Was the war in Afghanistan worth it?

Operation Enduring Freedom was launched in Afghanistan by the US and its allies following the attacks on the Twin Towers in New York. More than 2,000 service people from the US, 456 from the UK and hundreds of others from American allies – as well as tens of thousands of …

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Clampdown on cryptocurrency in Japan after £379m cyber heist

Japan’s financial regulator is clamping down on cryptocurrency exchanges in the aftermath of one of the biggest cyber heists on record. The Financial Services Agency (FSA) said on Monday it would inspect all exchanges and put pressure on Coincheck – a cryptocurrency wallet and exchange service – after digital money …

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VW investigates ‘diesel fume tests on monkeys’

Volkswagen has ordered an immediate inquiry into allegations German carmakers funded scientific tests in which monkeys and humans were exposed to diesel fumes. The New York Times reported on Friday that research aimed at defending the fuel’s impact on the environment was carried out at a lab in the US …

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Man dies after being sucked into MRI scanner in Mumbai

A man has died after being sucked into an MRI scanner at a hospital in India. Police in Mumbai said Rajesh Maru, 32, was pulled towards the machine by its magnetic force after entering the room at Nair Hospital carrying an oxygen cylinder. Preliminary reports suggest he died from inhaling …

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