Asteroid capsule 'found' in Australian desert

A recovery team has found a capsule carrying the first large quantities of rock from an asteroid.

Asteroid capsule 'found' in Australian desert
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Asteroid capsule 'found' in Australian desert

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Italy: Police arrest 19 suspected people smugglers

Italy: Police arrest 19 suspected people smugglers
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The smugglers allegedly transported migrants from Asia to Italy and then on to northern ...

  • Sat, 05 Dec 2020 20:43:09 GMT

Asteroid capsule landing point detected

Asteroid capsule landing point detected
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A search is under way for a capsule carrying the first large quantities of ...

  • Sat, 05 Dec 2020 18:43:49 GMT

Fort Bragg: Foul play suspected in two soldiers' deaths

Fort Bragg: Foul play suspected in two soldiers' deaths
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The bodies of William Lavigne and Timothy Duma were discovered at the army base ...

  • Sat, 05 Dec 2020 17:45:18 GMT

Mali's Malick Diaw to head National Transition Council

Mali's Malick Diaw to head National Transition Council
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Col Malick Diaw becomes head of the interim legislative body, the National Transition Council.

  • Sat, 05 Dec 2020 17:41:32 GMT

France police security bill: Protests turn violent again

France police security bill: Protests turn violent again
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Protesters clash with police and vehicles are set alight for a second weekend over ...

  • Sat, 05 Dec 2020 17:37:47 GMT

Meredith Kercher: Rudy Guede to finish term doing community service

Meredith Kercher: Rudy Guede to finish term doing community service
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Rudy Guede will complete the rest of his 16-year sentence doing community service, an ...

  • Sat, 05 Dec 2020 15:41:04 GMT

Australia's Wallabies sing anthem in indigenous language

Australia's Wallabies sing anthem in indigenous language
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Australia's rugby team sang in a First Nations language for the first time at ...

  • Sat, 05 Dec 2020 15:19:33 GMT

Daca: Judge orders Trump to restore undocumented immigrants scheme

Daca: Judge orders Trump to restore undocumented immigrants scheme
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The Trump administration is told to resume a programme that protects immigrants from deportation.

  • Sat, 05 Dec 2020 13:51:42 GMT

Covid: Moscow clinics begins vaccinations for at-risk groups

Covid: Moscow clinics begins vaccinations for at-risk groups
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Russia starts the rollout of its Sputnik V coronavirus vaccine for high-risk groups in ...

  • Sat, 05 Dec 2020 13:07:18 GMT

Pape Bouba Diop: Senegal mourns football hero

Pape Bouba Diop: Senegal mourns football hero
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President Sall leads tributes to the player who scored the goal that beat France ...

  • Sat, 05 Dec 2020 12:24:51 GMT

Covid: Argentina passes tax on wealthy to pay for virus measures

Covid: Argentina passes tax on wealthy to pay for virus measures
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Dubbed the "millionaire's tax", the one-off levy will fund relief measures and health supplies.

  • Sat, 05 Dec 2020 10:15:40 GMT

Covid: Russia begins vaccinations in Moscow

Covid: Russia begins vaccinations in Moscow
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The home-grown Sputnik V vaccine, which is still undergoing mass testing, is being used.

  • Sat, 05 Dec 2020 07:49:11 GMT

Obama and Jordan basketball vests sell for record sums

Obama and Jordan basketball vests sell for record sums
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Sports shirts worn by the former president and the Chicago Bulls star were auctioned ...

  • Sat, 05 Dec 2020 04:44:46 GMT

Chinese coal miners killed by carbon monoxide poisoning

Chinese coal miners killed by carbon monoxide poisoning
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State TV says 18 miners are dead and five others missing in the south-west ...

  • Sat, 05 Dec 2020 04:40:32 GMT

Ethiopia's Tigray crisis: Cutting through the information blackout

Ethiopia's Tigray crisis: Cutting through the information blackout
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"It is really scary. It is really difficult," a resident of the Tigray capital, ...

  • Sat, 05 Dec 2020 02:31:20 GMT

New Zealand's Stuff news group apologises for anti-Maori bias

New Zealand's Stuff news group apologises for anti-Maori bias
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After a deep dive into their reporting, Stuff found their coverage of Maori issues ...

  • Sat, 05 Dec 2020 00:22:55 GMT

Coronavirus: Defiant ski nations bid to save winter season

Coronavirus: Defiant ski nations bid to save winter season
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Many of Europe's ski slopes will be closed, but the Swiss and Austrians have ...

  • Sat, 05 Dec 2020 00:16:49 GMT

Week in pictures: 28 November - 4 December 2020

Week in pictures: 28 November - 4 December 2020
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A selection of striking images taken around the world this week.

  • Sat, 05 Dec 2020 00:13:45 GMT

Fighting air pollution: 'Without solidarity the world will be doomed'

Fighting air pollution: 'Without solidarity the world will be doomed'
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Nineteen-year-old Abhiir Bhalla has campaigned against air pollution in Delhi most of his life.

  • Sat, 05 Dec 2020 00:07:37 GMT

Beirut explosion: The abandoned ship in the blast 'war zone'

Beirut explosion: The abandoned ship in the blast 'war zone'
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This is what happened to Lebanon's only cruise ship, which was docked in the ...

  • Sat, 05 Dec 2020 00:06:01 GMT

Austria: Former finance minister Grasser jailed for corruption

Austria: Former finance minister Grasser jailed for corruption
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The court said Karl-Heinz Grasser received kickbacks in return for information on property sales.

  • Fri, 04 Dec 2020 23:30:56 GMT

Trump orders withdrawal of US troops from Somalia

Trump orders withdrawal of US troops from Somalia
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The US has about 700 personnel in the country targeting al-Shabab and Islamic State militants.

  • Fri, 04 Dec 2020 23:20:02 GMT

Joe Biden: Covid vaccination in US will not be mandatory

Joe Biden: Covid vaccination in US will not be mandatory
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It comes as the Centers for Disease Control urges "universal mask use" anywhere outside ...

  • Fri, 04 Dec 2020 22:30:46 GMT

Faroe Islands: Inside the under-sea tunnel network

Faroe Islands: Inside the under-sea tunnel network
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The under-sea tunnel network cuts journey times between two islands by a half.

  • Fri, 04 Dec 2020 21:40:24 GMT