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Gold coin proves ‘fake’ Roman emperor was real 

Gold coin proves ‘fake’ Roman emperor was real 

An ancient gold coin proves that a third century Roman emperor written out of history as a fictional character really did exist, scientists say. The coin bearing the name of Sponsian and his portrait was…

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Britain sending helicopters to Ukraine for first time – Ben Wallace 

Britain sending helicopters to Ukraine for first time – Ben Wallace 

Britain is sending helicopters to Ukraine, Defence Secretary Ben Wallace has said, the first piloted aircraft to be sent by the UK since the war began. Three former British military Sea Kings will be provided…

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Europe’s research ministers to commit billions to ‘space race’

Europe’s research ministers to commit billions to ‘space race’

European research ministers are meeting in Paris to try to agree contributions to the €18.5bn (£16.1bn) of funding needed for future space activity. On their agenda are missions to the Moon and Mars, and, closer…

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Ukraine war: Zelensky denounces Russian ‘terror’ in UN address 

Ukraine war: Zelensky denounces Russian ‘terror’ in UN address 

President Volodymyr Zelensky has accused Russia of “crimes against humanity” after a new missile barrage caused blackouts across Ukraine. He told the UN Security Council via videolink that the Russian “formula of terror” had forced…

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China Covid: Record number of cases as virus surges nationwide 

China Covid: Record number of cases as virus surges nationwide 

China has recorded its highest number of daily Covid cases since the pandemic began, despite stringent measures designed to eliminate the virus. There are outbreaks in several major cities including the capital Beijing and southern…

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We survived’: Kherson comes alive after Russian withdrawal

We survived’: Kherson comes alive after Russian withdrawal

KHERSON, Ukraine (AP) — A week since the southern Ukrainian city of Kherson was liberated, residents can’t escape reminders of the terrifying eight months they spent under Russian occupation: missing people, mines everywhere, closed shops and…

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Asia-Pacific leaders condemn war, renew calls for open trade

Asia-Pacific leaders condemn war, renew calls for open trade

BANGKOK (AP) — Leaders from around the Asia-Pacific called for an end to Russia’s war on Ukraine and pledged to steer the region’s economies toward sustainable growth as they wrapped up summit meetings Saturday. Host Thailand garnered…

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UN climate talks drag into extra time with scant progress 

UN climate talks drag into extra time with scant progress 

SHARM EL-SHEIKH, Egypt (AP) — United Nations climate talks ran into extra time on Saturday with little sign of a breakthrough, as negotiations remain hung up on key issues including funds for the loss and…

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2 Russians, 1 Ukrainian get life sentences for downing 2014 Malaysia Airlines flight, killing 298 aboard 

2 Russians, 1 Ukrainian get life sentences for downing 2014 Malaysia Airlines flight, killing 298 aboard 

 Dutch court on Thursday sentenced three men to life in prison for the murder of 298 people that were killed after a missile downed a Malaysian Airlines flight over eastern Ukraine in 2014. The court also found…

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Zelensky says energy supply issues persist after Russian strikes

Zelensky says energy supply issues persist after Russian strikes

Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky says energy supply issues persist in the capital and 17 other regions Friday, even after utility officials indicated that power access had been restored across the country. Speaking in his nightly address, Zelensky said…

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