rachel Elbaum is a London-based editor, producer and writer. 

Latest from Rachel Elbaum

McDonald’s to sell its business in Russia

McDonald’s said Monday that it will sell its business in Russia after more than 30 years in the country.

'Blood moon' puts on lunar display across parts of Americas, Europe and Africa

A lunar eclipse early Monday produced a "blood moon," which occurs when the sun, Earth and moon align, and the moon passes through the darkest part of Earth’s

Abortion laws worldwide: In what countries is abortion legal?

Where is abortion legal and where is abortion illegal? A guide explaining which countries allow abortion and which countries strictly restrict or outlaw abortion.

'We expected to die at any minute': Azovstal evacuees detail desperate situation inside Mariupol plant

Each night Natalya would check off her small calendar: another day survived underground and under Russian fire.

Ukraine loses contact with troops in 'heavy fighting' at Azovstal steel plant

Mariupol's mayor said he lost contact Wednesday with the city's last Ukrainian defenders in heavy fighting at the Azovstal steel plant.

How would Russia be held accountable if convicted of war crimes?

Ukraine’s Prosecutor General’s Office has already identified more than 200 members of Russia’s military and political leadership who they suspect of war crimes or other wrongdoing.

Horrifying images from Ukraine spark renewed calls for war crime investigations

Ukrainian officials shared photos and videos of what they said showed dozens of bodies in civilian clothing in the streets of Bucha, northwest of capital Kyiv.
101d ago

Chlorine gas leak forces evacuation of London Olympics aquatic center

A chlorine gas leak forced the evacuation of London's former Olympics aquatic center, with medics treating several people on site for breathing difficulties,

Russian bloggers and businesses scramble after Instagram ban

Russian bloggers and businesses, already hammered by the knock-on effects of international sanctions, are scrambling to deal with the loss of Instagram.
103d ago

Boeing 737 crashes in China with 132 people on board

A China Eastern Boeing 737 with 132 people on board crashed in southern China on Monday, officials said.
108d ago

Two British citizens detained in Iran for years are on way home, U.K. says

Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe,, a British citizen detained in Iran for nearly six years, was starting her journey back to the U.K., her local lawmaker Tulip Siddiq said Wednesday