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Indigenous leader who opposed illegal mining killed in Venezuela -NGO

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PUERTO ORDAZ, Venezuela, July 1 (Reuters) – A Venezuelan indigenous leader who was an opponent of armed groups and illegal mining was shot dead on Thursday in the Amazonas state capital, a non-governmental organization and three people with knowledge of the case said. Virgilio Trujillo Arana, a 38-year-old indigenous Uwottuja......

China to cut industrial energy intensity by 13.5% from 2021-2025

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People walk past a China Energy coal-fired power plant in Shenyang, Liaoning province, China September 29, 2021. REUTERS/Tingshu Wang Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register SHANGHAI, June 29 (Reuters) – China will reduce its industrial energy consumption per unit of output by 13.5% over the 2021-2025 period......

Young activists dismiss ‘vague’ G7 climate pledges at summit

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A general view of G7 leaders meeting with outreach guests for the working session of the G7 leaders’ summit at the Bavarian resort of Schloss Elmau, near Garmisch-Partenkirchen, Germany, June 27, 2022. REUTERS/Lukas Barth/Pool Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register GARMISCH-PARTENKIRCHEN, Germany, June 27 (Reuters) – Climate......

U.S. court upholds Arizona land swap deal for Rio Tinto copper mine

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A sign adorns the building where mining company Rio Tinto has their office in Perth, Western Australia, November 19, 2015. REUTERS/David Gray/File Photo Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register June 25 (Reuters) – A U.S. appeals court has ruled that the federal government may give thousands of......

Protests force South Africa’s Eskom to widen power cuts

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June 24 (Reuters) – South African state power company Eskom said it would be forced to widen electricity cuts onFriday and over the weekend as labour protests linked to deadlocked wage talks disrupt operations. The utility, which has struggled to meet power demand in Africa’s most industrialised nation for over......

Thousands march in Quito after night of Ecuador protest violence

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QUITO, June 22 (Reuters) – Thousands of indigenous protesters held a peaceful march through Ecuador’s capital, Quito, on Wednesday to demand that President Guillermo Lasso address price rises that have ignited 10 days of demonstrations across the country. Disquiet over costs for fuel, food and other basics has exploded into......

Australia inquiry says miners fail to protect women, backs offender register

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Iron ore mining operations, including a rail network, can be seen in outback Western Australia near the city of Port Hedland in this aerial picture September 5, 2016. Picture taken September 5, 2016. REUTERS/David Gray Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register Report says mining industry culture fails......

EXCLUSIVE Bidders weigh offers valuing Toshiba at up to $22 bln-sources

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TOKYO/HONG KONG, June 23 (Reuters) – Bidders for Toshiba Corp (6502.T) are considering offering up to 7,000 yen ($51.41) per share to take the troubled Japanese conglomerate private, three people familiar with the situation told Reuters, valuing the deal at about $22 billion. Toshiba, which is exploring strategic options, said......

European stocks bounce off lowest in more than a year after Powell remarks

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The German share price index DAX graph is pictured at the stock exchange in Frankfurt, Germany, June 21, 2022. REUTERS/Staff Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register Wall Street turns positive, helping sentiment Oil majors slide as crude dives Defensives gain, capping losses ArcelorMittal, other steel makers fall......

Blockchain payment company Roxe to go public via $3.6 bln SPAC deal

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June 21 (Reuters) – Blank check company Goldenstone Acquisition Ltd (GDST.O) said late on Tuesday that it has entered into a deal with blockchain-based payments company Roxe Holding Inc to take it public for a combined enterprise value of about $3.6 billion. The deal bucks an unfavorable market environment with......

Civil society group flays diamond watchdog over Russia stalemate

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A 20,69-carat yellow diamond is pictured during an official presentation by diamond producer Alrosa in Moscow, Russia Ferbuary 13, 2019. REUTERS/Maxim Shemetov/File Photo Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register June 19 (Reuters) – The Kimberley Process Civil Society Coalition on Monday sharply criticised the global diamond watchdog......

Primark to trial Click & Collect but online delivery still off the agenda

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The Primark logo can be seen on windows at Primark’s new Spanish flagship store in Madrid, Spain, October 15, 2015. REUTERS/Andrea Comas Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register To trial Click & Collect on children’s products Primark sales up 81% in third quarter Parent AB Foods’ sales......

Colombians choosing between leftist, business magnate in tight vote

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BOGOTA/BUCARAMANGA, June 19 (Reuters) – Colombians were voting on Sunday to elect their next president, choosing between a leftist former guerrilla who is pushing profound social change and an eccentric construction magnate who has promised to fight corruption. Candidates Gustavo Petro, once a member of the M-19 rebels, and Rodolfo......

Tesla to charge more for cars in United States as inflation bites

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June 16 (Reuters) – Tesla Inc (TSLA.O) again raised prices for all its car models in the United States in response to persistent global supply-chain problems and soaring raw material costs. The electric carmaker increased its Model Y long-range price to $65,990 from $62,990, its website showed on Thursday, after......

Column: Goldman sparks bear-bull battle in the lithium market: Andy Home

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LONDON, June 15 (Reuters) – Is the white-hot lithium market about to be dowsed in a cold cyclical shower of oversupply? Goldman Sachs thinks so. “We expect lithium prices to continue to correct for the rest of the year and remain under pressure from increasing supply over the next few......

Indian shares end lower as energy, metals slip

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A man looks at a screen displaying budget news, on a facade of the Bombay Stock Exchange (BSE) building in Mumbai, India, February 1, 2022. REUTERS/Francis Mascarenhas Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register BENGALURU, June 15 (Reuters) – India’s main indexes ended lower on Wednesday, dragged down......

Europe imports more South African coal as Russian ban looms

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JOHANNESBURG, June 15 (Reuters) – European countries, scrambling to secure alternatives to Russian coal, imported 40% more coal from South Africa’s main export hub in the first five months of this year than over the whole of 2021, figures obtained by Reuters showed on Wednesday. South Africa’s Richards Bay Coal......

Miner Fortescue says it won’t shy away from countries with troubled human rights

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Andrew Forrest, Chairman and Founder, Fortescue Metals Group speaks at the Global Energy Transition 2022 conference in New York City, New York, U.S. June 14, 2022. REUTERS/David Dee Delgado Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register NEW YORK, June 14 (Reuters) – Andrew Forrest, the chairman and founder......

White nationalists accused of planning riot are bailed out of Idaho jail

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June 13 (Reuters) – Thirty-one members of white nationalist group Patriot Front, arrested in Idaho over the weekend on suspicion of plotting to violently disrupt an LGBTQ pride event, were released from jail on bond and will make their initial court appearances in the coming weeks, a court official said......

Gold falls 1% as rate hike bets bolster dollar

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Gold to find support as investors abandon riskier assets-analyst Dollar hits one-month peak June 13 (Reuters) – Gold fell 1% on Monday after the dollar strengthened and Treasury yields rose as data showing surging inflation in the U.S. fuelled bets for steeper rate hikes from the Federal Reserve. Spot gold......

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