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Exclusive: Bangladesh under 'no obligation' to accept stranded Rohingya refugees, says minister

27.02.2021, 15:00

DHAKA - Bangladesh is under "no obligation" to shelter 81 Rohingya Muslim refugees adrift for almost two weeks on the Andaman Sea and being assisted by neighbouring India, said Bangladesh foreign minister A.K. Abdul Momen.

Spanish report calls for killing of more than 850 cattle on pariah ship

27.02.2021, 14:54

CARTAGENA, Spain - More than 850 cows that spent months aboard a ship wandering across the Mediterranean are not fit for transport anymore and should be killed, according to a confidential report by Spanish government veterinarians seen by Reuters.

Nigerian schoolboys freed as forces search for 300 abducted girls

27.02.2021, 13:54

MAIDUGURI, Nigeria - Gunmen in Nigeria on Saturday released 27 teenage boys who were kidnapped from their school last week in the northern state of Niger, while security forces continued to search for more than 300 schoolgirls abducted in a nearby state.

Archaeologists uncover ancient ceremonial carriage near Pompeii

27.02.2021, 13:22

ROME - Archaeologists have unearthed a unique ancient-Roman ceremonial carriage from a villa just outside Pompeii, the city buried in a volcanic eruption in 79 AD.

Military honors and fly-past mark funeral of Britain's Captain Tom

27.02.2021, 13:10

BEDFORD, England - A military guard of honor and Royal Air Force fly-past marked the funeral on Saturday of Captain Sir Tom Moore, the World War Two veteran who raised millions of pounds for Britain's health service during the coronavirus pandemic.