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Old migrant boats set on fire in Italy's Lampedusa - 06/06/2020

Rome - Authorities in southern Italy opened an investigation into two separate arson attacks targeting old migrant boats on the island of Lampedusa, news agency ANSA reported late on Friday. "We will...

Latin America starts reopening economies despite soaring Covid cases - 06/01/2020

Bogota – Several Latin American countries were on Monday reactivating their economies despite Covid-19 cases continuing to rise. Mexico's touristic Quintana Roo region was preparing to start...

Jerusalem al-Aqsa mosque reopens after 70-day coronavirus lockdown - 05/31/2020

Jerusalem - Jerusalem's disputed Temple Mount / Haram al-Sharif holy site opened its gates on Sunday, ending a 70-day coronavirus lockdown of the compound that houses the al-Aqsa Mosque as well as...

New York repeals archaic anti-mask law at odds with virus measures - 05/28/2020

New York - New York's attorney general on Thursday praised the repeal of an archaic loitering law which made it a criminal violation for groups of people to wear masks in public. Letitia James said...

Cameroonian ex-Roma midfielder Bouasse dies at 21 - 05/25/2020

Rome – Roma's former youth-team midfielder Joseph Bouasse has died at 21, the Serie A club said Monday. Bouasse reportedly suffered a heart attack late Sunday. He signed for Romanian second-tier side...

Khashoggi's sons say they forgive father's killers - 05/22/2020

Cairo (dpa) - A son of dissident Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi, who was murdered inside Riyadh's consulate in Turkey in 2018, said on Friday that he and his brothers have forgiven his father's...

Putin seeks to enshrine gay marriage ban in Russia's constitution - 05/17/2020

Moscow (dpa) - Russian President Vladimir Putin is seeking to enshrine a gay marriage ban in the country's constitution, state media reported on Monday. Putin has submitted a proposal for an...

Tottenham midfielder Alli held at knifepoint in burglary - 05/14/2020

London Tottenham Hotspur midfielder Dele Alli was held at knifepoint during a burglary at his home in the early hours of Wednesday morning. The 24-year-old England international was punched and...

Thousands rally in Slovenia to protest Covid restrictions, corruption - 05/09/2020

Budapest - More than 5,000 people protested in the Slovenian capital late Friday against the restrictions imposed by the government to stop the spread of the novel coronavirus. Smaller protests also...

Norway police announce new arrest in case of executive's missing wife - 05/08/2020

Stockholm (dpa) - Norwegian police said on Friday they have made a second arrest in connection with the disappearance and feared murder of the wife of one of Norway's wealthiest businessmen. The...
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