Schools were shuttered, churches told worshipers to stay away and some mass gatherings were banned as cases of a new virus swelled Friday in South Korea, the newest front in a widening global outbreak.
Hindu holy men were joined by devotees and the public Friday at a revered temple in Kathmandu where they lit up marijuana cigarettes during an annual festival despite prohibition and warnings by authorities.
Algeria’s peaceful 'smile revolution' unseated the long-time president of Africa’s largest country along with his powerful entourage and struck hard at the corruption they bred. But a year later, the pro-democracy movement is still holding its weekly marches, hoping to make further dents in the establishment.
A German court has ruled that clearing of trees from the site of Tesla Inc.’s first electric car factory in Europe can go ahead, days after it issued an injunction temporarily halting the preparatory work.
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