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Protests in EU ‘have larger, graver consequences’ than in Russia – Putin

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Politically motivated rallies in Europe are much larger in scale and often lead to violent clashes with many demonstrators and police officers injured, Putin said answering a journalist’s question in Helsinki. “The protests in Moscow are not something unique for this world and Europe in particular,” Putin said answering a question about the demonstrations during Read More

Igniting global outrage, Brazil’s Bolsonaro baselessly blames NGOs for Amazon fires

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BRASILIA/RIO DE JANEIRO (Reuters) – Brazil’s far-right President Jair Bolsonaro on Wednesday accused non-governmental organizations of burning down the Amazon rainforest to hurt his government, as a growing global outcry against the wildfires raged through social media. Presented without evidence and disputed by environmental and climate experts, Bolsonaro’s comments enraged critics and fanned a growing Read More

Brazil’s Bolsonaro accuses NGOs of setting fires in Amazon rainforest

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BRASILIA/SAO PAULO (Reuters) – Brazil’s right-wing President Jair Bolsonaro on Wednesday accused non-governmental organizations of setting wildfires in the Amazon rainforest to damage his government’s image after he cut their funding. Environment and climate experts disputed his unfounded claim as a “smoke screen” to hide the dismantling of protections for the world’s largest tropical rainforest Read More

Police officer & ‘terrorist’ killed in Kashmir in ‘first’ such incident since India revoked autonomy

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An Indian police officer has been killed in a shootout with a “terrorist” in the disputed region of Kashmir in the first such incident since the area’s autonomy was revoked by New Delhi. The shooting took place in the western Baramulla district of the Indian-administered Kashmir after law enforcement received a “credible lead,” local media Read More

There can be only one: Bolton accuses China of ‘bullying’ in South China Sea

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US National Security Advisor John Bolton has accused Beijing of “coercive behavior” in the South China Sea – after the Pentagon boosted its own military drills, passages of warships, and bomber flybys in the region. Beijing’s “recent escalation of efforts to intimidate others out of developing resources in the South China Sea is disturbing,” Bolton Read More

Brazil bus hijacker shot dead by police sniper, hostages released

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A man who hijacked a bus on a bridge in Brazil has been shot dead by police after holding the passengers hostage for hours. The attacker seized the vehicle as it crossed the the Rio-Niteroi bridge with 37 on board at around 6.30am local time Tuesday, stopping it mid-way and prompting all lanes to be Read More

Pakistani PM Khan’s ex-wife claims Kashmir was ‘sold off’ as ‘very weak’ Khan did nothing

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Pakistani Prime Minister Imran Khan’s ex-wife claimed that he knew beforehand about India’s plans to abolish the autonomy of Kashmir and even tried to negotiate a “deal” with New Delhi. Earlier this month, India revoked the decades-old self-governing status of the Jammu and Kashmir state, part of the disputed Kashmir region that it has controlled Read More

Humbled Deutsche Bank faces battle in its own backyard

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FRANKFURT (Reuters) – Online retailer Zalando is just the kind of fast-growing German business with foreign expansion plans that Deutsche Bank Chief Executive Christian Sewing needs to help drive the struggling lender’s recovery. FILE PHOTO: The logo of Deutsche Bank is pictured on a company’s office in London, Britain July 8, 2019. REUTERS/Simon Dawson/File Photo Read More

Kashmir is ‘definitely a nuclear flashpoint,’ Pakistan Armed Forces spokesman warns

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Tensions between Pakistan and India over the disputed territory of Kashmir could spark a nuclear conflict, Pakistan’s military spokesman said. The warning comes amid reports of more fighting along the Line of Control between them. “Kashmir is definitely a nuclear flashpoint,” Major General Asif Ghafoor, chief spokesperson of the Pakistan Armed Forces, said on Saturday. Read More

US slashes Pakistan’s aid by $440mn amid Kashmir tensions

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The United States has cut Pakistan’s foreign aid by $440 million, according to reports, sending mixed signals as Donald Trump seeks mediation between New Delhi and Islamabad over the crisis in Kashmir. The aid reduction means that Pakistan will receive $4.1 billion, slightly over half of the total amount promised by Washington nine years ago, Read More