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Thailand cave: New video shows boys in good health

[ad_1] Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionThe boys can be seen introducing themselves next to a diver in a wetsuit A new video has been released of the 12 boys and their football coach trapped in a Thai cave, in which they say they are in good health Smiling and at times laughing, they each introduce themselves one by one.They were found on Monday after nine days
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Ecuador court orders ex-president Correa’s arrest

[ad_1] Image copyright AFP/Getty Image caption Rafael Correa denies any involvement in the botched kidnapping A court in Ecuador ordered the arrest of former president Rafael Correa on Tuesday over alleged involvement in the 2012 kidnapping of an opponent.Mr Correa, who now lives in his wife's native Belgium, denies the allegations.Judge Daniella Camacho said she has alerted Interpol in a bid to have him extradited. Former lawmaker Fernando Balda was
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Malaysia’s ex-PM Najib charged with corruption over 1MDB

[ad_1] Image copyright AFP/ Getty Images Najib Razak has been charged with corruption, a dramatic fall from grace for the former Malaysian prime minister two months after he lost office.He faces three counts of criminal breach of trust and one count of abuse of power.Mr Najib has long been accused of pocketing $700m (£517m) from the state development fund 1MDB, which he set up. He denies wrongdoing.A new investigation began
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How US-Somalis are deported ‘to a foreign land’

[ad_1] Image copyright Sarah Pinon The sun was burning brightly when Ahmed arrived in Somalia's capital, Mogadishu, on a deportation flight from the US earlier this year. The tropical trees swayed slowly in the warm wind, oblivious to his anxiety and the torturous months that led to this moment. It was a city this 32-year-old man had last seen as a 10-year-old boy. "It was surreal. On the one hand:
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Japanese tourist dies while climbing Uluru in Australia

[ad_1] Image caption Climbing Uluru will be prohibited from next year A Japanese tourist has died while climbing Uluru in central Australia, authorities have said.The man, 76, collapsed about halfway up the rock on Tuesday and could not be revived, according to police. His death is not being treated as suspicious.Since the 1950s at least 37 people have died on the climb, which will be banned from October 2019.Aboriginal Australians
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The assault on Pakistan media ahead of vote

[ad_1] Image copyright AFP/Getty Images Image caption The Dawn newspaper says it has been under attack since late 2016 Imagine waking up in New York without the New York Times, newspaper kiosks shut down and hawkers off the streets. That is what many Pakistanis have been feeling for months as Dawn - Pakistan's largest English-language newspaper - has disappeared from their breakfast tables. A massive bout of censorship of TV
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Music festivals: Which is the biggest in the world?

[ad_1] Image copyright Getty Images When it comes to music festivals, the biggest may not necessarily be the best.But some of the best-known - such as Glastonbury or Woodstock - are famous not only for the quality of the acts, but also for their size.The music festival industry is currently worth $3bn (£2.28bn) globally and continues to grow, according to research by Festicket, which arranges tickets and accommodation for music
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‘I forgive my husband for hiring a hitman to kill me’

[ad_1] Image copyright Daniel Bostick When Nancy Shore drove home from church one day in August 2012 a hitman was waiting for her with a gun. She survived, but was stunned to learn, from her hospital bed, who police accused of paying to have her killed."We really had an awesome marriage," says 57-year-old Nancy Shore."Obviously, you go through your ups and downs. I mean we weren't perfect, we had our