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Where China & Russia meet: Cross-border railway bridge over Amur River nearing completion

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The two parts of the long-awaited railway bridge linking Russia and China across the Amur River, will be connected on March 20-23, according to the project’s chief engineer Li Huachao. The 2,209-meter-long (1.4 miles) structure will link Russia’s Far East with China’s northernmost Heilongjiang province. The Nizhneleninskoe (Jewish Autonomous Region) to Tongjiang (Heilongjiang province) bridge Read More

Brazil court suspends operations at two more Vale dams

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RIO DE JANEIRO (Reuters) – A Brazilian court has ordered Vale SA, the world’s largest iron ore miner, to suspend operations at two more dams, demanding that it prove the structures are stable. FILE PHOTO: A view of a collapsed tailings dam owned by Brazilian mining company Vale SA, in Brumadinho, Brazil February 10, 2019. Read More

Rio asks shareholders to vote against emissions resolution

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MELBOURNE (Reuters) – Rio Tinto said on Monday it would recommend that shareholders vote against a resolution requiring the miner to report its direct emissions and those of its customers in greater detail. FILE PHOTO: The Rio Tinto mining company’s logo is photographed at their annual general meeting in Sydney, Australia, May 4, 2017. REUTERS/Jason Read More

Shares in U.S. steel producers could rally along with commodity: Barron's

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FILE PHOTO: A steel coil is unrolled on the line at a steel mill in Pennsylvania, U.S., March 9, 2018. REUTERS/Aaron Josefczyk NEW YORK (Reuters) – Several U.S. steel company shares could rally along with a rise in the commodity’s price, according to an article in Barron’s that also urged caution on the stocks because Read More

Trump’s trade war cut $7.8bn from US economy in 2018, study says

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America’s trade war resulted in $7.8 billion in losses for the nation’s economy, while the subsequent higher costs of imports took more than $68 billion from consumers and producers, economists at leading US universities found. Imports from targeted countries declined 31.5 percent, while targeted US exports fell by 11 percent, the evaluation of the short-term Read More

EBRD arranges $52 million loan to replace coal-fired plant in Bosnia

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FILE PHOTO: The headquarter of the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) is seen in London, Britain, November 22, Britain 2016. REUTERS/Stefan Wermuth SARAJEVO (Reuters) – The European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) has arranged a 46 million euro ($52.09 million) financing package to replace a highly polluting coal-fired plant in the central Read More

Explainer: How to read an aircraft's black box

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PARIS (Reuters) – France’s BEA safety investigators are searching for clues as to what caused an Ethiopian Airlines plane to hurtle to the ground after take-off, as they begin analyzing two black boxes that arrived in Paris on Thursday from the crashed Boeing 737 MAX. An official from FranceÕs BEA air crash investigation agency speaks Read More

‘ISIS & drugs everywhere’: Refugees face violence in notorious Moria camp, new doc shows

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Kurds and Yazidis are in fear of their lives as they try to survive amid rampant lawlessness and militant attacks in an overcrowded refugee camp on the Greek island of Lesbos, a controversial new documentary shows. “My life has been in danger since the first day I arrived here. I haven’t got a good night’s Read More

‘ISIS here, & drugs everywhere’: Minorities face violence in notorious refugee camp, new doc shows

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Kurds and Yazidis are in fear of their lives as they get attacked by radicals while trying to survive amid rampant lawlessness in an overcrowded refugee camp on the Greek island of Lesbos, a new documentary has learned. “My life has been in danger since the first day I arrived here. I haven’t got a Read More