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Afghanistan mourns after deadly Taliban attack on base

Afghanistan is observing a national day of mourning on Sunday after scores of soldiers were killed by Taliban fighters disguised as fellow troops in the deadliest attack of its kind on an Afghan military...

Voting under way in crucial French election

Voters in France will head to the polls on Sunday, in what will most probably be the first of a two-round election to choose a new president of the republic. The election will...

Can people power change the anti-science agenda?

Scientists and climate activists say they are under attack. Almost 200 countries had been persuaded of the need to fight global warming with the signing of the Paris Agreement. Now US President...

March for science: Protesters call for science respect

Thousands of scientists worldwide left their labs to take to the streets on Saturday along with students and research advocates in a push back against what they say are mounting attacks on science. ...

French Election 2017: Who I'll vote for

Paris, France - In less than a day, French citizens will begin the process of selecting their new president, in an election that could determine the future of the European Union and bring to power...

Taliban fighters attack Afghan army base, 'killing 140'

Afghan government officials say the death toll has jumped to 140 following Friday's assault on an army base in the northern Balkh province. Another 160 people were wounded in the attack, Mohammad Ibrahim Khair...

Mahmoud Ahmadinejad: Iran can be better managed

In a move that shocked Iranians and many in the international community, Mahmoud Ahmadinejad, Iran's former president, registered to run in next month's presidential election. ...

Italian cyclist Michele Scarponi dies in road accident

Veteran Italian cyclist Michele Scarponi has died after being hit by a van while training on his bike, according to his racing team Astana. The fatal crash happened on a crossroad near his...

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