Red Square is Moscow's best-known landmark and a symbol of Russian might. It was listed as a UNESCO World Cultural Heritage Site in 1990.
Russian officials allegedly allowed a gay couple to adopt children. Now Russia's Investigative Committee has opened a criminal negligence case. And thanks to a "gay propaganda" law, the family could also face charges.
Economy Minister Peter Altmaier and President Vladimir Putin met at the new plant near Moscow where Mercedes-Benz cars are to be made. Chancellor Merkel's office stressed it was not a return to business as usual.
The Argentinian cartoonist, whose trademark humorous sketches featured people and animals with large bulbous noses, has died at the age of 86, his agent confirmed on Monday.
A taxi driver has admitted falling asleep at the wheel and plowing his car into pedestrians near Red Square, injuring eight people. He told police that after working for 20 hours, his foot mistakenly hit the gas pedal.
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