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Russian President Vladimir Putin promises Belarus nuclear capable missile systems

Russian President Vladimir Putin on Saturday told his counterpart from Belarus that Moscow would supply Minsk with missile systems capable of carrying nuclear weapons, the Russian foreign ministry said. At a meeting with Putin in St Petersburg, Belarus President Alexander Lukashenko expressed concern about the “aggressive”, “confrontational” and “repulsive” policies of its neighbours Lithuania and […]

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Iranian personnel who served in IRGC will now be allowed to enter United States

Iranian men who served in the Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps (IRGC) as part of their compulsory military service will now be allowed entry into the United States, a US Secretary of Homeland Security and Secretary of State notice published said. According to the notice, Secretary of Homeland Security Alejandro Mayorkas and Secretary of State Anthony […]

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Major gas explosion in Birmingham kills woman and seriously injures man

A woman has been found dead at the scene of a major gas explosion that destroyed a house in Birmingham and damaged others. “We’re very sad to confirm that a woman has been found dead at the scene,” West Midlands Fire Service (WMFS) said. A man also suffered life-threatening injuries in the blast in Dulwich […]

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NASA launches first space rocket from an Australian commercial spaceport

Australia has made history as the site of Nasa’s first rocket launch from a commercial spaceport outside the US. The sub-orbital rocket blasted off from the tiny site early on Monday local time. It will enable astrophysics studies that can only be undertaken in the Southern Hemisphere, Nasa says. The launch was also the first […]

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Colombia: Four killed, hundreds injured in deadly bullfight stand collapse

At least four people have been killed and more than 300 were injured after a stand collapsed during a bullfight in central Colombia. The three-storey wooden stand filled with spectators falling at a stadium in El Espinal, Tolima department. A bull continued to roam the ring as people fled the wreckage. The traditional “corraleja” event […]

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Norway Shooting: 42-year-old man arrested with terrorism charges after deadly Oslo attack

A 42-year-old man has been arrested and charged with murder, attempted murder and terrorist acts after a shooting in the centre of Norway’s capital, Oslo. Two people were killed and 21 injured in the overnight attack on a busy nightlife district. There was gunfire at about 01:00 local time on Saturday, in three locations including […]

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Toyota recalls mainstream electric BZ4X because the wheels can fall off

Toyota has issued recalls for its first mainstream electric car and one of its full-sized pickup trucks for problems in which nuts or bolts could loosen and wheels or axles can become disconnected. Toyota warned owners of BZ4X electric SUVs to stop driving them because the wheels might fall off. The SUVs only recently went […]

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Doctor accidentally removes wrong eye during operation, leaving patient blind

A doctor accidentally removed the wrong eye during an operation, leaving the patient blind. The incident occurred after a major mix-up at a hospital in Slovakia. A patient was set to have surgery on his damaged eye. However, the doctor accidentally removed the patient’s good eye, leaving him blind. The hospital has now offered the […]

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Astrology believers are narcissistic and less intelligent, study finds

A research conducted by a university in Sweden found a positive correlation between the belief in astrology and higher levels of narcissism, alongside lower intelligence. Astrology is the study of the position of celestial objects, like stars and planets, for information about human personality traits, mood and terrestrial events. The research noted that the belief […]

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Bullet that killed journalist Shireen Abu Akleh fired by Israeli forces, United Nations says

The United Nations has said that information it had gathered showed that the bullets that killed Al Jazeera journalist Shireen Abu Akleh on May 11 were fired by Israeli forces. “All information we have gathered … is consistent with the finding that the shots that killed Abu Akleh and injured her colleague Ali Sammoudi came […]

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Black bear dies after getting trapped in unlocked car while searching for food

A black bear in Sevierville, Tennessee, died after it got into an unlocked car in search of food, the Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency said in a news release. Sevierville is about 30 miles from Knoxville in East Tennessee, just north of the Great Smoky Mountains National Park. The owner of a vehicle parked at a […]

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Turkish firefighters battle massive blaze near the Aegean coastal resort of Marmaris

Turkish firefighters were battling a blaze for a third day Friday near the Aegean coastal resort of Marmaris, in the same area that was hit last year by the worst fires in the country’s history. Footage showed smoke billowing from hills as the blaze spread through the woodlands in the sparsely populated area, with helicopters […]