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The World’s Largest “Artificial Sun” Is Powering Up In Germany

Synlight is the largest collection of film projector spotlights ever assembled in one room, and scientists in Germany are turning them all on at once in the pursuit of efficient and renewable energy.

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Imam Calling For Jews To Be Killed In Sermon At Montreal Mosque Draws Police Complaint

The controversial imam is Jordanian cleric Sheikh Muhammad bin Musa Al Nasr who was the invited guest of a Saint-Michel mosque

A Montreal mosque is facing a police complaint and rebukes from the larger Muslim community after a video of an imam delivering a sermon in which he asks for Jews to be killed surfaced online.

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Former Russian Mp Shot Dead In Kiev, Ukraine

The covered body of Denis Voronenkov is seen outside a hotel in central Kiev

A former Russian MP has been shot and killed in the centre of the Ukrainian capital of Kiev, in what the Ukrainian President described as an “act of state terrorism” by Russia.

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Senate Votes To Let Isps Sell Your Web Browsing History To Advertisers

The US Senate today voted to eliminate broadband privacy rules that would have required ISPs to get consumers' explicit consent before selling or sharing Web browsing data and other private information with advertisers and other companies.

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Ukraine Calls Depot Explosion An Act Of Sabotage

One of the Ukraine's largest munitions depots, containing over 10,000 tons of munitions and missiles, went up in flames on Thursday.

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1,100 Afghan Children A Day 'To Drop Out Of School'

Hundreds of thousands of Afghan children are expected to drop out of school this year, leaving them exposed to significant risks, an international aid group has warned.

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Fierce Fighting In Syria As Talks Restart In Geneva

The Syrian army and rebels fought in the capital Damascus and north of Hama on Thursday after the opposition's biggest offensive in months, underscoring the bleak prospects for UN-led talks that resumed in Geneva.

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Germany's Merkel Does Not Expect More EU Departures After Brexit

Pic: ReutersChancellor Angela Merkel does not fear that more countries will leave the European Union, she told a German newspaper as the bloc's leaders prepare to celebrate 60 years of union on Saturday days before Britain files for divorce.

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