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Top three Aussie miners to shed $11 bln in market value as commodity rout accelerates

Rio Tinto tracks worst month since Aug 2021 BHP, Fortescue risk worst month since Sept 2021 June 20 (Reuters) – Australia’s big three miners were on track to lose more than A$16 billion ($11.12 billion) in combined market value on Monday at current levels, as a commodity selloff over easing China demand and fears of …

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Brazil indigenous defender, sidelined under Bolsonaro, gave life for ‘abandoned’ tribes

ATALAIA DO NORTE, Brazil, June 19 (Reuters) – Six tribes from Brazil’s remote Javari Valley packed into an assembly hall on June 11 to lament the disappearance of Bruno Pereira, an advisor to their collective, and Dom Phillips, a British journalist reporting on his work. Native patrolmen organized by Pereira, formerly a senior official for …

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North Korea deploys national medical teams to battle intestinal epidemic

FILE PHOTO: North Korean farmers work in a field of a collective farm in South Hwanghae province, September 30, 2011. REUTERS/Damir Sagolj Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register SEOUL, June 19 (Reuters) – North Korea has dispatched medical crews and epidemiological investigators to a province battling the outbreak of an intestinal disease, …

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Fresh floods hit Bangladesh, hundreds of thousands left stranded | Climate News

Flood situation likely to deteriorate over the next 24 hours in worst-hit areas of north and northeast, officials said. Heavy monsoon downpours in Bangladesh’s northeastern and northern regions have stranded hundreds of thousands of people, forcing authorities to deploy the military to conduct evacuation and relief work, according to local media and official statements. The …

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U.S., partners dismantle Russian hacking ‘botnet,’ Justice Dept says

WASHINGTON, June 16 (Reuters) – Law enforcement in the United States, Germany, the Netherlands and Britain dismantled a global network of internet-connected devices that had been hacked by Russian cyber criminals and used for malicious purposes, the US Justice Department said on Thursday. The network, known as the “RSOCKS” botnet, comprised millions of hacked computers …

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