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U.S. farmers look past trade fears to cash in on China’s hog crisis

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WALCOTT, Iowa/LONDON (Reuters) – It might seem an unlikely time for U.S. farmers to look to China for more business but the devastating impact of African swine fever on the Chinese pork industry is trumping concerns about trade wars and tariffs. FILE PHOTO: A chef cuts U.S. imported pork ribs that were smoked at the Read More

Libyan crude production recovers as largest oil field restarts

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7/22/2019 CAIRO – Libyan oil production is set to recover from a five-month low as the North African supplier’s biggest field restarts following a brief halt. A valve in the pipeline that carries crude from the Sharara field to the Zawiya refinery has been reopened and tested, said the state-run National Oil Corp. The stoppage Read More

‘Zero truth’: Trump says Iran’s claim it captured CIA spies is ‘totally false’

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US President Donald Trump has denied reports that over a dozen CIA operatives were captured in Iran, calling it ‘just more lies and propaganda’ on Tehran’s part. The allegation is a desperate measure by a “badly failing” government with a “dead” economy, Trump tweeted on Monday. It mirrors earlier comments made by Secretary of State Read More

Iran busted 17 spies linked to CIA, some received death sentence – media

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Iranian secret services uncovered a 17-member spy ring working against the country, according to state-affiliated media. Some of the agents have been given capital punishment. All the suspects in question were arrested by Iran’s Ministry of Intelligence, the semi-official Fars News Agency reported. They were working as private contractors “in the economic, nuclear, infrastructural, military Read More

Cameroon conservationists heal endangered African gray parrots

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FILE PHOTO – African grey parrots rescued from an illegal trader by Ugandan officials at the Uganda-Democratic Republic of Congo border crossing are seen at the Uganda Wildlife Education Centre in Entebbe, January 12, 2011. REUTERS/James Akena/File Photo LIMBE, Cameroon (Reuters) – Conservationists in Cameroon are trying to save the endangered African gray parrot, one Read More

PepsiCo offers $1.7 billion to buy South Africa’s Pioneer Foods

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FILE PHOTO: Bottles of Pepsi are pictured at a grocery store in Pasadena, California, U.S., July 11, 2017. REUTERS/Mario Anzuoni/File Photo JOHANNESBURG (Reuters) – PepsiCo (PEP.O) has made a $1.7 billion offer to buy South Africa’s Pioneer Food Group (PFGJ.J) the companies said on Friday, boosting the target’s shares by nearly 30%. The U.S. drinks Read More

On Apollo 11 anniversary, NYT declares USSR ‘won space race’ for wokeness

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American space achievements such as the Apollo 11 Moon landing mean nothing because they were racist and sexist, while the Soviet Union practiced diversity. A ready-made RT article? Try the two main US newspapers instead. Picture in your mind a RT.com headline that goes something like this: “How the Soviets Won the Space Race for Read More

‘Global emergency’ declared over deadly Ebola outbreak in DR Congo

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An Ebola outbreak in the Democratic Republic of Congo now constitutes a global public health emergency, the World Health Organisation (WHO) has said. Some 1,650 people have lost their lives as government officials and international aid agencies have struggled to contain the virus over the past year, with fears it could spread within a major Read More

AFC invests $100 million in Aker Energy’s DWTCTP, offshore Ghana

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7/16/2019 ACCRA — Africa Finance Corporation (AFC), an infrastructure solutions provider in Africa, announces today it has financed Aker Energy A.S., a subsidiary of Aker ASA. AFC’s support is through investing in $100 million of convertible bond notes with an intention to participate in follow on fund raising activities. The funds will be used by Read More