Category : World news

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Saudi King makes son next in line to throne

Saudi Arabia has a new heir to the throne after its ruler changed his line of succession. King Salman has appointed his 31-year-old son Mohammed bin Salman, known as MbS for short, as crown prince and first in line to the throne of the fabulously ri...

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Russian hackers targeted 21 states in election

Russian hackers targeted election-related systems in 21 states during the 2016 presidential election, a US official has confirmed. Opening a Congressional session, the vice chair of the Select Committee on Intelligence, Mike Warner, described the ha...

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C Africa clashes kill 100 as ceasefire crumbles

At least 100 people have been killed following violent clashes between armed groups in the Central African Republic. The bloodshed in the town of Bria erupted hours after the country's government signed a truce with rebel factions. Mayor Maurice Bel...

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Tennis star Boris Becker declared bankrupt

Former Wimbledon champion Boris Becker says he is "surprised and disappointed" to be declared bankrupt. In a High Court hearing, judge Miss Registrar Christine Derrett refused pleas from the tennis star's lawyers for a "real last chance" to settle h...

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Deep-space craft to join hunt for new planets

A new observatory to be built and sent into deep-space to search out habitable planets has been approved by the European Space Agency. Dubbed PLATO, the mission may fundamentally change what humanity believes of its place in the universe. PLATO is g...