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Tuesday will be a bit longer than other days because an extra second, or ‘leap’ second, will be added to the day.

Pilots fired for letting 'Playboy' playmate fly plane

Two Argentinian pilots have been fired for inviting model Victoria Xipolitakis into the cockpit, and letting her fly the plane, reports Mashable.

Middle East

Suicide bomber was Saudi man

Kuwait yesterday identified the suicide bomber behind its worst militant attack as a young Saudi Arabian man, and said it had detained the driver of the vehicle that took him to

Kuwait mosque bomber was a Saudi

Kuwait says the attacker who carried out Friday's suicide bombing at a Shia mosque was a Saudi citizen.

IS claims Tunisia seaside massacre

Islamic State claims responsibility for a massacre in a Tunisian seaside resort that killed nearly 40 people, most of them British tourists, in the worst attack in the country's recent history.



Taliban ambush kills 11 Afghan soldiers

At least 11 Afghan soldiers have been killed in a Taliban ambush in western Afghanistan, officials said yesterday, as troops face their first

Turkish police spray pride parade

Although the gay pride parade has happened in peace for at least 13 years in Istanbul, on Sunday the parade was interrupted by police who fired pepper spray and rubber pellets at thousands when they arrived to march. Organizers of the march released a statement saying

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