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Ethiopia and Eritrea declare end of war

Image copyright @hawelti Image caption Ethiopia’s Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed (l) and Eritrea’s President Isaias Afewerki embraced after signing the declaration The leaders of Ethiopia and Eritrea have signed a declaration saying that the state of war between the two countries is over. A peace deal ending the 1998-1999 border conflict has never been fully […]

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Millions of Spanish wine bottles sold off as French rosé

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption One of the offences involved putting a French tricolour logo on the bottle Up to 4.6m bottles of Spanish rosé wine have been labelled as French and sold in French cafes, hotels and restaurants, officials say. The findings come from France’s anti-fraud directorate after a two-year inquiry into producers, […]

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India Delhi bus gang rapists lose death row plea

Image copyright Delhi police Image caption The four men had pleaded not guilty India’s Supreme Court has rejected a petition seeking to overturn the death sentences of four men convicted of the 2012 gang rape and murder of a student in Delhi. Vinay Sharma, Pawan Gupta and Mukesh had challenged the court’s 2017 ruling upholding […]

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Cave rescue: Locals wait and hope

Cave divers in Thailand are continuing in their effort to rescue eight boys and their football coach from a vast flooded cave system. The mood is tense in Mae Sai, the closest town to the caves, as people wait for any further news of the boys’ safety. Source link

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Sydney restaurant 'dumped' drunk customers on street

Image copyright INDEPENDENT LIQUOR AND GAMING AUTHORITY Image caption CCTV images show the women lying on the footpath outside the restaurant An Australian restaurant has been fined after its staff “dumped” two drunk, unconscious women on the street. The incident at the Korean BBQ diner in Sydney was one of the worst breaches of liquor […]

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India trains delayed due to 'drunk' station master

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption India runs 11,000 trains every day, of which 7,000 are passenger trains Several trains were delayed in the northern Indian state of Uttar Pradesh after the station master got drunk and fell asleep while on duty, officials said. Deep Singh did not respond to repeated calls from officials, causing […]

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Japan floods: At least 100 dead in record rainfall

Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionJapan’s military have been airlifting people to safety from the flood waters At least 100 people are thought to have died after record rainfall caused flooding and landslides in western Japan, a government spokesman says. More than 50 others are believed to be missing, the Japan Times […]