German brewers to add calorie information to beer labels

BERLIN (DPA) – Curious how you ended up with that beer belly? Germany’s brewers are here to help. Starting this year, German brewers say they will begin adding information to their labels, explaining exactly how many calories you’re consuming each time you put back a bottle. Although the European Commission has threatened to require such labelling, the German Brewers Federation and…

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Dozens killed, wounded in wake of Congo election results: UN

GENEVA (REUTERS) – The UN human rights office said on Friday (Jan 18) that it had documented 34 people killed, 59 wounded and 241 “arbitrary arrests” in the Democratic Republic of Congo since provisional election results were announced a week ago. “We appeal for calm, whenever the results are announced. We have already seen quite a bit of tension, violence,”…

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