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Sarkozy convicted

He will go to prison for a year with two suspended sentences.
The 66-year-old politician, who was president from 2007 to 2012, was convicted because he tried to illegally find out information about legal proceedings taken against him by a senior judge in 2014, AP reports.

French Preasident Sarkozy Sentenced to Jail for Corruption

Former French President Nicolas Sarkozy and two former associates have been sentenced to three years in jail - two of them suspended - for corruption.

Sarkozy, 66, was found guilty of trying to bribe a magistrate, Gilbert Azibert, by offering a prestigious job in Monaco in return for information about a criminal inquiry into his political party.

German institute published a new report: Infection was brought from so-called Kosovo

According to the online writing of the Ekonomija Online portal, the report states that after the summer vacation, 4.369 newly infected people were registered, who returned to Germany from Kosovo, while 3.903 newly registered cases arrived from Croatia.

Balkan Countries Must Get Serious on Science Diplomacy

Only five years later, the whole world was struck by a coronavirus pandemic - and countries were desperately struggling to secure vaccines for their populations.

Unfortunately, the EU did not understand the vaccine race and opted for a "no urgency" attitude. The UK, on the other hand, put a venture capitalist specializing in biosciences in charge of its vaccine program.

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