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Italy's Berlusconi contests ban from office to European court

ROME (Reuters) - Lawyers for Silvio Berlusconi will argue on Wednesday to the European Court of Human Rights against his ban on holding public office, hoping for a green light that will allow him to run for premier at Italy's election early next year.
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COLOMBO (Reuters) - Fifty couples from China tied the knot in the Sri Lankan capital on Sunday in a mass wedding ceremony, conducted in the island's Buddhist traditions, as the island aims to woo more
BOISE, Idaho - A small-business owner with high hopes of selling oil extracted from cannabis plants in staunchly anti-marijuana Idaho has found himself lost in the weeds with local officials ...
VANCOUVER - A British Columbia court has dismissed a case in which a wildlife advocacy group accused the provincial government of not following its own law on the destruction of ......
Russian President Vladimir Putin telephoned U.S. President Donald Trump on Sunday to thank him for a tip-off that helped prevent a terrorist bomb attack on a cathedral in the Russia city of St Petersb
MONTREAL - His netminding skills may not rival those of the Montreal Canadiens' Carey Price, but Jacques Gravel has saved many a hockey game. And at about $40 a game, Gravel ...
UNITED NATIONS (Reuters) - The United Nations Security Council is due to vote on Monday on a draft resolution that would insist decisions on the status of Jerusalem have no legal effect and must be re
Ottawa has set aside nearly 60 square kilometres of seabed off the coast of Nunavut to keep gawkers and scavengers away from one of Canada's most famous shipwrecks. The HMS Terror ...
WASHINGTON - An American soldier killed in an ambush in Niger with three comrades but recovered days later wasn't captured alive by the enemy or executed at close range, The ...
Former AC Milan and Real Madrid midfielder Kaka, a 2002 World Cup winner with Brazil, has retired.
Thousands of protesters marched on Dec. 17 to demand the impeachment of President Petro Poroshenko, clashing with police as they tried to enter the municipally owned October Palace building near Mai
A lawyer for Donald Trump's transition team has alleged special counsel Robert Mueller unlawfully received tens of thousands of emails, in the latest attack on the credibility of the probe into
KARACHI — Thousands of Islamists have rallied in two major cities in Pakistan to condemn US President Donald Trump for declaring Jerusalem Israel's capital.
OTTAWA - During marriage prep courses at their Roman Catholic church, Andrew and Jill Scheer picked up two tips they say have sustained their 14 year partnership: Learn to move ......
A Serbian-born man arrested in Spain over the killing of three men agreed Sunday to be extradited to Italy where he is wanted for robbery and murder, a Spanish court said
Vladimir Putin has thanked Donald Trump for the information provided, the Kremlin says.
The union representing Ireland-based Ryanair pilots said on Sunday it had agreed to talk with the no-frills airline but warned that the meeting could be too late to avert a strike set for Wednesday
Russian President Vladimir Putin has called his US counterpart Donald Trump to thank him for a CIA tip-off that helped thwart a series of bombings in St Petersburg.
Egypt condemned on Sunday the suicide bombing attack against a Christian church in Pakistan that killed at least eight people and injured 44 others.

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