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There are another 11 offshore wind farms now under construction in the United Kingdom and Germany , which will add another 2.9 GW, so WindEurope hopes to see a total power output of 25GW from all wind farms in Europe by 2020. These investments total just €7.5bn, but WindEurope notes that this reflects the falling costs of the technology rather than a lack of appetite. Europe was in a position to embrace a much higher "renewables target" for 2030.
  • Ryanair to launch routes from mainland Europe to Jordan

    Ryanair to launch routes from mainland Europe to Jordan

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    Ryanair's main low-cost rival in Europe, EasyJet, last year introduced a service which allows customers to book connecting flights to long-haul destinations in the U.S, South America, and Asia, essentially opening up the low-cost long-haul market, an idea that has been touted by Ryanair for years.
  • Clashes as South Africa's ANC meet to decide Jacob Zuma's fate

    Clashes as South Africa's ANC meet to decide Jacob Zuma's fate

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    Unlike in August when Zuma survived a no-confidence vote, a significant portion of the ANC now wants him gone. However, there was no public announcement Monday about the results of the meeting, days before a state of the nation address that Zuma is scheduled to deliver in Parliament.
  • Khelo India gets budget boost

    Khelo India gets budget boost

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    Prime Minister Narendra Modi's pet project Khelo India has been the main gainer by getting additional Rs 170 crore in the Union Finance Minister Arun Jaitley's budget proposal presented on Thursday. Besides, the Union government has also proposed to allocate Rs 700 crore for setting up an exhibition-cum-convention centre in Dwarka. Incidentally, the budget proposal came just few hours after Modi inaugurated the first-ever Khelo India School Games on Wednesday.
  • Naidu expresses deep concern over negative public perception of House

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    He said he was committed to allowing all members to raise any issue as per rules and procedures and that "none should have any misgiving about that". Asserting that there is a "huge opportunity for discussing all political and economic issues in Parliament", Jaitley fumed at the way the Congress-led opposition is resorting to disrupting proceedings of the House.
  • Winter Olympics 2018: 110,00 condoms supplied for Pyeongchang games

    Winter Olympics 2018: 110,00 condoms supplied for Pyeongchang games

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    The athletes getting some of the most intense scrutiny are the Korean women's ice hockey players, who learned a couple of weeks ago that the North and South Koreans would play as a unified team - an Olympic first. The OAR women's ice hockey team will play in Group A at the February 9-25 Games alongside Canada, Finland and the United States. Otto Warmbier died soon after his release from North Korean prison a year ago, and his parents torturing him during detention."Otto was systematically ...
  • House Intelligence Committee Votes Unanimously To Release Democratic Memo

    House Intelligence Committee Votes Unanimously To Release Democratic Memo

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    Rep. Mike Conaway, R-Texas, says Bannon is under active subpoena to appear for the interview as part of the House Intelligence Committee's investigation into Russian election interference and any ties to the president's campaign. The sources also said that Bannon's team has raised the issue of whether privilege could be invoked to shield him from questions about those topics, even though members of both parties on the committee say no such privilege would apply.
  • Super Bowl audience dips from previous year, early data shows

    Super Bowl audience dips from previous year, early data shows

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    Vikings fans were spread out across the metro, watching the biggest sporting event of the year, but they were still a little disappointed about this years outcome. It was set up with a few spots early in the game and then the big reveal at the end. Also missing from the festivities were the city's homeless, whose routines were disrupted by the influx of out-of-town visitors and a security operation that established a perimeter around U.S.
  • Goodyear Tire & Rubber (NASDAQ:GT) Upgraded to "Buy" at BidaskClub

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    The PEG ratio is used to determine a stock's value while taking the company's earnings growth into account, and is considered to provide a more complete picture than the P/E ratio. The company has managed to keep price to sales ratio of 7.38 against an industry average of 2.43. Jefferies initiated Cooper Tire & Rubber Company (NYSE: CTB ) on Tuesday, October 20 with "Hold" rating.
  • Four arrested in ivory investigator Esmond Martin's murder case

    Four arrested in ivory investigator Esmond Martin's murder case

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    Ivory smuggling had also done a lot of damage to China's alliances with African nations, given the high demand for elephant tusks and rhino horns for use in traditional medicine and decoration. Bradley Martin, a geographer by training, spent decades risking his life to secretly photograph and document illegal sales of ivory and rhino horn, mainly from Africa to markets in Asia.
  • No rates move expected as RBA meets

    No rates move expected as RBA meets

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    It has remained at this level since August 2016. The bank is also anxious about high global crude prices. Long-term bond yields have risen but are still low. Thursday's figures from the Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS) showed retail sales beat expectations for the fourth quarter as a whole to rise a rapid 0.9 percent in inflation-adjusted terms.
  • Hamas praises West Bank attack, 'intifada continues'

    Hamas praises West Bank attack, 'intifada continues'

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    On Monday, an Israeli who was later identified as Itamar Ben-Gal was murdered by a terrorist near Ariel, who remains at large. Most countries deem Israeli settlements in the West Bank, land that Israel captured in a 1967 war and which Palestinians want for a future state, to be illegal.