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Public drivers again block roads 

The now familiar traffic jams caused by protesting public drivers again blocked highways Thursday in the latest action against privatization and increased fees at auto-inspection centers.

Public drivers again block roads 

The now familiar traffic jams caused by protesting public drivers again blocked highways Thursday in the latest action against privatization and increased fees at auto-inspection centers.

Dutch politician Wilders convicted of discrimination against Moroccans

* Judges levy no sentence or fine * Wilders calls verdict "totally insane", will appeal * Prosecutors had demanded 5,000-euro fine * National elections are scheduled for March 15 (Adds reaction from prime minister, Moroccan group, edits) By Toby Sterling and Anthony Deutsch AMSTERDAM, Dec 9 (Reuters) - Judges on Friday convicted Dutch lawmaker Geert Wilders of discrimination against Moroccans but levied no punishment in a ruling that could influence elections just three months away.

As prices soar, Sisi says pound is undervalued

Egyptian President Abdel-Fattah al-Sisi sought to shore up confidence in the pound Thursday as inflation accelerated to the highest level in eight years following the central bank’s decision to abandon all currency controls.

Greeks strike against austerity

Greeks went on strike Thursday to protest against planned labor reforms and painful austerity cuts demanded by European Union and International Monetary Fund lenders as part of a bailout review.

Mkhitaryan breaks duck as United go through

Henrikh Mkhitaryan scored his first Manchester United goal to set up a 2-0 win over Zorya Luhansk in Ukraine Thursday and take Jose Mourinho’s side into the last 32 of the Europa League.

Mkhitaryan breaks duck as United go through

Henrikh Mkhitaryan scored his first Manchester United goal to set up a 2-0 win over Zorya Luhansk in Ukraine Thursday and take Jose Mourinho’s side into the last 32 of the Europa League.

Djokovic has not worked hard enough

Novak Djokovic lost his momentum in the second half of last season and was toppled as the world No. 1 by Andy Murray because his work-rate dropped, the Serbian’s former coach Boris Becker said Wednesday.

IOC extends measures against Russia

Two days before the release of a new report into Russian doping, the IOC Wednesday extended the provisional sanctions imposed on the country over allegations of systematic cheating and cover-ups.

Mercedes have to consider Alonso: Wolff

Fernando Alonso would be on the list of possible replacements for retired Formula One world champion Nico Rosberg at Mercedes despite his contract with McLaren, according to team boss Toto Wolff.

Redgrave makes directing debut

Drawing on her own experience as a wartime evacuee, British actor and campaigner Vanessa Redgrave said her new film about refugees was aimed at ensuring people stay sensitive to the issue.

Redgrave makes directing debut

Drawing on her own experience as a wartime evacuee, British actor and campaigner Vanessa Redgrave said her new film about refugees was aimed at ensuring people stay sensitive to the issue.

Mick Jagger a dad again at 73

Rolling Stones frontman Mick Jagger became a father for the eighth time Thursday when his ballet dancer girlfriend gave birth to a son in New York, his publicist said.

Love in the age of Trump: Dating for politicos

The encounter had seemed promising enough, but the couple brought together by an online dating site failed to connect because of one glaring, irreconcilable difference: He was a Donald Trump supporter, she was not.

Love in the age of Trump: Dating for politicos

The encounter had seemed promising enough, but the couple brought together by an online dating site failed to connect because of one glaring, irreconcilable difference: He was a Donald Trump supporter, she was not.

Egyptian mummies virtually unwrapped in Australia

The hidden secrets of Egyptian mummies up to 3,000 years old have been virtually unwrapped and reconstructed for the first time using cutting-edge scanning technology in a joint British-Australian exhibition.

Iceland plays tourism card, for better for worse

An island of ice and lava battered by the Arctic winds, Iceland’s dramatic and pristine landscape is attracting a growing number of tourists, not all of whom are respectful of the fragile ecosystem.

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