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Riots erupt in Delhi over India’s citizenship law

Media playback is unsupported on your device Media caption’We have no issues with the students’Police have clashed with demonstrators in parts of the Indian capital, Delhi, during protests over a controversial new law on migrants.The new law entitles non-Muslim migrants from three Muslim-majority countries to citizenship if they are facing religious persecution.Police used tear gas…

Prime Leverage: How Amazon Wields Power in the Technology World

ImageCredit…Nolan Pelletier Software start-ups have a phrase for what Amazon is doing to them: ‘strip-mining’ them of their innovations.SEATTLE — Elastic, a software start-up in Amsterdam, was rapidly building its business and had grown to 100 employees. Then Amazon came along.In October 2015, Amazon’s cloud computing arm announced it was copying Elastic’s free software tool,…

Divers search for two bodies near NZ volcano

Image copyright Krystal Browitt/Facebook Image caption Ms Browitt was reportedly an Australian veterinary student Police have officially named the first victim of the White Island volcano eruption in New Zealand, as recovery efforts continue.Krystal Eve Browitt was a 21-year-old Australian from Melbourne who was visiting the island with her family.Father Paul and sister Stephanie are…

U.N. Climate Talks Deadlocked as Chile Bids for Compromise Amid Protests

(MADRID) — Chilean officials presiding over this year’s U.N. climate talks said Saturday they plan to propose a compromise to bridge yawning differences among countries that have been deadlocked on key issues for the past two weeks. With the meeting already into extra time, draft documents presented overnight failed to achieve consensus. Observers and environmental…

North Korea Conducts ‘Crucial Test’ at Long-Range Rocket Site

(SEOUL, South Korea) — North Korea said Saturday that it successfully performed another “crucial test” at its long-range rocket launch site that will further strengthen its nuclear deterrent. The test possibly involved technologies to improve intercontinental ballistic missiles that could potentially reach the continental United States. The announcement comes as North Korea continues to pressure…

Brexit’s Advance Opens a New Trade Era

News AnalysisThe decisive Conservative victory in Britain leaves no doubt that in today’s global equation, national interests are supreme and globalization is suspect.The port of Dover is a crucial passageway in Britain’s trade with Europe. Credit…Andrew Testa for The New York TimesPublished Dec. 13, 2019Updated Dec. 14, 2019, 6:07 a.m. ETLONDON — The notion that global…

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