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Qatar's real estate market faces reality check ahead of World Cup

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DOHA/DUBAI (Reuters) – Qatar’s Doha Tower, a spike-tipped cylinder that glows orange at night, won an award when finished in 2012 amid a Gulf-wide real estate boom, but today about half of its 46 floors are empty. Towers under construction are seen in Doha, Qatar February 5, 2019. Picture taken February 5, 2019. REUTERS/Stringer The Read More

Cameras spot Kenya's rare black panther

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LOISABA CONSERVANCY, Kenya (Reuters) – Images of a rare African black leopard have been captured in Kenya, the first verifiable record of the animal for nearly 100 years, researchers have said. Using motion-sensitive cameras set up near water holes, researchers from San Diego Zoo Global and the Loisaba Conservancy captured video of the largely nocturnal Read More

Belgium tax break for BP, others, upheld by EU court

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LUXEMBOURG/BRUSSELS (Reuters) – BP, BASF and more than 30 other multinationals stand to benefit after EU judges overturned an order demanding Belgium revoke a tax break. Night shot of illuminated city business district in Brussels, Belgium August 13, 2017. REUTERS/Eric Vidal The European Commission failed to prove that the Belgian tax break constituted aid, said Read More

More IS Britons identified at Syria camps – Sky sources

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More Britons who joined Islamic State – mainly women – are believed to have been identified at Syrian camps in the last few days. Sky sources say it is only thought to be a small number but there could be more British nationals who have yet to be identified. It comes as a pregnant British Read More

EU court throws out EU ruling against Belgian tax break for large firms

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Night shot of illuminated city business district in Brussels, Belgium August 13, 2017. REUTERS/Eric Vidal LUXEMBOURG/BRUSSELS (Reuters) – EU judges dealt a possible blow to an EU crackdown against tax avoidance by global multinationals on Thursday by annulling an order by the EU executive against a Belgian tax-break scheme for about 35 large companies. The Read More

Rare PHOTOS of 'most elusive' black leopard captured in Africa

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A rare black leopard has been captured on camera in Africa. The majestic big cat was finally spotted after researchers spent months pursuing the elusive animal. Biologists from San Diego Zoo managed to find the beautiful black leopard in Kenya – they claim it’s the first time that high-quality images of the cat have been Read More

Yellow Vest boxing champ who punched police in viral video gets sentenced

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A former professional boxer who became an unlikely star of the Yellow Vest protests after a video of him delivering blows at two French police officers went viral, has been sentenced to 30 months of jail, 18 of them suspended. Christophe Dettinger, former French light heavyweight champion, was found guilty of assaulting police officers in Read More

Republican senators pressure Trump's EPA pick over biofuels

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WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Five Republican senators are warning President Donald Trump’s new pick to run the Environmental Protection Agency, Andrew Wheeler, that their support for his nomination may hinge on his biofuels policy. FILE PHOTO: Acting Administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency Andrew Wheeler speaks during an event hosted by U.S. President Donald Trump with Read More

Camera spots Kenya's rare black panther

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LONDON (Reuters) – Images of a rare African black leopard have been captured in Kenya, the first verifiable record of the animal for nearly 100 years, researchers have said. British wildlife photographer Will Burrard-Lucas set up motion-sensitive cameras to capture the largely nocturnal cat in Laikipia Wilderness Camp in January. “I’m able to set up Read More

Australia to reopen notorious migrant detention center after govt. fails to block medevac bill

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The Australian government will be reopening the Christmas Island detention center, likened to a maximum security prison, after opposition streamlined a bill to allow migrant detainees to seek Medical help on the mainland. Australia’s conservative Prime Minister Scott Morrison announced on Tuesday that the detention facility in the Australian external territory in the Indian Ocean Read More