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How Russians executed BELLS

In Russia, church bells were treated as persons: they had ears, tongues - and names. And, albeit not having their ...


Military parade marking WWII victory kicks off in Moscow

Moscow [Russia], May 9 (ANI/Sputnik): A military parade commemorating the 76th anniversary of the victory over Nazi Germany in World ...


Faces of war: Unsung heroes of WWII

The most dramatic event of the 20th century took millions of lives. Here are few people that we should be ...


How Soviet people celebrated victory in World War II

The majority of Soviet citizens were in no doubt that a defeat in the war would mean their death. That ...


Covid-19 claims 2 India Olympic hockey gold medal winners on same day

Two members of India's last Olympic gold medal-winning hockey team in Moscow 1980, Ravindra Pal Singh and Maharaj Krishan Kaushik, ...


Numb with pain, shock: Dhanraj Pillay on Kaushik's demise

New Delhi [India], May 9 (ANI): Legendary hockey player Dhanraj Pillay has been left in "pain and shock" following the ...


Toronto completes perfect run through CDL Stage 3 group play

The Toronto Ultra became the second team this season to complete a stage with an undefeated record, beating the Paris ...


China's emissions in 2019 exceeded developed countries

Beijing [China], May 9 (ANI): According to a think tank report, China's greenhouse gas emissions in 2019 exceeded the combined ...


Russia Pledges Support For Tajikistan Amid Concern Over Afghanistan

President Vladimir Putin says Russia is working on strengthening its military base in Tajikistan to boost regional security as the ...


Moscow Olympic gold medallist MK Kaushik passes away

New Delhi [India], May 8 (ANI): Hockey India on Saturday condoled the demise of 66-year-old MK Kaushik, who was a ...


Gorbachev Ally And Soviet Anti-Alcohol Crusader Dies At 100

Yegor Ligachyov, a former member of the Soviet Communist Party's Politburo who was once seen as Kremlin leader Mikhail Gorbachev's ...


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Life in Italian prison for 2 U.S. friends guilty of slaying policeman

ROME, Italy: Two young Americans have been sentenced to life in prison for the 2019 slaying of an Italian policeman.Found ...

Irish medical chief urges public to remain on guard throughout summer

DUBLIN, Ireland: As Covid infections continue to recede in Ireland, it is time to begin "planning our summer," chief medical ...

Fear of Covid variants calls off Oktoberfest for 2nd year

MUNICH, Germany: Authorities in Germany have called off Oktoberfest for the second straight year, saying the festival, which attracts nearly ...

Ireland sees two largest banks closing

DUBLIN, Ireland: Banking in Ireland is changing rapidly as two of the largest companies make plans to exit the market.Just ...

Lithuania president voices support for Ukraine at Warsaw summit

WARSAW, Poland: A defiant Lithuanian president said earlier this week that his country would never accept Russia's 2014 annexation of ...

How Russians executed BELLS

In Russia, church bells were treated as persons: they had ears, tongues - and names. And, albeit not having their ...

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Dublin Airport to get new terminal-linked hotel

DUBLIN, Ireland - A new 410 room luxury hotel is to be built at Dublin Airport next door to Terminal ...

Ireland sees two largest banks closing

DUBLIN, Ireland: Banking in Ireland is changing rapidly as two of the largest companies make plans to exit the market.Just ...

Eyeing Reelection Bid, Macron Looks to Repair French Economy

President Emmanuel Macron's plans for bringing France out of the pandemic aren't just about resuscitating long-closed restaurants, boutiques and museums. ...

Eyeing Reelection Bid, Macron Looks to Repair French Eeconomy

President Emmanuel Macron's plans for bringing France out of the pandemic aren't just about resuscitating long-closed restaurants, boutiques and museums. ...

COVID-19: Pope Francis backs vaccine patents waiver

Rome [Italy], May 9 (ANI): Pope Francis has backed growing calls for a patent waiver for coronavirus vaccines in a ...

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Life in Italian prison for 2 U.S. friends guilty of slaying policeman

ROME, Italy: Two young Americans have been sentenced to life in prison for the 2019 slaying of an Italian policeman.Found ...


More than 200 Palestinians injured during end-of-Ramadan clashes

JERUSALEM - Celebrating the final week of Ramadan, thousands of Palestinian worshippers at the Al-Aqsa Mosque gathered for prayer time ...


U.S. announces waiver of Covid patents; pharmaceutical stocks tumble

WASHINGTON D.C.: Shares of Covid vaccine manufacturers fell following statements from the White House that they support waiving patent rights ...


U.S. economic downturn translates to lowest birth rate in 40 years

WASHINGTON DC - Amidst the radical turndown in the American economy during the Covid lockdown, birth rates in the United ...


WHO says "low confidence" in Sinopharm Covid side-effects data

GENEVA, Switzerland: World Health Organization experts have said they have "very low confidence" in data received from Chinese state-owned drugmaker ...


White House seeks subsidies for nuclear power in bid for clean energy

WASHINGTON D.C.: The White House is talking with lawmakers to offer subsidies to the nation's nuclear power plants, in a ...


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Expectations were high for this top of the line Hyatt product in "The Big Easy". The taxi rolled up to the rear of the ...