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‘We’ll show no restraint!’ Israel vows zero-tolerance against Gazans engaged in border violence

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The IDF will no longer show any restraint in cracking down on Palestinian protesters who stir trouble at the Gaza border, an Israeli general has warned following the extreme escalation in violence witnessed this week. Just days after Hamas unleashed an unprecedented bombardment of southern Israel which saw over 400 rockets and mortars fired from Read More

Political punches: Brawl breaks out during Sri Lankan parliamentary session

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A parliamentary session in Sri Lanka turned into a fighting ring after a brawl broke out between MPs. One lawmaker was hospitalized and others have been accused of making threats with a knife. The violence took place for almost 20 minutes during a Thursday morning session, after supporters of disputed Prime Minister Mahinda Rajapaksa charged Read More

Two ports in Kuwait resume maritime traffic after shutdown due to bad weather

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CAIRO (Reuters) – Maritime traffic has resumed in Kuwait’s Sheweikh and AL-Doha ports after a temporary closure due to bad weather, but Shuaiba port remains closed, Kuwait’s Port Authority said on Thursday, Kuwait News Agency (KUNA) reported. Poor weather and heavy rains closed all three ports on Wednesday, the ports authority announced. The Gulf state Read More

California taps war-zone DNA specialists after wildfire

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(Reuters) – Paradise looked like a war zone when authorities decided to turn to a team of combat-trained DNA specialists to quickly identify human remains believed to be in the charred ruins left after a wildfire incinerated the northern California town. FILE PHOTO: A Butte County Sheriff deputy places yellow tape at the scene where Read More

Erroneous climate change study reported far and wide, corrections few and far between

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As the world grapples with extreme weather and wildfires, the issue of climate change is at the forefront of policy decisions, scientific research and media coverage – but bias towards alarmism is proving somewhat irresistible. A new study recently published in the journal Nature suggested that “ocean warming is at the high end of previous Read More

Sterling tumbles as PM May races to salvage Brexit deal

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LONDON (Reuters) – Sterling tumbled on Thursday after a series of resignations rocked Prime Minister Theresa May’s government and threw into doubt her long-awaited Brexit agreement just hours after it was unveiled. British Pound Sterling banknotes are seen in a box at the Money Service Austria company’s headquarters in Vienna, Austria, November 16, 2017.REUTERS/Leonhard Foeger Read More

EU's Donald Tusk says summit to sign Brexit deal to be held on November 25

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Barring an “extraordinary” turn of events, a deal finalizing Brexit will be signed at a summit on November 25, EU President Donald Tusk has said. If “nothing extraordinary happens,” EU leaders will gather for a summit to sign off on the draft Brexit agreement on November 25, Tusk announced on Thursday. After meeting with Brexit Read More

PGS: Preferred tenderer for vessel sale and long-term cooperation with JOGMEC in Japan

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November 15, 2018; Oslo, Norway: PGS has as part of a tender process offered to sell the Ramform Sterling to the Japan Oil, Gas and Metals National Corporation (“JOGMEC”) an incorporated administrative agency of Ministry of Economy Trade and Industry. PGS has now been informed that the Company is the preferred tenderer, and negotiations will Read More

Kuwait suspends, redirects flights as weather worsen

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CAIRO (Reuters) – Kuwait suspended all departing flights from the capital’s airport on Wednesday due to the extreme weather which has hit the Gulf state in recent days and caused floods. “All flights departing from Kuwait international airport are suspended ‘Precautionary’, and arriving flights will be redirected to Dubai international airport, Bahrain international airport and Read More