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Greenpeace appeals to Thai PM to tackle air pollution ‘crisis’


  BANGKOK (Reuters) – Environment group Greenpeace on Thursday called on Thai Prime Minister Prayuth Chan-ocha to tackle an air pollution “crisis” in Bangkok, weeks after a pollution agency said the city’s air quality had hit dangerous levels. Air pollution has been under the spotlight in Bangkok, one of the ...

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North Korea canceled planned meeting with Pence


  WASHINGTON/SEOUL (Reuters) – U.S. Vice President Mike Pence was scheduled to meet with North Korean officials, including leader Kim Jong Un’s sister, while in South Korea for the Winter Olympics this month but the North Koreans canceled at the last minute, U.S. officials said on Tuesday. “North Korea dangled ...

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Processed food, sugary cereals and sliced bread may contribute to cancer risk, study claims


Ten per cent increase in ultra-processed food intake was associated with a 12 per cent increased risk of overall cancer   “Ultra-processed” foods including sugary breakfast cereals, chicken nuggets, pizza and pre-sliced bread may increase the risk of cancer, a study has claimed. Fast foods and ready meals amount for 50 per cent of the average ...

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