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New NASA telescope launch delayed

New NASA telescope launch delayed

Berlin: The European Space Agency says the launch of a new NASA telescope to replace the famed Hubble observatory is being postponed to allow experts to check the device for possible damage following an incident at its spaceport in French Guiana. AP

Former South Korean dictator Doo-hwan dies

Seoul: Former South Korean military strongman Chun Doo-hwan, who took power in a 1979 coup and brutally crushed pro-democracy protests before going to prison for misdeeds in office, died on Tuesday. He was 90. AP

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