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Cuba works to boost renewable energy by 2030

Image taken on July 19, 2017 shows finished photovoltaic panels at the Ernesto Che Guevara Electronic Components plant, in the province of Pinar del Rio, Cuba. (Xinhua/Joaquin Hernandez)  Cuba hopes to generate a quarter of its energy needs from renewable sources over the next decade, an industry official said on Thursday. The government’s Renewable Energy …

NK fires two unknown projectiles Pyongyang-Washington nuclear talks remain stalled

North Korean leader Kim Jong-un attended the testing of a “super-large multiple rocket launcher” at an undisclosed location in North Korea on September 10, 2019. Photo: IC   North Korea fired two “unidentified projectiles” on Thursday – the Thanksgiving holiday in the US – Seoul said, as nuclear talks between Pyongyang and Washington remain deadlocked. …

ECB’s new president Lagarde signs euro banknotes

The new president of the European Central Bank (ECB) Christine Lagarde prepares to write her signature on a 20 Euro display banknote at the ECB headquarters in Frankfurt, Germany, Nov. 27, 2019. Lagarde signed here on Wednesday euro banknotes, vowing to nurture and sustain European citizens’ trust in the single currency. (Angela Morant/ECB/Handout via Xinhua) …