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Japan accused of financing coal-fired power plants

Mar 29, 2015

Japan accused of financing coal-fired power plants

Despite mounting protests, Japan continues to finance the building of coal-fired power plants with money earmarked for fighting climate change, with two new projects underway in India and Bangladesh, The Associated Press has found. AP reported in December that Japan had counted $1 billion ...

Hunt for sub sends Cold War chill across Baltic

| Oct 22, 2014

Hunt for sub sends Cold War chill across Baltic

Sweden’s biggest submarine hunt since the dying days of the Soviet Union has put countries around the Baltic Sea on edge. In scenes reminiscent of the Cold War, Swedish naval ships, helicopters and ground troops have combed the Stockholm archipelago since Friday for signs ...