French foie gras makers, still recovering from two severe bird flu crises that ravaged flocks, said on Thursday they would be able to face any new outbreak thanks to strict security measures but prices will remain high to make up for increased costs.
Some of France's spectacular Riviera beaches have been shut as volunteers with shovels and sacks try to rid the coastline of a thick oily residue that washed ashore after two ships collided off Corsica earlier in October.
Parliament in Kosovo, Europe's newest independent state which relies on NATO troops for its protection, voted on Thursday to set up a 5,000-strong national army though its Serb minority said the move was illegal.
Russian President Vladimir Putin said on Thursday that Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe told him that Tokyo could not immediately sign a peace deal with Moscow without first agreeing certain pre-conditions.
The frenzy stirred by "Making a Murderer" adds an extra dimension to its 10-episode follow-up, to the extent the original docu-series and the fallout from it becomes a significant part of the story. The result is an equally dense, engrossing look into the next phase for Steven Avery and Brendan Dassey, the two men convicted -- under questionable circumstances -- in the murder of Teresa Halbach.
Earlier this year,
the world's two biggest lithium producers publicly celebrated
new deals with Chile's government that will allow them to vastly
increase output of the ultralight battery metal from the
Atacama, the world's driest desert.
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