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What's thought to be the third-largest diamond ever found has been put on show in Botswana. The stone weighs 1,098 carats.
— CNN (@CNN) June 17, 2021
North Korean dictator Kim Jong-un has officially acknowledged his country's food supply problems. The "food situation" in the hermitic autocracy is "getting tense," he said.
Kim Jong-un says the food situation in North Korea is "tense," as outside experts warn that the country faces major shortages. https://t.co/It4w18RYQc— New York Times World (@nytimesworld) June 17, 2021
A man is being praised for rescuing a baby girl who was floating in a wooden box in the Ganges River. The 21-day-old newborn was wrapped in a red scarf and surrounded by images of Hindu gods, Gullu Chaudhary said. He added that nobody else was willing to help the child despite her cries being audible.
21-day-old baby found in wooden box floating down Ganges river https://t.co/eTMr6E2GYm— BBC News (World) (@BBCWorld) June 17, 2021
The Islamist mass murderer who slaughtered 22 people in Manchester in 2017 should have been identified as a threat before he detonated his bomb, a public inquiry in the UK has found. Salman Abedi committed the atrocity in the aftermath of an Ariana Grande concert.
The Danish soccer player who suffered a cardiac arrest during a Euro 2020 game is to be fitted with a heart-starting device, his doctors have said. Christian Eriksen, 29, is said to be "fine under the circumstances" after being defibrillated on the pitch in Copenhagen on Saturday.
#UPDATE Denmark's Christian Eriksen is to have an ICD heart device fitted, the Danish federation announced on Thursday— AFP News Agency (@AFP) June 17, 2021
📸 Christian Eriksen at Copenhagen's Rigshopitalet on June 15 pic.twitter.com/DrO0vmkyVL
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