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Gaza Hospital is taxed by wounded Israeli fire

On this Monday, April 9, 2018, Raed Jadallah, a Palestinian 25-year-old surfer, is lying on a bed that his father, mother and brothers visit him at Shifa Hospital in Gaza. Jadallah is among the nearly 1,300 people Palestinian health officials said have been shot and injured by Israeli soldiers during protests against mass movements over the past two weeks. The …

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France's railways must not end the macro's reforms

When the French government presented its plan to make the national railway company more competitive and reduce the benefits of some workers, commentators in France frightened protests comparable to those of 1995, when Alain Juppes government has to back on the reforms of the rail sector. Early signs were that President Emmanuel Macron would escape a similar fate. Polls showed …

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New Zealand prohibits all new offshore oil and gas exploration

New Zealand's oil and gas industry is a major part of the country's economy, but it will stop all new offshore exploration to cope with climate change. "There will be no further oil and gas exploration permits," said Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern in a Thursday announcement. The decision only applies to new licenses issued annually, with existing licenses not affected. …

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New Zealand prohibits new offshore oil and gas exploration in the pursuit of net zero emissions

Updated April 12, 2018 15:26:24 Photo: New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern has committed to slashing the country's greenhouse gas emissions. (AP: Mark Baker, File) Authorization for offshore oil and gas exploration will no longer be issued by New Zealand government as part of its commitment to a clean energy future. The move will not affect existing exploration or recovery …

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Israel intensified airstrikes in Gaza as tensions continue to rise

The Israeli Aviation Force has intensified its disturbances on alleged militant targets in the Gaza Strip and calls for the already tense security situation along the border. Israel has launched several major disruptions on the Gaza Strip in spite of what it says are terrorist efforts from the Hamas militant group. Tensions across the Gaza Strip may be at its …

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Tennessee mother credits 2-year-old daughter to save her life

Please enable JavaScript to view this video MEMPHIS, Tenn. – A Tennessee mother says she has her daughter to thank for her living after she collapsed two weeks ago. Melissa Leach told WREG her daughter Emma Grace will sometimes sleep in her room with her when she wants to have "mommy time" or feel restless. Those nights, her fiance will …

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China Trade Ministry says Beijing will fight back if the United States escalates trade spat

BEIJING (Reuters) – China is well prepared and will not hesitate to reverse if the United States escalates its trading pipe with Beijing, said the trade ministry on Thursday, adding that China's President Xi Jinp's commitment to reducing import duties is not a concession. US. President Donald Trump attends a welcoming ceremony with China's President Xi Jinping at the People's …

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New Zealand stops future oil and gas exploration licenses

WELLINGTON (Reuters) – New Zealand said on Thursday that it would not grant any new permits for offshore oil and gas exploration and surprise the industry with a decision that would mean investing abroad. PHILPHOTO: New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern responds during a joint press conference with Australian Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull following his bilateral discussions on economic and …

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Missiles will come "in Syria, says Trump. In addition, there is uncertainty.

Two defense ministry officials said the Syrian military had moved some of its most important aircraft to a Russian base, assuming Americans would be reluctant to hit it. Russian commander has also moved some of his military forces in anticipation of American action. "You want to beat military targets, military equipment as much as possible, because it is the Syrian …

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Asian layers on the edge, oil hovering at escalating Middle East tensions

TOKYO (Reuters) – Asian stocks were under pressure on Thursday when the threat of impending US military action in Syria steered investors and sent oil prices to their highest levels since the end of 2014, worrying about supply. PHOTO PHOTOS: Market prices are reflected in a glass window on Tokyo, Japan, February 6, 2018. REUTERS / Toru Hanai MSCI's broadest …

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