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How the first king of Belgium became a Russian general at 12

This story reminds us how closely the European dynasties were intertwined with the Russian Imperial family.Leopold George Christian Frederick of ...

In pics: Celebrate the art of calligraphy on World Calligraphy Day

A child tries Chinese calligraphy during Chinese Lunar New Year celebrations in Houston, the United States, on Jan. 25, 2020. ...

PSG's Sarabia: Champions League quarterfinal will be very different

Pablo Sarabia of Paris Saint-Germain competes during the Ligue 1 football match between Paris Saint-Germain and Dijon in Paris, on ...

Boundary-pushing films are more than their clickbait headlines

The Melbourne International Film Festival is currently running online, but one movie announced at their program launch won't be streaming.At ...

11 child labourers rescued by Rachakonda police in Telangana

Hyderabad (Telangana) [India], Aug 12 (ANI): Rachakonda Police Commissionerate rescued 11 child labourers hailing from Uttar Pradesh from two industrial ...

Lisbon opens its arms to 'bizarre' Champions League finale

Football supporters would usually flock in huge numbers to the city hosting the finale of the Champions League, but this ...

Britain, France Work Together to Stop English Channel Immigration

British immigration minister Chris Philp said Tuesday he is working with his counterpart in France to finalize a new plan ...

Lebanese Commemorate Victims of Beirut Blast

Church bells rang and mosques called the faithful to prayer Tuesday as a broken Beirut marked one week since the ...

Parliament officials to learn French

New Delhi [India], August 11 (ANI): Lok Sabha speaker Om Birla on Tuesday inaugurated a training programme in the French ...

As Britain Deploys Navy, Brexit Complicates Boat Migrant Crisis

LONDON - British and French ministers meet Tuesday in Paris for urgent talks on the growing migrant crisis in the ...

Former Argentina skipper Creevy signs for London Irish

Former Argentina captain Agustin Creevy signed for English Premiership club London Irish on Tuesday, declaring he cannot wait to "get ...

French privacy watchdog opens preliminary investigation into TikTok

France's data privacy watchdog CNIL said on Tuesday that it has opened a preliminary investigation into Chinese-owned video-sharing app TikTok ...

Coronavirus Stops-Starts Stretching Europeans Patience

ROME - The 17-second YouTube video mimicking Prime Minister Boris Johnson's ever shifting guidance on the coronavirus pandemic has attracted ...

Protester Dies In Minsk As Clashes Over Election Go Into Second Night

MINSK -- A Belarus protester has died in Minsk as thousands of people turned out to demonstrate against official election ...

Opposition Candidate Tsikhanouskaya Leaves Belarus Amid Protests

MINSK -- Belarusian opposition presidential candidate Svyatlana Tsikhanouskaya has left Belarus and is in Lithuania, the Baltic country's foreign minister, ...

Stade Francais in quarantine due to coronavirus cases

French Top 14 club Stade Francais said on Monday they had halted training and put their squad and coaching staff ...

Bruno Fernandes penalty lifts Man United past dogged Copenhagen

Appearing in their first European quarter-final, and the first Danish club to reach this stage since 1997, Copenhagen continued to ...

Ronaldinho set for 24 August release, says judicial sources

Brazil great Ronaldinho could be freed on 24 August following five months detention in Paraguay over a forged passport, judicial ...

Dangerous chemicals discovered in Beirut port

PanARMENIAN.Net - Chemical experts and firefighters are working to secure at least 20 potentially dangerous chemical containers at the explosion-shattered ...

10 GREAT Russian military leaders

History Aug 11 2020 Boris Egorov Sputnik, Leo Hao, Pavel Troshkin Thanks to some of these commanders Russia survived as ...

Laser beams reflected between earth and moon boost science

Maryland [US], Aug 11 (ANI): NASA scientists, many times over the last decade, have launched laser beams at a reflector ...

Former champ Kuznetsova pulls out of U.S. Open

Svetlana Kuznetsova, who won the U.S. Open in 2004, pulled out of this year's tournament on Monday due to her ...

