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    2b people lack access to healthy food: UN

    Reuters . Rome | Updated at 12:00am on July 16, 2019

    More than 2 billion people lack access to healthy food, putting them at risk of health problems — and many of them live in North...

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    Shocks and aftershocks

    Nazarul Islam | Updated at 12:00am on July 11, 2019

    I HAVE closely witnessed recent events that are impacting the future of our country, the global superpower United States of America. Washington has continued to...

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    Migrants disembark in Italy after rescue boat defies ban

    Agence France-Presse . Rome | Updated at 02:53pm on July 07, 2019

    Dozens of shipwrecked migrants disembarked in Italy early Sunday after their rescue boat docked on the island of Lampedusa, the second vessel in a week...

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    Europe needs to find candidate to head IMF: France

    Reuters . Aix-En-Provence | Updated at 12:00am on July 07, 2019

    European finance ministers need to find a compromise candidate to replace Christine Lagarde as the head of the International Monetary Fund, French finance minister Bruno...

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    India lands in the Eurasian camp

    Salman Rafi Sheikh | Updated at 12:00am on July 06, 2019

    It is the US that is unwittingly creating conditions to enable India and China to form a strategic alliance, potentially integrating the emerging Eurasian geopolitics...

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    Global factories falter in June

    Reuters . London/Tokyo | Updated at 01:55am on July 02, 2019

    Factory activity shrank across much of Europe and Asia in June as the simmering US-China trade conflict put further strains on the manufacturing sector, keeping...

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    Hotter than Death Valley: Europe burns, sweats in record heat

    Reuters . Paris | Updated at 12:00am on July 01, 2019

    Wildfires burned tracts of land in France and Spain at the weekend as Europe sweltered in record-breaking temperatures that pushed the mercury towards all-time highs...

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    Europe set to sizzle again as deadly heatwave continues

    Agence-France-Presse . Paris | Updated at 12:00am on June 30, 2019

    Europe was bracing itself for a sweltering Saturday as a deadly heatwave across the continent has sparked record-breaking temperatures, large blazes and pollution peaks...

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    Europe braces for peak of record heatwave

    Agence France-Presse . Paris | Updated at 03:31pm on June 27, 2019

    Europeans braced Thursday for the expected peak of a sweltering heatwave that has sent temperatures soaring above 40 degrees Celsius (104 Fahrenheit), with schools in...

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    European watchdogs seek details of Facebook’s cryptocurrency

    Reuters . London | Updated at 06:51pm on June 25, 2019

    Facebook’s fledgling cryptocurrency faced mounting scrutiny on Tuesday as European central bankers and regulators demanded more detail on the social media giant’s Libra project. Britain’s...