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South Korea decries trash balloons dropped by North
South Korea decries trash balloons dropped by North

South Korea decries trash balloons dropped by North

More than 150 balloons with trash from the North were detected in South Korea. The North had vowed to retaliate against South Korean activists for sending anti-Pyongyang propaganda leaflets across the border.
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Germany: Ex-military officer sentenced for Russia spying
Germany: Ex-military officer sentenced for Russia spying

Germany: Ex-military officer sentenced for Russia spying

A court in Düsseldorf has sentenced a former German military officer to three and half years in prison for slipping photographs of documents related to munitions systems and aircraft technology to the
2 days ago
Papua New Guinea: More than 2,000 people killed in landslide
Papua New Guinea: More than 2,000 people killed in landslide

Papua New Guinea: More than 2,000 people killed in landslide

The search for survivors continues after a remote hillside village in Papua New Guinea was buried under a landslide. The UN says treacherous conditions have hampered rescue efforts. Papua New Guinea reported
2 days ago
Spain: 4 dead in Mallorca restaurant collapse
Spain: 4 dead in Mallorca restaurant collapse

Spain: 4 dead in Mallorca restaurant collapse

Two German tourists, a Spanish waitress and a Senegalese man have been killed after a restaurant collapsed in Mallorca. Several Dutch tourists were also injured. A restaurant collapse on Spain’s Mediterranean island of Mallorca left
5 days ago
Armenia returns 4 border villages to Azerbaijan
Armenia returns 4 border villages to Azerbaijan

Armenia returns 4 border villages to Azerbaijan

Azerbaijan has taken control of four villages in the Gazakh district on the border with Armenia. The move follows an agreement with Yerevan. Armenia on Friday returned to Azerbaijan four border villages it seized decades
5 days ago
Hungary: Italian on trial over attack on far-right march
Hungary: Italian on trial over attack on far-right march

Enga province is situated inland and is not easy to reach

Ilaria Salis, an Italian activist, faces charges of attacking two participants at a far-right rally in Budapest. She is accused of being involved in an extreme left-wing criminal organization. The trial of
5 days ago
Papua New Guinea village hit by large landslide
Papua New Guinea village hit by large landslide

Papua New Guinea village hit by large landslide

The extent of damage and casualties from the overnight landslide is not yet clear, with locals in the remote area trying to clear rubble and seek survivors. A major landslide struck Papua New
5 days ago
Estonia says Russia removed navigation buoys near border
Estonia says Russia removed navigation buoys near border

Estonia says Russia removed navigation buoys near border

The buoys are placed on the border river to keep ships from entering foreign waters. Estonian Prime Minister Kaja Kallas called their removal a “border incident.” Estonian border guards said on Thursday that their Russian counterparts
5 days ago
China says military drills around Taiwan test seizing power
China says military drills around Taiwan test seizing power

China says military drills around Taiwan test seizing power

Chinese warships surrounded Taiwan as Beijing said the military exercises were a “strong punishment for the separatist acts of ‘Taiwan independence’ forces.” Taipei has condemned the drills. China’s military continued its war
5 days ago