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Helicopter Crashes Fighting Wildfire In Spain, Pilot Dead

A helicopter battling a fire in northern Spain crashed today, killing the pilot, emergency services said. The helicopter crashed and burst into flames in a forest in a rural area in the northwestern region of Asturias, local emergency services said in a statement. The pilot – the sole occupant of …

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Pakistan’s army is building an arsenal of ”tiny” nuclear weapons—and it’s going to backfire

Pakistan has the fastest growing nuclear arsenal and, within the next five to ten years, it is likely to double that of India, and exceed those of France, the United Kingdom, and China. Only the arsenals of the United States and Russia will be larger. In recent years, Pakistan has …

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Zimbabwe is making the Chinese yuan one of its legal currencies

The Chinese yuan may soon be used as legal tender in Zimbabwe. Zimbabwe’s finance minister has said China and the southern African country are negotiating plans to increase local usage of the yuan. The two countries are also discussing the cancellation of $40 million worth of debt that Zimbabwe owes …

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