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North Korea says it has developed and tested a hydrogen bomb

The United Nations has imposed a fresh round of sanctions on North Korea after its sixth and largest nuclear test. The measures restrict oil imports and ban textile exports - an attempt to starve the North of fuel and income for its weapons programmes.

The US had originally proposed harsher sanctions including a total ban on oil imports. The vote was only passed unanimously after Pyongyang allies Russia and China agreed to the reduced measures.

The sanctions, which were passed at a UN Security Council meeting on Monday, were met with anger by North Korea.

Protesters gathered in Marseille, Perpignan and other big cities as the rallies against Mr Macron's reforms began

In the first big test of Emmanuel Macron's presidency, 180 protests are due to take place across France against changes to the country's labour laws.

Some 4,000 strikes have been called but two of the biggest unions have distanced themselves from the action.

Marches were due in Paris, Marseille, Lyon, Nantes and the other main cities.

An earthquake described by Mexico's president as the country's strongest in a century has struck off the southern coast, killing at least six people. One person also died in neighbouring Guatemala, its president has said.

The quake, which Mexico's leader Enrique Peña Nieto said measured 8.2, struck in the Pacific, about 87km (54 miles) south-west of Pijijiapan.

More than 400 weapons have been surrendered each day since July

Australians have handed in nearly 26,000 firearms in the nation's first gun amnesty since its landmark response to a mass shooting in 1996.

The amnesty began on 1 July to help counter a growing terrorism threat and an influx of arms in the country.

It is illegal to own an unregistered firearm in Australia.

A court in the Indian city of Mumbai has sentenced two men to death for their role in bomb attacks in 1993. The blasts, allegedly to avenge the killing of Muslims in riots, targeted a dozen sites and killed 257 people.

Firoz Khan and Tahir Merchant were convicted of criminal conspiracy and murder. Abu Salem, who fled India after the bombings and was extradited from Portugal in 2005, received a life sentence, along with Karimulla Khan.

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