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Busted? Juan Guaido poses with notorious Colombian drug cartel at Venezuela border in leaked PHOTOS

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Juan Guaido may have some explaining to do. Photos have emerged depicting the Venezuelan opposition leader with gang members, confirmed by Colombian police to be leaders in the violent drug trafficking outfit, Los Rastrojos. The photos first appeared in a tweet on Friday, shared by Wilfredo Canizares of the Fundacion Progresar (Progress Foundation), a Colombian Read More

Why China believes the World needs the new Silk Road: Beijing’s ambitious mega-project explained

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China’s trillion-dollar “One Belt, One Road” initiative (BRI) is an attempt to revive the Silk Road, an ancient trade route that for hundreds of years connected the East and West during the days of the Roman Empire. The initiative, which was unveiled by Chinese President Xi Jinping in 2013, envisages linking China with Africa, Asia, Read More

SoftBank and Toyota want driverless cars to change the world

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Meet ‘crazy’ tech tycoon Masayoshi Son SoftBank and Toyota want to change the world of transportation through autonomous vehicles and other technologies. The high-profile Japanese companies are forming a joint venture called Monet to develop businesses that will use driverless-car technology to offer new services, such as mobile convenience stores and delivery vehicles in which Read More

‘Oracle of oil’ T. Boone Pickens dies at 91

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FILE PHOTO: T. Boone Pickens, CEO of BP Capital, speaks on a panel at the annual SkyBridge Alternatives Conference (SALT) in Las Vegas May 7, 2015. REUTERS/Rick Wilking (Reuters) – T. Boone Pickens, a celebrated corporate raider and energy industry magnate who made an empire out of an initial $2,500 investment, died on Wednesday at Read More

Freudian slip? Kiev is part of Russia… at least on Le Figaro’s world map

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One of France’s most-read papers has depicted Kiev as a Russian city during its filming of the landmark prisoner swap between Russia and Ukraine. Kiev was indeed a hub of Rus civilization… many centuries ago. Le Figaro, like most Western media outlets, has dispatched its reporters to cover the prisoners’ arrival at Kiev’s Boryspil airport Read More

German policy on China trade won’t be decided by ‘people who throw Molotov cocktails’ in Hong Kong

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Germany takes its own approach to relations with China and won’t bow to US demands and pressure over unrest in Hong Kong, analysts told RT, as Chancellor Angela Merkel heads to Beijing to talk trade. Merkel arrives in China for a three-day visit on Thursday. Accompanied by a large trade delegation, she is seeking to Read More

Facebook mulls dropping public like counts? Instagram ‘experiment’ spreads to parent platform

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Facebook is experimenting with hiding “like” counts from public view, according to a researcher who uncovered a similar test by Instagram. While the company admits it plans to test the feature, it won’t say when, where, or why. Facebook is already hiding likes for some users, researcher Jane Manchun Wong claimed on Monday, noting that Read More

Philip Green prepares to break up his Arcadia Group: Sunday Times

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Sir Philip Green attends the TopShop Spring/Summer 2018 show at London Fashion Week in London, Britain September 17, 2017. REUTERS/Mary Turner LONDON (Reuters) – Philip Green is preparing to break up his Topshop-to-Dorothy Perkins fashion empire, the Sunday Times reported citing unidentified sources. The newspaper said Green would separate the brands of his Arcadia Group Read More

Hans Rausing, driving force behind Tetra Pak, dies at 93: family

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FILE PHOTO: Billionaire Hans Rausing and wife Julia attend an Autumn Gala evening in support of Action on Addiction, in London October 23, 2014. The gala was attended by Britain’s Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge. REUTERS/Justin Tallis/Pool LONDON (Reuters) – Hans Rausing, the billionaire Swedish industrialist who helped turn Tetra Pak into one of the world’s Read More

Billionaire Fredriksen seeks investors for shipping-to-fish empire: media reports

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OSLO (Reuters) – Industrialist John Fredriksen is seeking investors to take larger stakes in his companies and could relinquish control of operations as part of a plan to reduce his workload, the Norwegian-born 75-year-old told two newspapers on Friday. Norwegian-born shipping tycoon John Fredriksen speaks in Oslo, Norway, June 1, 2017. REUTERS/Ints Kalnins It was Read More