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Could mega-dams kill the mighty River Nile?

For Ethiopia, a new dam holds the promise of much-needed electricity; for Egypt, the fear of a devastating water crisis.

Could mega-dams kill the mighty River Nile?

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Tesla hits $100bn market valuation in auto industry milestone

The company's shares are rising due to strong annual vehicle deliveries and increased production in its China factory.

Tesla hits $100bn market valuation in auto industry milestone

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Toyota recall: 3.4 million cars may have defective airbags

Most of the vehicles are in the US, where regulators are investigating millions of cars with potentially faulty airbags.

Toyota recall: 3.4 million cars may have defective airbags

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Tesla created demand for electric cars, but only for Teslas

As supply increases and profits remain elusive, traditional automakers are reluctant to embrace electric vehicles.

Tesla created demand for electric cars, but only for Teslas

Asia Pacific

Australian gov't grants drive raft of start-ups for disabled

Funded by taxpayers, $15bn disability scheme allows advocates to use technology to design services and apps needed.

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Facebook to expand London operation following Brexit

The social media giant is growing its biggest centre outside the US as it tries to restore its reputation.

Facebook set to hire 1,000 staff in post-Brexit London

China

Facebook apologises for rude mistranslation of Xi Jinping's name

Company blames technical glitch that 'caused incorrect translations' of Chinese leader's name from Burmese to English.

Facebook apologises for rude mistranslation of Xi Jinping's name

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Bayer inches closer to weedkiller deal as cancer claims double

New lawsuits are piling up against Bayer, which has already lost three trials linking its product Roundup to cancer.

Bayer inches closer to weedkiller deal as cancer claims double

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Europe's space agency has Mars and the sun in its sights for 2020

Flush with cash, Europe's space agency hopes to put the troubles of 2019 in the past.

Europe's space agency has Mars and the sun in its sights for 2020

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US preparing to block more sales to Huawei: Report

Trump administration wants to put more pressure on the Chinese telecoms giant, accusing it of threatening US security,

US preparing to block more sales to Huawei: Report

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Israeli court to hear Amnesty bid to revoke NSO export licence

Amnesty alleges NSO's Pegasus surveillance software was used to target journalists and dissidents.

Israeli court to hear Amnesty bid to revoke NSO export licence

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Johnson plays down US fears over Huawei

Washington has said intelligence-sharing may be at risk if the UK buys 5G equipment from Chinese tech giant Huawei.

UK's Johnson to Huawei critics: 'Tell us what the alternative is'

Science & Technology

Stardust: Oldest material on Earth found inside meteorite

Stardust found to be as old as 7 billion years, and provides evidence about the way stars were formed in our galaxy.

Stardust: Oldest material on Earth found inside meteorite

Human Rights

Singapore faces first legal challenge over 'fake news' law

Tiny opposition party takes government to court over order on two Facebook posts and an article on its website.

Singapore faces first legal challenge over 'fake news' law

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