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Australian, students, kick off, global, climate, change, protests

Australian students kick off global climate change protests

11 November, 2019 3:18 pm 3:18 pm

SYDNEY (Reuters) – Thousands of Australian students walked out of class on Friday to join rallies demanding stronger action to rein in climate change, which they said is contributing to the country’s bushfire crisis. Australia has been battling wildfires for weeks, which have killed at least four people, burnt about 2.5 million acres (1 million … Read More

'Future of the presidency', stake, Trump, impeachment, hearings, kick off

‘Future of the presidency’ at stake as Trump impeachment hearin...

11 November, 2019 11:18 pm 11:18 pm

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Senior Democratic and Republican lawmakers presented dueling narratives on Wednesday as a US congressional impeachment inquiry that threatens Donald Trump’s tumultuous presidency entered a crucial new phase with the first televised public hearing. The drama unfolded in a hearing of the House of Representatives Intelligence Committee in which two career US diplomats … Read More

Civilians, flee, Syrian border, towns, Turkish, warplanes, artillery, kick off, offensive

Civilians flee Syrian border towns as Turkish warplanes, artillery kick off...

10 October, 2019 4:30 pm 4:30 pm

AKCAKALE, Turkey (Reuters) – Turkey launched a military operation against Kurdish fighters in northeast Syria on Wednesday just days after U.S. troops pulled back from the area, with warplanes and artillery striking militia positions in several towns in the border region. Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan, announcing the start of the action, said the aim was … Read More

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Australian students kick off global climate strike

09 September, 2019 9:56 am 9:56 am

SYDNEY (Reuters) – Thousands of school students walked out of their classrooms and onto Australian streets on Friday to kick off a global strike demanding world leaders gathering for a UN Climate Action Summit adopt urgent measures to stop an environmental catastrophe. “Stop denying the earth is dying,” read a handmade sign, carried by one … Read More