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Mediator trial: arrival of Dr Irène Frachon

France's medicines watchdog joins pharmaceutical firm Servier in the dock Monday on fraud and negligence charges linked to the deaths of hundreds of people who were prescribed a diabetes pill for weight loss despite safety concerns. At least 500 people are thought to have died of heart valve problems in …

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Indonesian firefighters battle underground fires

Fire fighters in Pekanbaru, Indonesia battle underground fires. The number of blazes in Indonesia's rainforests has jumped sharply, spreading smog across Southeast Asia and adding to concerns about the impact of increasing wildfire outbreaks worldwide on global warming. IMAGES

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Indonesians pray for rain as forest fires rage on Sumatra island

Indonesians pray for rain as forest fires rage on Sumatra island with the number of blazes in the country's rainforests jumping sharply and spreading smog across Southeast Asia as well as adding to concerns about the impact of increasing wildfire outbreaks worldwide on global warming. IMAGES

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Hong Kong protesters kick off new weekend of rallies

Umbrellas pack the roads of Hong Kong's Hung Hom district as protesters kick off a weekend of fresh demonstrations in rain for a major test for the movement following criticism over an airport protest earlier this week -- and as concerns mount over Beijing's next move. IMAGES

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Volkswagen – Factory of the future

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The realignment of the Zwickau vehicle plant towards e-mobility will gradually raise automation and efficiency to the latest standards without any impact on employment. The vision is the factory of the future – an intelligent, sustainable, fully networked factory. Digitalization concerns all areas of production, although the effects differ. While …

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