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Daily Archives: November 20, 2019

Desperate Hong Kong Protesters Use Sewers To Escape Police Siege

HONG KONG, Nov 19 (AFP): Arms covered in cling film and torches in hand as they drop into the sewers, clusters of pro-democracy protesters...

Tata Steel To Cut Up To 3,000 Jobs In Europe

THE HAGUE, NETHERLANDS, Nov 19 (AFP): Indian group Tata Steel said Monday it would slash up to 3,000 jobs in Europe as it restructures...

US Walks Out Of Defence Talks With South Korea: Seoul

SEOUL, Nov 19 (AFP): The United States walked out of talks on hiking South Korea's contribution for American troops on its soil, Seoul said...

New Zealand tightens foreign investment rules

Wellington, Nov 19 (AFP) Foreign investors hoping to buy New Zealand's strategic assets will now have to convince the government it is in the...

Sydney Pollution “Hazardous”, Comparable To Delhi, Amid Bushfire Threat

SYDNEY, Nov 19 (AFP): Sydney was shrouded in dangerous haze on Tuesday as smoke from bushfires blazing along Australia's eastern seaboard sent pollution levels...

A Plane Crash, Massive Fire, Explosion – Gender Reveal Parties In US Turn Fatal

WASHINGTON, Nov 19 (AFP): A plane crash in Texas, a deadly explosion in Iowa, a massive fire in Arizona -- elaborate baby gender reveal...

Chemistry Professors Busted For Cooking Meth, “Breaking Bad” Style

WASHINGTON, UNITED STATES, Nov 19 (AFP): In a case of reality imitating art, two chemistry professors in the US state of Arkansas have been...

Deforestation In Brazil’s Amazon Highest Since 2008: Official

BRASLIA, BRAZIL, Nov 19 (AFP): Deforestation in the Amazon rainforest in northern Brazil surged to nearly 10,000 square kilometers in the year to July...

Paying Countries Not To Chop Down Forests Works, Study Shows

WASHINGTON, UNITED STATE, Nov 19 (AFP)S: When Norway decided a decade ago to pay Guyana, a small jungle-covered country in South America, to reduce...


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