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Oil prices fall after industry report shows stock build

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Crude oil drips from a valve at an oil well operated by Venezuela's state oil company PDVSA, in the oil rich Orinoco belt, near Morichal at the state of Monagas April 16, 2015. REUTERS/Carlos Garcia Rawlins/File Photo



TOKYO - Oil futures fell on Wednesday after an industry report showed an unexpected build in U.S. crude stocks, paring some of their gains of nearly 6 percent from the session before.

Oil prices had surged on Tuesday as members of he Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC) were set to renew efforts to efforts to agree concrete steps to implement a deal on cutting output in the face of a persistent global glut.

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Bangkok bomb trial of Chinese Uighurs begins after delays

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Suspects of last year's Bangkok blast, Adem Karadag, also known as Bilal Mohammed (front), and Yusufu Mieraili, are escorted by prison officers as they leave the military court in Bangkok, Thailand, April 21, 2016. REUTERS/Chaiwat Subprasom



BANGKOK - The trial of two Chinese ethnic Uighur men suspected of carrying out a deadly bomb attack in Bangkok in 2015 began on Tuesday after three postponements due to defense lawyers being unable to find suitable interpreters for their clients.

Fourteen foreigners were among 20 people killed in the Aug. 17, 2015, bombing at Bangkok's Erawan Shrine, the worst attack of its kind on Thai soil.

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New Zealand evacuates tourists from quake-hit town

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A Royal New Zealand Air Force NH90 helicopter arrives in Kaikoura on the South Island of New Zealand November 15, 2016, to evacuate those stranded following the recent earthquakes. Sgt Sam Shepherd/Courtesy of Royal New Zealand Defence Force/Handout via REUTERS



WELLINGTON - New Zealand emergency services and defense personnel began evacuating hundreds of tourists and residents from a small South Island town amid more strong aftershocks on Tuesday, a day after a powerful earthquake killed two people.

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Canada airliner swerves to avoid object near Toronto; two hurt

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"No Drone Zone" campaigns are educating drone owners about no-fly zones near airports - AFP


OTTAWA/MONTREAL - A Canadian airliner with 54 passengers on board had to swerve to avoid an unmanned flying object near Toronto early on Monday, slightly injuring two cabin crew, in the most serious case of its kind in Canada, officials said.

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US envoy says climate deal is bigger than any one head of state

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European and Chinese lead negotiators greet each other enthusiastically at climate talks in Marrakech



The Paris climate agreement will survive a Trump presidency says the US special envoy on climate change Dr Jonathan Pershing.

He was speaking before the arrival of ministers and some heads of state in Marrakech on Tuesday.

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