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Reuters : environment
28  mai     08h16
Tanks reach Rafah’s centre as Israel presses assault
   Israeli tanks reached the centre of Rafah for the first time on Tuesday, witnesses said, three weeks into a ground operation in the southern Gaza city that has sparked global condemnation.The tanks were spotted near Al Awda mosque, a central Rafah landmark, the witnesses told Reuters. The Israeli...
Airfares peaking as travellers in Europe, Asia seek savings
   Airfares in Europe and Asia are starting to plateau or fall in a sign that a prolonged post COVID travel boom is waning, delivering a setback for airlines struggling with higher costs and limited aircraft availability.A global imbalance between supply of flights and pent up demand as air travel...
Papua New Guinea orders evacuations after landslide, thousands feared buried
   The Papua New Guinea government ordered thousands of residents to evacuate from the path of a still active landslide on Tuesday, after parts of a mountain collapsed, burying at least, people according to the government’s estimates.Officials said the odds of finding survivors were slim, even as...
North Korea says it tried new fuel in satellite launch that ended in fiery explosion
   North Korea’s latest satellite launch exploded in a fireball before dropping into the Yellow Sea just minutes after lifting off, but analysts say the attempt showcased new strides in the nuclear armed country’s race for space.North Korea said its latest attempt to launch a military reconnaissance...
South Africa’s Ramaphosa steers ANC into potentially pivotal election
   South African President Cyril Ramaphosa, who has staked his reputation on cleaning up the image of the ruling African National Congress, will lead the party toward its biggest test of the democratic era when South Africans vote on Wednesday.Ramaphosa, who helped found the country’s biggest mining...
India quarry collapse traps seven as cyclone deaths climb to 23
   Torrential rains brought by cyclone Remal caused a collapse in a stone quarry in India’s state of Mizoram, killing people and trapping seven, while eight more died in landslides and other accidents elsewhere in the remote region, officials said.Weather authorities said the powerful cyclone had...
India’s space startup calls off maiden rocket launch for a fourth time
   India’s Agnikul Cosmos called off a test flight of its first rocket on Tuesday seconds before it was due to launch the fourth such cancellation in the last three months.Launches of India’s second privately built rocket, and first using a combination of gas and liquid fuel, had been aborted three...
27  mai     21h35
UK’s Sunak proposes tax cuts for pensioners in new election pledge
   British Prime Minister Rishi Sunak on Monday proposed tax cuts for millions of pensioners in his latest campaign pledge, highlighting the importance of older voters in the upcoming July election.Sunak’s Conservative Party said it would introduce a new age related allowance and deliver a tax cut of...
Escalating emissions: How Red Sea disruptions are driving up carbon emissions