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Serres: Bus on school trip overturns, nine children, five parents injured

A bus carrying elementary school pupils and parents to a daily excursion overturned on Friday morning near Serres in Norther Greece. Nine children and five accompanying parents were injured. The bus driver claimed that a truck was blocking the road. The accident occurred short before 10 o’ clock Friday morning …

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Greek goddess statue removed in Bangladesh after Islamist outcry

Workers have begun to dismantle the statue of a Greek goddess from Bangladesh’s Supreme Court complex, after an outcry from Islamists. The sculpture of Themis – the goddess of justice – wearing a sari was installed outside the court in December 2016. Several radical Islamist groups, including the Hefazat-e-Islam, a …

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