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Head teacher busted sitting student's exam

Image caption Benjamin Manirambona (R) was confronted in the exam hall by the minister for education and police officers A head teacher in Burundi has been arrested for trying to disguise himself as a student and sit a national exam on another person’s behalf. Police officers burst into the exam …

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PSNI 'legally obliged' to investigate Bloody Sunday

Police in Northern Ireland are legally obliged to investigate Bloody Sunday, according to a senior detective. PSNI Detective Superintendent Ian Harrison said the investigation into the 1972 killings began after the publication of the Saville Inquiry report, “which as a police service, we have a legal obligation to do”. His …

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Turkish lira at record low as Trump doubles tariffs

Turkey’s currency slumped to a new record low as Donald Trump compounded the country’s economic crisis by doubling steel and aluminium tariffs. The US president revealed the action on Friday as he noted how the Turkish lira “slides rapidly downward” against the “very strong” US dollar. Amid an escalating feud …

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Crypto mining giant Bitmain on target for $10B revenue this year

During a gold rush, Silicon Valley’s line is to always invest in picks and shovels instead of mining. Sometimes it pays just to do both. TechCrunch has learned through a company fundraise overview that Beijing-based mining equipment seller Bitmain hit a quarterly revenue of approximately $2 billion in Q1 of …

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