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Gloomy forecast for Davos: crises aplenty, but few world leaders

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MILAN (Reuters) – An array of crises will keep several world leaders away from the annual World Economic Forum in Davos next week, which takes place against a backdrop of deepening gloom over the global economic and political outlook. World Economic Forum (WEF) President Borge Brende attends a news conference ahead of the Davos annual Read More

Indian air safety watchdog orders extra checks on planes with Pratt & Whitney engines

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FILE PHOTO: The logo of IndiGo Airlines is pictured on passenger aircraft on the tarmac in Colomiers near Toulouse, France, July 10, 2018. REUTERS/Regis Duvignau NEW DELHI (Reuters) – India’s air safety watchdog on Thursday directed airlines to make extra checks on their Airbus A320neo aircraft fitted with Pratt & Whitney engines as part of Read More

‘Offensive’ McJesus statue will be removed from Israeli museum after violent protests

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The divisive artwork of Ronald McDonald nailed to a cross, which sparked wide scale protests in Haifa, Israel, will be taken down, the city’s mayor promised. Her decision was slammed by human rights campaigners. The controversial sculpture will be removed from the Haifa Museum of Art “in the coming days” and “returned as soon as Read More

Husky Offer For MEG Expires Without Extension

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Offer expired January 16 with minimum tender condition not met Husky will not extend its offer given lack of MEG Board and shareholder support Company to focus on developing its deep portfolio of organic growth projects as set out at Investor Day on May 28, 2018 Potential divestment of Husky’s retail business and Prince George Read More

Exclusive: Facebook brings stricter ads rules to countries with big 2019 votes

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SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) – Facebook Inc told Reuters on Tuesday that it would extend some of its political advertising rules and tools for curbing election interference to India, Nigeria, Ukraine and the European Union before significant votes in the next few months. FILE PHOTO: Silhouettes of mobile users are seen next to a screen projection Read More

United Nations of Harassment? 1-in-3 UN employees sexually harassed – report

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A shocking one-in-three United Nations employees report they have been sexually harassed at work over the past two years, according to a first-of-its-kind survey – and the figure is even higher for whole-career harassment. While the most common types of “harassment” reported were “sexual stories or jokes that were offensive” and “offensive remarks about appearance, Read More

Kenya terror attack still 'active', say police

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Police in the Kenyan capital Nairobi have told people to stay away from the scene of a terror attack that has left at least 15 dead saying it is “under an active security operation”. The “co-ordinated” attack began on Tuesday at the DusitD2 luxury hotel and office complex. Kenyan officials had earlier claimed that the Read More

Ford and IBM among quartet in Congo cobalt blockchain project

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LONDON (Reuters) – Carmaker Ford (F.N), technology giant IBM (IBM.N), South Korean cathode maker LG Chem (051910.KS) and China’s Huayou Cobalt (603799.SS) have joined forces in the first blockchain project to monitor cobalt supplies from Democratic Republic of Congo. The logo is seen on the bonnet of a new Ford Aspire car during its launch Read More

United Nations of Harassment? 1 in 3 UN employees sexually harassed – report

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A shocking one in three United Nations employees report they have been sexually harassed at work over the past two years, according to a first-of-its-kind survey – and the figure is even higher for whole-career harassment. While the most common types of “harassment” reported were “sexual stories or jokes that were offensive” and “offensive remarks Read More