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Suspected extremists on trial in Germany over murder of politician - 06/16/2020

Frankfurt - By Anja Semmelroch, - Two suspected right-wing extremists are to appear before a court in Frankfurt on Tuesday in relation to the murder of German politician Walter Luebcke. The suspected...

Study finds plastic waste in deep sea still like new after 20 years - 06/15/2020

Hamburg - Scientists have found a 20-year-old plastic container for a dairy product and a similar old plastic bag in the deep sea - and both were as new despite the two decades they had spent in the...

With suspect dead, Swedish premier Palme's 1986 murder probe ends - 06/10/2020

Stockholm - By Lennart Simonsson, - A deceased Swedish man was named as the chief suspect in the 1986 murder of prime minister Olof Palme, a Swedish prosecutor said on Wednesday, effectively ending...

Away to the CAS: Man City begin bid to overturn European ban - 06/07/2020

Controlling the spiralling costs of football has long been a goal of UEFA and the European governing body faces an intriguing and bad-tempered legal battle with English giant Manchester City this...

Prosecutor decision due in probe into Swedish premier's 1986 murder - 06/05/2020

Stockholm - A Swedish prosecutor heading the probe into the unsolved 1986 murder of prime minister Olof Palme will next week present his decision whether charges will be brought in the long-running...

From Black Power to Justice for George: sport as a political stage - 06/02/2020

The death of the unarmed George Floyd in police custody in the United States has moved the sporting world with athletes across the globe protesting racism. It is not the first time sport is being...

New York mayor says he is 'proud' of daughter arrested in protests - 06/01/2020

New York (dpa) - The mayor of New York City says he is proud of his daughter, after she was arrested during protests against the killing of a black man by police in Minnesota last week. Bill de...

Chaos at Indian airports as country resumes domestic air travel - 05/25/2020

New Delhi – India resumed domestic flights on Monday, two months after a coronavirus lockdown was imposed, but confusion and chaos prevailed at major airports in major cities as large numbers of...

German government Lufthansa rescue offer reported nearing completion - 05/22/2020

Berlin - The German government committee tasked with preparing a financial rescue package for the airline Lufthansa, which has been badly hit by the novel coronavirus pandemic, is meeting on Friday,...

EasyJet to resume flights on June 15 with all on board wearing masks - 05/21/2020

London - British low-cost airline EasyJet is set to resume flights from June 15, mainly on routes within Britain, and with everyone required to wear face masks and no food sold on board. A total of...
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