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Tas eyes fast-tracked infrastructure build
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Monday, 25 May 2020
Tas eyes fast-tracked infrastructure build
Tasmania is expected to next week unveil details of a fast-tracked infrastructure program aimed at kickstarting the state's economy amid COVID-19. State Treasury is examining the $3.7 billion program, announced last year, to determine which projects can be brought forward....
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It comes amid warnings that the British Prime Minister’s chief adviser’s actions have ‘undermined’ e
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Monday, 25 May 2020
It comes amid warnings that the British Prime Minister’s chief adviser’s actions have ‘undermined’ e
Mr Cummings travelled to County Durham in March to self-isolate with his family apparently because he feared that he and his wife would be left unable to care ...
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Tens of thousands of homes and businesses lost power, buildings were battered and trees were uproote
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Monday, 25 May 2020
Tens of thousands of homes and businesses lost power, buildings were battered and trees were uproote
A truck trying to pass a fallen tree in Western Australia yesterday. Pic via Ross Nagle on Twitter. No casualties were reported from what Acting Assistant Comm...
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Police must establish whether Cummings potentially broke law, commissioner says Police must establis
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Monday, 25 May 2020
Police must establish whether Cummings potentially broke law, commissioner says Police must establis
Acting Durham police, crime and victims commissioner Steve White has written to the chief constable (Joe Giddens/PA) Durham Police need to establish the facts ...
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'He’s not above anybody' - Mother and son protest outside Dominic Cummings' home
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Monday, 25 May 2020
'He’s not above anybody' - Mother and son protest outside Dominic Cummings' home
Boris Johnson is facing sustained pressure to sack his key aide Dominic Cummings following allegations he breached coronavirus lockdown restrictions. It comes ...
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Tas eyes fast-tracked infrastructure build
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Monday, 25 May 2020
Tas eyes fast-tracked infrastructure build
State Treasury is examining the $3.7 billion program, announced last year, to determine which projects can be brought forward. "I expect to announce the reprof...
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Sienna Resources Acquires the Kuusamo PGE-Ni-Cu-Co Project in Finland
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Monday, 25 May 2020
Sienna Resources Acquires the Kuusamo PGE-Ni-Cu-Co Project in Finland
Vancouver, British Columbia--(Newsfile Corp. - May 25, 2020) - Sienna Resources Inc. ( TSXV: SIE) (FSE: A1XCQ0 ) (OTC PINK: SNNAF (the " Company ") is pleased ...
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Northern Dynasty Minerals Ltd.: Northern Dynasty: Federal Permitting Process for Alaska's Pebble Pro
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Monday, 25 May 2020
Northern Dynasty Minerals Ltd.: Northern Dynasty: Federal Permitting Process for Alaska's Pebble Pro
Lead federal regulator US Army Corps of Engineers announces preferred development alternative. VANCOUVER, BC / ACCESSWIRE / May 25, 2020 / Northern Dynasty Min...
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MIL-OSI Europe: Annual German Ambassadors’ Conference 2020: Opening remarks by High Representative/
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Monday, 25 May 2020
MIL-OSI Europe: Annual German Ambassadors’ Conference 2020: Opening remarks by High Representative/
Many thanks for the invitation to speak at this German Ambassador’s conference. It is a pity I have to do this from a studio in the basement of Berlaymont buil...
 
In Post-Coronavirus World, Terrorists May Turn to Biological Attacks
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Monday, 25 May 2020
In Post-Coronavirus World, Terrorists May Turn to Biological Attacks
Security experts from the Council of Europe on Monday warned that the global coronavirus outbreak may increase the use of biological weapons by terrorists in t...
 
World: UN Secretary General Message on Africa Day
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Monday, 25 May 2020
World: UN Secretary General Message on Africa Day
25 May 2020, New York - This year, the world marks Africa Day under extremely difficult circumstances as we grapple with the global COVID-19 pandemic, which th...
 
World: We will not defeat COVID-19 without including Africa in the global response
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Monday, 25 May 2020
World: We will not defeat COVID-19 without including Africa in the global response
In much of the global COVID-19 conversation, Africa is barely mentioned. But the risks which the COVID-19 crisis brings are even greater in Africa than elsewhe...
 
African leaders endorse plan to build climate resilience into recovery from COVID-19
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Monday, 25 May 2020
African leaders endorse plan to build climate resilience into recovery from COVID-19
Around 54 leaders from the African Adaptation Initiative, championed by President Ali Bongo Ondimba of Gabon, have endorsed the policy recommendations outlined...
 
