Greece closes Acropolis and other ancient tourist sites in heatwave

Greece shut more ancient tourist sites in Athens on Thursday and elderly people took refuge at designated air-conditioned spots as the first heatwave of the summer persisted for a third day. The famous Acropolis, set on a rocky hill overlooking the capital, and other nearby tourist attractions were closed on Thursday afternoon as winds from […]

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Pope Francis accused of repeating homophobic slur that prompted Vatican apology

Pope Francis has again been accused of using a highly offensive term to describe gay men in a closed-door meeting, two weeks after the Vatican apologized over his use of the same slur. The Italian news agency ANSA, citing unnamed sources, reported that Francis used the Italian word in a meeting on Tuesday afternoon in

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Elon Musk drops lawsuit accusing OpenAI of betraying founding mission

Musk had accused start-up of setting ‘aflame’ the founding agreement to develop AI for the good of humanity. Elon Musk has dropped his lawsuit accusing OpenAI and its co-founders Sam Altman and Greg Brockman of reneging on the startup’s pledge to develop artificial intelligence for the benefit of humanity. Lawyers in the United States representing

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Moscow Rights Commissioner Urges Swift Release of Hamas’ Russian Hostages

Russia’s Human Rights Commissioner said on Tuesday she had issued a fresh appeal to senior U.N. and other officials to take action to secure the release of Russian nationals still held by Hamas in the Gaza Strip. Tatyana Moskalkova, writing on the Telegram messaging app, said she had launched the appeal after meeting in Moscow

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What is behind the rise of the far right in Europe? | Elections

Success of populist and far-right parties in European Parliament election poses a threat to mainstream politicians. European far-right parties made substantial gains in the EU’s parliamentary election. In France and Germany, parties once considered to be on the fringes are now establishing themselves as viable challengers to the establishment. So what is driving this shift

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