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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

Palestine’s ‘opportunity’ or ‘entirely wrong’? Rocky reception for dawn of $50-bn Trump Mideast plan

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A $50 billion plan for Palestine’s economy that hinges on peace with Israel has been revealed by Donald Trump’s son-in-law Jared Kushner. He calls it the “opportunity of the century” but a chorus of Palestinian groups disagrees. Speaking to Reuters on Saturday, Kushner dangled the multibillion proposal separately from the central –political– part of US Read More

Robocalls in the crosshairs of bipartisan House bill

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Will the scourge of robocalls ever become a thing of the past? A flurry of proposals on Capitol Hill, including a bill that has bipartisan support in the House of Representatives, could make a dent in curbing the proliferation of ubiquitous spam calls. The House’s Stopping Bad Robocalls Act would toughen requirements for carriers like Verizon Read More

Putin bans Russian flights carrying Russian citizens to Georgia from July 8

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Russian President Vladimir Putin has signed a decree prohibiting Russian airlines from transporting Russian citizens to Georgia from July 8. The decision comes after anti-government and anti-Russian protests in Tbilisi. “Starting from July 8, Russian carriers are temporarily forbidden from undertaking air transportation of citizens from the territory of Russia to Georgia,” the decree reads. Read More

Police fire rubber bullets & tear gas at anti-govt protest near Georgia parliament in Tbilisi

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Riot police fired rubber bullets at protesters outside the national parliament in Tbilisi; some were injured. The demonstrators, who earlier tried to storm the building, are demanding the resignation of top officials. Around 5,000 people gathered outside the parliament to denounce the participation of the Russian delegation in a session of the Inter-parliamentary Assembly on Read More

Climate protesters interrupt speech by UK finance minister

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Climate change activists interrupt a speech by British Chancellor of the Exchequer Philip Hammond to leaders of the country’s financial services industry, in London, Britain June 20, 2019. REUTERS/Andy Bruce LONDON (Reuters) – Climate change protesters briefly interrupted a high-profile speech by British Finance Minister Philip Hammond to leaders of the country’s financial services industry Read More

Police fire rubber bullets & tear gas at anti-govt protest near Georgia parliament in Tbilisi(LIVE)

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Published time: 20 Jun, 2019 20:22 Edited time: 20 Jun, 2019 20:30 Riot police have reportedly fired rubber bullets at the protestors outside the parliament in Tbilisi, some were injured. The demonstrators, who earlier tried to storm the building, demand resignation of top government officials. DETAILS TO FOLLOW Follow RT on Read More

Protesters try to storm Georgia parliament in Tbilisi as thousands gather for anti-govt rally (LIVE)

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Protesters have attempted to storm Georgia’s parliament building in the capital, Tbilisi, after thousands swarmed the building during an anti-government rally demanding the resignations of top officials. Around 5,000 gathered outside the parliament to protest the participation of the Russian delegation in a session of the Inter-parliamentary Assembly on Orthodoxy, hosted by Tbilisi. Tensions spiked Read More

In Greta Thunberg’s footsteps: the climate kids fighting for their future

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NEW YORK/SHENYANG, China (Reuters) – A keen reader of graphic novels, nine-year-old Zayne Cowie has a bookshelf laden with tales of the struggles of imaginary superheroes. Now, a real-life role model has inspired him to join a battle for his own planet’s future. Kept awake some nights by fears that rising seas will devastate his Read More