Sunday, June 24, 2018

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A barman pours a glass of Beaujolais Nouveau wine in a bistrot in Paris

As Numbers Fall, Paris Seeks UNESCO Help for Classic Bistros

By Manuel Ausloos PARIS (Reuters) It might seem like there are two on every corner in Paris, but old-style bistros and street cafes are dying...
Butchered dogs are transported to a vendor's stall at a market during the local dog meat festival in Yulin

Home of China’s Dog Meat Festival Defiant amid Outcry

By Joyce Zhou and Christian Shepherd YULIN, China (Reuters) Residents of China's southern city of Yulin defended eating dog meat to celebrate the summer solstice...
French President Jacques Chirac, British Prime Minister John Major, Prince Charles, Jordanian Prime Minister Sherif Zaid Bin Shaker and German Chancellor Helmut Kohl look toward the coffin of assassinated Israeli Prime Minister Ytizhak Rabin

British Milestones in Holy Land Set Traditional Foundation for Royal Visit

JERUSALEM (Reuters) Prince William will become on Monday the first British royal to pay an official visit to Israel and the Palestinian Territories, 70...
Journalists wait outside the prison where three of the five men cleared of gang rape of a teenager and convicted of a lesser crime of sexual abuse are due to leave jail after being granted provisional release in Pamplona

‘Wolf Pack’ Sex Abuse Culprits Freed on Bail in Spain

MADRID (Reuters) Five men cleared of gang raping a teenager in a case that provoked mass protests across Spain were granted on Thursday provisional...
U.S. first lady Melania Trump arrives back in Washington from Texas wearing "I Really Don't Care. Do U?" jacket at Joint Base Andrews, Maryland

Melania Trump’s Jacket Mixes Message during Visit to Detained Immigrant Children

By Steve Holland and Jonathan Allen MCALLEN, Texas (Reuters)  First Lady Melania Trump's visit on Thursday to a Texas shelter housing migrant children separated from their...
A glacier is seen in Half Moon Bay

Thaw of Antarctic Ice Lifts Up Land, Might Slow Sea Level...

By Alister Doyle OSLO, June 21 (Reuters)  Antarctica's bedrock is rising surprisingly fast as a vast mass of ice melts into the oceans, a trend that...
A female Asian lion is seen next to a cubs in the Planckendael zoo in Mechelen

Outrage after Escaped Lion Shot Dead in Belgium

BRUSSELS (Reuters) A lion escaped its enclosure at a Belgian zoo on Thursday and was shot dead by police after attempts to sedate the...
Vials containing Israeli company UroGen Pharma's RTGel are seen at the company's laboratory in Raanana

Israel’s UroGen to Start Mid-Stage Bladder Cancer Trial

By Tova Cohen RAANANA, Israel (Reuters) Israel's UroGen Pharma plans to begin a mid-stage trial of its treatment for bladder cancer patients in August, after positive...