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More MPs could quit Labour and Tories

More MPs could quit Labour and Tories

Labour and the Conservatives could face more resignations, with members of the new Independent Group saying they expect more MPs to join them. Ex-Tory…

Largest IS mass grave yet found outside Syria’s Raqa

Two feet deep, below a plot of farmland outside the Syrian city of Raqa, lies a large and deadly legacy of the Islamic State group: a mass grave holding an estimated 3,500 people. First responders learned of the burial site in the al-Fukheikha agricultural suburb last month, more than a year after US-backed…
Saudi crown prince arrives in China

Saudi crown prince arrives in China

Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman arrived in Beijing yesterday as the monarch aims to seal partnerships on a high-profile Asia tour following a diplomatic…

US Coast Guard officer ‘planned terror attack’

A US Coast Guard officer has been arrested on suspicion of planning a terror attack, court documents show. Police found a cache of weapons and ammunition at the Maryland home of Christopher Paul Hasson. The self-proclaimed white nationalist had drawn up a list of targets including prominent Democratic…

‘Concrete measures’ on sex abuse needed

Pope Francis opened yesterday a landmark summit at the Vatican on fighting child sex abuse, saying that the world expected “concrete measures” on tackling paedophilia in the Catholic Church. The pontiff will dedicate the next three and a half days to discussing the Church’s response…
Japan mission set to ‘bite an asteroid’

Japan mission set to ‘bite an asteroid’

A Japanese spacecraft is set to "bite an asteroid" as it descends to collect a sample of rock from the surface. The Hayabusa-2 probe will try…

Tortoise guessed ‘extinct’ found after 100 years

A species of giant tortoise believed to have been extinct for more than 100 years has been discovered on the Galapagos island of Fernandina. The last known time a Fernandina Giant Tortoise was seen alive was 1906. An adult female believed to be more than a century old was seen alive on Sunday during…
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