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India annuls Israeli missile deal in favor of domestic alternative… again?

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India has reportedly canceled its $500 million contract for Israeli anti-tank missiles after the country’s defense manufacturing sector conducted successful tests and promised to deliver an indigenous alternative within two years. Following a series of successful trials of the man-portable anti-tank guided missile (MPATGM) by the Defense Research and Development Organization (DRDO), India has notified Read More

Voracious beetle kills swathes of Greek forest

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THESSALONIKI, Greece (Reuters) – Greek authorities are felling large parts of a forest because of a seemingly unstoppable beetle munching its way through trees. The Tomicus Piniperda beetle is seen on a tree log at the forest of Seich Sou in Thessaloniki, Greece, June 20, 2019. Picture taken June 20, 2019. REUTERS/Alexandros Avramidis Experts say Read More

Sunworks to Construct 751 kW Solar Project for Plumas Mutual Water District

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ROSEVILLE, Calif., June 21, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Sunworks, Inc. (Nasdaq: SUNW), a provider of solar power solutions for agriculture, commercial and industrial (ACI), public works and residential markets, today announced a new 751 kW solar power construction project for Plumas Mutual Water District, a water company located in Yuba City, California that distributes water Read More

In warming West, Rio Grande roars back to life, for now

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TAOS, N.M. (Reuters) – After years of drought, no one in Rio Grande County, Colorado, can remember the last time their namesake river was closed to the public because it was running too high. High water on the Rio Grande river close to flowing over local bridge nicknamed Òdecapitation bridge.Ó south of Pilar, New Mexico, Read More

China president’s North Korea visit a show of unity against the US

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By Sharon Marris, news reporter China’s president is visiting North Korea for two days, saying he hopes to strengthen ties between the two nations. Xi Jinping, the first Chinese leader to visit the reclusive country in 14 years, arrived on Thursday morning with his wife Peng Liyuan and several Communist Party officials. Before his departure, Read More

Indian heatwave kills 92 as temperatures soar to 50C

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At least 92 people have died in India’s Bihar as the state remains in the midst of a punishing heatwave that’s affecting much of the country, bringing with it droughts and hundreds of cases of heatstroke. The country is experiencing its lowest rainfall before monsoon season in over six decades and is in its third Read More

Paris wheat futures pushed up by strong U.S. markets

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HAMBURG (Reuters) – Paris wheat was pushed up by a rise in Chicago wheat on Monday, hitting its highest in almost two weeks before paring some gains. Front month September milling wheat on the Paris-based Euronext exchange was up 1.1% or 2 euros at 182.75 euros ($205.2) a tonne at 1617 GMT. The contract touched Read More

Australia lowers wheat export forecast by 18% as drought hits supply

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SYDNEY (Reuters) – Australia on Tuesday lowered its forecast for wheat exports over the 2019/20 season by nearly 18% as a drought wilts crops in the world’s No.4 exporter of the grain. FILE PHOTO: Wheat grows on a farm at sunset in the flooded midwestern New South Wales town of Forbes, Australia September 27, 2016. Read More

Modi seeks to supply ALL Indians with clean water as Israel offers its drought expertise

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Israel has offered India its expertise in tackling droughts and desertification after PM Modi set up a new water conservation and management ministry, vowing to supply clean drinking water to all rural households by 2024. A recently established ‘Jal Shakti Ministry,’ tasked with ensuring an “integrated approach” to solving the issue of water scarcity that Read More