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Three men were convicted and sentenced for an acid attack on the Bolshoi Ballet's artistic director, Sergei Filin.
Filin underwent 23 different surgeries for his eyes after the attack and says he is unable to see his children.
Yuri Zarutsky has been given 10 years imprisonment for his actions and his driver was given 4 years.
Atika Shubert reports from Moscow.
More than 1 million Syrian children are refugees according to authorities and that's half the Syrian refugee population. As many as 100,000 people have been killed in the Syrian conflict.
In areas close to the front lines, Syrian children must live with battle on a daily basis. Fred Pleitgen reports from Damascus.
The chemical weapons attack in Syria got the world's attention but they only make up a fraction of the deaths in the war.
Doctors speak out about the horrors inflicted by incendiary weapons, such as white phosphorus and napalm, in Syria.
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British actor Idris Elba stars in "Mandela: Long Walk to Freedom" in this week's CNN Preview.
One in five HIV positive people in the UK remain undiagnosed. Despite this, HIV testing is not routine. Now a new campaign in London aims to change this. All hospital outpatients, regardless of age, ethnicity or sexuality, are being offered tests this week in an attempt to reduce the number of undiagnosed cases and the stigma attached.
Becky meets the patients being tested and the doctor spearheading the campaign to ask if this is the most efficient way to tackle the HIV epidemic.