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On Tuesday, Germany’s federal government cleared the release of $1.19 billion of funding to help cities tackle diesel pollution. The money will be invested in the hopes of finding traffic solutions to lower air pollution. The German government has said that it wants access to the funds to be as ...

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On Thursday it was announced that Tesla had completed construction and installation of the world’s largest lithium ion battery in Australia. According to the South Australian government, the completion of installation puts the company on track to meet the 100 day deadline in which the ...

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Over the weekend what has been dubbed the “Paradise Papers” were released. The International Consortium of Investigative Journalists (ICIJ) and 95 of their media partners explored more than 13 million leaked files, making it a global instigation into the offshore activities of some of the ...

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On Saturday President Trump made an appeal to the Saudi kingdom, tweeting, “Would very much appreciate Saudi Arabia doing their IPO of Aramco with the New York Stock Exchange. Important to the United States!” Trump’s tweet came hours before he was set to set to depart for his 11 day tour in ...

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The international money transfer company TransferWise recently announced it has raised $280 million in new investment. The London based startup’s funding round was led by asset manager Old Mutual Global Investors and Silicon Valley venture capital firm IVP. Previous backers, who also reinvested ...

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The United States and South Korea are expected to begin joint military exercises on August 21st, despite pressure from North Korea and China to halt the exercises; sparking concern that the drills could dramatically increase tensions with North Korea. The exercises have traditionally been held ...

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Samsung Electronics Vice Chairman, Jay Y. Lee, has asked presiding Judge Kim Jin-dong to sentence Lee to twelve years in prison for his role in the corruption scandal. On the final day of the four month trail, prosecutors labelled Lee the “ultimate beneficiary” of the crimes ...

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Last Thursday, Amazon launched its same-day delivery service, Prime Now, in Singapore; marking its first launch into the Southeast Asia market. With Prime Now Singapore shoppers can now order goods, ranging from groceries to consumer electronics, and have them delivered within two hours. The ...

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On Saturday, the United Nations Security Council is set to vote on a US drafted resolution which seeks to slash a third of North Korea’s $3 billion annual export revenue because of Pyongyang’s intercontinental ballistic missile (ICBM) tests last month. The proposed resolution will ...

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On Monday, Poland’s Environmental Minister Jan Szysko said that the country will continue logging the primeval Bialowieza forest despite a ruling by the European Union’s top court to stop immediately. Brussels had recently requested that the court issue the immediate ban, arguing that ...

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