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Archaeologists find 800-year old mummy in Peru

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LIMA, Nov 26 (Reuters) – A team of experts has found a mummy estimated to be at least 800 years old on Peru’s central coast, one of the archaeologists who participated in the excavation said on Friday. The mummified remains were of a person from the culture that developed between......

Italy and France sign agreement on space launchers

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MILAN, Nov 26 (Reuters) – Italy and France clinched an accord on Friday to strengthen their cooperation on space launchers as part of a broader bilateral treaty. Among the goals laid out in the bilateral treaty were pledges to reinforce military connections, including at an industrial level, and work together......

After shaking up nickel, China’s Tsingshan sets sights on lithium

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An electric car is charged at a roadside EV charge point, London, October 19, 2021. REUTERS/Toby Melville/File Photo/File Photo Register now for FREE unlimited access to reuters.com Register Nov 26 (Reuters) – Tsingshan Holding Group, the Chinese firm that shook the nickel world by rapidly boosting output in Indonesia, is......

Most Latam currencies slip; rate hike prospects lift Brazil’s real

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Mexican economy shrinks more than expected Brazil’s inflation hits highest in almost 20 years Turkish lira up 0.6%; central bank, banks discuss rates Hungary’s forint pulls away from all-time lows Nov 25 (Reuters) – Latin American currencies lagged emerging market peers on Thursday, with Mexico’s peso hit by shrinking economic......

United Nations calls for immediate end to fighting in Ethiopia

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BOGOTA, Nov 24 (Reuters) – United Nations Secretary General Antonio Guterres called for an end to fighting in Ethiopia while in Colombia’s capital Bogota on Wednesday, urging Ethiopian leaders to follow the Andean country’s example of peace. Guterres, who was visiting Colombia to mark the five-year anniversary of the peace......

Gold rush draws hundreds of dredging rafts to Amazon tributary

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AUTAZES, Brazil, Nov 24 (Reuters) – Hundreds of dredging rafts operated by illegal miners have gathered in a gold rush on the Madeira River, a major tributary of the Amazon, floating hundreds of miles as state and federal authorities dispute who is responsible for stopping them. The flotilla of rafts......

Venezuela starts closing polling stations in regional elections

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CARACAS, Nov 21 (Reuters) – Polling stations in Venezuela started closing on Sunday following regional and local elections, the country’s top electoral authority said on Sunday, without hinting at when results would start coming in. “As established by law, voting tables have started the process of closing,” the country’s National......

Democracy slipping away at record rate, intergovernmental body warns

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BRUSSELS, Nov 22 (Reuters) – A greater number of countries are sliding towards authoritarianism, while the number of established democracies under threat has never been so high, the International Institute for Democracy and Electoral Assistance (IDEA) said on Monday. Populist politics, the use of COVID-19 pandemic restrictions to silence critics,......

Chile’s Kast jumps to early lead in election, second-round likely

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SANTIAGO, Nov 21 (Reuters) – Jose Antonio Kast, a right-wing former congressman who has promised a harsh crackdown on crime, jumped to an early lead on Sunday evening in Chile’s most divisive presidential election since the country’s 1990 return to democracy. With 10.89% of the vote counted, Kast had received......

Venezuela claims Guinness World Record for largest orchestra

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CARACAS, Nov 20 (Reuters) – Venezuela’s National System of Youth and Children’s Orchestras – known as “El Sistema” – has set a new Guinness record for the world’s largest orchestra with 8,573 musicians playing together, the country’s government said on Saturday. A week ago more than 12,000 musicians played a......

Hulk scores twice as Atletico beat Juventude

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Soccer Football – Brasileiro Championship – Atletico Mineiro v Juventude – Estadio Mineirao, Belo Horizonte, Brazil – November 20, 2021 Atletico Mineiro players celebrate after the match REUTERS/Washington Alves BELO HORIZONTE, Brazil, Nov 20 (Reuters) – Two second half goals from Hulk gave Atletico Mineiro a 2-0 win over Juventude......

Messi scores maiden Ligue 1 goal as 10-man PSG open huge lead

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PARIS, Nov 20 (Reuters) – Lionel Messi scored his first Ligue 1 goal as Paris St Germain opened a 12-point lead at the top despite playing almost half an hour with 10 men in a 3-1 home win against Nantes on Saturday. Messi scored with a curled left-footer from outside......

Struggling Venezuelans put faith in latest Mexico migrant caravan

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Migrants from Central America walk on a highway in a caravan headed to the Mexican capital to apply for asylum and refugee status, in Tapachula, in Chiapas state, Mexico October 24, 2021. REUTERS/Jose Torres Register now for FREE unlimited access to reuters.com Register VILLA COMALTITLAN, Mexico, Nov 20 (Reuters) –......

Colombia financial regulator approves purchase of stake in Nutresa

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BOGOTA, Nov 19 (Reuters) – Colombia’s financial regulator has given the green light for a majority takeover of food processor Nutresa, according to a source close to the operation and Colombia’s stock exchange. With the authorization of the financial regulator bidder Nugil SAS, which is controlled by Grupo Gilinski, will......

IEA lifts 2022 average crude oil price assumption to $79.40/bbl

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An energy installation on a property leased to Devon Energy Production Company by the Catholic Archdiocese of Oklahoma City is seen near Guthrie, Oklahoma September 15, 2015. REUTERS/Nick Oxford LONDON, Nov 16 (Reuters) – The International Energy Agency (IEA) on Tuesday upped its average Brent crude oil price assumption for......

Turkey arrests suspect in connection with Haitian president’s murder

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A picture of the late Haitian President Jovenel Moise hangs on a wall before a news conference by interim Prime Minister Claude Joseph at his house, almost a week after his assassination, in Port-au-Prince, Haiti July 13, 2021. REUTERS/Ricardo Arduengo ANKARA, Nov 16 (Reuters) – Turkish authorities have arrested a......

Hamilton feels the love in absence of Brazilian drivers

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Formula One F1 – Brazilian Grand Prix – Jose Carlos Pace Circuit, Sao Paulo, Brazil – November 14, 2021 Mercedes’ Lewis Hamilton during the race REUTERS/Ricardo Moraes SAO PAULO, Nov 14 (Reuters) – With no Brazilian drivers on the Formula One starting grid, local fans gave seven times world champion......

Hamilton hunts down Verstappen to seize victory in Brazil

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Formula One F1 – Brazilian Grand Prix – Jose Carlos Pace Circuit, Sao Paulo, Brazil – November 14, 2021 Mercedes’ Lewis Hamilton celebrates winning the race REUTERS/Ricardo Moraes Hamilton wins in Brazil after starting 10th Mercedes driver cuts Verstappen’s lead to 14 points Red Bull’s Verstappen second, Bottas third for......

Argentines vote in midterm trial by fire for President Fernandez

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Argentina’s President Alberto Fernandez looks on during the session of the 138th legislative term at the National Congress in Buenos Aires, Argentina March 1, 2020. REUTERS/Agustin Marcarian/File Photo Ruling Peronist party in fight to avoid big losses Third of Senate seats, half in lower chamber at stake Voters angry at......

Turboprop maker ATR to pick upgraded engines -sources

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The logos of Airbus and aircraft manufacturer ATR are seen on a building at Saint-Martin-du-Touch near Toulouse, France, March 20, 2019. REUTERS/Regis Duvignau DUBAI, Nov 14 (Reuters) – Franco-Italian ATR is poised to announce an upgrade to the engines of its turboprop aircraft family as competition heats up in the......

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