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Iran seizes foreign oil tanker for 'smuggling oil', crew arrested

State TV says Iranian forces impounded a foreign ship with a crew of 12 in its territorial waters on Sunday.

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India to launch second lunar mission on July 22 after delay

India to launch second lunar mission on July 22 after delay

Chandrayaan-2 will attempt a so-called 'soft landing' on the Moon, something only three other countries have achieved.

Australia jobless rate stuck at 5.2 percent as growth slows

Australia jobless rate stuck at 5.2 percent as growth slows

Policy stimulus needed to cut Australia's jobless rate to 4.5 percent mark as growth slows to decade lows, analysts say.

NASA Mars mission: 'Not willing to rule out 2033'

NASA Mars mission: 'Not willing to rule out 2033'

The US could get to Mars sooner than expected

Tunisia wage rises irk IMF following $2.9bn bailout

IMF warns Tunisia still faces risks in repaying loan

Tunisian economic reforms are starting to pay dividends, but the country risks all progress without 'discipline'.