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‘We will make them hear us’: Millions call for climate change action

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Across the globe, millions of people, mostly students and children, have taken part in demonstrations calling for more urgent action from their governments to tackle climate change. The protests, inspired by Swedish teenage activist Greta Thunberg, started in the Pacific islands and then continued across Australia, Japan, Southeast Asia before moving on to Europe, Africa, Read More

Inspired by Greta Thunberg, worldwide protest demands climate action

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(Reuters) – Millions of young people flooded the streets of cities around the world on Friday to demand political leaders take urgent steps to stop climate change, uniting in a worldwide protest inspired by 16-year-old Swedish activist Greta Thunberg. Alarmed by images of the Greenland ice sheets melting and the Amazon rain forests burning, students Read More

Inspired by Swedish teen, worldwide protest demands climate action

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(Reuters) – Millions of young people flooded the streets of cities around the world on Friday to demand political leaders take urgent steps to stop climate change, uniting in a worldwide protest inspired by 16-year-old Swedish activist Greta Thunberg. Alarmed by images of the Greenland ice sheets melting and the Amazon rain forests burning, students Read More

‘Save our planet!’: Young activists lead global protests over climate change

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(Reuters) – From the Solomon Islands to New York’s Wall Street, millions of students and workers abandoned schools and offices on Friday to demand urgent action to stop global warming, joining a worldwide strike inspired by 16-year-old Swedish activist Greta Thunberg. Demonstrations that started in the Pacific islands followed the rising sun across Australia, Japan, Read More

Trump says Osama Bin Laden’s son was killed in US operation

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US President Donald Trump has confirmed that the son of Osama Bin Laden, Hamza, was killed in a US “counterterrorism operation.” The death of Bin Laden’s possible successor was reported earlier this year. “Hamza Bin Laden, the high-ranking Al-Qaeda member and son of Osama Bin Laden, was killed in a United States counterterrorism operation in Read More

Why China believes the World needs the new Silk Road: Beijing’s ambitious mega-project explained

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China’s trillion-dollar “One Belt, One Road” initiative (BRI) is an attempt to revive the Silk Road, an ancient trade route that for hundreds of years connected the East and West during the days of the Roman Empire. The initiative, which was unveiled by Chinese President Xi Jinping in 2013, envisages linking China with Africa, Asia, Read More

Tourist group killed after being carried away by Kenya floods

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Rescue teams have recovered seven bodies after a group of tourists and their driver were killed in flash flooding at a Kenyan national park. A member of the group who survived the deluge, Ivraj Singh Hayer, 31, said his relatives “started going one after the other”. His wife and five other family members died – Read More

Ormat Technologies, Inc.’s Board of Directors to Call Special Meeting of Stockholders to Declassify Board

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RENO, Nev., Aug. 29, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Ormat Technologies, Inc. (NYSE: ORA), announced today that its Board of Directors will call a special meeting on November 6, 2019 to submit to a stockholder vote amendments to the Company’s Certificate of Incorporation and By-laws to declassify the Board, from three classes of directors who serve Read More