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Tokyo Medical University apologises for changing female exam scores

The university has apologised for "betraying" the trust of the public



One of Japan's most prestigious medical universities has apologised for tampering with entrance exam scores to limit its intake of female students.

An internal investigation found that Tokyo Medical University (TMU) had been manipulating the scores of female applicants from as early as 2006.

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Lombok quake: Rescuers search collapsed mosque for survivors

The green-domed mosque in North Lombok has now been reduced to rubble



Rescue workers are searching the ruins of a mosque in Lombok, Indonesia, where it is feared people were trapped by Sunday's deadly earthquake.

The 6.9 magnitude quake is now known to have killed nearly 100 people and left at least 20,000 people homeless.

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Lombok: Scores die as quake again hits Indonesian island

Parts of a shopping mall building collapsed after an earthquake was felt in Denpasar, Bali, Indonesia, 05 August 2018

 

At least 91 people are now known to have died after a powerful earthquake hit the Indonesian island of Lombok.

Hundreds of people have been wounded by Sunday's quake, officials say, mostly in the north of the island.

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Missing Malaysia flight MH370: Aviation chief quits over failings



Azharuddin Abdul Rahman said he was resigning as civil aviation chief "with regret"


Malaysia's civil aviation chief has quit after a report into the missing Malaysia Airlines flight MH370 found failures by air traffic control.

Azharuddin Abdul Rahman said the official report, released on Monday, highlighted lapses by controllers in relation to emergency procedures.

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