India’s top court order revokes order to open Vedanta smelter

FILE PHOTO: Police stand guard outside a copper smelter controlled by London-listed Vedanta Resources in Thoothukudi in the southern state

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Congo’s Virunga park reopens eight months after deadly ambush

FILE PHOTO: An endangered silverback mountain gorilla from the Nyakamwe-Bihango family feeds within the forest in Virunga national park near

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Police arrest ‘potential suspects’ in alleged attack on ‘Empire’ actor

(Reuters) – Two Nigerian brothers have been arrested in connection with an alleged racist and homophobic assault on “Empire” actor

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Global commodity traders to monitor deforestation in Brazil’s savannah

BRASILIA (Reuters) – Six major commodities traders, including Cargill Inc and Bunge Ltd, have agreed to a common mechanism to

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Exclusive: Brazil’s Vale knew deadly dam had heightened risk of collapse

BELO HORIZONTE, Brazil (Reuters) – Vale SA, the world’s largest iron ore miner, knew last year that the dam in

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Chilean copper miner Codelco part-suspends operations amid heavy rain

SANTIAGO (Reuters) – Chilean state miner Codelco said on Friday heavy rains had forced suspension of operations at its northern

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Forest wildfire in New Zealand destroys homes, forces evacuation

WELLINGTON (Reuters) – A bush fire on New Zealand’s South Island spread through thousands of hectares, destroying property and forcing

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Brazil’s Vale must change behavior after deadly dam bursts -solicitor general

BRUMADINHO, Brazil (Reuters) – Brazilian miner Vale needs to change its behavior, cooperate more with authorities and be more transparent

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Brazilian anger unabated by Vale vows after dam disaster

BRUMADINHO, Brazil (Reuters) – Residents devastated by a mining dam burst in Brazil that may have killed more than 300

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Vale stock plunges after Brazil disaster; $19 billion in market cap erased

SAO PAULO (Reuters) – Brazilian miner Vale SA’s shares plunged on Monday, wiping out 71.34 billion reais ($18.96 billion) in

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