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‘We are losing the race’ on climate catastrophe, warns UN chief

UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres said Tuesday the world was “losing the race” to avert climate disaster, but that greenhouse gas reduction targets were not out of reach yet.

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Blast at Indonesian police warehouse holding World War Two munitions

An explosion went off on Saturday in an Indonesian police evidence warehouse containing munitions dating from World War Two, injuring one officer and prompting the evacuation of nearby residents, police said.

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China lodges tariff complaint against US at WTO

China has lodged a complaint against the United States at the World Trade Organization over US import duties, Reuters reports, citing the Chinese Commerce Ministry.

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World leaders mark 80th anniversary of start of World War II

Leaders from a number of countries are gathering in Poland on Sunday to commemorate the 80th anniversary of the outbreak of World War II.

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Planes dump water on Amazon as Brazil army begins fighting fires

Brazilian warplanes are dumping water on the burning forest in the Amazon state of Rondonia, responding to a global outcry over the destruction of the world’s largest tropical rainforest.

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Putin orders response to US missile test amid anger over pact

Russian President Vladimir Putin yesterday ordered a like-for-like response to a recent US missile test, which he said showed Washington aimed to deploy previously banned missiles around the world.

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Criminal Embargoes: Venezuela and Iran in the Crosshairs of Murderers Inc – Who Is Next?

Imagine just for a moment, the World would stand up in unison, sick and tired of the aggressive killer arrogance of the United States and her vassals – and their joint war-force called NATO – and this World, our World, what’s left of it when you deduct Washington and its Brussels allies, would at once block every shipment of everything destined for the ports of the United States of America; every sea port, airport and road port. Hermetically. Nothing would enter

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Dutch Troops Responsible for 10% of Srebrenica Massacre: Court

Around 8,000 Muslim men and boys were taken away and murdered in what was the worst mass slaughter on European soil since World War Two. It was recognized as a genocide by the International Court of Justice.

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First Female President of the European Commission Confirmed

Ursula von der Leyen was confirmed as the European Commission president Tuesday, becoming the first woman to hold one of the most prestigious positions in the European Union and who will be one of the most prominent faces from the bloc on the world stage.

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UN concerned over US restrictions on Iranian FM

The United Nations voiced concern on Monday after the United States imposed unusually harsh restrictions on the movements of Iran’s Foreign Minister, Mohammad Javad Zarif, who was visiting the world body in New York, AFP reports.

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Brexit has sent ‘not as important’ Britain into decades of decline, Irish PM Varadkar says

Brexit is a symptom of a Britain that has “struggled” to accept it is “not as important in the world” as it once was, Ireland’s prime minister has said.

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Opec weighs up the risks if Russia goes it alone on prices

The Organisation of Petroleum Exporting Countries (Opec) will meet this week in Vienna under a familiar pretext: to act as stewards of oil market stability.

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UN food agency suspends aid to Yemen

The United Nations World Food Program (WFP) has started a partial suspension of food assistance operation in areas of Yemen under the control of the Iran-allied Shiite Houthi rebels, China’s Xinhua News Agency reported.

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War risk insurance soars for Middle East tankers after attacks in Gulf of Oman

Oil tanker owners face spiraling insurance costs to load cargoes from the world’s largest crude-export region after the latest round of attacks on vessels.

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WHO says Ebola not global emergency, despite spread to Uganda

A World Health Organization panel decided on Friday not to declare an international emergency over Congo’s Ebola outbreak despite its spread to Uganda this week, concluding such a declaration could cause too much economic harm.

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Huawei exec says goal to be world’s top phone maker some time off

China’s Huawei Technologies will need more time to become the world’s largest smartphone maker, a goal it originally aimed to achieve in the fourth quarter of this year, a senior executive said on Tuesday (June 11).

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