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Family’s heartbreak as son is buried in Sri Lanka attack mass grave

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By Tom Cheshire, Asia correspondent As she followed the car that carried her brother’s coffin, she cried out, asking why God was punishing them, and remembering how they had walked the same street together so many times when he was alive.   Marious Neranjen Fernando was killed in the bomb attack on St Sebastian’s Church Read More

Adding to Ghosn woes, Nissan slashes profit outlook to near-decade low

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TOKYO (Reuters) – Nissan Motor Co slashed its full-year profit forecast to its lowest in nearly a decade due to weakness in the United States, just as it adjusts to life without Carlos Ghosn and charts its future with alliance partner Renault SA. FILE PHOTO: A Nissan logo is pictured during the media day for Read More

Adding to Ghosn woes, Nissan set to further slash profit outlook: report

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TOKYO (Reuters) – Nissan Motor Co Ltd could be heading for a bigger-than-expected earnings drop due to weakness in its top markets, just as it adjusts to a future without Carlos Ghosn and grapples with the outlook of its alliance with France’s Renault SA. FILE PHOTO: A Nissan logo is pictured during the media day Read More

U.S. expands air bag defect probe to 12.3 million vehicles

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WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The U.S. National Highway Traffic Safety Administration said on Tuesday it is expanding a probe into potentially defective air bags to 12.3 million vehicles and upgrading it to an engineering analysis, a step required before it can seek to compel recalls. FILE PHOTO: Fiat Chrysler Automobiles (FCA) headquarters are seen in Turin, Read More

Indonesia inks deal to purchase modern amphibious armored vehicles from Russia

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Indonesia has ordered a batch of amphibious armored vehicles from Russia to enhance the capabilities of its marines and replace ageing Soviet-era machines, operated by the military. The contract was signed in the capital city of Jakarta on Monday, according to Russian state weaponry exporter, Rosoboronexport. Indonesian military is expected to get 21 BT-3F and Read More

Pence to visit Michigan to tout new North American trade deal

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WASHINGTON (Reuters) – U.S. Vice President Mike Pence will visit southeast Michigan on Wednesday to make the case that the North American trade deal intended to replace NAFTA would boost the auto industry, the White House said on Tuesday. FILE PHOTO: U.S. Vice President Mike Pence speaks to reporters outside the United Nations Security Council Read More

Taliban tell police to leave S. Waziristan ahead of Pakistan PM’s visit

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The Taliban in South Waziristan have reportedly warned police to leave the area within three days, and ordered locals to cut communication with authorities and stay away from an upcoming visit by Pakistan’s prime minister. The message was delivered via Urdu-language pamphlets distributed in Wana, the district headquarters of South Waziristan, on Sunday night ahead Read More

Is this man the puppet master of Ukraine’s new president or an overhyped bogeyman?

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It doesn’t actually matter if Ukrainian-Israeli billionaire Igor Kolomoisky is the real power behind Volodymyr Zelensky – the president elect has to get rid of the oligarch if he is to make a break with the country’s corrupt past. The plots, deceits and conflicts of interest in Ukrainian politics are so transparent and hyperbolic, that Read More

China to support hydrogen and fuel cell vehicles to go green

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BEIJING (Reuters) – China will push ahead with the development of China’s hydrogen energy and fuel cell vehicle industry, a government official said on Tuesday, as part of wider efforts to promote green energy in the world’s largest auto market. “Hydrogen fuel cell vehicles and pure electric vehicles with lithium batteries are important technical routes Read More

Black limos arrive at presumed venue of Kim-Putin summit

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A video shot from inside the location where a meeting between the leaders of North Korea and Russia is set to happen soon, shows a large motorcade, including two unidentified black limos, arriving through the checkpoint. The footage published on YouTube shows the main entrance to the campus of the Far Eastern Federal University (FEFU) Read More