Big Tech firms are clobbering traditional news organizations, media representatives in the United States told lawmakers on Tuesday, asking for new authority to allow the struggling sector to team up against online platforms.
Media sector seeks new powers to challenge Big Tech
The UK has been accused of ‘silently eroding’ key environmental and human health protections in the Brexit-inspired rush to convert thousands of pages of European Union pesticide policy into British law.
UK accused of 'silently eroding' EU pesticide rules in Brexit laws
Six people died in a fire in a municipal psychiatric clinic in the southern Ukrainian port of Odessa that started late on Monday (June 10), according to Ukraine's emergencies service.
Fire in Ukraine psychiatric clinic kills 6
Israeli forces have opened fire on a Palestinian security headquarters in the occupied West Bank city of Nablus, injuring at least one Palestinian officer.
Israeli troops open fire on Palestinian security center, injure officer
A heat wave is spreading across northern India with temperatures reaching above 45 degrees Celsius (113 Fahrenheit), according to the Indian Meteorological Department (IMD).
Extreme heatwave spreads across northern India
Non-timber forest producer groups and associations represented important providers of social protection, while making a significant contribution to forest conservation and poverty eradication goals in Cambodia, conservationist groups said in a joint press release on Monday.
Non-timber forest producers contribute to social, environmental protection in Cambodia: Conservationist groups
A total of 57 carbon pricing initiatives are now implemented or scheduled for implementation globally, up from 51 in April 2018 according to the World Bank’s annual State and Trends of Carbon Pricing report.
Tracking carbon pricing initiatives around the world
Boris Johnson, the leading candidate to succeed Theresa May as Britain’s next prime minister, said he would withhold a previously agreed 39 billion pound ($50 billion) Brexit payment until the European Union gives Britain better exit terms.
UK’s Johnson threatens to withhold $50 billion Brexit payment
Turkey and Azerbaijan have launched a joint military drill in the Nakhchivan Autonomous Republic, a landlocked exclave of Azerbaijan, with the aim of developing the armies' coordination and ability to carry out joint operations, Azerbaijani Defense Ministry says.
Turkey, Azerbaijan launch joint military drill in Nakhchivan region
Sudanese military forces have detained leading opposition members after they met with visiting Ethiopian Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed, who was in the capital Khartoum to help end the ongoing political impasse in the country.
Sudan's military arrest protest leaders after meeting with Ethiopia PM

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