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Nation Makes 'Upskirt' Photos IllegalTaking a photo under a woman's skirt until now has brought only a small fine in Germany, which hasn't been much of a deterrent. "That is why we are closing a major criminal liability gap," said a spokesman for the ruling legislative coalition. The offense will now fall under criminal...
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FILE - In this Wednesday, June 3, 2020 file photo, French Prime Minister Edouard Philippe leaves after a meeting at the Elysee Palace in Paris. The French Presidency announced on Friday, July 3, 2020 that Philippe has resigned and a government reshuffle is expected in the coming days.  (Gonzalo Fuentes/Pool via AP, File)
French government ministers investigated over virus crisis A special French court has ordered an investigation of three current or former government ministers over their handling of the coronavirus crisis
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Mexico Issues First Border Restrictions Over CoronavirusAny other year, Arizonans would "flock to Mexican beach towns like Rocky Point and San Carlos for the Fourth of July," reports the Daily Star . But this holiday, most will be turned away if they try. Mexico's Foreign Ministry on Thursday announced the country's first border restrictions since the pandemic,...
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In this image taken from OBN video, the coffin carrying Ethiopia singer Hachalu Hundessa is lowered into the ground during the funeral in Ambo, Ethiopia, Thursday July 2, 2020. More than 80 people have been killed in unrest in Ethiopia after the popular singer Hachalu Hundessa was shot dead this week. He was buried Thursday amid tight security. He had been a prominent voice in anti-government protests that led to a change in leadership in 2018. (OBN via AP)
Ethiopia's PM accuses dissidents of taking up arms in unrestEthiopia’s prime minister says dissidents he recently extended an offer of peace have “taken up arms” in revolt against the government in a week of deadly unrest that followed the killing of a popular singer
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Experts find early ocher mine in Mexican underwater cavesExperts and cave divers in Mexico’s Yucatan peninsula have found ocher mines that are some of the oldest on the continent, which could explain why ancient skeletons were found in the narrow, twisting labyrinths of now-submerged sinkhole caves
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Ukraine's parliament accepts chief banker's resignationUkraine’s parliament has accepted the resignation of the country’s top banker, who has stepped down citing political pressure
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Armed Man Drives Through Gate Near Trudeau ResidenceAn armed member of the Canadian military smashed a truck through gates blocking access to Prime Minister Justin Trudeau's residence in Ottawa on Thursday before being taken into custody, according to police. The man, identified by CBC News as Corey Hurren of Manitoba, breached a pedestrian entrance outside Rideau Hall...
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France returns remains of Algerian anti-colonial fightersAfter decades in a French museum, the skulls of 24 Algerians who fought French colonial forces were formally repatriated to Algeria on Friday
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Canada suspends extradition treaty with Hong KongCanada has suspended its extradition treaty with Hong Kong after China imposed a new security law on the territory
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In this photo taken on Wednesday, June 17, 2020, Father Sergiy, a Russian monk who has defied the Russian Orthodox Church's leadership speaks to journalists in Russian Ural's Sredneuralsk, Russia. (AP Photo/Vladimir Podoksyonov)
Russian Orthodox Church defrocks coronavirus-denying monkThe Russian Orthodox Church has defrocked a coronavirus-denying monk who has defied Kremlin lockdown orders and taken control of a monastery
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This Khashoggi Murder Trial Won't Be SecretTwenty Saudi nationals are on trial in absentia in Turkey for the 2018 murder of Jamal Khashoggi inside the Saudi Consulate in Istanbul, including two former aides of Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman. Ahmed al-Asiri, the former deputy head of Saudi Arabia's general intelligence, and Saud al-Qahtani, an ex-royal...
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Man who crashed gate where Trudeau lives facing 22 chargesA military reservist who allegedly crashed his truck through a gate on the grounds where Prime Minister Justin Trudeau lives has been charged with 22 crimes, including weapons offenses and uttering threats
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