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 Russian Court Convicts Journalist in Controversial Case 

 Russian Court Convicts Journalist in Controversial Case 

A Russian court has found journalist Svetlana Prokopyeva guilty of “justifying terrorism” and ordered her to pay a fine of...

Louvre Partially Reopens After 16-Week Shutdown

Louvre Partially Reopens After 16-Week Shutdown

The Louvre, Paris’ famous and the world’s most visited museum, partly reopened Monday, after being on lockdown for 16 weeks due to...

Former Nazi Camp Guard, 93, Faces German Court Reckoning

Former Nazi Camp Guard, 93, Faces German Court Reckoning

The prosecution’s closing arguments will be heard on Monday in the trial of a 93-year-old former Nazi concentration camp guard...

Britain Says to Put Nearly $2 Billion Into Arts to Help Survival

Britain Says to Put Nearly $2 Billion Into Arts to Help Survival

Britain will invest nearly $2 billion in cultural institutions and the arts to help a sector that has been crippled...

Croatia’s Ruling HDZ Wins Parliamentary Vote, Majority Within Reach

Croatia’s Ruling HDZ Wins Parliamentary Vote, Majority Within Reach

Croatia’s ruling center-right Croatian Democratic Union (HDZ) convincingly won a parliamentary election Sunday, held at a time of rising coronavirus...

Trump, Biden Fight for Primacy on Social Media Platforms

Trump, Biden Fight for Primacy on Social Media Platforms

On an average day, President Donald Trump sends about 14 posts to the 28 million Facebook followers of his campaign...

Britain Poised to Ban Huawei 

Britain Poised to Ban Huawei 

The British government is set to end the participation of Chinese telecom giant Huawei in the building of Britain’s 5G...

Pope Hails UN Global Cease-Fire Move to Fight Pandemic 

Pope Hails UN Global Cease-Fire Move to Fight Pandemic 

Pope Francis on Sunday threw his support behind a U.N. Security Council resolution calling for a halt to conflicts to...

Report: Britain Nears $625 mln Sanofi/GSK COVID-19 Vaccine Deal

Report: Britain Nears $625 mln Sanofi/GSK COVID-19 Vaccine Deal

Britain is close to a 500 million pound ($624 million) supply deal with Sanofi and GlaxoSmithKline for 60 million doses...

Naked Men and Drunks: England Assesses Reopening of Pubs 

Naked Men and Drunks: England Assesses Reopening of Pubs 

It seems to have been more like a typical Saturday night than a drunken New Year’s Eve.The reopening of pubs...

NATO Steps In Amid Reports Of COVID-19 Hitting Afghan Forces

NATO Steps In Amid Reports Of COVID-19 Hitting Afghan Forces

NATO’s non-combatant military alliance in Afghanistan said Saturday it has arranged its “largest supply ever” of personal protective medical equipment...

Russian Authorities Arrest 17 Protesters in Moscow

Russian Authorities Arrest 17 Protesters in Moscow

At least 17 people, included journalists, were detained Friday in Moscow, after protesting in front of the Federal Security Service...