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Kenya harnesses fly larvae’s appetite to process food waste

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German police investigate illegal workers in meatpacking industry

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Egypt discovers 27 sarcophagi more than 2,500 years old

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Hackers leak personal data of 1,000 Belarusian police on weekend of protests

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$65 billion cash mystery puzzles Britain’s audit office

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