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    Trembling Mars reveals more seismic secrets

    Agence-France-Presse . Paris | Updated at 11:00pm on February 25, 2020

    Mars is a constantly tremoring ‘living’ body, researchers said Monday as they unveiled measurements of seismic activity on the red planet showing similar tremble rates...

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    Bushfires burn a fifth of Australia’s forest

    Agence-France-Presse . Paris | Updated at 10:58pm on February 25, 2020

    Australia’s wildfires have destroyed more than a fifth of the country’s forests, making the blazes ‘globally unprecedented’ following a years-long drought linked to climate change,...

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    Half million insect species face extinction: scientists

    Agence-France-Presse . Paris | Updated at 01:05am on February 12, 2020

    Half of the one million animal and plant species on Earth facing extinction are insects, and their disappearance could be catastrophic for humankind, scientists have...

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    Britain, Ireland brace for storm disruptions, damage

    Agence-France-Presse . Paris | Updated at 10:38pm on February 09, 2020

    Britain and Ireland hunkered down Sunday for a powerful storm expected to disrupt air, rail and sea links, cancel sports events, cut electrical power and...

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    Thousands march against pension reform in Paris

    Agence-France-Presse . Paris | Updated at 11:39pm on January 05, 2020

    Thousands of people demonstrated on Saturday against French president Emmanuel Macron’s proposed pension reforms which have sparked a month-long transport strike...

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    Cosmic explosions even more powerful than first thought

    Agence-France-Presse . Paris | Updated at 11:51pm on November 21, 2019

    The biggest explosions since the Big Bang set the universe in motion some 13 billion years ago produced even more energy than first thought, scientists...

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    Donors pledge nearly $10b for UN climate fund

    Agence-France-Presse . Paris | Updated at 12:15am on October 27, 2019

    Developed countries on Friday pledged nearly $10 billion for the UN’s flagship climate change fund, offsetting the impact of US president Donald Trump’s decision to...

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    Rouhani would not take Trump’s call, says French diplomatic source

    Agence-France-Presse . Paris | Updated at 06:39pm on October 02, 2019

    US president Donald Trump phoned his Iranian counterpart Hassan Rouhani on the sidelines of the UN summit last month but he refused to take the...

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    Water discovered for first time in atmosphere of habitable exoplanet

    Agence-France-Presse . Paris | Updated at 12:00am on September 13, 2019

    Water has been discovered for the first time in the atmosphere of an exoplanet with Earth-like temperatures that could support life as we know it,...

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    New planet discovered in orbit of young Milky Way star

    Agence-France-Presse . Paris | Updated at 12:00am on August 21, 2019

    A second planet has been discovered circling Beta Pictoris, a fledgling star in our own galaxy offering astronomers a rare glimpse of a planetary system...