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Benin city restores monuments from slave trade era

33 minutes ago   |   Al Jazeera

As anti-racism protests in the US and Europe grew, so did demands for the removal of statues linked to slavery - a city in West Africa is going the other way.
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At prisons in Finland, inmates are learning AI and taking online tech courses as a bridge to life on the outside

At prisons in Finland, inmates are learning AI and taking online tech courses as a bridge to life on the outside

1 hour ago   |   Business Insider

At "open prisons" in Finland, inmates come and go in vehicles, attend work and school, and can host overnight guests. And Finland is investing millions of euros in high-tech...
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Vegetable gardens, swimming pools, and a suite for the nanny: This is the post-lockdown shopping list for wealthy Europeans' second homes

Vegetable gardens, swimming pools, and a suite for the nanny: This is the post-lockdown shopping list for wealthy Europeans' second homes

1 hour ago   |   Business Insider

Europe's wealthiest have adjusted their second home wishlist during the coronavirus pandemic. Instead of luxe city apartments, ultra-high-net-worth individuals are looking for...
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Portugal ready for Champions League after subduing virus

Portugal ready for Champions League after subduing virus

2 hours ago   |   Saint Louis Today

LISBON, Portugal - Seen as an example for the rest of Europe, Portugal successfully controlled the coronavirus pandemic - and earned the right to host the world's most...
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Pompeo kicks off central Europe tour, Huawei dominates agenda

3 hours ago   |   Al Jazeera

US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo arrives in Prague to begin a five-day visit to central Europe.
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Pompeo opens anti-China, anti-Russia tour in Czech Republic

3 hours ago   |   My Sanantonio

PRAGUE - U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo is in the Czech Republic at the start of a four-nation tour of central and eastern Europe expected to focus on threats to the...
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Germany is furious after 3 GOP senators threatened a small port with 'crushing' sanctions for helping Russian ships build a gas line across Europe

Germany is furious after 3 GOP senators threatened a small port with 'crushing' sanctions for helping Russian ships build a gas line across Europe

4 hours ago   |   Business Insider

Politicians in Berlin have reacted furiously to a letter from three Republican senators threatening sanctions on a small German port. Sens. Ted Cruz, Tom Cotton, and Ron...
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The Belarus opposition leader reappeared in neighboring Lithuania after challenging its election result. Reports say she left as a deal to get her chief of staff out of jail

The Belarus opposition leader reappeared in neighboring Lithuania after challenging its election result. Reports say she left as a deal to get her chief of staff out of jail

4 hours ago   |   Business Insider

The main challenger to Belarus' longtime president reappeared in neighbouring Lithuania after disputed results showed her losing the election. Official results show incumbent...
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Buzzy challenger banking unicorn Revolut triples both revenues and losses after adding 10 million new customers

Buzzy challenger banking unicorn Revolut triples both revenues and losses after adding 10 million new customers

4 hours ago   |   Business Insider

London-based fintech unicorn Revolut tripled its revenues to £162.7 million in 2019 but also tripled its losses, compared with 2018. The challenger bank saw rapid customer...
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Citizens of the World

5 hours ago   |   Foreign Affairs

In "The Europeans," Orlando Figes shows how Europe's cosmopolitan culture developed in the nineteenth century.
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New Zealand reinstates coronavirus restrictions after first...

New Zealand reinstates coronavirus restrictions after first locally-transmitted case in 102 days

New Zealand has reintroduced coronavirus restrictions in parts of the country after new locally transmitted cases broke the 102-day streak the country had gone without... Read more ...

A jeweler is making what may be the world's most expensive face mask

A jeweler is making what may be the world's most expensive face mask

An Israeli jeweler is making what may be the world's most expensive face mask at $1.5 million. Read more ...

Russia registers coronavirus vaccine, Putin says daughter already inoculated

Russia registers coronavirus vaccine, Putin says daughter already inoculated

MOSCOW - Russian President Vladimir Putin says that a coronavirus vaccine developed in the country has been registered for use and one of his daughters has already been... Read more ...

Here's how long you can really eat leftovers without getting sick

Here's how long you can really eat leftovers without getting sick

If you have a lot of leftovers and you're sick of eating them as-is, try converting just about any of it into a creative work-week lunch. Read more ...

Incredible video shows great white shark near boat off Florida coast

Incredible video shows great white shark near boat off Florida coast

Captain Kyle Rosenblatt estimated the shark to be more than 10 feet long. Read more ...

Putin says Russia has approved coronavirus vaccine, one of his daughters has...

Putin says Russia has approved coronavirus vaccine, one of his daughters has received it

MOSCOW - Russia on Tuesday became the first country to officially register a coronavirus vaccine and declare it ready for use, despite international skepticism. President... Read more ...

In virus talks, Pelosi holds firm; Mnuchin wants a deal

In virus talks, Pelosi holds firm; Mnuchin wants a deal

Monday brought no new talks between Trump's team and negotiators on Capitol Hill as the president tries a go-it-alone strategy meant to circumvent the legislative standoff. Read more ...

Putin says Russia's first Covid-19 vaccine receives approval from health...

Putin says Russia's first Covid-19 vaccine receives approval from health ministry, his daughter was vaccinated

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White House on lockdown, Trump press conference interrupted after reports of...

White House on lockdown, Trump press conference interrupted after reports of shots fired

US President Donald Trump's press conference was interrupted after just a couple of minutes by the Secret Service, which ushered him out of the briefing room amid reports of... Read more ...

World's first registered Covid-19 vaccine named ‘Sputnik V', Russia launches...

World's first registered Covid-19 vaccine named ‘Sputnik V', Russia launches official website

It might not be the space race, but there's a new Sputnik in town. As an homage to the first-ever artificial Earth satellite, Russia has christened the world's first registered... Read more ...