Russian engineers crowd-funding their way into space
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Russian engineers crowd-funding their way into space

People in Russia are celebrating Cosmonautics Day – which is the anniversary of Yuri Gagarin’s…

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South Sudan’s street children struggle to survive
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South Sudan’s street children struggle to survive

Philippine army vows to eradicate Abu Sayyaf group
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Philippine army vows to eradicate Abu Sayyaf group

The Philippine army has been defending its operations against the armed Abu Sayyaf group in…

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Brazil’s Lula legacy in question amid corruption investigation
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Brazil’s Lula legacy in question amid corruption investigation

Brazilian politicians will vote on Sunday on whether to impeach President Dilma Rousseff. It’s claimed…

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Yemen’s fragile ceasefire
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Yemen’s fragile ceasefire

A fragile ceasefire enters its second day in Yemen between Houthi fighters and the Saudi-backed…

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Killer Robots: The case for human control
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Killer Robots: The case for human control

Activists want machines that can kill, without human supervision, to be banned. They’re among those…

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Why fiction’s oldest detective, Sherlock Holmes, is now more popular than ever
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Why fiction’s oldest detective, Sherlock Holmes, is now more popular than ever

Philippine villagers forced to flee unrest
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Philippine villagers forced to flee unrest

In the Philippines, the government says it has killed more than 15 members of the…

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Greek government aims to clear Idomeni refugee camp
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Greek government aims to clear Idomeni refugee camp

The Greek government is stepping up efforts to move refugees from the makeshift camp at…

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Vanuatu Cyclone: Island still in rubble a year later
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Vanuatu Cyclone: Island still in rubble a year later