Syria is holding parliamentary elections across government-controlled areas of the country, as President Bashar al-Assad marks 20 years in power amid continuing war and deep economic woes.
Wassim Mukdad, 34, will testify before a German court in the trial of Anwar R., a former member of Syria's secret police suspected of overseeing the abuse of detainees at a notorious jail near Damascus known as Al Khatib, or Branch 251.
The news may be saturated by COVID-19 and new areas of society it is affecting, but other news is still out there.
Smoke was seen in the skies near Idlib, Syria on Tuesday air strikes on the towns of Al-Bara, to the south of the city, and Balyun.
"Idlib is about to be the most catastrophic humanitarian situation in history," a Syrian White Helmets volunteer told Euronews.
The mother of an ISIS recruit has told Euronews she believes her son is still alive - three years since reports he was killed in Syria.