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Amid crisis, Germany's Merkel goes shopping for toilet paper and wine - 03/21/2020

Berlin (dpa) - German Chancellor Angela Merkel went shopping in the centre of Berlin late on Friday and bought toilet roll as well as three bottles of wine, German media reported on Saturday. Shops...

EU points finger at Russia for misleading coronavirus web articles - 03/18/2020

Brussels (dpa) - EU experts have flagged up a wave of misleading online content spreading from Russia or Kremlin-linked sources about the new coronavirus outbreak, including claims that Covid-19 is a...

Giant robber crab suspected of stealing 4,000-dollar camera - 03/11/2020

Canberra -By Caroline Bock, - An unusual suspect has been identified in the theft of an expensive piece of research equipment on a remote tropical island, after a thermal camera was hauled off by an...

Greek treatment of refugees 'no different than Nazis,' Erdogan says - 03/11/2020

Istanbul (dpa) - The Greek response to migrants attempting to cross the border is no different from what Nazis did, Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan charged on Wednesday, vowing to keep the...

Bahrain Grand Prix to be 'participants only' due to coronavirus - 03/08/2020

Manama (dpa) – The Bahrain Formula One Grand Prix due later this month will be a "participants-only event" without spectators due to the coronavirus outbreak, the organizers announced on Sunday. The...

Thousands of migrants stuck as Greece-Turkey stand-off continues - 03/06/2020

Athens/Istanbul - By Boris Babic and Ergin Hava, - The stand-off between Greece and Turkey on their shared border continued on Friday, as a new wave of migrants tried to leave Turkey for the European...

Coronavirus outbreak spreads to Italy's south; EU to discuss response - 02/25/2020

Rome - By Alvise Armellini, - A new coronavirus case was confirmed on Tuesday in Palermo, Sicily, pointing to the spread of the virus to southern Italy, hours before a meeting of European health...

Why some animals may go extinct, despite protected status - 02/23/2020

More species of animals in danger of extinction are getting protected status. This helps but is no guarantee of survival, as countries fail to take sufficient action and as animals and plants perish...

Activist Kavala cites Erdogan's 'intervention' in his reaarrest - 02/21/2020

Istanbul - Prominent Turkish philanthropist and businessman Osman Kavala blamed "intervention" in the judiciary by President Recep Tayyip Erdogan for his rearrest this week, hours after his acquittal...

Swedish prosecutor optimistic about solving premier's 1986 murder - 02/18/2020

Stockholm (dpa) - A Swedish prosecutor heading the probe into the unsolved murder of prime minister Olof Palme in 1986 said on Tuesday that he expected to charge a suspect before the summer - or...
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