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Arctic black carbon work hampered by U.S. and Russia, says Finland

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FILE PHOTO: KV Svalbard’s crew, formed by Norwegian Navy privates and scientists from Norwegian Institute of Marine Research, play soccer as they are protected from polar bears by armed guards in the arctic environment in the sea around Greenland, March 22, 2018. Marius Vagenes Villanger/Kystvakten/Sjoforsvaret/NTB Scanpix via REUTERS HELSINKI (Reuters) – The Arctic region’s co-operation Read More

Rescue teams race to save hundreds trapped by Mozambique cyclone

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MAPUTO/HARARE (Reuters) – Aid workers scrambled to save hundreds trapped by floods around the Mozambican port city of Beira on Wednesday, after a powerful cyclone killed hundreds of people and left a trail of destruction across swathes of southeast Africa. Cyclone Idai hit Mozambique’s port city of Beira with winds of up to 170 kph Read More

Youngest captain, loving son: Ethiopian pilots honored in death

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ADDIS ABABA (Reuters) – The dreams of the two young men soared as high as the Ethiopian Airlines planes they proudly flew. A relative carries a portrait photograph of Ethiopian Airlines pilot Yared Getachew as he mourns at the scene of the Ethiopian Airlines Flight ET 302 plane crash, near the town Bishoftu, near Addis Read More

Longest stocks rally of the year stumbles ahead of Fed

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LONDON (Reuters) – World shares’ longest rally of the year looked set to stumble on Wednesday as investors took profits before a U.S. Federal Reserve’s policy decision, which is expected to offer clues to interest rate prospects for the coming year. FILE PHOTO: The London Stock Exchange Group offices are seen in the City of Read More

World shares face end to winning streak as Fed looms

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LONDON (Reuters) – World shares faced an end to their longest winning streak of the year as investors took profits on Wednesday before the U.S. Federal Reserve’s policy decision, seen as offering clues to interest rate prospects over the coming year. FILE PHOTO: The London Stock Exchange Group offices are seen in the City of Read More

Qatar to launch Islamic banking giant focused on energy

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The world’s biggest Islamic bank, which is set to specialize in the energy sector, will appear in Qatar in the fourth quarter of the current year, according to executives launching the project. With targeted capital of around $10 billion, the new lender will be focused on financing both domestic and global energy-related projects, Mohammed al-Marri, Read More

Asian shares slip from 6-month high ahead of Fed policy decision

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TOKYO (Reuters) – Asian shares slipped from six-month highs on Wednesday as investors took profits ahead of a policy decision by the U.S. Federal Reserve which is expected to shed more light on its interest rate plans for the rest of the year. A man walks past an electronic stock quotation board outside a brokerage Read More

'Ready to go': US set for UK trade deal after Brexit, says Trump aide

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By Cordelia Lynch, US correspondent Donald Trump’s national security adviser John Bolton has told Sky News that America is “ready to go” with a US-UK trade deal. In a UK exclusive, the former US ambassador to the UN said: “We are ready to go, we are ready to go.” “Trade minister Liam Fox would be Read More

Trump adviser: We're ready for a US-UK deal after Brexit

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By Cordelia Lynch, US correspondent Donald Trump’s national security adviser John Bolton has told Sky News that America is “ready to go” with a US-UK trade deal. In a UK exclusive, the former US ambassador to the UN said: “We are ready to go, we are ready to go.” “Trade minister Liam Fox would be Read More

Cyclone Idai 'one of the worst disasters' in southern hemisphere

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By Emily Mee, news reporter The cyclone which ripped through Mozambique before hitting neighbouring Zimbabwe and Malawi has been described as “one of the worst weather-related disasters” in the southern hemisphere.  Mozambique’s President Filipe Nyusi said the death toll could reach as high as 1,000, while the World Food Programme estimated at least 1.7m people Read More