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India to boost crude imports from Russia after Saudi oil attacks

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The world’s third-largest oil consumer, India, is seeking to increase oil imports from Russia following drone attacks on Saudi Arabia’s oil facilities.The kingdom is the second biggest supplier of crude to India after Iraq. India’s Minister of Petroleum Dharmendra Pradhan told reporters he had met with the Russian oil producer Rosneft’s CEO, Igor Sechin, to Read More

This could be the beginning of the end for Netanyahu

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Avigdor Lieberman was once a nightclub bouncer. He may now be in a position to decide who is let into government in Israel and who is not, as the country’s kingmaker. The right-wing politician is calling for a government of national unity involving Benjamin Netanyahu’s Likud party and the new Blue and White party led Read More

Russia & Iran to switch to SWIFT-free banking system

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Russia and Iran will transfer payments using an alternative system to the internationally recognized SWIFT money transfer network, the governor of the Iranian central bank, Abdolnaser Hemmati, announced. Instead of SWIFT, a system that facilitates cross-border payments between 11,000 financial institutions in more than 200 countries worldwide, the two countries will use their own domestically Read More

World sleepwalking into total nuclear war as callous elites fear no bloodshed – Russian scholar

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Limiting nuclear arsenals doesn’t make the world safer – not while the elites, who have never seen a big war, complacently believe they never will. This dangerous illusion invites apocalyptic conflict, a renowned scholar believes. Humankind’s history might be a history of wars, but for several decades there was a sort of lull, with no Read More

Hong Kong Exchange makes surprise $39 billion offer for Britain’s LSE

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LONDON (Reuters) – Hong Kong Exchanges and Clearing (0388.HK) made a surprise $39 billion takeover approach for the London Stock Exchange (LSE.L) on Wednesday, aiming to sabotage the LSE’s acquisition of data company Refinitiv and create a global trading powerhouse. The unsolicited approach, a proposal contingent on the LSE ditching its $27 billion Refinitiv deal, Read More

Hong Kong Exchanges bids $39 billion to take over London Stock Exchange

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LONDON (Reuters) – Hong Kong Exchanges and Clearing has made an unsolicited $39 billion takeover bid for the London Stock Exchange (LSE.L), an offer contingent on the LSE ditching its acquisition of data company Refinitiv. FILE PHOTO: The name of Hong Kong Exchanges and Clearing Limited is displayed at the entrance in Hong Kong, China Read More

Taliban threatens US with jihad, seizes more land in Afghanistan after failed peace talks

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The Taliban has taken over another district in Afghanistan, the second in two weeks, saying that the US will “regret” abandoning key peace talks that stalled after Donald Trump called off a much-awaited meeting with the group. Yangi Qala, a district in Afghanistan’s northern province of Takhar, fell into the hands of Taliban fighters on Read More

‘You cannot arrest us all’ – Hong Kong protesters defend use of violence

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A health worker, a civil servant, a business owner and a policeman’s son are among the group of people filing upstairs to a secret address in Kowloon, where we can meet in safety. These are some of the people behind the Hong Kong protests and they have agreed to talk to Sky News. They all have Read More

India offers billions in credit & investments for Russia’s Far East development

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In an unprecedented move, Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi announced his country will provide a US$1 billion loan for the development of Russia’s Far Eastern territories. The announcement marks the first time New Delhi has offered a line of credit to any specific region of any country. “In order to continue and help develop the Read More

Ditching the dollar: National currency payments key to boosting Russia-India trade, says Putin

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Trade turnover between Russia and India – which grew by 17 percent last year, reaching $11 billion – has huge potential for further growth, Russian President Vladimir Putin said at the Eastern Economic Forum (EEF) in Vladivostok. Putin held talks with Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi, who arrived on Wednesday to the event, which promotes Read More