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Hong Kong police fire tear gas at protesters in fresh clashes

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Police charge anti-government demonstrators, beating some with batons, in a 12th week of protests.

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Amazon Fires: Why the rainforest helps fight climate change

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Fires in the Amazon rainforest have prompted concern around the world.

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Amazon rainforest fires: Jair Bolsonaro sends Brazilian army to put out huge blaze as G7 leaders hold emergency talks

Added: 24.08.2019 11:30 | 12 views | 0 comments

Brazil's president Jair Bolsonaro has bowed to international pressure and sent in the military to battle huge blazes sweeping across the Amazon, after G7 leaders meeting in Biarritz threatened to tear up a trade deal with South America. Amid a global chorus of concern and condemnation, Mr Bolsonaro pledged to mobilise the army to help combat the fires, while his administration launched a diplomatic charm offensive to try to build bridges overseas. Images of fires raging in the Amazon broadcast around the globe sparked protests outside Brazilian embassies from Mexico City and Lima to London and Paris. In the Cypriot capital Nicosia, a sign tied to the railings of Brazil’s diplomatic mission...

Amazon fires and sanctions high on agenda as G7 leaders meet at summit

Added: 24.08.2019 10:17 | 2 views | 0 comments

Brazil's President Jair Bolsonaro seemed to be making a surprising reversal when he announced plans to send armed forces to fight the fires in the Amazon Friday night, the day before world leaders arrive at the G7 summit in Europe.


Russia test fires missiles from submarines in the Barents Sea

Added: 24.08.2019 10:16 | 9 views | 0 comments

Russia test-fired Sineva and Bulava ballistic missiles from two submarines from the polar region of the Arctic Ocean and from the Barents Sea on Saturday as part of combat training, the Defense Ministry said in a statement.


Christian deputy’s request to follow ‘Billy Graham Rule’ got him fired, he claims in lawsuit

Added: 24.08.2019 9:47 | 1 views | 0 comments

A former sheriff’s deputy in North Carolina is suing for $300,000 in damages, claiming he was fired for trying to adhere to the so-called “Billy Graham Rule.”


Basketball: Australia snap United States' 13-year winning streak

Added: 24.08.2019 9:37 | 12 views | 0 comments

Australia, fired by a game-high 30 points from Patty Mills, ended the United States' 78-game winning streak in basketball competitions and exhibitions on Saturday, claiming a shock 98-94 win in a World Cup warmup in Melbourne.


Iran test fires new missile: Iran Revolutionary Guards commander

Added: 24.08.2019 8:57 | 10 views | 0 comments

Iran has test fired a new missile, the commander of Iran's Revolutionary Guards, Major General Hossein Salami, said on Saturday, according to the Tasnim news agency.

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Amazon Rainforest fire LIVE: Anti-Bolsonaro protests reach fever pitch as ARMY drafted in

Added: 24.08.2019 8:30 | 13 views | 0 comments

WILDFIRES raging in the Amazon rainforest have hit a record high number this year. Follow’s latest updates from the burning forest.


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