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    About 13 million pages of declassified documents from the US Central Intelligence Agency have been released online. The [...] Read More

  • Search for MH370 suspended

    The search for the Malaysian airliner that disappeared three years ago with 239 on board has been suspended. In a statement, [...] Read More

  • Last man to walk on Moon, Gene Cernan dies

    US astronaut Gene Cernan – the last man to walk on the Moon – has died aged 82. America’s space agency NASA [...] Read More

  • Turkish Cargo plane crashes in Kyrgyzstan; 32 dead

    A Turkish cargo plane from Hong Kong has crashed in Kyrgyzstan, killing at least 32 people, most of them on the ground. [...] Read More

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