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Iran has not ruled out talks to end nuclear dispute, says official

Iran has not ruled out talks to end nuclear dispute, says official

Published 20/01/2020

DUBAI (Reuters) - Iran said on Monday that it had not closed the “door to negotiations” in efforts to resolve a dispute over its nuclear [more…]

Philippine volcano recharging, scientist says, as shops, hotels told to keep shut

Philippine volcano recharging, scientist says, as shops, hotels told to keep shut

Published 20/01/2020

MANILA (Reuters) - A restive volcano in the Philippines has a high risk of eruption as it is “recharging” with fresh magma and rising emissions [more…]

Australian budget surplus in doubt as bushfire funding boosted

Australian budget surplus in doubt as bushfire funding boosted

Published 20/01/2020

SYDNEY (Reuters) - Australia on Monday boosted emergency funding for small businesses hit by bushfires that have ravaged the country for months, as the mounting [more…]

Australia’s flame-scarred Kangaroo Valley calls for tourists to return

Australia’s flame-scarred Kangaroo Valley calls for tourists to return

Published 20/01/2020

KANGAROO VALLEY (Reuters) - Hard-hit businesses in Australia’s blaze-ravaged Kangaroo Valley are calling for tourists to return now that the wildfires are under control, and [more…]

South Korea confirms first case of new coronavirus in Chinese visitor

South Korea confirms first case of new coronavirus in Chinese visitor

Published 20/01/2020

SEOUL (Reuters) - South Korea reported on Monday its first confirmed case of a new coronavirus that has broken out in China, South Korea’s Centers [more…]

China agriculture minister urges authorities to prevent recurrence of African swine fever

China agriculture minister urges authorities to prevent recurrence of African swine fever

Published 20/01/2020

BEIJING (Reuters) - China’s agriculture minister urged authorities to prevent a recurrence in African swine fever outbreaks, according to a statement on the ministry’s website [more…]

‘Parasite’ wins top prize at Screen Actors Guild Awards

‘Parasite’ wins top prize at Screen Actors Guild Awards

Published 20/01/2020

LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - The Korean-language film “Parasite” won the top prize, for best ensemble cast in a motion picture, at the Screen Actors Guild [more…]

Five patients quarantined in China’s Zhejiang for respiratory illness

Five patients quarantined in China’s Zhejiang for respiratory illness

Published 20/01/2020

BEIJING (Reuters) - China’s eastern province of Zhejiang on Monday reported that five patients are in quarantine for respiratory illness but the diagnosis is not [more…]

Factbox: New coronavirus outbreak in Chinese city of Wuhan

Factbox: New coronavirus outbreak in Chinese city of Wuhan

Published 20/01/2020

BEIJING (Reuters) - Chinese authorities and the World Health Organization (WHO) say a new strain of coronavirus is behind the outbreak of pneumonia in the [more…]

U.S. House files brief laying out impeachment case against Trump

U.S. House files brief laying out impeachment case against Trump

Published 20/01/2020

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. lawmakers managing the impeachment case against Donald Trump filed a brief on Saturday laying out their arguments supporting charges of [more…]