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Vertical transport of China’s first cargo spacecraft completed

Preparation for launching China’s first cargo spacecraft Tianzhou-1 entered final stage as the spacecraft and its carrier rocket were transported to the launch tower today in Wenchang Space Launch Center in south China’s Hainan Province. The transportation of Tianzhou-1 and ...

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People dresses as Chaplin’s ‘The Tramp”

662 people dressed as ‘The Tramp’ character gathered in Switzerland, for a world record of the largest number of people dressed as Charlie Chaplin’s most famous character and gathered in the same place

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21st Century Maritime silk road boosts trade between China – Europe

The 21st Century Maritime Silk Road has greatly promoted trade between China and Europe and boosted economic growth in the countries along the route over the past few years. According to China’s Commerce Ministry, trade volume between China and countries ...

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US naval strike group steaming to Korea … but appears in no hurry

strike group headed by the aircraft carrier the USS Carl Vinson is still thousands of kilometres from the Korean peninsula, according to the latest photographs issued by the US Navy, amid concerns over a possible US military strike against North ...

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US warns North korea of US resolve shown in Syria

U.S. Vice President Mike Pence put North Korea on notice neither the United States nor South Korea would tolerate further missile and nuclear tests by the reclusive state, with U.S. attacks in Syria and Afghanistan showing its resolve.

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Children taken to hospital after Aleppo explosion

A video uploaded to a social media website purports to show children injured in the Aleppo bus explosion receiving medical aid at a field hospital in Idlib, Syria.

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Chinese villagers’ unearthed ‘treasures’ turn out to be unexploded Japanese bombs from war

Metal items discovered by villagers at an archaeological site in Hubei last week that were thought to be ancient brassware have been identified as unexploded second world war munitions. A rural family in Daye found the ageing warheads under their ...

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United Airlines removes couple travelling to wedding from plane

NEW YORK: An engaged couple were removed from a United Airlines flight to Costa Rica on Saturday, as the airline remained under scrutiny following outrage caused by a video last week of a passenger being forcibly removed from a flight. ...

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Mother, daughter die in grisly Czech sauna accident

Prague (AFP) – Two women died in a sauna in the northern Czech Republic after the door handle came off, trapping them inside, police said Sunday. ”The mother and daughter aged 65 and 45 were taking a sauna at their ...

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North Korea missile launch threatens whole world

South Korea’s Foreign Ministry said North Korea’s latest missile launch threatened the entire world and also warned of punitive action if the launch led to further provocations such as a nuclear test or a long-range missile launch. The failed launch ...

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