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‘We’ll respond to US plots, all the way from the Mediterranean Sea to the Indian Ocean,’ Iran warns Washington

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Tehran has promised to strongly retaliate against any potential US attacks, after both Washington and Riyadh accused the Islamic Republic of bombing Saudi oil refineries. “If the Americans think of any plots, the Iranian nation will respond from the Mediterranean to the Red Sea and to the Indian Ocean,” a top military adviser to Iran’s Read More

‘Save our future’: Striking students demand global climate action

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SYDNEY/BANGKOK/BERLIN (Reuters) – Hundreds of thousands of students, office workers and other protesters took to the streets around the world on Friday to demand global leaders gathering for a U.N. climate summit take urgent action to avert an environmental catastrophe. The global climate strike kicked off in the Pacific islands – some of the nations Read More

Millions of young people, led by Sweden’s Thunberg, to strike for climate action

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NEW YORK (Reuters) – With world leaders about to gather in New York for a UN Climate Action Summit next week, millions of young people from Australia to Iceland will take off from school or work on Friday to demand urgent measures to stop environmental catastrophe. Sixteen year-old Swedish climate activist Greta Thunberg listens to Read More

‘We are rising’: students strike for global climate action

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SYDNEY/BANGKOK (Reuters) – Thousands of students took to the streets of Australia and other Asia-Pacific countries on Friday to kick off a global strike demanding world leaders gathering for a U.N. climate summit adopt urgent measures to stop an environmental catastrophe. “We didn’t light it, but we’re trying to fight it,” read one sign carried Read More

Air Force four-star general: We need 225 bombers

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The Northrop Grumman B-2 Stealth Bomber comes in to land at RAF Fairford, Gloucestershire on September 11th, 2019 – Close up underneath photos of the B-2 bombers – the world’s most expensive and secretive planes – returning from a training exercise from Iceland.(SWNS) Senior Air Force leaders believe that current shortages in the U.S. bomber Read More

Give or take allies: US pulls $160mn pledged to Afghanistan, citing widespread corruption

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The US will withhold a total of $160 million destined for projects and initiatives in Afghanistan. Washington says the move and timing is totally due to them finding out the cash will be squandered by Kabul. US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo announced on Thursday that $100 million earmarked for an energy project would be Read More

Suicide attack on Afghan hospital kills at least 20

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By Emily Mee, news reporter At least 20 people have been killed and more than 90 wounded in a suicide bombing on a hospital in southern Afghanistan. Hospital visitors used shawls and blankets to carry casualties inside the heavily-bombed building, while the worst of the wounded were rushed to hospitals in nearby Kandahar. The explosion Read More

Factbox: Attacks on Saudi oil units affecting major Asian crude buyers differently

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Singapore — The attacks on Saudi Aramco’s oil facilities have exposed Asia’s vulnerabilities in absorbing supply disruptions with purpose-built emergency stocks, which either don’t exist or fall short of global standards. Not registered? Receive daily email alerts, subscriber notes & personalize your experience. Register Now While organizations like the International Energy Agency have coordinated strategic Read More

Analysis: Saudi disruptions expose Asia’s deficient emergency oil reserves

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Singapore — The attacks on Saudi Aramco’s oil facilities have exposed Asia’s vulnerabilities in absorbing supply disruptions with purpose-built emergency stocks, which either don’t exist or fall short of global standards. Not registered? Receive daily email alerts, subscriber notes & personalize your experience. Register Now While organizations like the International Energy Agency have coordinated strategic Read More

Confess your climate change sins! NBC’s online booth offers more proof eco-activism is becoming a religion

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Want to save the planet, but can’t overcome your addiction to steak and air travel? NBC has put out a call for “climate confessions,” allowing viewers to unburden themselves of their first-world problems anonymously. Anyone concerned about their failure to “do their part” in “preventing climate change” can confess their sins to NBC in one Read More