PALESTINE Al-Aqsa Mosque red line for all Muslims: Erdogan Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan re
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Monday, 25 May 2020
PALESTINE Al-Aqsa Mosque red line for all Muslims: Erdogan Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan re
Trump's highly provocative scheme, which further denies the right of return to Palestinian refugees, is also in complete disregard of UN Security Council resol...
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Premier declares end to corona lockdown, decides ret..
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Monday, 25 May 2020
Premier declares end to corona lockdown, decides ret..
RAMALLAH, Monday, May 25, 2020 (WAFA) Prime Minister Mohammad Shtayyeh declared today an end to the two-months long lockdown on the Palestinian territories dec...
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Virus lockdowns stifle Eid celebrations as infections rise
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Monday, 25 May 2020
Virus lockdowns stifle Eid celebrations as infections rise
The three-day festival, which marks the end of the holy month of Ramadan, is traditionally celebrated with mosque prayers, family feasts and shopping for new c...
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Romania's Delgaz Grid to invest 1.9 bln lei (392 mln euro) by 2023
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Monday, 25 May 2020
Romania's Delgaz Grid to invest 1.9 bln lei (392 mln euro) by 2023
BUCHAREST (Romania), May 25 (SeeNews) - Romanian electricity and natural gas distributor Delgaz Grid, a member of Germany's E.ON group, said on Monday that it ...
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Serbia's real net wage up 8.6% y/y in March
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Monday, 25 May 2020
Serbia's real net wage up 8.6% y/y in March
BELGRADE (Serbia), May 25 (SeeNews) Serbia's average net wage increased by a real 8.6% year-on-year in March, following a 8.8% annual rise in February, the sta...
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Lufthansa, German government agree on rescue package: source
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Monday, 25 May 2020
Lufthansa, German government agree on rescue package: source
FILE PHOTO: Aircraft of the German carrier Lufthansa are parked on the tarmac, as the spread of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) continues, at the airport in...
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Slovenia's Intereuropa expects lower EBITDA, operating profit in 2020
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Monday, 25 May 2020
Slovenia's Intereuropa expects lower EBITDA, operating profit in 2020
LJUBLJANA (Slovenia), May 25 (SeeNews) Slovenian logistics company Intereuropa [LJE:IEKG] targets earnings before interest, tax, depreciation and amortisation ...
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Nordea: ECB vil gøre mere for at sikre prisstabilitet
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Monday, 25 May 2020
Nordea: ECB vil gøre mere for at sikre prisstabilitet
The ECB sees it has already done a lot to preserve price stability in the Euro area, but stands ready to do more. Today’s monetary policy account pointed to mo...
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Dansk Bank: Ny EU-fond er et stærkt og positivt signal
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Monday, 25 May 2020
Dansk Bank: Ny EU-fond er et stærkt og positivt signal
have come with a surprisingly bold proposal, which even on the details looks promising. The strong signal of solidarity should reduce any risk of further fragm...
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Global shares rise on hopes for economies' gradual reopening
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Monday, 25 May 2020
Global shares rise on hopes for economies' gradual reopening
TOKYO (AP) — Global shares rose Monday, with Europe tracking gains in Asia despite news that the German economy fell into recession in the first quarter of the...
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France Warns Renault Could Disappear Without Support, Partner Nissan Plans 20,000 Job Cuts
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Monday, 25 May 2020
France Warns Renault Could Disappear Without Support, Partner Nissan Plans 20,000 Job Cuts
Europe's car industry was put on alert for more job losses on Friday as a French minister warned Renault could disappear if it didn't get help soon and a Japan...
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From the hearts of Turkish people: Charity brings joy of Ramadan to 66 countries
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Monday, 25 May 2020
From the hearts of Turkish people: Charity brings joy of Ramadan to 66 countries
Turkey's state-run charity brought the joy of the Muslim holy month of Ramadan by delivering aid to around 700,000 people in 66 countries around the globe. The...
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BME: The Medcap Forum To Gather Over 200 Investors For Its 16th. Edition, Starting Tomorrow
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Monday, 25 May 2020
BME: The Medcap Forum To Gather Over 200 Investors For Its 16th. Edition, Starting Tomorrow
To be held virtually due to the Covid-19 crisis; Javier Hernani, CEO of BME, Fernando Ruiz, Chairman of Deloitte, and Antonio Garamendi, Chairman of CEOE, will...
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Stock Markets Firmer On Lockdown Easing Hopes
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Monday, 25 May 2020
Stock Markets Firmer On Lockdown Easing Hopes
Global stock markets were firmer Monday, buoyed by the prospect of further easing of coronavirus lockdowns despite sharp increases in case rates in some countr...
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Israeli boy finds tablet immortalizing victorious Canaanite and his naked captive
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Monday, 25 May 2020
Israeli boy finds tablet immortalizing victorious Canaanite and his naked captive
Some 3,500 years ago, the land of Canaan was as usual not a peaceful place, and somebody apparently wanted to gloat about a particular victory. He didn’t want ...
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French, 450
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Monday, 25 May 2020
French, 450
French government measures to prop up the economy through the coronavirus crisis have cost 450 billion euros ($490 billion), the equivalent of 20% of gross dom...
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German activity picks up, can't escape official recession
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Monday, 25 May 2020
German activity picks up, can't escape official recession
FRANKFURT, Germany — (AP) — A key indicator of German business outlooks bounced upward in May as more businesses and activities re-opened — but the index remai...
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U.S.-China tensions boost dollar after weekly loss
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Monday, 25 May 2020
U.S.-China tensions boost dollar after weekly loss
The U.S. dollar climbed on Monday after posting a rare weekly loss as investors flocked to the shelter of perceived safe-haven currencies on concerns about a g...
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