Court acquits Berlusconi in Bunga Bunga bribe case big-plus
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Sport Court acquits Berlusconi in Bunga Bunga bribe case

Sunday, 25 February 2024 17:37

Italian government allies react with delight at former PM’s acquittal. Controversial former Italian Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi was acquitted Wednesday morning of corruption charges in an ...

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Warsaw mayor’s dilemma: Getting EU cash would boost the government he’s fighting big-plus
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Breaking news Warsaw mayor’s dilemma: Getting EU cash would boost the government he’s fighting

Sunday, 25 February 2024 17:37

Rafał Trzaskowski wants the EU to pay out pandemic relief funds, but worries about the message that would send to his country’s government. With Poland’s elections approaching this fall, Rafał T ...

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No porn, no Instagram for kids: France doubles down on age verification big-plus
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Politics No porn, no Instagram for kids: France doubles down on age verification

Sunday, 25 February 2024 17:37

French MPs want to expand age verification requirements to mainstream social platforms. PARIS — In France, platforms from Instagram to Pornhub could soon have to check their users’ ages. For t ...

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EU set to sanction Iranian companies over Russia’s war in Ukraine big-plus
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Interview EU set to sanction Iranian companies over Russia’s war in Ukraine

Sunday, 25 February 2024 17:37

‘Putin is not only waging a brutal war on the battlefield, but he’s also viciously targeting civilians, and the aggressor has to pay for this,’ says Ursula von der Leyen. The European Union plan ...

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Russian journalist Maria Ponomarenko sentenced to 6 years in jail over post on Mariupol strike big-plus
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Sport Russian journalist Maria Ponomarenko sentenced to 6 years in jail over post on Mariupol strike

Sunday, 25 February 2024 17:37

She is one of a growing number of Russian dissidents jailed for criticising the war in Ukraine. A Russian court has sentenced anti-war journalist Maria Ponomarenko to six years in prison under t ...

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Theater or Zelenskyy? How Macron keeps failing to lead European response to Ukraine war big-plus
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Politics Theater or Zelenskyy? How Macron keeps failing to lead European response to Ukraine war

Sunday, 25 February 2024 17:37

The French president has squandered a chance to lead Europe’s response to the war in Ukraine, argue some diplomats. When Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyy traveled to Western Europe last w ...

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Ukraine to Russia: Stop using food as a weapon big-plus
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Health Ukraine to Russia: Stop using food as a weapon

Sunday, 25 February 2024 17:37

Kyiv urges the UN and Turkey to demand that Russia stops delaying shipments under the Black Sea Grain Initiative. Ukraine has called on the international community to demand that Russia immediat ...

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WHO abandons COVID origins investigation  big-plus
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Interview WHO abandons COVID origins investigation 

Sunday, 25 February 2024 17:37

China’s refusal to provide necessary access and data has stalled efforts to understand the early days of the pandemic. The World Health Organization (WHO) has ditched plans to continue its inve ...

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Corb your enthusiasm! Starmer says Corbyn won’t be Labour candidate at next election big-plus
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Health Corb your enthusiasm! Starmer says Corbyn won’t be Labour candidate at next election

Sunday, 25 February 2024 17:37

‘What I said about the party changing, I meant, and we are not going back,’ says current party boss. Remember the chant “Oh, Jeremy Corbyn!”? Time to change it to “No, Jeremy Corbyn!” Corbyn, th ...

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UK defense secretary eyes NATO’s top job big-plus
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Politics UK defense secretary eyes NATO’s top job

Sunday, 25 February 2024 17:37

Ben Wallace adds that reports about senior officials’ concern over state of British army are ‘bollocks.’ LONDON — British Defense Secretary Ben Wallace has given the strongest indication yet tha ...

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Scotland’s Nicola Sturgeon ‘to resign’ big-plus
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Politics Scotland’s Nicola Sturgeon ‘to resign’

Sunday, 25 February 2024 17:37

Scotland’s first minster to hold media conference at 11 a.m. amid reports she is standing down. Nicola Sturgeon is set to resign as Scotland’s first minister, according to multiple media reports ...

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EU court upholds sanctions against Belarus’ airspace regulator over Ryanair plane diversion big-plus
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Interview EU court upholds sanctions against Belarus’ airspace regulator over Ryanair plane diversion

Sunday, 25 February 2024 17:37

2021 hijacking sparked outrage around the world. The EU was entitled to sanction Belarus’ airspace regulator after it diverted a Ryanair passenger plane in May 2021, the bloc’s General Court rul ...

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