LA PAZ — Thirteen people have been killed and more than 10 others were injured after a bus fell off a cliff along a Bolivian highway on Wednesday night, said Efrain Urquidi, captain of the highway police of the Cochabamba Department.
Speaking to the press, Urquidi said that the accident was reported involving a passenger bus of the Trans Lujan company.(Bolivia-Bus-Highway)
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NEW YORK — An earthquake measuring 7.8 on the Richter scale jolted 69km WSW of Kirakira, Solomon Islands at 17:38:46 GMT on Thursday, the U.S. Geological Survey said.
The epicenter, with a depth of 41.0 km, was initially determined to be at 10.676 degrees south latitude and 161.3298 degrees east longitude. (Solomon-Earthquake-Geological Survey)
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RABAT — Moroccan police said in a statement on Thursday that they have seized some 5.5 tons of cannabis in the northeastern city of Nador.
Two people with suspected links to a criminal drug trafficking network were arrested and five vehicles were also seized in the suburb of Nador. (Morocco-Cannabis-Nador)
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BRUSSELS — Eight suspects were arrested in Italy in an investigation targeting a criminal group which is suspected of being one of the biggest vendors of counterfeit euros online, the European Police Office (Europol) said in a statement Thursday.

During the investigation by Italian police, supported by Europol, several hundred counterfeit euro buyers were also identified.(EU-Europol-Italy) Enditem

Source: Xinhua/NewsGhana.com.gh

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