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Sculptor's 'remembrance stones' a big hit in Germany
Berlin, April 8 (DPA) Sculptor Gunter Demnig faced a wall of silence whenever he asked his father about his experiences as a soldier fighting for the German army in World War II.

Tuesday, April 08, 2008 7:44:56 AM

Eighteen arrested in Olympics torch protest in Paris
Paris, April 8 (DPA) Eighteen people were arrested Monday in protests during the transport of the Olympic torch through Paris, the city's interior ministry said.

Tuesday, April 08, 2008 6:59:14 AM

Deaths of Diana, Dodi al-Fayed were 'unlawful killing'
London, April 7 (DPA) A British jury ruled Monday that Princess Diana and her lover Dodi al-Fayed were unlawfully killed through the gross negligence of their driver and the photographers who pursued them when their Mercedes crashed in Paris Aug 31, 1997.

Monday, April 07, 2008 11:59:13 PM

Indian company buys German maker of bulletproof material
Sittensen (Germany), April 7 (DPA) India's MKU group of companies have acquired AST Security Equipment, a small manufacturer of lightweight bulletproof cladding for helicopters, light vehicles and luxury yachts, the German company said Monday.

Monday, April 07, 2008 11:22:52 PM

Russia to celebrate Day of Married Love every July
Moscow, April 7 (RIA Novosti) Russia has introduced a new date in the country's calendar - the Day of Married Love and Family Happiness, the Federation Council's social and health committee said Monday.

Monday, April 07, 2008 8:40:09 PM

Olympic flame extinguished as protesters disrupt relay in Paris (Lead)
Paris, April 7 (DPA) The Olympic torch was briefly extinguished for what police officials called 'technical reasons' Monday as a large number of anti-Chinese protesters disrupted its course through Paris, BFM television reported.

Monday, April 07, 2008 6:54:07 PM

Olympic torch relay in Paris resumes
Paris, April 7 (Xinhua) The Olympic torch relay here resumed Monday after a brief interruption when security officials extinguished the flame for safety reasons amid anti-China protests.

Monday, April 07, 2008 6:10:58 PM

Sotheby's stops auction of Sikh armour, to arrange private sale (Second Lead)
London, April 7 (IANS) Sotheby's Monday stopped the auction of an 18th century body armour after angry protests by Sikh groups in India, but said it would arrange a private sale for Sikh buyers.

Monday, April 07, 2008 5:48:51 PM

Russia's State Duma to elect Putin PM May 8
Moscow, April 7 (RIA Novosti) State Duma, the lower house of Russia's parliament, is set to approve outgoing President Vladimir Putin as prime minister May 8, its Speaker Boris Gryzlov said Monday.

Monday, April 07, 2008 4:06:16 PM

Sikh body armour withdrawn from Sotheby's auction (Lead)
London, April 7 (IANS) Sotheby's Monday stopped the auction of an 18th century body armour after Sikh groups protested it was playing with their religious sentiments.

Monday, April 07, 2008 4:02:05 PM

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