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Signs of drug use are seen on a man's arm as he chats with a doctor with the Romanian anti-AIDS Association (ARAS) in Bucharest on September 6, 2021. Photo: Daniel Mihailescu / AFP
Signs of drug use are seen on a man's ar... […]

In Covid’s shadow, HIV on the march in Eastern Europe

In a Bucharest back street, drug addicts rush towards an ambulance handing out free syringes. While the eyes of the world are on the pandemic, the fight against HIV has slowed in Eastern Europe
Musicians of the Sofia Opera orchestra prepare their instruments prior to performing La Traviata by Verdi at the Sofia Opera on February 18, 2021. Photo: Nikolay Doychinov / AFP
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As third wave rages, show goes on at Sofia opera

With an orchestra spread out across the parterre, limited audiences and no breaks but plenty of disinfectant, the Sofia Opera is one of the few music venues still hosting live performances in Europe
A woman takes a picture of the empty Palma Beach in Palma de Mallorca, Spain, on April 4, 2020, during a national lockdown to prevent the spread of the COVID-19 disease. Photo: Jaime Reina / AFP
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Tourism collapse threatens second virus blow to Mediterranean

Northern Europeans may not be able to decamp to Mediterranean beaches this summer because of the coronavirus, but will their governments support the devastated tourism sector?
A police car stops trucks waiting at the Giurgiu-Ruse border point between Romania and Bulgaria next to Giurgiu city March 25, 2020. Photo: Daniel Mihailescu / AFP
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Danger, delays haunt truck drivers facing virus lockdown

"We're the only ones allowed to travel across Europe," says Florin Turcu, one of hundreds of truck drivers stuck at the Romania-Bulgaria border as pandemic restrictions mount
Commuters talk after being rejected by the Hungarian police at the Nickelsdorf-Hegyeshalom border crossing on the Austrian-Hungarian border on March 18, 2020. Photo: Alex Halada / AFP
Commuters talk after being rejected by t... […]

Virus frontier closures hamper cross-border workers

Workers who rely on shuttling across frontiers in Central Europe face a difficult dilemma now that the coronavirus pandemic has seen several countries shut their borders
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