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France threatens to boycott Eurovision over Israeli TV show depicting French contestant as terrorist

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France has reportedly threatened to boycott the Eurovision song contest in protest over an Israeli television series which portrays France’s entry in the popular competition as a terrorist. Set to air in May, the three-part series called ‘Douze Points’ (‘twelve points’ in French, the highest score you can receive at Eurovision) is about a French-Algerian Read More

‘Nothing to do with aid or democracy’: Roger Waters slams ‘humanitarian’ concert for Venezuela

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Pink Floyd ex-frontman Roger Waters is slamming Virgin tycoon Richard Branson’s aid concert for Venezuela as a sham, warning fans and performers not to be “led down a garden path that ends in regime change.” Branson’s “Venezuela Aid Live” concert “has nothing to do with the needs of the Venezuelan people, it has nothing to Read More

Russia's Gazprombank freezes accounts of Venezuela's PDVSA: source

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FILE PHOTO: Cutouts depicting images of oil operations are seen outside a building of Venezuela’s state oil company PDVSA in Caracas, Venezuela January 28, 2019. REUTERS/Carlos Garcia Rawlins/File Photo MOSCOW (Reuters) – Russian lender Gazprombank has decided to freeze the accounts of Venezuelan state oil company PDVSA and halted transactions with the firm to reduce Read More

Iranian photographer whose image Trump used to attack Iran says it's a 'great shame' for her

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A photographer who took a snap US President Donald Trump has used to call for regime change in Iran told RT that she did not want it to become a tool in the hands of the US government, stifling basic freedoms with sanctions. Yalda Moayeri, a 37-year-old Iranian photojournalist, has lashed out at Trump for Read More

Venezuela turns to India for oil exports as U.S. sanctions bite

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HOUSTON/MEXICO CITY/MOSCOW (Reuters) – Venezuela’s oil exports have tapered off and shifted toward India since new U.S. sanctions began Jan. 28 as state-run oil company PDVSA seeks to replace deliveries to the United States and Europe that were disrupted by payment restrictions. FILE PHOTO: Venezuela’s Oil Minister and President of Venezuelan state-run oil company PDVSA Read More

Venezuela turns to India as sanctions cut oil flow to U.S., Europe

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HOUSTON/MEXICO CITY/MOSCOW (Reuters) – Venezuela’s oil exports have tapered off and shifted toward India since new U.S. sanctions began Jan. 28 as state-run oil company PDVSA seeks to replace deliveries to the United States and Europe that were disrupted by payment restrictions. FILE PHOTO: Venezuela’s Oil Minister and President of Venezuelan state-run oil company PDVSA Read More

Can 'Big Brother' technology clean up palm oil's image?

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LONDON (Reuters) – Some of the world’s major palm oil users, including Nestle, Unilever, and Mondelez, are trying out new satellite technology to track deforestation, as pressure grows on them to source the ingredient responsibly. They say the monitoring systems allow them to target people felling trees in producing countries like Malaysia and Indonesia, where Read More