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Invader's 'Rubik Mona Lisa' beats estimate at Paris auction
PARIS, Feb 23 (Reuters) - A French street artist's interpretation of the Mona Lisa made of 330 Rubik's Cubes sold for 480,200 euros ($520,680) on Sunday at a modern art auction in Paris, well above presale estimates of up to 150,000 euros, organizers Artcurial said.
UPDATE 2-France, EU partners to discuss coronavirus situation-health minister
PARIS, Feb 23 (Reuters) - French Health Minister Olivier Veran said on Sunday that he would talk with his European counterparts soon to discuss how best to cope with a possible epidemic risk in Europe as Italy battles with an explosion of coronavirus cases.
No global digital tax by end-2020 would mean chaos: France
RIYADH (Reuters) - Failure to reach a global deal on where and how much to tax digital giants such as Google
, Amazon or Facebook would result in many digital tax regimes emerging all over the world, France's Finance Minister said on Sunday.
Soccer-Sevilla thrash Getafe 3-0 to go third
Feb 23 (Reuters) - Sevilla laid siege to high-flying Getafe in La Liga on Sunday and left with a comprehensive 3-0 away win to shake up the race to finish in the top four.
Climate change gets first mention in G20 finance communique of Trump era
RIYADH (Reuters) - Finance officials from the world's 20 biggest economies (G20) on Sunday referenced climate change in their final communique for the first time in U.S. President Donald Trump's administration, but stopped short of calling it a major risk to the economy.
UPDATE 2-Merkel's party, far-right AfD punished in German state vote
BERLIN, Feb 23 (Reuters) - Voters handed Angela Merkel's conservatives their worst ever result in Hamburg on Sunday, punishing them for flirting with the far-right in an eastern state and descending into a messy leadership battle.
Doctor, parents face trial in Egypt for girl's death after genital cutting
CAIRO, Feb 23 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - A retired doctor and the parents of a 12-year-old girl who died after female genital mutilation (FGM) surgery are to stand trial in Egypt, with child rights campaigners calling for jail terms to deter others from the illegal practice.
FACTBOX-Latest on coronavirus spreading in China and beyond
Feb 23 (Reuters) - International concern about the spread of coronavirus outside China grew on Sunday with sharp rises in infections in South Korea, Italy and Iran.
UPDATE 4-Climate change gets first mention in G20 finance communique of Trump era
RIYADH, Feb 23 (Reuters) - Finance officials from the world's 20 biggest economies (G20) on Sunday referenced climate change in their final communique for the first time in U.S. President Donald Trump's administration, but stopped short of calling it a major risk to the economy.
Reuters U.S. Sports Schedule at 2 PM EDT on Sunday, Feb 24
Feb 24 (Reuters) - Reuters U.S. sports schedule at 2 PM ET on Sunday:
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