Top 20 green_flash Highest Rated Reddit Posts of All Time

Cambodia Passes Lèse-Majesté Law: Cambodians will now be constitutionally obligated to “defend the motherland” and forbidden from insulting the king under a number of new legislative changes that observers say suggest a prolonged assault on civil liberties in the country.

Author : green_flash
Subreddit : worldnews
Points : 33
Published : 4 days ago
Comments : 3

UK government invests £30m in electric vehicle-to-grid tech research | The new technologies could enable electric cars to deliver "electricity back to the smart grid, to light homes and power businesses".

Author : green_flash
Subreddit : worldnews
Points : 6
Published : 1 week ago
Comments : 5

Australia's solar power boom could almost double capacity this year, analysts say: Nearly 30 new industrial solar farms are scheduled to come on line and rooftop installations just saw a record-breaking month.

Author : green_flash
Subreddit : worldnews
Points : 843
Published : 1 week ago
Comments : 91

Gravitricity has been awarded £650,000 of government funding to test an innovative energy storage system: Energy will be stored by lifting a giant cylindrical “clock weight” up a disused mineshaft using a winch, and then released by lowering the weight back down.

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Subreddit : worldnews
Points : 4
Published : 1 week ago
Comments : 13

Yorkshire coal plant to close at the end of September due to no longer being economically viable. After it shuts, there will be just six coal plants left in the UK.

Author : green_flash
Subreddit : worldnews
Points : 5,388
Published : 2 weeks ago
Comments : 271

Cambodia's government adopted a lese majeste law on Friday that would make insulting the king a crime punishable by up to 5 years in prison. Rights groups say they fear it could be used to target opponents of the government.

Author : green_flash
Subreddit : worldnews
Points : 60
Published : 2 weeks ago
Comments : 4

Syrian refugees fleeing violence shot at and beaten at Turkish border, Human Rights Watch says

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Subreddit : worldnews
Points : 3
Published : 2 weeks ago
Comments : 0

Portuguese unemployment rate falls to lowest value since 2004

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Subreddit : worldnews
Points : 17
Published : 3 weeks ago
Comments : 1

Yemen separatists take most of port city Aden, residents say. The fighting opens up a new front in Yemen, splitting the alliance against Houthi rebels in the north.

Author : green_flash
Subreddit : worldnews
Points : 19
Published : 3 weeks ago
Comments : 3

Kurdish-run Afrin region calls on Syrian state to defend border against Turkey

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Subreddit : worldnews
Points : 7
Published : 3 weeks ago
Comments : 4

Anti-capitalists marched through Swiss cities on Tuesday to protest a planned visit by U.S. President Donald Trump to the World Economic Forum (WEF) and broke through a security cordon in Davos.

Author : green_flash
Subreddit : worldnews
Points : 432
Published : 4 weeks ago
Comments : 187

The German government said on Friday that it would "immediately" stop approving arms exports to anyone participating in the war in Yemen including Saudi Arabia, a major buyer of German weapons.

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Subreddit : worldnews
Points : 54,177
Published : 1 month ago
Comments : 1746

Syrian army seizes air base in Idlib province, pressing their offensive into the country's largest insurgent stronghold

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Subreddit : worldnews
Points : 8
Published : 1 month ago
Comments : 2

Suicides in Japan decline for 8th-straight year amid a stronger economy and improvements in counseling programs

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Subreddit : worldnews
Points : 49,057
Published : 1 month ago
Comments : 1292

Russia's FM Lavrov says the U.S. are trying to form 'alternative bodies of authority' on vast parts of the Syrian territory that contradict a commitment to Syrian territorial integrity.

Author : green_flash
Subreddit : worldnews
Points : 16
Published : 1 month ago
Comments : 8

The International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA) has set up a commission to look into the geopolitical impact of the shift away from oil, gas and coal and towards renewable energy.

Author : green_flash
Subreddit : worldnews
Points : 5
Published : 1 month ago
Comments : 0

Destruction of Libya's last toxic arms hailed as a “historic occasion for disarmament and security” by chemical weapons watchdog OPCW: Some 500 metric tonnes of chemical products were destroyed at a specialized facility in Münster, Germany

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Subreddit : worldnews
Points : 9
Published : 1 month ago
Comments : 1

Myanmar soldiers killed 10 Rohingya villagers found in mass grave, military says in first admission of guilt

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Subreddit : worldnews
Points : 22
Published : 1 month ago
Comments : 2

UK wind farms receive on average 40 per cent more cash when they are switched off than when they are producing electricity according to the Renewable Energy Foundation.

Author : green_flash
Subreddit : worldnews
Points : 32
Published : 1 month ago
Comments : 10