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January 3, 2019 5:22 AM China strengthens slaughter regulations to combat African swine fever

(This version of the January 2nd story corrects 10th paragraph to show more than 200,000 pigs culled on infected farms, not in total) BEIJING (Reuters) - China’s agriculture ministry said on Wednesday that slaughterhouses will need to run African swine fever virus tests for pig products before selling them to the market, in a move to control spread of the highly 83

December 21, 2018 10:36 AM BBC says it complies with Russian regulations after new checks

LONDON (Reuters) - The BBC said on Friday it worked in full compliance with Russia’s laws and regulations to deliver independent news after the country’s media regulator said it would carry out checks on the British broadcaster in an escalation of tensions. Russia’s media regulator said it would carry out checks to determine if the BBC World News channel 79

December 13, 2018 4:39 PM Imprisoned Iranian Activist Dies After 60-Day Hunger Strike

An Iranian political activist, detained in Qom Prison, died in his cell on Wednesday after a 60-day hunger strike. Vahid Sayadi Nasiri was jailed in 2015 and sentenced to eight years after he was accused of insulting Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei and spreading “propaganda against the state” on his Facebook account, according to the advocacy group 62

December 8, 2018 7:14 PM Exclusive: Dutch hospitals to drop U.S. body brokers, cite ethical concerns

AMSTERDAM - Two major Dutch hospitals say they will stop importing human body parts from American firms, which they have been doing without any regulation for a decade. The hospitals told Reuters in recent weeks they made their decisions on ethical grounds. The move comes amid investigations by U.S. law enforcement into some so-called body brokers - companies 94

November 21, 2018 2:20 PM EU, UK would need a 'no-deal deal' after hard Brexit: Irish PM

DUBLIN (Reuters) - Britain and the European Union would need to agree a “no-deal deal” on customs and regulations within weeks of a hard Brexit to avoid a hard border on the island of Ireland, Irish Prime Minister Leo Varadkar said on Wednesday. “It is my view that if we did end up in a no-deal situation, we would find ourselves having to negotiate a no-deal 57

November 14, 2018 8:36 AM Northern Ireland cannot be cut adrift from UK: DUP leader Foster

LONDON (Reuters) - The leader of the small Northern Irish party that props up British Prime Minister Theresa May’s minority government said she could not accept a Brexit deal that would cut the province adrift from the rest of the United Kingdom. Arlene Foster said the draft text of the withdrawal agreement with the European Union appeared to suggest 55

November 12, 2018 5:55 PM Pilot Suspended After Failing Booze Test an Hour Before 4,100-Mile Flight

India’s aviation regulator pulled a pilot scheduled to fly the Delhi-London route for the nation’s flag carrier after he failed an alcohol test about an hour before the flight. The Directorate General of Civil Aviation said in a statement Monday that the Air India pilot tested positive on a breath analyzer test on Sunday, following which it suspended 62

November 6, 2018 7:44 PM Nikola Motor Company unveils sleek, hydrogen-powered European semi truck

Electric semi-truck startup Nikola Motor Company is still a couple of years away from putting its hydrogen fuel cell-powered haulers into production, but it already has its sights set on the European market. Following its U.S.-focused One and Two models, the Phoenix-based company has unveiled the Tre, which features the cab-over design common in Europe 156

November 6, 2018 8:52 AM North Korea's Kim Jong Un Immortalized in Likely First Official Portrait

North Korea displayed what could be the first official portrait of Kim Jong Un on Sunday, signaling a new stage in the young leader’s cult of personality. The new likeness debuted during a television broadcast of a visit by Cuban President Miguel Díaz-Canel, NK News reports. The painting features a grinning Kim in a Western style suit and tie, and was hung alongside 73

October 28, 2018 10:37 AM Indonesia arrests executives of palm firms in bribery probe

JAKARTA (Reuters) - Indonesia’s anti-graft agency has arrested seven people, including a senior executive of palm firm Sinar Mas Agro Resources and Technology, in connection with a bribery case, an official at the agency said on Sunday. The Corruption Eradication Commission, known as KPK, named vice president director of Sinar Mas Agro, Edy Saputra Suradja 109