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Georgia Raps Russia at Start of US-Led War Games

(VOA): Georgia's president denounced Russia on Wednesday for illegally occupying part of the country as it began two weeks of military exercises with the United States and several other NATO members. About 1,300 soldiers from Georgia, 1,170 from the United States and several hundred from..

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Germany: Number of People With Immigrant Roots Rises

(VOA): Official data show that the number of people in Germany with immigrant roots increased 4.4 percent last year to nearly 19.3 million. The Federal Statistical Office said Wednesday that 51 percent of those people were German citizens. It defines a person with an immigrant background as..

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Thieves Steal Swedish Royal Jewels, Escape by Speedboat

(VOA): Thieves in Sweden walked into a small town's medieval cathedral in broad daylight and stole priceless crown jewels dating back to the early 1600s before escaping by speedboat, police said Wednesday. Two men vanished after the noon heist Tuesday into a vast patchwork of lakes around..

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Pope Changes Church Teachings to Oppose Death Penalty

(VOA): The Vatican said Thursday Pope Francis has asked the church to change its teachings to reflect his view that the death penalty should be inadmissible. The new language in the Catechism of the Catholic Church says the death penalty was long considered an appropriate response to certain..

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Print Yourself a Mobile House

(VOA): Imagine this - a fully autonomous 3D-printed mobile house that can survive any weather and is completely self-powered. This is not a technological dream – it’s the ambitious project of a Ukrainian company called PassivDom. It's working on the prototype of a printed home in Reno,..

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