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Dutch prosecutors won't appeal in MH17 case, making verdicts final

  • December 02, 2022 03:49 AM CET | Reuters
 Dutch prosecutors won't appeal in MH17 case, making verdicts final

AMSTERDAM (Reuters) -Dutch prosecutors said on Thursday they would not file an appeal regarding the outcome in the trial over the 2014 downing of Flight MH17 in eastern Ukraine, making the verdicts

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Disasters caused total of $122 billion in insured losses in 2022 - Swiss Re

Disasters caused total of $122 billion in insured losses in 2022 - Swiss Re

  • December 02, 2022 03:28 AM AEDT | Reuters

ZURICH (Reuters) - Hurricane Ian and other natural catastrophes have caused an estimated $115 billion of insured losses so far this year, well above the 10-year average of $81 billion, Swiss Re

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BRIEF-UK's Unite Says Metroline London Bus Strikes Suspended As Co Makes Improved Pay Offer

BRIEF-UK's Unite Says Metroline London Bus Strikes Suspended As Co Makes Improved Pay Offer

  • December 01, 2022 04:22 AM AEDT | Reuters

Nov 30 (Reuters) - UK's Unite: * UK'S UNITE: 3DAYS OF STRIKE ACTION SCHEDULED FOR THIS WEEK INVOLVING OVER 2,000 BUS DRIVERS EMPLOYED BY METROLINE IS CALLED OFF ON IMPROVED PAY OFFER

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Ukrainian president welcomes Hague MH17 ruling, calls for further trials

Ukrainian president welcomes Hague MH17 ruling, calls for further trials

  • November 18, 2022 02:20 AM CET | Reuters

KYIV (Reuters) -Kyiv welcomed the murder convictions handed out by a Dutch court on Thursday to three men for their role in the 2014 shooting down of a Malaysian airliner over Ukraine, but said those

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Ukrainian president welcomes Hague MH17 ruling, calls for further trials

Ukrainian president welcomes Hague MH17 ruling, calls for further trials

  • November 18, 2022 02:20 AM AEDT | Reuters

KYIV (Reuters) -Kyiv welcomed the murder convictions handed out by a Dutch court on Thursday to three men for their role in the 2014 shooting down of a Malaysian airliner over Ukraine, but said those

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Floods isolate Australian wheatbelt towns; Singapore joins rescue efforts

Floods isolate Australian wheatbelt towns; Singapore joins rescue efforts

  • November 17, 2022 01:22 PM AEDT | Reuters

By Renju Jose and Lewis Jackson SYDNEY (Reuters) - Hundreds of properties in Australia's southeast, scrubbed and cleaned two weeks ago after major flooding, were inundated again on Thursday as

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Factbox-COP27: Counting the rising cost of climate disasters

Factbox-COP27: Counting the rising cost of climate disasters

  • November 16, 2022 10:16 PM AEDT | Reuters

(Reuters) - Climate change has raised the cost of natural disasters, as rising sea levels and drought increase the frequency and severity of flooding and wildfires, insurers and risk modelling experts

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Australians rescued from rooftops as torrential rain ravages rural towns

Australians rescued from rooftops as torrential rain ravages rural towns

  • November 15, 2022 02:53 PM AEDT | Reuters

By Renju Jose SYDNEY (Reuters) -Hundreds of residents in flood-ravaged Australia's southeast were rescued by helicopter and boat after rivers rose rapidly on Tuesday, cutting off entire towns and

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Climate disasters put plight of displaced in COP27 focus

Climate disasters put plight of displaced in COP27 focus

  • November 13, 2022 07:04 PM AEDT | Reuters

By Gloria Dickie SHARM EL-SHEIKH, Egypt (Reuters) - Issack Hassan lives in a migrant camp in Baidoa city in Somalia - one of more than a million people displaced since January after five successive

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BRIEF-Tsunami Waves From Tonga Earthquake Have Been Observed In American Samoa- PTWC

BRIEF-Tsunami Waves From Tonga Earthquake Have Been Observed In American Samoa- PTWC

  • November 11, 2022 11:21 PM AEDT | Reuters

Nov 11 (Reuters) - * TSUNAMI WAVES FROM TONGA EARTHQUAKE HAVE BEEN OBSERVED IN AMERICAN SAMOA- PTWC Source text [http://bit.ly/3tnQMBI]

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At COP27, protesters within U.N. venue demand climate finance

At COP27, protesters within U.N. venue demand climate finance

  • November 11, 2022 07:02 AM AEDT | Reuters

By Gloria Dickie and Mai ShamsElDin SHARM EL-SHEIKH, Egypt, (Reuters) - Civil society groups and youth activists at the U.N. COP27 summit held small pop-up rallies Wednesday at designated areas in

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