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Environmentalists decry Trump ‘dirty power’ plan: ‘A recipe for climate disaster’

September 1, 2018 (07:54)

“The world’s on fire and the Trump administration wants to make it worse,” said Rhea Suh, president of the Natural Resources Defense Council.
Environmentalists are attacking the Trump administration’s proposal Tuesday to relax pollution rules for coal-fired power plants, decrying the move as a “dirty power plan” that would harm efforts to slow global warming.

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What’s behind Turkey’s lira crisis? | Euronews answers

August 20, 2018 (12:43)

Turkey’s central bank has vowed to take all necessary action to stem the lira’s spiral, as the country’s currency continues to spook global markets. President Tayyip Erdogan said on Monday he expected attacks on Turkey’s economy to continue but predicted the lira would return to “rational levels” soon.

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Caspian nations agree on division of oil and gas spoils

August 15, 2018 (04:36)

The five nations that border the Caspian sea say they have reached agreement in principle on how to divide up the oil and gas resources of the world’s largest enclosed body of water.

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