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07 August 2020

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Climate change: Lockdown has 'negligible' effect on temperatures (7)
By Matt McGrath Environment correspondent The dramatic drop in greenhouse gases and air pollutants seen during the global lockdown will have little impact on our warming planet say scientists. Their new analysis suggests that by 2030, global temperatures will only be 0.01C lower than expected. But the authors stress that the nature of the recovery could significantly alter the longer term outlook.
Full text of Yang Jiechi's signed article on China-US relations (5)
Xinhua, August 7, 2020 Flash A signed article by Yang Jiechi, a member of the Political Bureau of the Communist Party of China (CPC) Central Committee and director of the Office of the Foreign Affairs Commission of the CPC Central Committee was published Friday. Please see the attachment for the full text of the article titled "Respect History, Look to the Future and Firmly Safeguard and Stabilize China-U.S. Relations."
Spain's ex-king Juan Carlos is in Abu Dhabi, says ABC newspaper (6)
August 7, 2020 - 08:32 MADRID/DUBAI (Reuters) - Spain's former king, Juan Carlos, has been staying at Abu Dhabi's exclusive Emirates Palace Hotel since leaving Spain aboard a private jet on Monday, newspaper ABC reported on Friday. United Arab Emirates officials were not immediately available for comment. The Emirates Palace Hotel did not immediately respond to an emailed request for comment. Dogged by mounting corruption allegations, Juan Carlos abruptly announced
Tough to predict favourites for Champions League, says Rivaldo (4)
Reuters/London Rivaldo says there will be no margin for error (Twitter) Europe's flagship club competition was left in limbo in March by the Covid- 19 pandemic The latter stages of this season's Champions League to be played as a mini- tournament in Lisbon could throw up some surprises, according to former Barcelona forward Rivaldo. Europe's flagship club competition was left in limbo in March by the Covid- 19 pandemic but action resumes later on Friday with the first of the
Pakistan Parliament approves FATF-related Bill (4)
Amidst vociferous protests from Pakistan's religious parties, the Parliament has approved a third Bill related to the tough conditions set by the global money laundering and terrorist financing watchdog FATF. Press Trust of India Islamabad August 7, 2020 UPDATED: August 7, 2020 15:17 IST (Representational Image) Amidst vociferous protests from Pakistan's religious parties, the Parliament has approved a third Bill related to the tough conditions set by
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