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Trump says Clinton lawyer acquittal fuels 2024 election ambitions

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Donald Trump will “fight even harder” on the road to a possible White House run in 2024 because of the acquittal of a lawyer for Hillary Clinton’s 2016 campaign on a charge of lying to the FBI. “If anything, it makes ...

Russia scales back its military ambitions but the war in Ukraine is far from over

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One month after Russian president Vladimir Putin asserted that Ukraine should be liberated from the historical mistake of its independence, the Russian defence ministry has announced that Russia’s war aims were limite...

The roots of Vladimir Putin’s invasion ambitions

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Andrew Rawnsley is right to note that Vladimir Putin’s invasion of Ukraine signals a global contest for the soul of our planet (“Liberal democracies must defend their values and show Putin that the west isn’t weak”, C...

Xi Jinping warns China’s low-carbon ambitions must not interfere with ‘normal life’

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China’s ambitious low-carbon goals should not come at the expense of energy and food security or the “normal life” of ordinary people, president Xi Jinping said, signalling a more cautious approach to climate change a...

‘It’s critical’: can Microsoft make good on its climate ambitions?

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When the UN’s landmark climate report was released in 2018, calling for urgent and unprecedented changes, Microsoft executives were told to “commit it to memory”, said Elizabeth Willmott, who leads the company’s carbo...

China’s plan to build more coal-fired plants deals blow to UK’s Cop26 ambitions

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China plans to build more coal-fired power plants and has hinted that it will rethink its timetable to slash emissions, in a significant blow to the UK’s ambitions for securing a global agreement on phasing out coal a...

Apple’s automotive ambitions dealt blow as car chief joins Ford

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Apple has lost the executive in charge of its below-the-radar car project to Ford, dealing a further blow to the iPhone maker’s automotive ambitions. Doug Field, Apple’s vice-president of special projects, had also wo...

Keith Pitt on Australia’s energy ambitions – Australian politics podcast

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Katharine Murphy speaks with the federal resources minister, Keith Pitt, about the government’s gas-fired recovery plan, the export of energy resources and Australia’s record on climate action ...

Out of Africa: how Netflix’s ambitions could change the continent’s cinema

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It was the sight of donkeys carrying camera equipment that reminded Lemohang Jeremiah Mosese he was shooting in Lesotho. The director was filming This Is Not a Burial, It Is a Resurrection in a remote part of his tiny...