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IDF uses Gaza as a lab and showroom for new weapons and tech it plans to sell – report

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Human rights campaigners claim that the Israeli army and defense corporations exploit the deadly Gaza protests to test and advertise hardware like drones, sniper rifles and ‘smart’ fences. “The Israeli military industry exploits the occupation of Palestine, and specifically the siege on Gaza, as an arena to battle-test, invest in, and innovate military technology to Read More

Once a climate leader, Germany risks being 'left behind': Al Gore

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BERLIN (Reuters) – After years of leadership on climate change, Germany risks being left behind as other countries move more aggressively to cut their reliance on coal and phase out the internal combustion engine, former U.S. Vice President Al Gore said on Tuesday. Former U.S. Vice President Al Gore attends an interview with Reuters in Read More

Trump’s tariffs likely to fail under global anger – Nobel Prize-winning economist

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Corporate tax cuts introduced by US President Donald Trump earlier this year might remain, but tariffs against trading partners are likely to be a different story, according to Nobel Laureate in Economics Robert Shiller. “They are generating so much anger around the world. It’s not a sustainable policy,” Shiller told CNBC, stressing that the tariffs Read More

'Most wanted' who ordered attack on Malala is killed

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The commander of the Taliban in Pakistan has been killed in a US drone strike in Afghanistan. Mullah Fazlullah was Pakistan’s most-wanted militant, notorious for attacks including a 2014 school massacre that killed 132 children and the shooting in 2012 of schoolgirl Malala Yousafzai who was later awarded the Nobel Peace Prize. The US military Read More

Was Einstein racist? Travel diaries reveal shocking truth about physicist’s views on Asians

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The reputation of the world-renowned theoretical physicist and humanitarian Albert Einstein may be tainted in the wake of the recently published travel diaries that unveil his racist views, in particular on the Chinese. Published by Princeton University Press, the diaries date back to 1920s, the time when the famous Austrian physicist was extensively traveling with Read More

Norwegian politicians nominate Trump for Nobel prize

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Donald Trump has been nominated for the Nobel Peace Prize by two Norwegian politicians after his historic meeting with Kim Jong Un. Christian Tybring-Gjedde, an MP, and former justice minister Per-Willy Amundsen said Mr Trump “had taken a huge and important step in the direction of the disarmament, peace and reconciliation between North and South Read More

Putin: WWIII may be end of civilization, and that should restrain conflicts

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A new world war could become “an end of civilization,” Russian President Vladimir Putin said during a live televised call-in show. Awareness of this should restrain international powers from engaging in global conflict, he added. While giving his take on the risks of a new global conflict, Putin recalled Albert Einstein. “I do not know with Read More

CNL Researchers and Engineers Recognized With 2018 Canadian Nuclear Achievement Awards

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Annual industry awards honour those who have made exceptional contributions to the field of nuclear science and technology CHALK RIVER, Ontario, June 06, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Canadian Nuclear Laboratories (CNL), Canada’s premier nuclear science and technology organization, is pleased to announce that several members of its team have been recognized for their outstanding work Read More

Des chercheurs et des ingénieurs des LNC reconnus par des Prix des réalisations nucléaires canadiennes 2018

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Ces prix annuels de l’industrie honorent les personnes qui ont fait des contributions exceptionnelles au domaine de la science et des technologies nucléaires CHALK RIVER, Ontario, 06 juin 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Les Laboratoires nucléaires canadiens (LNC), le principal organisme du Canada dans le domaine de la science et de la technologie nucléaires, ont le Read More