• Saudi to hike use of renewable energy

    Saudi to hike use of renewable energy

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    In a January report, consultants Faithful+Gould said Saudi Arabia may scrap at least $13.3 billion in projects. "It did not happen for several reasons: First, there would have been be a large deployment of ground forces which would have resulted in a large number of civilian and military casualties".
  • United Kingdom early elections 'dangerous': Tony Blair

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    Labour and the much smaller opposition Liberal Democrats said they would vote in favour of the early election, all but guaranteeing her decision will be approved. With the Labour Party now, and for the foreseeable future, being in disarray with an unelectable Leader, and head-in- the-sand attitude towards uncontrolled migration, borders and loss of national Sovereignty, her prospect of winning the election with a greatly increased majority is looking very promising.
  • Trump meets with Italian PM

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    Trump has roundly criticized numerous world's worldwide institutions, and once called North Atlantic Treaty Organisation obsolete. And while Europe has sought solutions to accommodate the uptick in refugees, Trump has sought to close the US' borders to refugees, particularly those from Syria, arguing that they could be a "Trojan horse".
  • German police charge Dortmund bus bomber motivated by share scam

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    The 28-year-old suspect, who has dual German and Russian citizenship, faces charges of attempted murder, causing an explosion and inflicting serious bodily harm. Federal prosecutors said they were investigating the latest claim amid speculation that the original letter "may have been a ploy to frame Islamists and divert investigators from the true perpetrators, while stoking tensions", says The Independent .
  • Macron fades in final BVA French election poll

    Macron fades in final BVA French election poll

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    Cheurfi, a French national who lived in the eastern Paris suburb of Chelles, had been convicted for previous armed assaults on law enforcement officers going back 16 years, the sources said, and was well known to authorities. Le Pen has put terrorism, immigration and criticism of the European Union at the center of her campaign. The "centrist" candidate, former economics minister Emmanuel Macron, is a 39-year-old technocrat whose principle attraction is the fact that he hasn't ever run ...
  • Labour eyes referendum on Brexit deal in 2017 manifesto

    Labour eyes referendum on Brexit deal in 2017 manifesto

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    Angus MacNeil, MP for Na h-Eileanan an Iar, suggested the SNP have a more viable alternative to the Conservatives than the Labour Party. Upon Jeremy Corbyn's election as Labour leader in 2015, his son stepped up to become the Shadow Chancellor's chief of staff.
  • Pence says US will honor refugee deal

    Pence says US will honor refugee deal

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    While tensions are growing between the US and North Korea, US Vice President Mike Pence is trying to defuse the situation. Mr Pence also said he' like to "raise a glass" the queen - a day after her 91st birthday - and the "good people" of Australia .
  • 'Mother of all protests' in Venezuela

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    A teenager in the capital Caracas and a woman in San Cristobal, near the Colombian border, were shot dead. Opposition leaders have called for the National Assembly's powers to be fully restored, for all the political prisoners to be freed, for a humanitarian corridor to be opened and for the stalled elections to take place.