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‘World’s best restaurant’ is France’s Mirazur

Image copyright AFP/Getty ImagesImage caption Mirazur’s chef Mauro Colagreco said he felt like he “was in the sky” Mirazur in France has been crowned the world’s best restaurant at an awards ceremony in Singapore. The eatery on the French Riviera came top in the annual competition organised by the World’s 50 Best Restaurants. Mirazur, run […]

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Dutch emergency services hit by KPN telecoms outage

Image copyright ReutersImage caption The disruption originated from the network of national carrier Royal KPN The Netherlands has been hit by its largest telecommunications outage in recent history, with emergency service numbers knocked out across the country. The disruption, which lasted four hours, originated from national carrier Royal KPN, and affected other providers linked to […]

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Iran: New US sanctions target Supreme Leader Khamenei

Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionPresident Trump: ‘”The assets of Ayatollah Khamenei and his office will not be spared” US President Donald Trump has said he is imposing hard-hitting new sanctions on Iran, including on the office of the country’s Supreme Leader Ali Khamenei. Mr Trump said the additional sanctions were in […]

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Ethiopia Amhara ‘coup ringleader killed’

Image copyright YOUTUBE/ALEM GENA TUBEImage caption The renegade general was released from prison last year The suspected ringleader of Saturday’s failed coup attempt in Ethiopia’s Amhara region has been shot dead, police say. Brig-Gen Asaminew Tsige was killed as he attempted to escape from his hideout in Amhara’s capital, police added. Ethiopia’s army chief Gen […]