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Populists set for big win across EU as millions head to the polls

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Europeans are voting in the final day of the EU’s parliament elections, as the UK waits to see which of its candidates have been successful. Germany, France, Spain and Italy are among 21 countries where voters go to the polls today after voting concluded in seven nations, including the UK. The results will be announced Read More

Europeans head to polls for EU elections as UK awaits results

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Europeans are voting in the final day of the EU’s parliament elections, as the UK waits to see which of its candidates have been successful. Germany, France, Spain and Italy are among 21 countries where voters go to the polls today after voting concluded in seven nations, including the UK. The results will be announced Read More

Russia floats third in class of nuclear icebreaker set to guide ships through Arctic

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Russia has floated its third next-gen nuclear icebreaker – the Ural – designed to lead ships through the thickest ice sheets in the Arctic. When completed these type of vessels will become the world’s largest and most powerful. The Ural is the third ship of Project 22220, set to become the most powerful and biggest Read More

Buried in waste? Developed nations live in shadow of looming garbage crisis

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An ongoing spat between developing and developed nations over garbage imports has drawn attention to an issue that ‘advanced’ countries seemed to have put on the back burner – waste management. A bitter feud between the Philippines and Canada over a shipment of garbage made world headlines when President Rodrigo Duterte threatened to dump the Read More

Asteroid so large it has its own moon set to whizz by Earth this weekend

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A ‘potentially hazardous’ asteroid, so large it has its own moon, is hurtling towards Earth at some 48,000 kilometers per hour. The good news is that it’s expected to pass safely, at about 5 million kilometers of us. Asteroid 1999 KW4 was first discovered two decades ago. It orbits the Sun once every 188 days, Read More

Wall St. edges higher after Trump sparks U.S.-China trade hopes

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NEW YORK (Reuters) – Wall Street’s major stock indexes edged higher on Friday after falling in the previous session, as hopeful comments from U.S. President Donald Trump regarding trade relations with China assuaged concerns among some investors. Trump said late on Thursday that he saw a resolution to the trade war with China “happening fast.” Read More

Oil rises more than 1% but sets biggest weekly loss of 2019

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NEW YORK (Reuters) – Oil prices climbed more than 1% on Friday ahead of long U.S. and UK holiday weekends, but posted the biggest weekly drop of the year, pressured by rising inventories and worries about the global economy. FILE PHOTO: An oil pump jack pumps oil in a field near Calgary, Alberta, Canada, July Read More

Global stocks climb on muted trade hopes, dollar slips

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NEW YORK (Reuters) – World equity markets rebounded on Friday from the previous day’s sharp fall, boosted after U.S. President Donald Trump said complaints against China’s Huawei Technologies might be resolved within the framework of a Sino-U.S. trade deal. Traders work on the floor at the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) in New York, U.S., Read More

South Korea orders further arrests at Samsung Electronics over accounting scandal

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FILE PHOTO: The logo of Samsung Electronics is seen at its office building in Seoul, South Korea, March 23, 2018. REUTERS/Kim Hong-Ji/File Photo SEOUL (Reuters) – A South Korean court approved arrest warrants on Saturday for two executives at Samsung Electronics Co Ltd over their alleged roles in a suspected accounting fraud at the biotech Read More

Final results: Modi’s party wins overwhelming majority in Indian parliament

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India’s ruling Hindu Nationalist Bharatiya Janata Party won 303 out of 525 seats in the Lok Sabha, the lower house of Parliament, securing President Narendra Modi’s second term with his closest rival’s party taking only 52 places. Modi celebrated his landslide victory after official voting ended on Friday with well beyond the simple majority needed Read More