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‘Sad sight’, ‘disgrace’ to see French minister caught throwing lavish parties on taxpayer money

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A senior official in France finds himself embroiled in controversy after claims he used public funds to throw lavish parties with vintage wine and exquisite meals. His attitude leaves a stain on French politics, analysts told RT. Ecology Minister Francois de Rugy often campaigns for government transparency and has criticized other politicians involved in financial Read More

Iranian oil tanker crew bailed without charges but vessel remains impounded in Gibraltar

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The four crew members of the Iranian oil tanker seized by UK last week in Gibraltar have been released from jail without charges, yet the vessel remains detained under the dubious pretext of Tehran violating the Syria oil embargo. The bailed-out crew include the master of the vessel and the chief officer, who had been Read More

‘Any lie will do’: Watch head of US intl broadcast agency LIE to Congress about RT’s funding

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The CEO of the American agency that governs international broadcasting has made a powerful, if blatantly false, sales pitch for his fight against ‘Russian disinformation’… right after saying “any lie will do” for the Kremlin. John Lansing, the CEO of the United States Agency for Global Media (USAGM), which supervises Voice of America and Radio Read More

Siemens officially applies to localize gas turbine production in Russia

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German conglomerate Siemens has applied for a special investment contract to localize production of its high-capacity gas turbines in Russia. The move follows a 2017 scandal over the supply of Siemens turbines to Crimea. Under the terms of the contract, the components of the ‘hot gas path’ and the gas turbine automatic control system will Read More

Middle East oil tanker insurance rates soar 10-fold since attacks in Strait of Hormuz

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Insurance rates for tankers going through the Strait of Hormuz have skyrocketed tenfold in the two months since the first attacks on tankers off the coast of the UAE, CNBC reports, quoting a chief executive of a shipping company. The news could reinforce anticipation of higher oil prices, not because of fundamental factors but because Read More

‘Sad irony’: Rouhani mocks US for calling emergency meeting on Iran nuclear deal…which it left

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Iranian President Hassan Rouhani called it a “sad irony” that an International Atomic Energy Agency meeting is being held at the behest of the US despite President Trump being the main contributor to the demise of the Iran deal. The Board of Governors of the IAEA is scheduled to meet Wednesday to discuss the current Read More

‘Funny story’: Rouhani mocks US for calling Iran deal meeting when it pulled out of plan

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Iranian President Hassan Rouhani called it a “sad irony” that an International Atomic Energy Agency meeting is being held at the behest of the US despite President Trump being the main contributor to the demise of the Iran deal. The Board of Governors of the IAEA is scheduled to meet Wednesday to discuss the current Read More

Jewish assimilation in US is ‘like a second Holocaust,’ Israeli minister claims

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Intermarriage among diaspora Jews – particularly those in North America – is “like a second Holocaust,” Israeli Education Minister Rafi Peretz declared in a cabinet meeting, uniting much of that diaspora in shocked offense. The Jewish community “lost 6 million people” over the last 70 years because of intermarriage and assimilation, Peretz told a cabinet Read More

Jewish assimilation in US is ‘like a second Holocaust,’ Israeli minister says

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Intermarriage among diaspora Jews – particularly those in North America – is “like a second Holocaust,” Israeli Education Minister Rafi Peretz declared in a cabinet meeting, uniting much of that diaspora in shocked offense. The Jewish community “lost 6 million people” over the last 70 years because of intermarriage and assimilation, Peretz told a cabinet Read More

Rice group set to take control of EQT board in proxy contest: sources

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BOSTON (Reuters) – Brothers Toby and Derek Rice are on course to win control of EQT Corp’s board of directors two years after having sold their own company, Rice Energy, to the natural gas producer, people familiar with the matter said on Tuesday. Enough votes have been cast for the Rice brothers to defeat EQT’s Read More