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March 03, 2015 12:06
People surround the coffin during a memorial service before the funeral of Russian leading opposition figure Boris Nemtsov in Moscow, March 3, 2015. (Reuters/Maxim Zmeyev)
Crowds of mourners pay respect to slain opposition leader Nemtsov
Thousands of people, including prominent Russian and foreign politicians and activists, have bid their final farewell to Boris Nemtsov, an opposition leader, who was assassinated in Moscow last week.
Reuters/Ammar Awad Jerusalem court allows Jewish prayer on Temple Mount in historic ruling
In a landmark ruling on Monday the Jerusalem Magistrate’s Court has seemingly allowed Jews to pray on Temple Mount – a highly divisive issue that was one of the catalysts for the Second Palestinian Intifada.
The guided missile cruiser Varyag (L) and the Varshavyanka class diesel submarine (RIA Novosti / Vitaliy Ankov)
Russia, Egypt to hold joint naval drill in Mediterranean
Russia and Egypt have agreed to hold a joint naval drill in the Mediterranean and to carry out joint anti-terrorist exercises, Russia’s Defense Ministry said in a statement following talks between ministers of the two countries.
Marine Le Pen  (Reuters / Charles Platiau) and Madonna (Reuters / Mario Anzuoni) Marine Le Pen accepts Madonna’s invitation out
The leader of France’s National Front party Marine Le Pen accepted an offer from pop star Madonna to have a drink to discuss her vision of human rights. The gesture comes after Madonna described Le Pen’s party as "fascist."
Ash and lava spew from the Villarrica volcano, as seen from Pucon town in the south of Santiago March 3, 2015. (Reuters / Lautaro Salinas) Chile volcano sends spectacular pillar of fire into night sky (VIDEO)
A spectacular Mordor-style eruption has hit the Villarrica volcano in southern Chile, spewing ash and lava up to 3 kilometers into the night sky and forcing the evacuation of nearby towns and villages.
Reuters/ France will resist ban on smacking children despite pressure
The French government has said it will not introduce an outright ban on smacking kids, despite the fact that it’s about to be condemned by the Council of Europe, the EU’s top human rights body.
Reuters/Gopal Chitrakar ‘Health hazard’: Too much human waste on world’s highest mountain Everest
Human waste on Everest is becoming an issue, with pollution and disease hazards putting the world’s highest mountain at risk, according to Nepalese authorities.
Protesters hold placards as they shout slogans during a protest to mark the first anniversary of the Delhi gang rape, in New Delhi December 16, 2013. (Reuters/Adnan Abidi) Indian man facing death penalty for gang rape, says victim ‘should be silent and allow the rape’
An Indian man sentenced to death for his part in a gang rape and killing a woman in New Delhi says they would have let her live if she hadn’t fought back. Mukesh Singh aired his views in a documentary: "She should just be silent and allow the rape."
US State Department Deputy Spokesperson Marie Harf (AFP Photo/Saul Loeb) 'Not the time for business as usual with Russia' – US presses EU
A US State Department deputy spokesperson urged European partners to restrain from doing business with Russia because of the developments in Ukraine. The US statement comes in response to new agreements recently signed between Russia and Cyprus.
Reuters/Carlos Garcia Rawlins Banned mobile crematorium eludes authorities for a year – report
Police officers in the Russian city of Kaliningrad are hunting what has been described as a crematorium on wheels. A funeral business has been using a trailer with the cremation chamber inside despite the ban, local media report.
Reuters/Mohammed Salem Palestinians boycott Israeli goods over unpaid taxes
Palestinians in the West Bank have begun boycotting Israeli goods. They recently dumped a truckload of milk and yogurt in Ramallah’s main square. They are shunning the products after Israel stopped giving the Palestinian government vital tax revenues.
A general view shows the Centre Pompidou modern art museum, also known as Beaubourg, and water vapour from a smokestack in Paris (Reuters/Charles Platiau) Last gasp: Air pollution killing Europeans en masse, says environment body
Hundreds of thousands of Europeans may face premature death in the next two decades because of toxic air, a new major report by the European Environment Agency (EEA) has warned. In 2011 alone, about 430,000 people died prematurely from air pollution.
An aerial view shows the Mistral-class helicopter carrier Vladivostok constructed for Russia at the STX Les Chantiers de l'Atlantique shipyard site in the port of Montoir-de-Bretagne near Saint Nazaire, western France (Reuters/Stephane Mahe) Russia may sanction French companies over Mistral non-delivery – media
Russia’s communications minister has reportedly called for sectoral sanctions against French-based communication companies in reply to the scuttled delivery of Mistral warships. Space-related entities are likely to suffer the most.
Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg (Reuters/Robert Galbraith) Not just ‘sexy drones’: Facebook CEO looks at other ways to connect the world
Mark Zuckerberg says Facebook still plans to build drones to get the world online – just don’t expect to see them operational anytime soon. His pet project, Internet.org, isn’t universally liked, with critics saying it’s a Facebook marketing tool.

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