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Medal presentation for the Women's Downhill Ski during the Winter Olympic Games, in the Bislett Stadium, Oslo, on February 18,…
The Italian was hailed by her country's alpine skiing federation as 'one of the greatest post-war champions'
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Wed, 11/11/2020 - 06:13 PM
FILE PHOTO: A model poses with "The Spirit of the Rose", the world's largest vivid purple-pink diamond with 14.83-carat, before…
Sotheby's described extremely rare gem mined in Russia as 'a true wonder of nature'; the buyer chose to remain anonymous
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Wed, 11/11/2020 - 05:39 PM
Protesters gather near the parliamentary building during a protest against an agreement to halt fighting over the Nagorno…
Armenia’s opposition parties have reacted with fury to Kremlin-brokered cease-fire aimed at ending weeks of fighting with Azerbaijan over breakaway region
Jamie Dettmer
Wed, 11/11/2020 - 06:03 PM
Greek Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis, right, and Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi attend a joint news conference at…
Greece and Egypt angered Turkey by reaching an agreement on natural resources in the eastern Mediterranean earlier this year
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Wed, 11/11/2020 - 02:44 PM
Unidentified people, who are presumably Belarusian law enforcement officers, restrain a man during a rally to reject the…
Authorities block internet, arrest and harass journalists covering protests calling on President Alexander to step down
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Wed, 11/11/2020 - 02:24 PM
France, Germany Demand Border Security to Tackle Terror Threat
EU leaders propose enhanced security on external border, crackdown on internet companies hosting extremist content following recent attacks in France and Austria
Henry Ridgwell
Wed, 11/11/2020 - 01:57 PM
Belgian piper Gil Vermeulen plays the pipes during the Last Post ceremony at the Commonwealth War Graves Commission Ypres…
Somber remembrances were held from London to Paris and at many places along the former Western Front
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Wed, 11/11/2020 - 12:37 PM
Pope Francis delivers his weekly general audience from the library in the Apostolic Palace at the Vatican, Nov. 11, 2020.
Pledge by Pope Francis comes one day after Vatican released much-anticipated report on years of cover-up by high-rankling church members
Sabina Castelfranco
Wed, 11/11/2020 - 11:47 AM
A boy carries metal sheets that were blown away from houses in the winds of Typhoon Goni in Albay province, central Philippines…
The UN plans to aid 260,000 of the most vulnerable people; among them women, children, the disabled and elderly, who have lost everything
Lisa Schlein
Tue, 11/10/2020 - 05:02 PM
French President Emmanuel Macron, right, and Austria's Chancellor Sebastian Kurz, left, speak via videoconference shown on a screen in the European Council building in Brussels, Belgium, Nov. 10, 2020.
French president details the need to develop common databases between EU states, improve cooperation between law enforcement, share intel and enact tougher legislation on continent
Nicolas Pinault, VOA French to Africa journalist
Tue, 11/10/2020 - 03:57 PM
Students wearing face masks to prevent the spread of coronavirus disinfect their hands before entering their school in Barcelona, Spain.
Under a controversial proposal, teaching in Spanish – the dominant language for centuries – will no longer be obligatory in Spain’s public schools
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Tue, 11/10/2020 - 03:36 PM
FILE - Cardinal Theodore McCarrick speaks during an interview at the North American College at the Vatican, Feb. 14, 2013.
An investigation concludes disgraced former Cardinal Theodore McCarrick abused adults and children for years while Vatican officials downplayed or dismissed allegations
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Tue, 11/10/2020 - 02:13 PM
Debris and damaged cars are seen on a flooded seaside road during heavy rainfall at the village of Gournes on the island of Crete, Greece, Nov. 10, 2020.
Authorities say ongoing torrential rains have led to severe flooding that has turned roads into rivers, uprooted trees, damaged hundreds of homes and businesses and swept cars out to sea
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Tue, 11/10/2020 - 01:00 PM
FILE - U.S. President Donald Trump welcomes Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orban to the White House in Washington, May 13, 2019.
With Trump out of White House they see themselves as deprived of a powerful cheerleading ally in Washington
Jamie Dettmer
Tue, 11/10/2020 - 11:46 AM
European Executive Vice-President Margrethe Vestager speaks during a press conference regarding an antitrust case with Amazon…
The EU started looking into Amazon in 2018 and has been focusing on its dual role as a marketplace and retailer
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Tue, 11/10/2020 - 10:26 AM