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Protesting Indian farmers vow to amass more supporters outside capital Delhi
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Protesting Indian farmers vow to amass more supporters outside capital Delhi

BARNALA, India (Reuters) – More than 100,000 farmers and farm workers gathered in India’s northern Punjab state on Sunday in…
Indian police arrest man suspected of leading farm protest violence
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Indian police arrest man suspected of leading farm protest violence

NEW DELHI (Reuters) – Police in the Indian capital arrested a man on Tuesday accused of leading a group of…
Tractors, trucks block India’s roads as farm protests widen
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Tractors, trucks block India’s roads as farm protests widen

KUNDLI, India (Reuters) – Thousands of farmers across India blocked roads on Saturday with makeshift tents, tractors, trucks and boulders…
Protesting farmers return to camp after storming Indian fort
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Protesting farmers return to camp after storming Indian fort

NEW DELHI (AP) — Leaders of a protest movement sought Wednesday to distance themselves from a day of violence when…
Indian farm protesters battle police to plant flags at historic Red Fort
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Indian farm protesters battle police to plant flags at historic Red Fort

NEW DELHI (Reuters) – Thousands of Indian farmers protesting against agricultural reforms breached barricades on Tuesday to enter the historic…
Pandemic pushes Peru’s vital peasant farmers to the brink
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Pandemic pushes Peru’s vital peasant farmers to the brink

PISAC, Peru (AP) — Under a punishing Andean sun, Nazario Quispe digs his plow into the soil where he is…
Fire-hit Australian farmers vow to rise from the ashes
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Fire-hit Australian farmers vow to rise from the ashes

Steve Bellchambers is digging pits to bury the carcasses of livestock killed by bushfires which swept through his farm in…
New cocoa deals help peasant farmers, but not enough
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New cocoa deals help peasant farmers, but not enough

The willingness of some multinational firms to pay a cost-of-living bonus for African cocoa planters is welcome but will not…
Government failure cause of Egypt’s Cotton industry collapse: Farmer Union
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Government failure cause of Egypt’s Cotton industry collapse: Farmer Union

Hussein Abousaddam, head of the farmers’ union, said that the cotton industry had collapsed as a result of the government’s…
US farmers, industry urge Trump to resolve China trade dispute quickly
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US farmers, industry urge Trump to resolve China trade dispute quickly

US soy farmers and industry on Tuesday urged President Donald Trump to pull back from his tariff threat and quickly…
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