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The photo of a young Italian woman kissing a police officer’s helmet visor during a protest has gone viral, with a police union threatening to sue her for “sexual violence”. The 20-year-old student, Nina De Chiffre, was snapped by a photographer working…

The European Commission said Wednesday it would ban meat from cloned animals but stopped short of imposing restrictions on produce from the offspring of such animals, a hugely sensitive issue. Animal rights groups attacked the plan as not going far…

Disasters including the floods that struck central Europe in June caused global economic losses of about $130 billion in 2013, reinsurer Swiss Re said on Wednesday. The insurance industry is likely to cover about $44 billion (32 billion euros) of all…