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Greek court imprisons far-right Golden Dawn party leadership

A Greek court ruled Thursday to imprison the leadership of extreme right-wing Golden Dawn following their convictions for running the party like a criminal organization, but granted suspended sentences to five of the party's 18 former lawmakers who were convicted of lesser charges.

Pound rises further after Hariri designation 

The Lebanese pound rose further against the dollar Thursday, trading at around LL7,150 on the black market after Future Movement head Saad Hariri was designated prime minister, tasked with forming a government to pull the country out of its deepest crisis since the 1975-1990 Civil War.

Pound rises further after Hariri designation 

The Lebanese pound rose further against the dollar Thursday, trading at around LL7,150 on the black market after Future Movement head Saad Hariri was designated prime minister, tasked with forming a government to pull the country out of its deepest crisis since the 1975-1990 Civil War.

UK's Sunak stumps up more help for COVID-hit businesses

British finance minister Rishi Sunak Thursday was forced to offer more financial help to businesses grappling with a resurgence of the COVID-19 pandemic, which looks increasingly likely to derail the economic recovery.

Adesanya defends belt at UFC 253

Unbeaten Israel Adesanya defended his middleweight title in style with a dominant second-round stoppage of Paulo Costa at UFC 253 Sunday

Over 60 exhibits damaged at Berlin museums

In all, 63 works at the Pergamon Museum, the Alte Nationalgalerie and the Neues Museum were affected. There was no thematic link between the targeted works, and no pattern is discernible to the perpetrator’s approach

Over 60 exhibits damaged at Berlin museums

In all, 63 works at the Pergamon Museum, the Alte Nationalgalerie and the Neues Museum were affected. There was no thematic link between the targeted works, and no pattern is discernible to the perpetrator’s approach

Borat is back, and this time he fits right in

The film’s piece-de-resistance is an exceedingly awkward sit-down interview, conducted by Borat’s ‘daughter,’ with Rudy Giuliani. It ends with Borat rushing in on the two of them in a charged moment alongside a hotel bed

John Oliver has sewage plant named after him

‘At the end of this awful, awful year,' Oliver said, ‘what could be more important than evidence that, if we want to, we can come together, overcome our differences and sort our sh*t out’

Air pollution killed 500k newborns in 2019: global study

Air pollution killed 476,000 newborns in 2019, with the biggest hotspots in India and Sub-Saharan Africa, according to a new global study which said that nearly two-thirds of the deaths came from noxious fumes from cooking fuels.

Study: COVID speeds up human vs machine standoff over work

As automation and online work gain ground, organizers of the annual Davos forum are projecting employers will split work equally between machines and people by 2025, with the coronavirus pandemic accelerating changes in the labor market.

A taste for travel? Finnair to sell plane food in shops

Finnish carrier Finnair will start selling business class airplane food in supermarkets in a move to keep its catering staff employed and to offer a taste of the airline experience to those missing flying in the COVID-19 times.