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Self-repairing material plucks carbon from the air 0

Self-repairing material plucks carbon from the air

Researchers have isolated chloroplasts before this, but these organic components tend to stop working a few hours after removal from a plant. The team made them more practical by significantly extending their useful lifespan....

Trump is trying to ‘de-globalize’ the Chinese and US economies, former WTO chief says 0

Trump is trying to ‘de-globalize’ the Chinese and US economies, former WTO chief says

The ongoing dispute will make both economies less “entwined” and thus less globalized, Pascal Lamy,former director-general of the WTO told CNBC’s “Squawk Box Europe.” “The U.S. is trying to push back on China and...

IMF cuts its global growth forecasts, citing trade tensions between the US and its trading partners 0

IMF cuts its global growth forecasts, citing trade tensions between the US and its trading partners

Earlier projections now appear to be “over-optimistic” given that risks from “further disruptions in trade policies” have become more prominent, said Maurice Obstfeld, IMF chief economist, in a prepared speech. “Two major regional trade...

British banks could benefit from US-China trade war: Barclays chairman 0

British banks could benefit from US-China trade war: Barclays chairman

British lenders may stand to gain as Washington and Beijing go head to head over trade tariffs, according to one of the world’s largest banks. When asked if American banks would face reduced market...

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Kenya officials charged in Olympic corruption inquiry

Image copyrightAFP/GettyImage caption Former Sports Minister Hassan Wario is one of the seven to face corruption charges Seven senior Kenyan officials will be charged over alleged corruption surrounding the 2016 Olympic Games, the country’s...

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Greek road inferno ‘kills 11 migrants’

Image copyrightAFPImage caption The burned-out car is retrieved near Kavala Eleven people thought to be migrants have died after their vehicle and a lorry collided head-on in northern Greece. Both the car and the...

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Nepal storm kills climbers on Himalayan peak Gurja

Image copyrightFrank Bienewald/GettyImage caption Nepal is home to eight of the world’s 14 highest peaks At least seven climbers died when a violent snowstorm destroyed their camp on a Himalayan peak in western Nepal....