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Kim Jong-un will visit Russia & meet Putin ‘soon’ – North Korean state media

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North Korean leader Kim Jong-un plans to visit Russia to meet with President Vladimir Putin “soon,” the North Korean Central News Agency has reported, in what would be the first meeting of the two heads of state. Kremlin spokesman Dmitry Peskov earlier confirmed that the two leaders are scheduled to meet before the end of Read More

Barclays to cut investment bankers’ bonuses: FT

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FILE PHOTO: Traders work on the trading floor of Barclays Bank at Canary Wharf in London, Britain December 7, 2018. REUTERS/Simon Dawson (Reuters) – Barclays Plc is planning to cut bonuses for investment bankers as it steps up its defense against activist investor Edward Bramson ahead of next week’s annual meeting, the Financial Times reported Read More

‘A whole new phase of confrontation’: New Revolutionary Guards head shows Iran readying for conflict

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Tehran’s appointment of a hardline new commander of its Revolutionary Guards Corps (IRGC) could signal that Iran is preparing for conflict with the US, former Pentagon analyst Michael Maloof has told RT. Brigadier General Hossein Salami, 58, will replace Mohammad Ali Jafari as the elite unit’s commander-in-chief, Iranian state media reported Sunday. Salami served as Read More

No to ‘unilateral sanctions’: Turkey slams US for ending waivers on Iranian oil imports

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As Washington has renewed its push to bring Iran’s oil exports “to zero” the US decision to lift special sanctions waivers for certain Iranian oil purchasers has drawn the ire of America’s NATO ally – Ankara. Turkey – one of the purchasers of Iranian oil, which had thus far enjoyed an exemption from the US Read More

Sovereignty has become ‘fragile’ in world full of US interference – Russia’s top military official

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Terrorism and wars remain major concerns of world nations, but they’ve become more wary of threats to sovereignty – something “fragile” when exposed to outside meddling, such as that of the US, Minister Alexander Fomin told RT. The Russian deputy defense minister spoke with RTD ahead of the Moscow Conference on International Security, which kicks Read More

Indian Coast Guard placed on high alert after Sri Lanka bombings

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New Delhi has beefed up security and surveillance along its maritime borders, reportedly to catch any terrorists fleeing to India from neighboring Sri Lanka, where 290 people were killed in the series of attacks on Easter Sunday. Security has been enhanced in and around naval bases “as a precautionary measure” against the “backdrop” of the Read More

Ex-Nissan chairman Ghosn applies for bail over latest indictment

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FILE PHOTO: Former Nissan Motor Chairman Carlos Ghosn accompanied by his wife Carole Ghosn, arrives at his place of residence in Tokyo, Japan, March 8, 2019. REUTERS/Issei Kato TOKYO (Reuters) – Carlos Ghosn on Monday applied for bail following his latest indictment over aggravated breach of trust, as the former Nissan Motor Co chairman fights Read More

Ex-Nissan Chairman Ghosn indicted on aggravated breach of trust charge

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FILE PHOTO : Former Nissan Motor Chairman Carlos Ghosn sits inside a car as he leaves his lawyer’s office after being released on bail from Tokyo Detention House, in Tokyo, Japan, March 6, 2019. REUTERS/Issei Kato TOKYO (Reuters) – Japanese prosecutors indicted former Nissan Motor Co Chairman Carlos Ghosn on Monday on a charge of Read More

TED 2019: The start-ups launching in space

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Peter Beck is a space entrepreneur with a rocket and launch pad in New Zealand that has permission for flights “every 72 hours for the next 30 years”. The 25 satellites his firm Rocket Lab has launched include one from a US high school, which designed a spacecraft to measure the atmosphere of Jupiter. Mr Read More

Assange arrest shows Moreno ‘CIA asset,’ turning country into ‘vassal’ state – Ecuador’s former FM

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The decision of Ecuador’s government to terminate Julian Assange’s asylum is “savagery” and has heavily damaged the dignity of the county, which caved in to the US as if it was its “vassal,” former FM Ricardo Patino told RT. The former official, who is a vocal supporter of the WikiLeaks co-founder, believes the arrest of Read More