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Gabon education minister resigns over exam row

Gabon's education minister has resigned due to a scandal after hundreds of students failed the country's high-school exams.

Gabon education minister resigns over exam row
Millions lose Internet access in US
Millions lose Internet access in US

Time Warner Cable apologized for a "very serious failure" after millions of people across the US were knocked off the Internet because of a fault.

Millions lose Internet access in US
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66% fail Complex Testing of Entrants in Kazakhstan

66% of entrants have failed the Complex Testing of Entrants (CTE) held in Kazakhstan on July 19-22, 2014.

66% fail Complex Testing of Entrants in Kazakhstan
IAEA, Iran talks fail again as US hikes pressure
IAEA, Iran talks fail again as US hikes pressure

Nuclear talks between Iran and the UN atomic agency failed yet again Wednesday, as the top US diplomat in separate six-party negotiations warned Washington's patience was wearing thin.

IAEA, Iran talks fail again as US hikes pressure
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MIG-31 crashed because of control system failure

The aircraft started spinning into the left at the height of 3 thousand meters: this was for sure a control system failure: expert.

MIG-31 crashed because of control system failure
Facebook access limited for some Kazakhstan users
Facebook access limited for some Kazakhstan users

There has been an accident at one of the internet providers' facilities, not at KazakhTelecom's ones, but outside of Kazakhstan.

Facebook access limited for some Kazakhstan users
Austrian filmmaker Michael Haneke. ©REUTERS/Lucy Nicholson
Oscar hopeful Haneke directs Mozart in Madrid

Although he is nursing hopes of an Oscar, Austrian filmmaker Michael Haneke says he feels doomed to failure with his latest project -- a staging of a Mozart opera in Spain.

Oscar hopeful Haneke directs Mozart in Madrid
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Russia fires top space official over launch failures

Russian President Vladimir Putin has fired the chief of a key state-run aerospace bureau following several launch failures, the Kremlin said Monday.

Russia fires top space official over launch failures
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Australia hits out at Facebook over 'racist' page

Australian Communications Minister Stephen Conroy has hit out at Facebook over its failure to immediately take down a page that stereotyped Aboriginal people as hopeless petrol-sniffing drunks.

Australia hits out at Facebook over 'racist' page
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Qantas pilot tests positive for alcohol

A Qantas Airways pilot failed an alcohol test after being removed from the controls of a passenger flight just minutes before take-off over concerns she had been drinking.

Qantas pilot tests positive for alcohol
US stands firm against arming Syrian rebels
US stands firm against arming Syrian rebels

The US is stepping up support for the Syrian rebels but, despite the failure of UN envoy Kofi Annan's mission, is sticking to its refusal to pour arms into a complex conflict.

US stands firm against arming Syrian rebels
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Olympic security firm expects $77 million loss

British security firm G4S said Friday it expects losses of up to $77 million after the government had to deploy extra troops for the Olympics because the company failed to provide enough guards.

Olympic security firm expects $77 million loss
Annan in Syria hoping to save peace plan
Annan in Syria hoping to save peace plan

International envoy Kofi Annan has arrived in Syria after admitting that his peace plan has so far failed to end nearly 16 months of carnage, as scores more die in the violence-wracked country.

Annan in Syria hoping to save peace plan

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