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Exclusive: Canada set to postpone Huawei 5G decision to after vote, given sour ties with China – sources

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OTTAWA (Reuters) – Canada is likely to postpone a decision on whether to allow China’s Huawei Technologies Co Ltd to supply 5G network equipment until after the October federal election, given increasingly strained relations with Beijing, say three well-placed sources. FILE PHOTO: A Huawei signage is pictured at their store at Vina del Mar, Chile Read More

Deadly India dam break blamed on… ‘gathering of crabs’

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A water official in India took flak after he suggested that crabs caused a deadly dam breach which destroyed several villages and claimed multiple lives. The Tiware Dam in India’s central Maharashtra state was breached on Tuesday night during heavy rain. Water from the dam flooded several villages, killing at least 18 people. An official Read More

Tehran time travel? US accuses Iran of violating nuclear deal ‘even before its existence’

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Sponsoring terrorism, housing secret nuclear sites next door to rug cleaners, and now, time traveling to violate the nuclear deal – is there anything Iran won’t do to flout US-dictated norms? The White House thinks not. “There is little doubt that even before the deal’s existence, Iran was violating its terms,” White House press Read More

Paris bans up to 60% of its cars as heatwave worsens pollution

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PARIS (Reuters) – Paris has banned more than half of the cars registered in the region from its roads as a record heatwave worsens air pollution, the most drastic restrictions ever imposed there, officials said. FILE PHOTO: Rush hour traffic fills the ring road in Paris, France, June 28, 2017. REUTERS/Charles Platiau The ban on Read More

‘Jihadi Jack’: I’d love to come home, I won’t blow up Brits

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A suspected Islamic State militant from the UK, dubbed “Jihadi Jack”, has told Sky News he regrets what he did and feels guilty for what he put his parents through. Speaking from the prison in Syria where he is being held by Kurdish authorities, Jack Letts urged mum Sally Lane, 57, and dad John Letts, Read More

Explainer: What’s behind Japan’s support of whaling?

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TOKYO (Reuters) – Japan has for decades been steadfastly defiant about hunting whales despite widespread anger, including from key allies like the United States. FILE PHOTO : Captured short-finned pilot whales are seen on the deck of a whaling ship at Taiji Port in Japan’s oldest whaling village of Taiji, 420 km (260 miles) southwest Read More

Hundreds of anti-coal protesters clash with police in open-pit mine

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Chaotic scenes played out in and around one of Germany’s biggest lignite mines when hundreds of environmental activists dressed in white overalls broke cordons and clashed with riot police. Protesters stormed the open-pit mine operated by energy giant RWE in the state of North-Rhine Westphalia on Saturday demanding urgent actions on climate change and making Read More

Hundreds of anti-coal protesters clash with police in on open-pit mine

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Chaotic scenes played out in and around one of the Germany’s biggest lignite mine when hundreds of environmental activists dressed in white overalls broke cordons and clashed with riot police Protesters stormed the open-pit mine operated by energy giant RWE in the state of state of North-Rhine Westphalia on Saturday demanding urgent actions on climate Read More

Tehran releases IMAGES of ‘downed US drone’

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Photos of what Iran says is wreckage of a downed American drone have been released by state media. While knocking out the device, Tehran said it refrained from hitting the accompanying US military plane. The RQ-4A Global Hawk UAV was shot down on June 20 after having entered the country’s airspace and ignoring warnings to Read More

Iran releases IMAGES of ‘downed US drone’

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Photos of what Iran says is wreckage of a downed American drone have been released by state media. While knocking out the device, Tehran said it refrained from hitting the accompanying US military plane. The RQ-4A Global Hawk UAV was shot down on June 20 after having entered the country’s airspace and ignoring warnings to Read More