Brazil president creates body to pardon environmental fines

BRASILIA (Reuters) – Brazil’s President Jair Bolsonaro has created a regulatory body with the power to forgive or revise environmental

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Brazil minister says he will shrink, not replace environmental agency

BRASILIA (Reuters) – Brazil intends to reduce the size of its environmental policymaking body but does not plan to have

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Mozambicans look to God as cyclone deaths rise

BEIRA, Mozambique (Reuters) – Worshippers gathered at battered churches in the Mozambican port of Beira on Sunday, praying for divine

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Miner Vale quashed dam safety audit efforts before Brazil disaster: prosecutor

SAO PAULO (Reuters) – Executives at Vale SA, the world’s largest iron ore miner, quashed efforts by Brazilian authorities to

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Flash floods in Afghanistan kill at least 20

KABUL (Reuters) – At least 20 people including children were killed in southern Afghanistan by flash floods that engulfed up

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Activists block access to waste site in Argentina used by oil companies

FILE PHOTO: A signage of state-controlled energy company YPF is seen along a road in Buenos Aires August 28, 2014.

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India’s top court order revokes order to open Vedanta smelter

FILE PHOTO: Police stand guard outside a copper smelter controlled by London-listed Vedanta Resources in Thoothukudi in the southern state

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