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Astronauts escape malfunctioning Soyuz rocket

Media captionThe malfunction became apparent about 90 seconds into the flight A US astronaut and a Russian cosmonaut were forced to make an emergency landing after their Russian Soyuz rocket malfunctioned en route to the International Space Station (ISS). Shortly after taking off from Baikonur Cosmodrome in Kazakhstan, Nick Hague and Alexey Ovchinin reported a problem with the rocket’s booster. ...

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M4 crash: Six injured in minibus and lorry ‘serious collision’

Source:bbc news Six people have been injured in a “serious collision” between a minibus and a lorry on the M4. The crash happened at about 12:20 BST on the eastbound carriageway between junction 14 at Hungerford and junction 13 at Newbury. South Central Ambulance Service said three people in the minibus had been taken to hospitals in Oxford and Bristol ...

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Man, 22, is put into induced coma after English bulldog rips off penis and testicles in horrific attack

A man is in a coma after a bulldog bit off his genitals. The incident happened in a flat on Haddington’s High Street in East Lothian at around 2.30pm on Sunday. Emergency services discovered the victim unconscious in a pool of blood, and it is believed he has lost his penis and both testicles. The 22-year-old was taken to Edinburgh ...

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Physics teacher, 22, who had arranged marriage in Bangladesh with 13-year-old girl before having sex with her is banned from the classroom for life

Physics teacher, 22, who had arranged marriage in Bangladesh with a 13-year-old girl before having sex with her is banned from the classroom for life By Brendan Mcfadden and Martin Robinson, Chief Reporter For Mailonline Latest From MailOnline Joshim Nur was a teacher at the London Nautical School and struck off this year. His child bride said she had told ...

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7 women and a pastor, arrested for praying naked during church service

A group of worshipers, all said to be women, have been arrested by police in an unregistered church during what was said to be called a prayer session. Aside the pastor, all the worshipers were women and were naked. According to sources, the arrest took place on Tuesday at a private owned apartment in Rukiga, northern Uganda. The apartment was ...

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Drama as man gives dog his neighbour’s name

One Mr. Okwudiri Okechukwu, is in trouble for allegedly giving his dog his neighbour’s name at Majaoba Street in Egan area of Igando, Lagos. The man reportedly bought a dog, named it Nancy to taunt his female neighbor who bears the same name. Mrs. Nancy Chikere got married and had children but after some years the marriage crashed, so she ...

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South Africa’s diplomatic relations with Israel have not been restored, says International Relations Ministry

South Africa’s diplomatic relations with Israel have not been restored, according to the Department of International Relations and Co-operation (DIRCO). In a statement issued on Monday, DIRCO clarified that South Africa’s ambassador to Israel, Sisa Ngombane, has returned to Tel Aviv to deal with urgent family and personal issues – not to resume his diplomatic duties. This is in response ...

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New COSATU president urges SA government to downgrade relations with Israel

The newly-elected president of the Congress of South African Trade Unions (COSATU), Zingiswa Losi, has called on South Africa’s ANC-led government to immediately downgrade diplomatic relations with Israel. Losi – who became the first woman to lead South Africa’s largest trade union federation – made the remarks on Thursday at COSATU’s 13th National Congress in Johannesburg. In her first public speech after being elected president, ...

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Palestinians take #GazaToUN through social media

Frustrated by Israel’s 12-year blockade of the Gaza Strip, young Palestinians in the besieged coastal strip took to social media on Monday to communicate to the United Nations (UN) and the world the urgent need to lift the siege that has brought Gaza to the brink of a humanitarian catastrophe. Using the hashtag  #GazaToUN, Palestinians in Gaza were joined by ...

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Why three South African firefighters died from lack of water

The death of three firemen in South Africa has shocked the country, with many feeling the blaze at a 26-floor government building in Johannesburg reveals a reckless attitude to health and safety by elected officials. “If there was water in the building, our brothers would have survived and we would have been able to save the building,” Muzikayise Zwane, a ...

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