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South Korea proposes $5.9 billion extra budget to fight air pollution, aid exports

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SEJONG, South Korea (Reuters) – South Korea on Wednesday unveiled a proposed 6.7 trillion won ($5.87 billion) supplementary budget the government says is needed to tackle unprecedented air pollution levels and boost exports bruised by weak demand. FILE PHOTO: Cho Eun-hye (R) and her one-and-a-half-year-old Korean Jindo dog Hari, both wearing masks, go for a Read More

South Korea proposes $5.9 billion fiscal stimulus to tackle air pollution, aid exports

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SEJONG, South Korea (Reuters) – South Korea announced a proposed 6.7 trillion won ($5.87 billion) supplementary budget on Wednesday to tackle unprecedented air pollution levels and to boost exports bruised by weak external demand amid the Sino-U.S. trade war. FILE PHOTO: Cho Eun-hye (R) and her one-and-a-half-year-old Korean Jindo dog Hari, both wearing masks, go Read More

Indonesia inks deal to purchase modern amphibious armored vehicles from Russia

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Indonesia has ordered a batch of amphibious armored vehicles from Russia to enhance the capabilities of its marines and replace ageing Soviet-era machines, operated by the military. The contract was signed in the capital city of Jakarta on Monday, according to Russian state weaponry exporter, Rosoboronexport. Indonesian military is expected to get 21 BT-3F and Read More

Oil surges amid OPEC caution to offset Iran sanctions

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NEW YORK (Reuters) – Oil prices hit their highest in about six months on Tuesday as sources said Gulf OPEC members were ready to raise output only if there was demand before offsetting any shortfall following a U.S. decision to end waivers for buyers of Iranian crude. Output in Saudi Arabia, the world’s top oil Read More

Oil hits highest since November as U.S. to tighten Iran sanctions

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LONDON (Reuters) – Oil prices hit their highest since November on Tuesday after Washington announced all waivers on imports of sanctions-hit Iranian oil would end next week, pressuring importers to stop buying from Tehran and further tightening global supply. FILE PHOTO: Gas flares from an oil production platform at the Soroush oil fields in the Read More

VIDEO shows China’s 1st home-built aircraft carrier in action during sea trials

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A new video released by Chinese state TV shows fighter jets taking off from its first domestic-built aircraft carrier. The 77,000-ton Type 001A vessel is expected to be put into service as early as this year. The 30-second footage shows the carrier undergoing the fifth and latest of its trials, conducted from February 27 to Read More

British aid worker shot dead by kidnappers in Nigeria

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Kidnappers in Nigeria have shot dead a British woman and a Nigerian man, and abducted three others, officials have said. Police and the British High Commission have named the woman as Faye Mooney, 29, and said they were aware of an incident which took place at a holiday resort on Friday but would not speculate Read More

British woman shot dead by kidnappers in Nigeria

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Kidnappers in Nigeria have shot dead a British woman and a Nigerian man, and abducted three others, officials have said. Police and the British High Commission have named the woman as Faye Mooney, 29, and said they were aware of an incident which took place at a holiday resort on Friday but added that they Read More

New 40mm cannon on Marine Corp amphibious combat vehicle destroys drones, pickup trucks

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A Marine Corps amphibious combat vehicle armed with a 40mm cannon is seen in Kingman, Arizona.(Kris Osborn) Navy and Marine Corps interest in up-gunning its new Amphibious Combat Vehicle with a stronger, longer-range 40mm cannon may have taken a step forward following a live-fire demonstration which blasted off the cannon — destroying enemy pick-up trucks, Read More

‘Declare war on Lebanon, take out Syria’s S-300s’: Outgoing Israeli general on handling neighbors

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Israel has the full arsenal needed to take on Hezbollah in Lebanon and eliminate the Iranian threat in Syria, the outgoing IDF Northern Command chief boasted, warning Damascus against using S-300s to protect its sovereignty. “If our freedom of movement is threatened, we will remove the threat. We know how to do that,” General Yoel Read More