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Brazil's Bolsonaro prepares to send army to fight Amazon fires

Brasilia [Brazil], Aug 24 (ANI): Under increasing international pressure to contain the record numbers of fires in the Amazon, Brazilian ...

Bolsonaro mulls deploying army to combat Amazon fires

Brazil's President Jair Bolsonaro said Friday he is considering deploying the army to help combat fires raging in the Amazon ...

The Amazon is burning: 4 essential reads on Brazil's vanishing rainforest

Nearly 40,000 fires are incinerating Brazil's Amazon rainforest, the latest outbreak in an overactive fire season that has charred 1,330 ...

UN, France raise concern over Amazon wildfires 'crisis'

Salvador, Brazil - Paris and the United Nations called on Thursday for the protection of the fire-plagued Amazon rainforest as ...

Give Pitso the Bafana job - Palacios

Cape Town - Former Peruvian international and Orlando Pirates development director, Augusto Palacios, himself a former Bafana coach of note, ...

Bok RWC squad: Expect 'mundane Monday'!

Cape Town - For those who relish high drama, Monday afternoon's announcement of the 31-strong Springbok squad for RWC 2019 ...

Macron calls for Amazon fires to top G7 summit agenda

Paris [France], Aug 23 (ANI): Terming fires in the Amazon an "international crises", French President Emmanuel Macron has said the ...

The Amazon is on fire - here are 5 things you need to know

Record fires are raging in Brazil's Amazon rainforest, with more than 2,500 fires currently burning. They are collectively emitting huge ...

Belarus's Lukashenka, Weary of Russia Union, Seeks to Buy U.S. Crude

Belarus is seeking to buy U.S. oil for its refineries for the first time as it strives to diversify supplies ...

South America eye clean sweep in absence of star names at Vuelta

Madrid - A swathe of absentees leaves the door open for a first-time winner and a South American clean sweep ...

Lyles steps into Paris spotlight

Paris - Almost 10 years to the day that Jamaican legend Usain Bolt scorched to a blistering world record of ...

World Cup brings hope to Japan's tsunami-hit 'rugby town'

Kamaishi - When Fiji and Uruguay clash next month for a Rugby World Cup match in the small northern Japanese ...

Wales try prompts World Rugby law change

Cape Town - World Rugby has announced an amendment to to stipulate that a match cannot restart until a player ...

Macron Wants Amazon Fires to be #1 Topic at G-7 Summit

French President Emmanuel Macron wants the wildfires burning in the Amazon rainforest to be the number one topic at the ...

Bok defence can win World Cup - Whiteley

Pretoria - The Springboks not only have the side to win the World Cup, but they have the defensive system ...

Travel the world without destroying it - Imagine newsletter #5

Look with your eyes, not your hands. You were probably told that at some point growing up, as your eagerness ...

Keeping monkeys as pets is extraordinarily cruel - a ban is long overdue

Most people will have seen at least one headline over the last couple of years describing animal attacks on humans. ...

Injured Giro winner Carapaz withdraws from Vuelta

Madrid - Ecuador's Richard Carapaz, winner of this year's Giro d'Italia, has pulled out of the Vuelta a Espana due ...

Carapaz in doubt for Vuelta after training crash

Madrid - Ecuador's Richard Carapaz, winner of this year's Giro d'Italia, has injured his shoulder and could miss the start ...

Eddie Jones names England side for Ireland visit

London - Owen Farrell and George Ford will start a Test match together for the first time in over a ...

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DUBLIN, Ireland - New guidelines relating to the advertising of mobile phone and broadband services by the Advertising Standards Authority ...

Tech stocks shatter, Nasdaq drops 3%, as Trump Trade War escalates

NEW YORK, New York - U.S. stocks got smashed on Friday after President Donald Trump engaged in a tirade against ...

Multi-billionaire David Koch survived 27 years after death sentence

NEW YORK, New York - One of the richest men in the world died on Friday.Multi-billionaire David Koch, who with ...

Irish government urges businesses to prepare for Brexit

DUBLIN, Ireland - With 10 weeks to go to the Brexit deadline on 31 October, the Irish government is urging ...

End of week rally for shares in Asia

SYDNEY, Australia - Stocks in Asia rose across the board on Friday, setting European shares alight as well.In Japan the ...

Little movement in U.S. stocks, pound jumps

NEW YORK, New York - U.S. stocks had an unremarkable day on Thursday. Solid data on the employment front provided ...

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