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June heat wave in Tokyo worst since 1875, power supply cracks under pressure

TOKYO, June 28 (Reuters) – Japan baked in scorching temperatures for the fourth straight day on Tuesday, as heat in the capital broke nearly 150-year-old records for June and authorities warned power supply remained tight enough to face the specter of budget cuts. increase. The heat wave comes less than two weeks before a national …

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Africa’s dream to feed China hits hard reality

China wants to boost trade with Africa to reduce deficits African agricultural producers push for access to China Even with trade deals, lengthy approvals hamper exports THIKA, Kenya, June 28 (Reuters) – Watching workers poke avocados from the treetops at an orchard owned by Kenyan agricultural company Kakuzi, director Chris Flowers relishes the thought that …

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Norwegian police seek postponement of Pride events after gay bar shooting

Police cite intelligence information for delay Major Pride meeting in Oslo canceled Suspect gets first four weeks in prison Court names suspect as Zaniar Matapour OSLO, June 27 (Reuters) – Norwegian police said on Monday that all Pride events across the country should be postponed, citing security concerns after a deadly weekend by a gunman …

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Family says goodbye to British journalist murdered in Amazon

NITEROI, Brazil, June 26 (Reuters) – Dom Phillips’ family on Sunday said goodbye to the British journalist, who was murdered earlier this month along with Brazilian indigenous expert Bruno Pereira in the Amazon. Phillips’ wife Alessandra Sampaio, siblings Sian and Gareth, and brother-in-law Paul Sherwood attended the 57-year-old’s funeral in Niteroi, near Rio de Janeiro. …

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Dozens of migrants piled on top of each other at Melilla border fence

African migrants sit atop a border fence as they attempt to cross the North African enclave of Melilla in Spain from Morocco, Nov. 21, 2015. REUTERS/Jesus Blasco de Avellaneda/File Photo Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register RABAT/MADRID, June 25 (Reuters) – Dozens of migrants were pictured lying by a Moroccan border fence, …

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UN rights agency says findings suggest an Al Jazeera journalist was killed by Israeli forces

A photo of Al Jazeera reporter Shireen Abu Akleh, who was killed in an Israeli raid on Jenin, is displayed on May 11, 2022, at Al-Jazeera’s headquarters in Doha, Qatar. REUTERS/Imad Creidi Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register LONDON, June 24 (Reuters) – Information reviewed by the UN human rights agency suggests …

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Pressure on British Prime Minister Johnson mounts after crushing election defeats

Party chairman resigns after defeats and says change is needed Conservatives lose on seat in southern interior Johnson’s Electoral Breaks in 2019 as Labor Win Wakefield Back PM caught up in scandal over lockdown parties LONDON, June 24 (Reuters) – Boris Johnson’s Conservatives lost two seats in parliament on Friday, a crushing blow to the …

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