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Mexican grandfather left jobless by virus becomes YouTube success - 06/26/2020

Mexico City (dpa) – A 78-year-old Mexican man has become a YouTube cooking star after the coronavirus pandemic forced him to stay at home. "This has been a boom. I try to make people have fun, that's...

Moscow gathers thousands for WWII parade despite coronavirus concerns - 06/24/2020

Moscow - By Peter Spinella, - Moscow hosted a major military parade on Wednesday to mark the 75th anniversary of the end of World War II in Europe despite the grand event's potential to spread the...

French prosecutors want nine to face trial over Nice truck attack - 06/23/2020

Paris - French prosecutors said Tuesday that they have requested that nine people face trial over alleged involvement in one of the deadliest terror attacks the country has seen. Eighty-six people...

Modi promotes yoga to boost immune system as virus caseload swells - 06/21/2020

New Delhi - By Siddhartha Kumar, – Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday encouraged Indians to practice yoga to boost their immune system amid a surge in novel coronavirus cases across the country....

Rifaat al-Assad: Syrian President's uncle jailed in France for money laundering - 06/17/2020

The uncle of Syrian President Bashar al-Assad has been sentenced to four years in prison by a Paris court for money-laundering. Rifaat al-Assad was convicted of embezzling Syrian state funds to buy...

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...
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