Reports: Inter Miami CF to sign M Matuidi

Inter Miami CF owner David Beckham will look to a former teammate for on-field leadership as the MLS expansion club ...

Tour de France to embark from Brest in 2021

The 2021 Tour de France will start in the western French port of Brest, organisers said on Monday, a week ...

WHO sees hope despite looming 750 000 virus death toll

"Behind these statistics is a great deal of pain and suffering. Every life lost matters. I know many of you ...

Algerian Reporter Sentenced for Protest Reporting

A court in Algeria Monday sentenced journalist Khaled Drareni to three years in prison after finding him guilty of inciting ...

France Investigates Killings of French, Nigerien Workers in Niger

French and Nigerien soldiers searched through a giraffe reserve and its surrounding area in Niger's Koure region on Monday for ...

World powers pledge 253m in Lebanon aid

PanARMENIAN.Net - World leaders pledged Sunday nearly $300 million (253 million euros) to Lebanon to help it recover from last ...

Global Markets Begin Trading Week on Upswing

Global markets are mostly higher Monday after U.S. President Donald Trump signed a series of executive orders aimed at extending ...

Lebanese Ministers, Lawmakers Resign Following Beirut Blast

Lebanon's justice minister, Marie-Claude Najm, has resigned, the third minister to leave the cabinet since last week's massive explosion in ...

6 French Aid Workers Among 8 Killed by Gunmen in Niger

NIAMEY, NIGER - Six French aid workers with the nongovernmental organization ACTED and their local guide and driver were killed ...

Japanese Ship Operator Apologizes for Oil Spill off Mauritius

The owner of the Japanese ship that ran aground off Mauritius spilling 1,000 metric tons of oil apologized for what ...

Furious Lebanese plan new protests over Beirut blast

Group of protesters take over Lebanon foreign ministry as protest flare up in wake of horror blastSoldiers in vehicles mounted ...

US Officially Passes 5 Million Coronavirus Cases

The United States surpassed five million coronavirus cases on Sunday, the most in the world.The figures were released Sunday by ...

French director of agriculture NGO killed in Guatemala

A French director of a non-profit organisation in Guatemala has been shot dead, according to the French embassy in the ...

Hong Kong suspends extradition agreements with France and Germany

Hong Kong on Wednesday said it had suspended its extradition agreements with France and Germany after the two European powers ...

Atalanta, the Italian upstarts menacing PSG

PSG are once against seen as France's best bet for a Champions League victory, despite Lyon's shock elimination of Juventus ...

French director of agriculture NGO killed in Guatemala; embassy

A French director of a non-profit organisation in Guatemala has been shot dead, according to the French embassy in the ...

French farmers plea for government help as heatwave parches crops

Blistering heat and severe drought across France has forced 76 of the country's 96 mainland departements to implement tight water ...

Fresh protests over presidential election leave one dead in Belarus

Belarusian police clashed with protesters in Minsk for the second evening in a row on Monday after President Alexander Lukashenko ...

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Hong Kong Hang Seng jumps 353 points, Asian markets generally mixed

SYDNEY, Australia - Asian stock markets were mixed on Wednesday, rising in Japan and Hong Kong, but falling in China ...

Technology stocks threatened by Trump interventions

Donald Trump's WeChat ban targets a celebrated Chinese innovation at the heart of the world's largest mobile gaming and social ...

Congress makes no progress on stimulus, selling escalates on Wall St

NEW YORK, New York - U.S. stocks have fallen across the board on Tuesday as a deal between Democrats and ...

Facebook to clamp down on publishers with political affiliations

MENLO PARK, California - Facebook announced new regulations Tuesday that prevent U.S. publishers with demonstrated ties to political groups from ...

North American bathroom refurbishment giant to set up shop in Limerick

CO LIMERICK, Ireland - Bath Fitter, possibly the largest North American 'bathroom refurbishment franchisor, is to establish its European Business ...

Auto sales in Ireland dropped 18% last month

DUBLIN, Ireland Aug. 10 (Xinhua) - A total of 15,329 units of new private cars were sold in Ireland in ...

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