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Two NATO warships in Black Sea, one remains in Cyprus port

MOSCOW, April 18. ITAR-TASS.

Two NATO warships the US “Donald Cook” with the Aegis missile defense system on board and the large French reconnaissance ship “Dupuy de Lome” are in the… 293 more words

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Turkish president rules out role swap with Erdogan

(Reuters) – Turkey’s president appeared to rule himself out as a potential future prime minister on Friday, saying a “Putin-Medvedev model” under which he might swap roles with Prime Minister Tayyip Erdogan was not suitable for… 268 more words

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First Earth-size planet that may hold water confirmed

Kepler-186f orbits an M dwarf star in the constellation Cygnus. More importantly, it’s the first confirmed Earth-size, potentially habitable planet elsewhere in the universe. Just as real-estate prices in parts of North America have started to get expensive again, NASA says it has confirmed for the first time the existence of an Earth-like planet that may hold liquid water.

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Out of control: Fukushima manager admits to ‘embarrassing failure’

The manager of the stricken Fukushima nuclear power plant has admitted not having full control of the facility. Contrary to the statements of the Japanese PM, TEPCO’s Akira Ono said attempts to plug the leaks of radioactive water had failed. 498 more words

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UN base in South Sudan attacked by ‘peaceful’ mob, dozens dead

Gunmen posing as peaceful protesters forced their way inside the base of the UN mission in Bor, where some 5,000 civilians are seeking protection in the four-month-long conflict, and opened fire, reportedly killing dozens. 433 more words

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