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Solar cars begin race across Australian desert

Solar cars begin race across Australian desert

SYDNEY, Oct 8 (Reuters) – The World Solar Challenge began on Sunday with 42 solar cars crossing Australia’s tropical north to its southern shores, a gruelling 3,000 km (1,864 mile) race through the outback. The race from the northern city of Darwin to the southern city of Adelaide is expected …

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Anti-nuclear campaign ICAN wins Nobel Peace Prize

Nuclear disarmament group ICAN won the Nobel Peace Prize on Friday for its decade-long campaign to rid the world of the atomic bomb as nuclear-fuelled crises swirl over North Korea and Iran. “The organisation is receiving the award for its work to draw attention to the catastrophic humanitarian consequences of …

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North Korea missile did not threaten US: Pentagon

The ballistic missile that North Korea fired over Japan Tuesday was a medium-range rocket that did not threaten US territory, the Pentagon said. “Initial assessment indicates the launch of an intermediate range ballistic missile (IRBM),” the Pentagon said in a statement. “The North American Aerospace Defense Command determined this ballistic …

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