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  • Friday news roundup November 29, 2019

    Zimbabwe is on the verge of "manmade starvation" and French evironmental activists barred access to an Amazon depot in Paris. Here's a snapshot of some of the news stories you may have missed this week.
    Zimbabwe is on the verge of "manmade starvation" and French evironmental activists barred access to an Amazon depot in Paris. Here's a snapshot of some of the news stories you may have missed this week.
  • November 26, 2019

    Humans released more CO2 in 2018 than ever before

    According to the annual Global Emissions Gap report, 55.3 gigatons of global CO2 were released into the atmosphere, up from 53.5 gigatons in 2017.
    According to the annual Global Emissions Gap report, 55.3 gigatons of global CO2 were released into the atmosphere, up from 53.5 gigatons in 2017.
  • November 25, 2019

    University staff in the UK start an eight-day strike over wages and pensions

    Students across 60 universities in the UK will face disruption between 25 November and 4 December.
    Students across 60 universities in the UK will face disruption between 25 November and 4 December.
  • Friday news roundup November 22, 2019

    An Australian government paper could spark a renewed fight over super tax breaks and world’s first AI health app in Swahili will tackle doctor shortages. Here's a snapshot of some of the news stories you may have missed this week.
    An Australian government paper could spark a renewed fight over super tax breaks and world’s first AI health app in Swahili will tackle doctor shortages. Here's a snapshot of some of the news stories you may have missed this week.
  • November 21, 2019

    Pope Francis condemns the exploitation of women and children in Thailand

    During his visit in Thailand, Pope Francis condemned the exploitation of women and children in the country, which is known for widespread sex tourism.
    During his visit in Thailand, Pope Francis condemned the exploitation of women and children in the country, which is known for widespread sex tourism.
  • November 19, 2019

    Sydney covered in hazardous bushfire smoke, sparking health warnings

    Sydney has been blanketed in hazardous smoke, prompting health warnings for Australia’s most populous city.
    Sydney has been blanketed in hazardous smoke, prompting health warnings for Australia’s most populous city.
  • November 15, 2019

    Friday news roundup November 15, 2019

    China is making steps to becoming the world's tech leader and UK's Labor party reveals minimum wage plans. Here's a snapshot of some of the news stories you may have missed this week.
    China is making steps to becoming the world's tech leader and UK's Labor party reveals minimum wage plans. Here's a snapshot of some of the news stories you may have missed this week.
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