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Millions are evacuated and more than 60 people killed after ‘unprecedented’ rain sparks landslides in Japan – with PM warning that country faces a ‘race against time’ to save people

Millions are evacuated and more than 60 people killed after ‘unprecedented’ rain sparks landslides in Japan – with PM warning that country faces a ‘race against time’ to save people At least 60 people have died in Japan as the country is battered by the worst rains and flooding in the country’s history.   Thousands…

U.S. Faces ‘Unprecedented Threat’ From China Tech Takeover

U.S. Faces ‘Unprecedented Threat’ From China Tech Takeover China’s “Thousand Talents” program to tap into its citizens educated or employed in the U.S. is a key part of multi-pronged efforts to transfer, replicate and eventually overtake U.S. military and commercial technology, according to American intelligence officials. The program, begun in 2008, is far from secret.…

Commander of US Troops in Syria Makes “Secret and Unprecedented” Visit to Israel

Commander of US Troops in Syria Makes “Secret and Unprecedented” Visit to Israel (ZHE) — Increasingly it appears that the recent US coalition missile strikes on Syria have utterly backfired: instead of weakening Syria or degrading its military capabilities, the attack may have actually served to strengthen Syria’s defenses. Since the massive strike which involved the US, UK, and France…

A mysterious and ‘nasty’ flesh-eating bug is spreading at unprecedented levels in Victoria, Australia and experts don’t know how to stop it

A mysterious and ‘nasty’ flesh-eating bug is spreading at unprecedented levels in Victoria, Australia and experts don’t know how to stop it It’s pretty much tripled over the last five or six years,’ Victoria’s deputy chief health officer Brett Sutton told reporters on Monday. Cases are also becoming more severe and occurring in new areas,…

Unprecedented 200 000 homes without power as storm hits Auckland, New Zealand

Unprecedented 200 000 homes without power as storm hits Auckland, New Zealand A powerful storm that hit Auckland, New Zealand on April 10, 2018 left widespread damage and an ‘unprecedented’ 200 000 properties without electricity. In addition, cell phone network was severely damaged, leaving many citizens without service. Another front…… Read more »    …

In Unprecedented Move, China Plans To Pay For Oil Imports With Yuan Instead Of Dollars

In Unprecedented Move, China Plans To Pay For Oil Imports With Yuan Instead Of Dollars Just days after Beijing officially launched  Yuan-denominated crude oil futures (with a bang, as shown in the chart below, surpassing Brent trading volume) which are expected to quickly become the third global price benchmark along Brent and WTI, China took…

‘We WILL protect you’: Police ramp up security checks and promise an unprecedented ‘ring of steel’ across major cities for New Year’s Eve amid looming threat of lone wolf ISIS attacks

‘We WILL protect you’: Police ramp up security checks and promise an unprecedented ‘ring of steel’ across major cities for New Year’s Eve amid looming threat of lone wolf ISIS attacks Cities across the United States are ramping up security measures for the holiday NYC police are promising a bigger security detail than ever before…

EU triggers unprecedented proceedings against Poland, sanctions could follow

EU triggers unprecedented proceedings against Poland, sanctions could follow The European Union has triggered Article 7 against Poland, a procedure that could result in sanctions targeting Warsaw. The EU says Poland has violated democratic values with proposed judiciary reform.   The European Union’s executive body triggered Article 7 of the EU treaty, branded the “nuclear…