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Paris police take down knock-off Eiffel Tower network

PARIS (Reuters) – French police have broken up a suspected criminal gang who sold miniature copies of the Eiffel Tower at tourist sites around Paris often using...

From Congo to Greece’s basketball league: a migrant boy’s journey

THESSALONIKI, Greece (Reuters) – He fled hardship and unrest in Congo Republic with nothing but his ball and a change of clothes. Now, not yet 18, Christ Wamba is...

Relief for UK pet owners: Serial cat killer does not exist, police say

LONDON (Reuters) – A feared serial cat killer who for three years was believed to have mutilated pets across London does not exist, and foxes or other wildlife...

Strawberries spook Australia into raising jail terms for food tampering

SYDNEY (Reuters) – Australia on Thursday increased the jail term to 15 years for anyone convicted of contaminating foodstuffs as a scare over needles found in...

Venezuelan firemen face trial for donkey video mocking Maduro: rights groups

CARACAS (Reuters) – Two Venezuelans firemen who made a viral video portraying President Nicolas Maduro as a donkey were jailed on Sunday pending trial on charges...

Venezuelan firemen jailed after donkey video mocking Maduro: rights groups

CARACAS (Reuters) – Two Venezuelan firefighters were detained by military officers this week as suspects behind the making of a viral video that mocked unpopular...

Indias Ruling Party Faces Twitter Backlash Over Confusing Graphic

NEW DELHI – As Indians’ anger grows over record fuel prices, the ruling party is getting advice on social media to seek lessons in mathematics and graphic...

Soccer Fans Evangelicals Clash At Peru Stadium Over Land Dispute

LIMA – A soccer stadium in Peru was the site of pitched battle on Monday, but not between two sports teams. A group of evangelical Christians and the Alianza Lima...

Stolen Matisse Can Stay In Londons National Gallery Us Appeals Court

NEW YORK – The National Gallery in London persuaded a U.S. appeals court that three grandchildren of a muse for French artist Henri Matisse should not reclaim a...

Saudi Princess Says 900000 Of Jewels Stolen From Her Paris Hotel

PARIS – A Saudi princess has reported the theft of jewels worth 800,000 euros ($930,000) from her suite at the Ritz hotel in Paris, a police source said on Monday....