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Sudan crisis: Internet restored – but only for lawyer

[ad_1] Image copyright Abdel-Adheem Hassan Image caption Abdel-Adheem Hassan says he will return to court on behalf of the rest of Sudan's population A lawyer in Sudan has told the BBC that the internet has been restored after a three-week shutdown - but only for him.Abdel-Adheem Hassan on Sunday won a lawsuit against telecoms operator Zain Sudan over the blackout ordered by Sudan's military rulers.However, he says his victory is
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Germany crash: Two Eurofighter jets collide near base

[ad_1] Image copyright AFP Image caption File pic of two Eurofighter jets stationed at the same base near Rostock Two German armed forces Eurofighter jets have collided and crashed in the M├╝ritz area of north-eastern Germany.Both pilots were seen to eject from their planes by a colleague in a third Eurofighter plane.One of the pilots has been found alive and a search is going on for the other.One of the
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Cyprus serial killer Nikos Metaxas handed seven life sentences

[ad_1] Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Nikos Metaxas said he had "not yet managed to find an answer" for his actions A Greek-Cypriot army officer has been handed multiple life sentences for the premeditated murder of five foreign women and two of their children.Nikos Metaxas, 35, pled guilty in court on Monday to 12 charges relating to the abduction and killing of seven women and girls in Cyprus over
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German WW2 bomb leaves giant crater in field

[ad_1] Image copyright Westhessen police Image caption A drone showed the impact of the blast It was not immediately clear what caused a blast so powerful that it registered as a minor earthquake.The blast, at 03:52 (01:52 GMT) on Sunday, startled residents east of the German city of Koblenz and left a crater 10m (33ft) wide and four metres deep in a corn field.A photo taken by a drone later
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Islamic State captives ‘must be tried or freed’, says UN’s Bachelet

[ad_1] Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Al-Hol camp in north-eastern Syria is home to thousands of IS family members The UN says tens of thousands of Islamic State fighters and family members being held in Iraq and Syria must be tried or released.Human rights chief, Michelle Bachelet, also called on countries to take responsibility for their citizens and take them back them if not charged.She said that children in
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Muslim women defy ban to swim in burkinis at French pool

[ad_1] Image copyright Citizen Alliance of Grenoble Image caption "Operation burkini" was launched by a group of Muslim and non-Muslim women in Grenoble Muslim women in France are disobeying the rules at a local swimming pool by wearing burkinis.In a protest inspired by US civil rights pioneer Rosa Parks, they bathed in suits covering their entire bodies - apart from the face, hands and feet - in the city of
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Thailand cave rescue: Boys mark one year anniversary

[ad_1] Rescuers and survivors have attended ceremonies to mark one year since 12 boys and their coach went missing after being trapped in a cave in Thailand.Members from the Wild Boars football team took a trip through a network of caves when they became stranded due to rising floodwaters.All were eventually rescued by a team of divers and cavers after spending 17 days underground.Tributes have also been made to Thai
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Beer ban leaves German neo-Nazi rock fans thirsty

[ad_1] Image copyright zdf Image caption Some fans sported T-shirts with Nazi-style symbols Beer and marching songs may have fuelled Adolf Hitler's rise to power, but neo-Nazis faced an alcohol ban at a German rock festival at the weekend.The ban was a new tool in the fight against neo-Nazi influence. Some 2,000 locals in the eastern town of Ostritz also rallied against the far right.Police seized 4,200 litres (924 UK
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Bangladesh train derailed killing at least five people

[ad_1] A passenger train derailed on a bridge in north-east Bangladesh on Sunday evening, killing at least five people and injuring more than 100. Six carriages of the passenger train derailed on a bridge at Baramchal in Moulvibazar, around 140 miles from the Capital, Dhaka.All train services between Sylhet and other districts were suspended after the accident. An investigation into the cause is currently underway. [ad_2] Source link