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Indian tycoon Adani’s mega port hangs in the balance as a fishing community protests

VIZHINJAM, India, Nov 23 (Reuters) – On the main road to billionaire Gautam Adani’s planned Vizhinjam mega port on the southern tip of India, a shelter built by the coastal region’s Christian fishing community blocks the entrance, preventing further construction. The simple 1,200 square-feet structure with a corrugated-iron roof has since August stood in the …

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World making little progress on food waste, a big climate problem

Nov 15 (Reuters) – Every Thursday, California resident Richard Redmond takes a gallon-sized container of food scraps to the farmers market in the city of South Pasadena where it is collected and composted for use in gardens – an effort to reduce the amount of household waste he sends to landfill. “It’s just stunning,” the …

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Russian artillery and air strikes pound eastern Ukraine targets

Russia steps up strikes at Ukrainian civilian targets – Britain Ukraine says graves found near Izium, relatives search for dead Biden urges Putin not to use tactical nuclear, chemical weapons Main power line restored at Zaporizhzhia nuclear plant – IAEA IZIUM, Ukraine, Sept 18 (Reuters) – Russia has widened its strikes on Ukrainian civilian infrastructure …

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Ukraine troops raise flag over railway hub as advance threatens to turn into route

Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register Ukrainian breakthrough is the fastest advance in months Thousands of Russian troops face potential encirclement KYIV/HRAKOVE, Ukraine, Sept 10 (Reuters) – Ukrainian officials shared photos on Saturday showing troops raising the nation’s flag over the main railway city that has supplied Russian forces in northeastern Ukraine, …

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Ukrainian forces threaten Russian supply lines after breakthrough

Zelensky says forces have recaptured towns and villages Blinken visits Kyiv with new US aid package KYIV, Sept 9 (Reuters) – Swiftly advancing Ukrainian troops were approaching the main railway supplying Russian forces in the east on Friday, after the collapse of a section of Russia’s front line caused the most dramatic shift in the …

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Rural Indians join the rush to study abroad as prospects dim at home

More people from rural India seeking education abroad Families dip into savings to afford high fees Shift reflects bleak employment prospects at home for many Number of Indians studying abroad doubled in recent years Universities welcome influx after numbers from China drop AMBALA/SYDNEY/TORONTO Sept 7 (Reuters) – When 19-year-old Sachin failed to score the grades …

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Ukrainian ‘counter-attack underway’, UN pushes for nuclear plant’s safety

Ukraine waging counter-offensive in south against Russians UN seeks security zone near damaged Zaporizhzhia nuclear plant KYIV, Sept 7 (Reuters) – Ukrainian forces have attacked the Russian-held eastern town of Balakliia in the Kharkiv region, a senior pro-Moscow separatist official said, as Ukrainian officials remained guarded about how a counter offensive was faring. Luhansk region …

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EXCLUSIVE Attacks on major Iraqi gasfield drive out US contractors

Exterran Corp workers leave after more rocket attacks Plan to expand output from Khor Mor gasfield on hold The Kurdish region is heavily dependent on oil and gas revenues ERBIL, Aug 30 (Reuters) – A series of rocket attacks on a gasfield in northern Iraq has sent the US contractors working on its expansion packing, …

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Germany’s gas crisis generates a nuclear dilemma for the ruling Greens

BERLIN, July 15 (Reuters) – German conservative politicians have revived the debate on extending the life of the country’s three remaining nuclear power plants, and polls show a rise in public support for the energy source in the face of a possible cut-off of Russian gas But an extension is highly sensitive for Germany’s ruling …

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