Wednesday, November 25, 2020


Italy's interior minister Matteo Salvini takes part in the demolition of a villa built illegally by an alleged Mafia family in Rome

Italy’s Interior Minister Leads Demolition of Mafia Villa

ROME (Reuters)  Italy's far-right Interior Minister Matteo Salvini on Monday personally began the demolition of a luxury villa illegally built in Rome by the city's...
Jewelry once owned by Marie Antoinette displayed during press preview ahead of auction "Royal jewels from the Bourbon Parma Family" at Sotheby's in New York

Marie-Antoinette Jewels Soar at ‘Once in A Lifetime’ Sale: Sotheby’s

By Stephanie Nebehay GENEVA (Reuters) A royal treasure trove including jewels that belonged to French Queen Marie-Antoinette fetched 53.5 million Swiss francs ($53.2 million) on Wednesday,...
A trader inspects a diamond at Israel's Diamond Exchange near Tel Aviv

Billionaire’s Son and Brother Held in Israeli Diamond Smuggling Case

JERUSALEM (Reuters)  The son and brother of Israeli billionaire diamond magnate Lev Leviev are among suspects arrested in Israel in connection with a diamond smuggling...
Data leak affects thousands of wealthy Moscow residents

Data Leak Affects Thousands of Wealthy Moscow Residents

By Maria Kolomychenko MOSCOW (Reuters) Thousands of wealthy Moscow residents who subscribed to a regional internet provider have had personal data including names, home addresses...
A newsstand vendor displays tickets for Tuesday's Mega Millions lottery drawing in New York City

Winning Lottery Ticket Sold in South Carolina for $1.5 Billion Jackpot

(Reuters) Only one ticket matched all six numbers in the U.S. Mega Millions lottery for a jackpot of $1.537 billion, just short of a world...
African billionaire returns home unharmed after release by kidnappers - police

African Billionaire Returns Home Unharmed after Release by Kidnappers – Police

By Nuzulack Dausen and Omar Mohammed DAR ES SALAAM/NAIROBI (Reuters)  Africa's youngest billionaire, snatched a week ago off the street outside a luxury hotel in Tanzania,...