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Stratolaunch, world’s largest plane by wingspan, makes first flight

Stratolaunch, the massive aircraft dreamed up by the late Paul Allen, flew for the first time Saturday, becoming the largest plane by wingspan to take to the skies.

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Google takes on ‘Africa’s challenges’ with first AI centre in Ghana

An artificial intelligence research laboratory opened by Google in Ghana, the first of its kind in Africa, will take on challenges across the continent, researchers say.

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Crashed F-35 was the first one assembled by Japan’s Mitsubishi Heavy – official

The Lockheed Martin F-35 aircraft that crashed over the Pacific Ocean near northern Japan was the first one to have been assembled by Mitsubishi Heavy Industries, an Air Self Defence Force official told Reuters on Wednesday.

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US sends warship carrying fighter jets to disputed sea in signal to China

The US sent a fighter-jet-carrying warship to join drills near the disputed Scarborough Shoal for the first time, sending a pointed message to China as tensions simmer over territorial claims in the region.

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Uzbekistan joins China-Kazakhstan-Turkmenistan-Iran railway corridor

Uzbekistan has joined the China-Kazakhstan-Turkmenistan-Iran railway corridor, part of the North-South international transport corridor and the first logistics solution for speedy cargo delivery from the East China coast to the markets of the Persian Gulf, significantly shortening the distance and the transport time.

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U.S. expected to label Iran’s Revolutionary Guard Corps a terrorist group

The United States is expected to designate Iran’s elite Revolutionary Guards Corps a foreign terrorist organization, three U.S. officials told Reuters, marking the first time Washington has formally labeled another country’s military a terrorist group.

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Iranian president to visit Iraq with political and economic issues on the agenda

In the latest sign of growing ties between Iran and Iraq regardless of the US sanctions, Iranian president will visit Baghdad tomorrow for the first time during his presidency. The visit is expected to boost bilateral relations in various political, economic and security fields.

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Joe Biden and Bernie Sanders lead Iowa poll of 2020 Democratic field

Former Vice President Joe Biden and Sen. Bernie Sanders of Vermont lead the field of prospective and declared 2020 Democratic presidential candidates in an Iowa Poll of voters likely to participate in the first nominating contest 11 months from now.

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Leaders of ‘۹/۱۱ Commission’ recommend new US approach to extremism

Leaders of the commission that recommended changes in US counterterrorism strategy after the Sept. 11 attacks called on Tuesday for another shift, saying the country still falls short in preventing, rather than striking back at, extremism

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After India’s strike on Pakistan, both sides leave room for de-escalation

For the first time in five decades, Indian warplanes crossed into Pakistan and conducted airstrikes on Tuesday (Feb 26). But in the jarring escalation of hostilities, the leadership of each nuclear-armed country also appeared to leave itself a way out of pushing the conflict into war.

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Ghani flags off first Afghan cargo to India through Chabahar port

Afghanistan President Ashraf Ghani on Sunday flagged off the first Afghan cargo from western Nimroz province that will be exported to India through Chabahar Port in Iran which was inaugurated in 2017.

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Egyptian intellectuals predict a second wave of “Arab Spring”

Egyptian intellectuals and journalists have predicted the outbreak of a second wave of “Arab Spring” that would save Egypt and the Arab crises countries from the deteriorating situations. They have particularly praised the Sudanese and Algerian movements and stressed through social media websites that the oppression policies which have spread in the countries that had witnessed the first wave of the “Arab Spring” would eventually result in the outbreak of new revolutions.

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Senegal’s Sall wins re-election in first round: PM

Senegal’s President Macky Sall won in the first round of the election Sunday, his prime minister said, although his two main challengers look set to contest the outcome.

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Oscars Goes Without Host, Cracks Political Jokes and Gives Win to Green Book

The 91st Academy Awards is going without a host for the first time in 30 years – but is retaining the same playful tone and spectacular performances between the nomination announcements.

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Kim Jong Un leaves for Vietnam summit with Trump, accompanied by sister Kim Yo Jong, confirms North Korea

North Korea on Sunday (Feb 24) confirmed for the first time that its leader Kim Jong Un will hold a second summit with US President Donald Trump, days ahead of the high-stakes nuclear meeting set to take place in Vietnam’s capital of Hanoi.

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White House indicates Trump will veto disapproval of emergency

President Donald Trump is prepared to issue the first veto of his term if Congress votes to disapprove his declaration of a national emergency along the U.S.-Mexico border, a top White House adviser said on Sunday.

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