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US warns airliners about risks of flying over Persian Gulf

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US diplomats have warned that US air carriers and commercial operators flying over the Persian Gulf face a risk from being “misidentified” as tensions between US and Iran continue to escalate. The warning relayed on Saturday by officials in Kuwait and the UAE came from a Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) Notice to pilots published on Read More

The Google city that has angered Toronto

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It was meant to be a vision of how we will all live in future – a smart city built from the internet up – offering citizens the chance to experience the very latest technology. That would include autonomous cars, innovative ways to collect rubbish and shared spaces for communities to come together in new Read More

‘How do they sleep?’ Roger Waters calls out US, UK & France over ‘faked’ Douma chemical attack

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Citing newly leaked OPCW documents casting doubt on the April 2018 ‘chemical attack’ that triggered a bombing of Syria, rock star Roger Waters is calling out everyone who believed in the ‘murderous fairytale’ of the White Helmets. US, UK and France launched air strikes against Syria in April last year, after an alleged chemical attack Read More

University doctor ‘sexually abused 177 men over 20 years’

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A team doctor at Ohio State University sexually abused at least 177 male students over a period of nearly 20 years, an investigation has found. The university has released findings from a law firm which investigated claims made against Richard Strauss, and concluded that leaders at the school knew about the abuse. The claims against Read More

Taiwan: Same-sex marriage legalised in first for Asian country

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Taiwan has become the first country in Asia to legalise same-sex marriage. The landmark bill was passed by 66 votes to 27 following a heated debate over marriage equality that has divided the self-ruled island. Thousands of supporters of same-sex marriage gathered outside parliament in the capital Taipei. Ahead of the vote, president Tsai Ing-wen Read More

Four children killed in airstrikes on Yemeni capital

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At least six people, including four children, have been killed in Saudi-led coalition airstrikes on Yemen’s capital Sanaa. The rebel-controlled Health ministry said 41 people were also wounded, including two women with Russian nationality. Smoke rose from the rubble of several houses after the strikes in Sanaa’s al-Raqas neighborhood this morning. Sanaa resident Ahmed al-Kori Read More

Norsk Hydro eyes Brazil progress as court lifts one of two embargoes

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OSLO (Reuters) – A Brazilian federal court has lifted one of two production embargoes on a key plant owned by Norwegian metals maker Norsk Hydro, the company said on Thursday, raising hopes that full production can soon resume. FILE PHOTO: A view of alumina Refinery Alunorte, owned by Norwegian company Norsk Hydro ASA, in Barcarena, Read More

Brazil court lifts one of two embargoes on Norsk Hydro plant

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OSLO (Reuters) – A Brazilian federal court has lifted one of two production embargoes on a key plant owned by Norwegian metals maker Norsk Hydro, but output remains curtailed at 50% of capacity, the company said on Thursday. FILE PHOTO: A view of alumina Refinery Alunorte, owned by Norwegian company Norsk Hydro ASA, in Barcarena, Read More