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Pakistani FM warns that UN will likely not back its objection to Kashmiri autonomy being revoked

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Winning over the UN Security Council in Islamabad’s row with New Delhi over Kashmir’s recently revoked autonomy is a long shot, Pakistani Foreign Minister Shah Mehmood Qureshi said, while calling for “a new struggle.” No one in the Security Council is waiting on Pakistan “with garlands,” Qureshi told the media during a press conference in Read More

Death toll rises to 44 as typhoon Lekima wreaks havoc in eastern China

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BEIJING (Reuters) – The death toll from typhoon Lekima in eastern China rose to 44 people on Monday morning, according to official data, as the storm continued up the coast, racking up billions of dollars in economic losses and widely disrupting travel. Rescue workers help residents stranded in a building partially submerged by floodwaters after Read More

Death toll from typhoon in eastern China rises to 32 as storm moves north

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A man rows an inflatable kayak carrying a boy on a flooded street after Typhoon Lekima hit Wenling, Zhejiang province, China August 10, 2019. REUTERS/Stringer SHANGHAI (Reuters) – The death toll from a typhoon in eastern China rose to 32 on Sunday, with 16 people missing, state broadcaster CCTV reported, as the country braced for Read More

Death toll from typhoon in eastern China rises to 30 as storm moves north

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A man rows an inflatable kayak carrying a boy on a flooded street after Typhoon Lekima hit Wenling, Zhejiang province, China August 10, 2019. REUTERS/Stringer SHANGHAI (Reuters) – The death toll from a major typhoon in eastern China rose to 30 on Sunday, with 18 people missing, state broadcaster CCTV reported, as the country braced Read More

Death toll from typhoon in eastern China rises to 28

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A man rows an inflatable kayak carrying a boy on a flooded street after Typhoon Lekima hit Wenling, Zhejiang province, China August 10, 2019. REUTERS/Stringer SHANGHAI (Reuters) – The death toll from a major typhoon in eastern China rose to 28 on Sunday, with 20 people missing, state media reported, after torrential rains triggered a Read More

Hong Kong police fire tear gas in latest protests

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Tear gas has been fired by police at protesters in Hong Kong after anti-government marches took place in two areas where demonstrations had been banned. A standoff involving police and a crowd of 1,000 at a railway station in Tai Wai in the northern region of New Territories was underway when the tear gas was Read More

Alberta’s oil limits finally seem to be working

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By Robert Tuttle on 8/8/2019 CALGARY (Bloomberg) –Alberta’s oil production curbs finally appear to be draining inventories, at least for now. Crude supplies in Western Canada fell by 2.75 MMbbl last month to the lowest since November 2017, Genscape said Wednesday. The decline is welcome news for the province, which has been struggling to set Read More

Train service linking India and Pakistan suspended amid Kashmir tensions

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By Emily Mee, news reporter The train linking Pakistan and India is being suspended because of increasing tensions over the disputed region of Kashmir. “We have decided to shut down Samjhauta Express,” Pakistan’s railways minister Sheikh Rasheed told reporters. “As long as I am railways minister, Samjhauta Express can’t operate.” Image: The train has been Read More

Magnitude 6.0 quake rattles Taiwan, triggers some power cuts

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TAIPEI (Reuters) – A 6.0-magnitude earthquake struck off Taiwan’s northeastern coast on Thursday, the island’s weather bureau said, shaking buildings and cutting power to around 2,000 buildings. A Reuters witness said the shallow quake shook buildings in the capital, Taipei. The quake near the northeastern county of Yilan had a depth of 22 km (13 Read More

Tesco to cut 4,500 jobs in Metro restructuring

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FILE PHOTO: A company logo is pictured outside a Tesco supermarket in Altrincham northern England, April 16, 2016. REUTERS/Phil Noble/File Photo LONDON (Reuters) – Tesco (TSCO.L), Britain’s biggest retailer, said it would cut around 4,500 jobs from its Metro stores in a new wave of redundancies designed to cut costs and reposition the group to Read More