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  • VW waives appeal against German dieselgate compensation cases
    on June 23, 2017 at 7:53 am

    BERLIN (Reuters) - German carmaker Volkswagen has agreed to buy back diesel cars equipped with illicit emissions control software after deciding not to appeal a German court ruling backing plaintiffs' calls for compensation. […]

  • Two die in German storm as transport disrupted
    on June 23, 2017 at 7:31 am

    BERLIN (Reuters) - Two people were killed in a storm that swept across northern Germany on Thursday, felling trees and disrupting rail and air traffic. […]

  • On the trail with Cambodia's tarantula hunters
    on June 23, 2017 at 4:55 am

    PHNOM PENH (Reuters) - The shiny, hairy creatures might make some people run a mile but in the humid jungle of Kampong Thom province, north of Cambodia's capital Phnom Penh, tarantula hunting is all in a day's work. […]