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The Olympic Games have officially opened at a pare-down ceremony in Tokyo. The stadium held fewer than 1,000 spectators because of the coronavirus pandemic. The head of the International Olympic Committee Thomas Bach thanked the Japanese people and described today as a moment of hope. The Japanese tennis star Naomi Osaka lit the Olympic cauldron.

The Bosnian Serb leader has threatened to break up the country after the UN higher representative used his discretionary powers to ban genocide denial. Milorad Dodik said the move meant that Bosnia could no longer function as a country. Bosnia saw numerous atrocities during the conflict in the 1990s, including the massacre of more than 8,000 Muslim men and boys in Srebrenica.

Sierra Leone has become the latest country in Africa to abolish the death penalty. Capital punishment will be replaced with life imprisonment or a minimum term of 30 years.

The funeral of President Jovenel Moïse has taken place in Haiti amid heavy security. He was shot dead at his home two weeks ago. Angry supporters of Mr. Moise clashed with police outside the venue. His widow Martine Moise said she wanted justice and not revenge.

The Pentagon has confirmed it carried out an air strike against Al-Shabaab militants in Somalia on Friday. The operation in * said this was the second targeting the Jihadists in a week. They are the first carried out in Somalia by the Biden administration.

A high court judge in Northern Ireland said there should be an investigation into whether the security services could prevent the Omagh bombing in 1998. 29 people were killed in what was the worst single atrocity during the decades of civil unrest in the British province. The attack by dissident Republicans happened months after the signing of the Good-Friday peace agreement.

BBC news.
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