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  • Silicon to spinach: Japan tech helps farmers cope with climate shifts

    Silicon to spinach: Japan tech helps farmers cope with climate shifts
    SHIZUOKA/OSAKA Japan (Reuters) - Japanese technology firms are applying their expertise in energy-saving and cloud technology to help farmers cope with shifting weather patterns, an onslaught of cheaper imports and a shrinking workforce.
  • Missouri racial violence recalls apartheid, U.N. rights chief says

    GENEVA (Reuters) - Clashes between police and protesters in the U.S. town of Ferguson are reminiscent of the racial violence spawned by apartheid in her native South Africa, the top U.N. human rights official said on Tuesday. Navi Pillay, who is due to...

    As Gaza war subsides, a battle over how it is investigated

    JERUSALEM (Reuters) - Even before starting work as chairman of a U.N. human rights commission investigating the Gaza war, Canadian law professor William Schabas has been vilified as an apologist for Iran incapable of setting aside his perceived anti-...

    Turkish energy minister says Iraqi Kurdistan oil exports continue

    ANKARA (Reuters) - Turkish Energy Minister Taner Yildiz said on Monday 6.5 million barrels of Iraqi Kurdish crude oil had been shipped to world markets via Turkey's Ceyhan port since exports began and that a seventh tanker was being loaded at the...

    Any Russian military action in Ukraine would break international law: EU

    BRUSSELS (Reuters) - The European Union said on Friday it would consider any unilateral military actions by Russia in Ukraine as "a blatant violation of international law". EU foreign ministers said in a statement after talks in Brussels that the 28-...