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Dalai Lama marks 85th birthday with album of mantras

Dalai Lama marks 85th birthday with album of mantras

Published 06/07/2020

(Reuters) - The Dalai Lama made a bid for music chart stardom on Monday, his 85th birthday, with the release of an album of mantras [more…]

Taiwan says Dalai Lama welcome to visit, a trip that would infuriate China

Taiwan says Dalai Lama welcome to visit, a trip that would infuriate China

Published 06/07/2020

TAIPEI (Reuters) - Taiwan would welcome a visit by exiled Tibetan spiritual leader the Dalai Lama, its foreign ministry said on Monday, a trip that [more…]

Indonesia reports 70 new coronavirus deaths, 1,209 new cases

Indonesia reports 70 new coronavirus deaths, 1,209 new cases

Published 06/07/2020

JAKARTA (Reuters) - Indonesia reported 1,209 new coronavirus infections and 70 new deaths on Monday, its health ministry said. The case total is currently 64,958 [more…]

Don’t forget us! Paris tour guides protest outside Louvre

Don’t forget us! Paris tour guides protest outside Louvre

Published 06/07/2020

PARIS (Reuters) - Several dozen Paris tour guides wearing masks and holding Mona Lisa portraits protested outside the Louvre museum on Monday for more support [more…]

Russia reports more than 6,600 new coronavirus cases

Russia reports more than 6,600 new coronavirus cases

Published 06/07/2020

MOSCOW (Reuters) - Russia’s official coronavirus case tally, the fourth largest in the world, rose to 687,862 on Monday after officials reported 6,611 new infections [more…]

Make a vaccine? I’m trying to teach my kids the alphabet

Make a vaccine? I’m trying to teach my kids the alphabet

Published 06/07/2020

LONDON/BERLIN/MILAN (Reuters) - It’s tough to do any useful work when you’re stuck at home, struggling to home-school bickering kids, let alone when you’re trying [more…]

Late South Korea triathlete’s team mates detail abuse allegations

Late South Korea triathlete’s team mates detail abuse allegations

Published 06/07/2020

SEOUL (Reuters) - Former team mates of a South Korean triathlete found dead last month after alleging she had been abused by her coaching staff [more…]

Germany’s confirmed coronavirus cases rise by 219 to 196,554: RKI

Germany’s confirmed coronavirus cases rise by 219 to 196,554: RKI

Published 06/07/2020

BERLIN, Jul 06 (Reuters) - The number of confirmed coronavirus cases in Germany increased by 219 to 196,554, data from the Robert Koch Institute (RKI) [more…]

Prehistoric ochre mining operation found in submerged Mexican caves

Prehistoric ochre mining operation found in submerged Mexican caves

Published 03/07/2020

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Researchers diving into dark submerged caves on Mexico’s Yucatan Peninsula have found evidence of an ambitious mining operation starting 12,000 years ago [more…]

Balance of risk now more favourable for euro economy – ECB’s Knot

Balance of risk now more favourable for euro economy – ECB’s Knot

Published 03/07/2020

AMSTERDAM (Reuters) - The risk of a deeper economic euro zone recession than predicted in the European Central Bank’s (ECB) baseline scenario has diminished, ECB [more…]