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Afghanistan flight carrying more than 100 foreign passengers lands in Doha

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A flight carrying more than 100 international passengers out of Kabul has landed in Doha, the first such civilian flight since the chaotic evacuation of 124,000 foreigners and at-risk Afghans sparked by the Taliban’s ...

Apollo lands with the frontrunner in Morrisons takeover mission

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Private equity firms and their co-riders love a consortium mashup, so one can’t be surprised that Apollo has dropped the idea of bidding solo for Morrisons and is instead trying to insert itself into the Fortress-led ...

Fierce wildfires in US north-west threaten Native American tribal lands

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Fierce wildfires in the US north-west are threatening Native American tribal lands already struggling to conserve water and preserve traditional hunting grounds in the face of drought. Blazes in Oregon and Washington...

North Dakota sues over Biden’s halt in oil and gas leases on public lands

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North Dakota has sued the Biden administration over its suspension of new oil and gas leases on federal land and water, saying the move will cost the state hundreds of millions of dollars in lost revenue. Joe Biden sh...

Line 3: protests over pipeline through tribal lands spark clashes and mass arrests

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Environmental protesters and Native American tribes have joined together to try to block construction efforts that would expand and repair a controversial pipeline called Line 3, which would carry hundreds of thousand...

Ex-Austrian minister who danced with Putin at wedding lands Russian oil job

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A former Austrian foreign minister who danced with Vladimir Putin at her wedding has been given a seat on the board of directors of the Russian state-controlled oil industry giant Rosneft, the company has annnounced. ...

TV tonight: supernatural thriller The Nevers lands at last

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Joss Whedon’s return to television with this Victorian supernatural series may have been marred by the allegations of bullying that recently surfaced, yet the resulting show is still artfully executed by its other cas...

China lands unmanned spacecraft on Mars

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An unmanned Chinese spacecraft successfully landed on the surface of Mars on Saturday, Chinese state news agency Xinhua has reported, making China the second space-faring nation after the United States to land on the ...

Cat lands unharmed after jump from fifth-floor of burning Chicago building – video

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A cat in Chicago has survived after jumping out of a fifth-floor window to escape an apartment fire. Chicago fire department personnel were taking a video of the exterior of the building as firefighters were extinguis...

Nicola Sturgeon pledges second referendum as SNP lands election win

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Nicola Sturgeon has pledged to press ahead with plans for a second independence referendum after the Scottish National party won its fourth consecutive Holyrood election, triggering a constitutional battle with Boris ...

Pacheedaht First Nation chiefs in Canada tell anti-logging protesters to leave their lands

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Two chiefs of a First Nation in western Canada have told anti-old growth logging protesters camped out on their traditional lands to pack up and go home. Operating under the banner of the Rainforest Flying Squad, a gr...

‘Ecological island’: as Maasai herding lands shrink, so does space for Kenya’s elephants

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Kenyan elephants risk a slow extinction in a bleak, ever-shrinking “ecological island” in one of the country’s most picturesque and photographed landscapes, according to a government report. The animals face a grim fu...