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Zika's explosive spread

Zika's explosive spread

SINGAPORE — The World Health Organisation (WHO) has sounded the alarm over the Zika virus, saying that it is “spreading explosively” in the Americas that as many as four million...

Zika casts shadow over Rio Olympics

Zika casts shadow over Rio Olympics

RIO DE JANEIRO — Already under fire for shoddy facilities, sewage-filled sailing venues and soaring costs, the Rio Olympics have taken another blow to the head — researchers now...

Lonely planet is finally linked to star

PARIS — Astronomers have found the widest-known solar system, with a huge planet so far away from its star that it takes nearly a million years to complete an orbit, says a new...

Astronomers spot widest solar system: Study

Astronomers spot widest solar system: Study

PARIS — Astronomers have found the widest-known solar system, with a huge planet so far from its star that it takes nearly a million years to complete an orbit, according to a...