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'We Are All Climate Skeptics': How to Cope with Global Warming

Australian philosopher and author Clive Hamilton has written several books on climate change, including best-seller "Requiem for a Species". 

As the world's nations met in Katowice, Poland to hammer out a climate rescue plan, Hamilton talked to AFP about how hard it is to wrap one's mind around the threat of global warming.

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Myanmar's President Praises Rakhine State for 'Auspicious' Year

Myanmar's president said Saturday it had been an "auspicious" year for Rakhine state, the violence-scarred territory and epicentre of the Rohingya crisis.

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Chile to Rreplace Brazil as 2019 UN Climate Summit Host

Chile will take the place of Brazil in hosting next year's UN climate summit, delegates at crunch talks in Poland were informed on Friday.

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France 'Yellow Vest' Protesters Gather on Decisive Weekend

"Yellow vest" demonstrators began gathering on the Champs-Elysees in Paris on Saturday morning for a fifth weekend of protests in defiance of calls by the French government to stay home.

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War on Jihadists Won't End Unless West Tackles Root Causes, Say Experts

Western powers fighting Islamist groups around the globe are condemned to a never-ending battle if they only tackle the symptoms and not the underlying causes of jihadist insurgency, experts say.

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US Judge Rules Obamacare Unconstitutional, Democrats Vow to Appeal

A federal judge in Texas ruled Friday that the US health care law known as Obamacare is unconstitutional -- a ruling that opposition Democrats vowed to appeal.

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Erdogan Vows to 'Bring Peace' to East of Euphrates

President Recep Tayyip Erdogan on Friday said Turkey was determined to bring peace to areas east of the Euphrates controlled by a Kurdish militia after he warned this week of a new operation in Syria.

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France's LVMH Says to Buy Luxury Hotel Group Belmond for $3.2 bn

French luxury giant LVMH said Friday that it had reached agreement to buy hotel group Belmond, whose properties include the Copacabana Palace in Rio de Janeiro and Cipriani in Venice, in a transaction worth $3.2 billion (2.8 billion euros).

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Turkey Targets Military over Alleged Gulen Links

Turkish authorities on Friday ordered the arrest of over 200 military personnel in new raids against suspects linked to the attempted coup in 2016, state media reported.

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China Powers Up Next-Generation Nuclear Plant

French energy giant EDF and its partner China General Nuclear Power Group announced Friday that they have powered up the world's first next-generation EPR nuclear reactor, a major milestone for the industry.

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