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India bans e-cigarettes after warning of vaping 'epidemic'

18th September 2019 | 0

This post was originally published on this siteIndia has become the latest country to ban e-cigarettes over growing health concerns. The country’s government warned of an “epidemic” in vaping as it followed countries including Brazil and Thailand in prohibiting the products. India’s health ministry said: “These novel products come with attractive appearances and multiple flavours […]

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Saudi Arabia shows 'material evidence' of Iranian involvement in oil attacks

18th September 2019 | 0

This post was originally published on this siteThe Saudis have displayed what they say are cruise missiles and drones proving Iran’s responsibility for the recent attack on oil facilities. The Abqaiq facility and the Khurais oil field were attacked in the early hours of Saturday, causing a reduction of more than half in Saudi Arabia’s […]

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Police raid 'network of pay-TV pirates' broadcasting to millions

18th September 2019 | 0

This post was originally published on this site Police have raided a network of suspected pay-TV pirates, seizing equipment and shutting down services being streamed to tens of millions of people. The biggest provider, known as Xtream Codes, had about 50 millions users worldwide, Italian police said. Its service bundled together content from Sky Italia, […]

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Trump to 'substantially increase' sanctions on Iran

18th September 2019 | 0

This post was originally published on this site By Sanya Burgess, news reporter Donald Trump has said he will “substantially increase” sanctions on Iran. The president’s announcement comes two days after he told reporters it was “looking like” Iran was behind the attacks on Saudi Arabia’s oil facilities, but he insisted he does not want […]

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School kids suing US government over climate change

18th September 2019 | 0

This post was originally published on this siteIn the beautiful state of Oregon an almighty legal row with international implications is unfolding. That’s because four years ago a group of 21 children and young people decided to sue the US government over climate change. When the lawsuit was first lodged in a federal court in […]

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Lord Of The Rings returns to New Zealand for TV series

18th September 2019 | 0

This post was originally published on this siteNew Zealand is to become Middle-earth once again, with Amazon confirming that the new Lord Of The Rings television series is set to be filmed in the country. It means a return of the orcs, elves and hobbits to the land they became synonymous with over the course […]

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'Material evidence' of Iran's involvement in plant attack – Saudis

18th September 2019 | 0

This post was originally published on this siteThe Saudi government is preparing to present “material evidence” proving Iranian involvement in the weekend’s attack against two major Saudi oil production plants. At a news conference later in the capital Riyadh, a spokesman for the Saudi Defence Ministry will present Iranian weapons to substantiate claims that Iran […]

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Hiker 'carried' broken leg for two days before rescue

18th September 2019 | 0

This post was originally published on this site By David Chipakupaku, news reporter A hiker says he had to “carry” his own broken leg for two days after falling six metres (20ft) down a waterfall in Australia. Neil Parker, 54, slipped and fell while walking by himself through the bush in Mount Nebo, near Brisbane, […]

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Giant panda dies suddenly at Thai zoo

18th September 2019 | 0

This post was originally published on this siteOne of Thailand’s favourite pandas has died unexpectedly at the age of 19. Chuang Chuang collapsed on Monday in his enclosure following a meal of bamboo leaves, according to Wutthichai Muangmun, zoo director in the northern Thai city of Chiang Mai. Staff at the zoo will wear black […]

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This could be the beginning of the end for Netanyahu

17th September 2019 | 0

This post was originally published on this siteAvigdor Lieberman was once a nightclub bouncer. He may now be in a position to decide who is let into government in Israel and who is not, as the country’s kingmaker. The right-wing politician is calling for a government of national unity involving Benjamin Netanyahu’s Likud party and […]

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