BELGRADE (Reuters) – Serbia’s fiscal advisory council urged the government on Tuesday to begin investing 1.3 percent of GDP to tackle “devastating” environmental problems including air pollution and an acute lack of sewage treatment facilities. Serbia processes less than 10 percent of its waste water and has a persistent problem with unregulated landfills, the government-appointed
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NEW YORK (Reuters) – The Trump administration’s Environmental Protection Agency has consistently ignored recommendations from the Department of Energy to reject or limit waivers to oil refiners seeking exemptions from nation’s biofuels law, according to five sources familiar with the matter. FILE PHOTO: U.S. President Donald Trump (L) listens to EPA Administrator Scott Pruitt after
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MELBOURNE/SYDNEY (Reuters) – Chinese telecommunications equipment maker Huawei Technologies Co Ltd [HWT.UL] is the biggest corporate sponsor of overseas travel for Australian politicians, according to an analysis of travel disclosure registers by an Australian think-tank. FILE PHOTO: The Huawei logo is seen during the Mobile World Congress in Barcelona, Spain, February 26, 2018. REUTERS/Yves Herman
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(Reuters) – GW Pharmaceuticals Plc’s epilepsy treatment on Monday secured an approval from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration, becoming the first cannabis-based drug to be approved in the country. FILE PHOTO: A flowering marijuana plant. REUTERS/Chris Wattie The drug’s approval permits its use in patients aged two years and older with Dravet Syndrome (DS)
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EASTBOURNE, Engkand (Reuters) – Andy Murray claimed his first win since returning from a hip injury as he trounced fellow three-time Grand Slam champion Stan Wawrinka 6-1 6-3 in the first round of the Eastbourne championships on Monday. Tennis – WTA Premier & ATP 250 – Nature Valley International – Devonshire Park, Eastbourne, Britain –
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ISTANBUL (Reuters) – Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan won sweeping new executive powers on Monday after his victory in landmark elections that also saw his Islamist-rooted AK Party and its nationalist allies secure a majority in parliament. Erdogan’s main rival, Muharrem Ince of the Republican People’s Party (CHP), conceded defeat but branded the elections “unjust” and
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