World’s oldest man dies at 113

The world oldest man Francisco Nunez Olivera has passed on. He died at his home in Bienvenida, north of Seville in Spain, a month after celebrating his 113th birthday. According

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Drop ‘cold war mentality’, China tackles US

China has urged the US to drop its “Cold War mentality” after Washington said it planned to diversify its nuclear armoury with smaller bombs. “The country that owns the world’s

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We don’t recognize Odinga as Kenyan leader – US

The United States’ government has declared that Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta was validly elected as the president of the country in accordance with Kenya’s constitution. The U.S. Department of State

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Egypt unveils 4,400-year-old tomb of ancient Priestess

Archaeologists in Egypt have unveiled the newly discovered tomb of an ancient priestess that dates back 4,400 years, BBC reports. The tomb found near Cairo is adorned with well-preserved and

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China builds world’s longest sea bridge

China has announced the completion of the major work of the world’s longest sea bridge after its lighting system was installed and tested. It took six years preparation, and eight

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North Korea hits own city with missile – Report

A North Korean missile reportedly crashed into one of its own cities after it failed just minutes following its launch. US officials said the Hwasong-12 intermediate-range ballistic missile (IRBM) was

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Trump seeks to halt release of Bannon’s book

Lawyers for US President Donald Trump are seeking to stop the release of a book containing damaging allegations about his administration. Fire and Fury: Inside the Trump White House is

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182 killed, 153 missing in Philippines storm

The death toll from a tropical storm in the southern Philippines has hit 182, with 153 people still missing, police said. Tropical Storm Tembin has lashed the country’s second largest

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World’s largest amphibious plane makes first flight in China

The world’s largest amphibious aircraft, China’s AG600, has made a successful one-hour maiden flight, BBC reports. The plane, roughly the size of a Boeing 737 but with four turboprop engines,

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New UN Sanctions ‘Act of War’ – North Korea

North Korea has slammed fresh UN sanctions imposed over its missile tests as an “act of war”, its first response to the latest diplomatic move to punish Pyongyang’s ever-accelerating weapons

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