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WORLD / World news - 1 day ago

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...

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Russian fighter jet 'chases NATO plane'

A Russian jet chased away a NATO aircraft after it tried to approach the defence minister's plane, according to a Russian news agency. TASS reported that a NATO F-16 fighter jet buzzed Sergei Shoigu's aircraft over the Baltic Sea. It did not specify...

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Men in court over deaths of 71 refugees in lorry

Four men have appeared in court charged with the murder of 71 refugees who suffocated in the back of a lorry. The bodies of 59 men, eight women and four children, including a baby girl, were discovered in a vehicle abandoned on the side of a motorwa...