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  • Scientific proof that a summer World Cup in Doha is too hot - for fans

    Scientific proof that a summer World Cup in Doha is too hot - for fans
    German researchers have some advice to the organizers of the 2022 FIFA World Cup in Doha, Qatar: Hold the soccer tournament during the winter. Or, if the matches really must be played during the summer, hold them at night. The reason, they say, is not...
  • The globe's soccer hotbed? Right now it's World Cup champion Germany

    Christian Seifert has been following soccer's summer transfer period with equal parts wonder and bemusement. There was Luis Suarez, jumping from Liverpool to Barcelona for nearly $130 million. James Rodriguez went from Monaco to Real Madrid for $108...
  • Turkey's 'Song of My Mother' Takes Top Prize at Sarajevo Film Festival

    SARAJEVO, Bosnia-Herzegovina -- Erol Minta's debut feature "Song of My Mother," which was a Turkey-France-Germany co-production, won the top award, the Heart of Sarajevo, at the Sarajevo Film Festival, which comes with €16,000 ($21,200). The jury said...
  • Russian officials say aid convoy completed mission, has left Ukraine

    A long convoy of Russian trucks left Ukraine on Saturday, concluding a controversial mission to deliver aid to civilians in cities caught up in fighting between pro-Russia separatists and Ukrainian security forces. Russia’s decision to send the...
  • Championship leader Ogier crashes out in German rally

    BERLIN (Reuters) - Championship leader Sebastien Ogier crashed out of the Rally of Germany on Saturday and was taken to hospital as a precaution after driving into a roadside barrier. It was the second day of bad luck for the Frenchman in his...
  • Germany's vice-chancellor backs 'federalization' in Ukraine

    BERLIN (Reuters) - Germany's vice chancellor has spoken out for a "federalization" of Ukraine once fighting between Ukrainian and Russian separatist forces in the eastern part of the country has ended. Chancellor Angela Merkel said, however, that...
  • Ukraine accuses Russia of 'invasion' as aid trucks reach rebel city

    MOSCOW Ukraine accused Moscow of a "direct invasion" after the first Russian humanitarian aid trucks on Friday reached the eastern rebel-held city of Luhansk, reports said. Some 150 trucks earlier crossed into Ukrainian territory from a border checkpoint...
  • Euro zone trade surplus rises more than expected in June

    BRUSSELS (Reuters) - The euro zone's trade surplus grew more than expected in June from June a year ago, data showed on Monday, but the improved surplus does not yet reflect the full effect of sanctions and counter-sanctions imposed by the European...
  • West Africa Ebola deaths reach 1,427, World Health Organization says

    GENEVA The number of deaths from Ebola has risen to 1,427 in West Africa, the World Health Organization (WHO) said on Friday. It said 2,615 suspected or confirmed cases had been reported in the region. Between Aug. 19 and 20, 142 new suspected and...
  • U.S. Treasuries set to storm on as EU yields drop, conflicts threaten

    NEW YORK (Reuters) - Don't bet against the U.S. bond market rally anytime soon. Conflicts in Ukraine and the Middle East, and record low bond yields in Europe, have unleashed a stampede into Treasuries, knocking benchmark 10-year yields to 2.30 percent,...
  • Newington 'Bierfest' Set For This Weekend

    NEWINGTON — Beer and Getmütlichkeit — German for "good feeling" — will flow freely this weekend at the Hartford Saengerbund. The Newington-based German singing club, one of the nation's oldest, is holding its biennial bierfest, a...