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Uncertainty over Russia-Ukraine prisoner swap after Kiev court postpones journalist’s release

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A Kiev court has postponed the hearing that was expected to release a Russian journalist, who was accused of treason in Ukraine, casting doubt on the much anticipated prisoner swap between the neighboring states. The issue of prisoner exchange topped the agenda during the first telephone call between Vladimir Putin and Ukraine’s new President Volodymyr Read More

Exclusive: Canada set to postpone Huawei 5G decision to after vote, given sour ties with China – sources

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OTTAWA (Reuters) – Canada is likely to postpone a decision on whether to allow China’s Huawei Technologies Co Ltd to supply 5G network equipment until after the October federal election, given increasingly strained relations with Beijing, say three well-placed sources. FILE PHOTO: A Huawei signage is pictured at their store at Vina del Mar, Chile Read More

Missile seized in terror raids on Italian far-right suspects

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Anti-terror officers in Italy have seized an air-to-air missile and a huge stash of automatic weapons during a series of raids on far-right groups. Three men were arrested, including one linked to a neo-fascist Italian political party. Turin police said one of the men arrested, Fabio del Bergiolo, had run unsuccessfully as a Senate candidate Read More

Oil prices nudge up on Chinese economic data

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LONDON (Reuters) – Oil prices rose slightly on Monday as Chinese industrial output and retail data topped expectations but gains were capped by overall figures showing the country’s slowest quarterly economic growth in decades. A horizontal drilling rig on a lease owned by Parsley Energy operates at sunrise in the Permian Basin near Midland, Texas Read More

Slower China GDP growth nudges oil prices lower

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SINGAPORE (Reuters) – Oil prices slipped on Monday after China posted its slowest quarterly economic growth in at least 27 years, reinforcing concerns about demand in the world’s largest crude oil importer. A horizontal drilling rig on a lease owned by Parsley Energy operates at sunrise in the Permian Basin near Midland, Texas U.S. August Read More

Oil prices edge lower as China’s GDP growth slows

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A horizontal drilling rig on a lease owned by Parsley Energy operates at sunrise in the Permian Basin near Midland, Texas U.S. August 24, 2018. REUTERS/Nick Oxford SINGAPORE (Reuters) – Oil prices slipped on Monday after China posted its slowest quarterly economic growth in at least 27 years, reinforcing concerns about demand in the world’s Read More

Protesters clash with riot police in Hong Kong shopping centre

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Protesters demanding the resignation of Hong Kong’s chief executive have clashed with riot police in a mainland shopping centre in Sha Tin. Footage shows officers appearing to strike demonstrators with batons after more than 10,000 people marched for greater democracy in the territory. Protesters also called for an investigation into complaints of police violence. The Read More

Barricades & tear gas: 150+ arrested amid Bastille Day celebrations (PHOTO, VIDEO)

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Riot police and anti-government protesters faced off during Bastille Day celebrations in Paris. Dozens of people were arrested, with calls for president Emmanuel Macron to resign again being chanted out loud. An increasing number of demonstrators flocked to the Champs Elysees avenue around midday on Sunday, setting objects alight and trying to block the iconic Read More

‘Disgrace to French nation’: Greek ex-finance minister scraps with police at Paris airport

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Greece’s former Finance Minister and current MP Yanis Varoufakis was caught on film telling off a police officer at Paris’ main air hub after a passport check. “You are a disgrace to the French nation,” Varoufakis is heard saying to a French Border Police officer in footage posted on YouTube. The incident was filmed at Read More