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NASA discovery of water on Mars was actually sand

An announcement by NASA in 2015 that liquid water had been found on Mars was premature, according to new research.

Robert Mugabe 'assured protection' as part of resignation deal

Former Zimbabwean president Robert Mugabe has reportedly been "assured protection" as part of a deal over his resignation.

Myanmar 'ready to take back' Rohingya refugees

Myanmar and Bangladesh have signed a deal to allow hundreds of thousands of Rohingya refugees to return home.

MS-13 gang 'beheads man and rips out his heart'

A man was beheaded and had his heart ripped out by a gang before they buried him in a park near Washington DC, police have said.

'Critical situation' as police storm Manus Island camp to remove refugees

'Critical situation' as police storm Manus Island camp to remove refugees

Police have been forcibly removing refugees from an Australian immigration detention camp in Papua New Guinea.

ARA San Juan: 'Critical phase' as missing sub runs low on oxygen

ARA San Juan: 'Critical phase' as missing sub runs low on oxygen

The search for a missing Argentinian submarine has entered a "critical phase" as the crew's oxygen supply could be running low.

Ex-Olympic doctor Larry Nassar admits 'evil' abuse of child gymnasts

Ex-Olympic doctor Larry Nassar admits 'evil' abuse of child gymnasts

A former doctor for the US Olympic gymnastics team who is accused of molesting at least 125 girls and young women has pleaded guilty to multiple charges of sexual assault.

Facebook apologises to family of dead Mafia boss for removing tribute posts

Facebook apologises to family of dead Mafia boss for removing tribute posts

Facebook has apologised to the family of Italy’s Mafia "boss of bosses" after it removed messages of condolences following his death, aged 87.

Zimbabwe President-designate Emmerson Mnangagwa reveals 'poisoning'

Zimbabwe President-designate Emmerson Mnangagwa reveals 'poisoning'

Zimbabwe's incoming leader has revealed he was subject to an assassination attempt and hailed the start of the country’s "new and unfolding democracy".

Zimbabwe's next leader Emmerson Mnangagwa faces huge challenge to kickstart economy

Zimbabwe's next leader Emmerson Mnangagwa faces huge challenge to kickstart economy

To get under the skin of the problems facing the incoming Zimbabwean president, you need to get out of the big cities and into rural areas where the bulk of the population live.

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US Navy C-2 aircraft carrying 11 crashes into Pacific

US Navy C-2 aircraft carrying 11 crashes into Pacific

A US Navy aircraft carrying 11 crew and passengers has crashed into the Pacific Ocean, the US 7th Fleet said.

David Cassidy, 1970s teen idol and The Partridge Family star, dies

David Cassidy, 1970s teen idol and The Partridge Family star, dies

David Cassidy, whose role in the 1970s show The Partridge Family earned him teen heart-throb status, has died aged 67.

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