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Irishman killed on Everest and another missing in huge queues

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By Emily Mee, news reporter An Irish man is among eight people who have been killed scaling Mount Everest in the last week, while another Irish climber is missing Kevin Hynes, 56, died in his tent in the early hours of Friday at a height of 7,000m, after deciding to turn back before reaching the Read More

One Irishman killed on Everest and another missing

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By Emily Mee, news reporter An Irish man is among eight people who have been killed scaling Mount Everest in the last week, while another Irish climber is missing Kevin Hynes, 56, died in his tent in the early hours of Friday at a height of 7,000m, after deciding to turn back before reaching the Read More

Terra Nova to Exhibit at APPEA 2019 Conference

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TORONTO, May 24, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Terra Nova Resources Inc. (“TNR” or “the Company”) (CSE: TENO) is pleased to announce that it will participate in the 2019 Australian Petroleum Production & Exploration Association (APPEA) Conference as an exhibitor in Brisbane, Australia, between May 27 to 30, 2019. The APPEA Oil and Gas Conference and Read More

Everest ‘traffic’ blamed for death of mountaineers

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Eight people have died climbing Everest in the last week amid fears that a traffic jam of mountaineers is making the journey more treacherous. Two Indian climbers, Kalpana Das, 52, and Nihal Bagwan, 27, died on Thursday while descending the peak. A 65-year-old Australian died on the same day on the northern Tibet side of Read More

Sweden’s Thunberg demands climate action on day of global school strikes

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STOCKHOLM/BRUSSELS (Reuters) – Swedish teenage activist Greta Thunberg urged European politicians on Friday to focus on a climate crisis instead of “bickering”, as students walked out of classrooms around the world to back her demands for action to stop global warming. With the 28 countries of the European Union voting to choose the bloc’s next Read More

A pollution crackdown compounds slowdown woes in China’s heartland

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ANYANG/SANGPO, China (Reuters) – For years, China’s industrial heartland has been cloaked in smog, its waterways choked with pollution pumped from enormous clusters of factories churning out the mountains of cement and steel needed to build the Chinese economy. A poster showing Chinese President Xi Jinping is seen in front of the Xinyuan Steel plant Read More

Investor group to place $10 billion bet on East Med gas

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By Yaacov Benmeleh on 5/23/2019 TEL AVIV (Bloomberg) — A little-known investor group is planning a major shakeup of the Eastern Mediterranean natural gas industry in a bid to unlock hundreds of billions of dollars of sales stymied by the political and industrial complexities of the region. Cynergy Group, an investment firm based in Cyprus, Read More

Actor Geoffrey Rush wins record US$1.9mn in Daily Telegraph #MeToo defamation case

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Actor Geoffrey Rush has received the largest defamation payout to a single plaintiff in Australian history, to the tune of AU$2.9 (US$1.9mn) million in his case against the Daily Telegraph over sexual misconduct allegations. The newspaper was ordered to pay the Oscar-winning actor just shy of AU$2 million (US$1.3mn) for lost earnings, on top of Read More

3D-printable ‘Death Pod’ for ‘stylish’ and ‘peaceful’ suicide premiered at Venice expo

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Tired of the old, painful and ugly suicide methods? Now you can have a “peaceful, elective and lawful death” at the press of a button with Sarco, a suicide pod – and it even comes with a built-in eco-friendly coffin. Alongside halls filled with abstract art and video installations, browsers at the 58th Venice art Read More

Asia stocks grapple with trade anxiety even as Huawei gets reprieve

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TOKYO (Reuters) – Asian stocks struggled for traction on Wednesday, as relief over Washington’s temporary relaxation of curbs against China’s Huawei Technologies failed to offset deeper worries about an intensifying trade war between the world’s two largest economies. FILE PHOTO: Pedestrians walk past a stock quotation board displaying stock prices outside a brokerage, in Tokyo Read More