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Germany wants Europe to join China's new Silk Road after criticizing Italy for doing the same

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The Chinese “Belt and Road” initiative is an important project, which European states would be glad to join, according to German Chancellor Angela Merkel, who stressed that cooperation should be based on reciprocity from Beijing. “We, as Europeans, want to play an active part and that must lead to certain reciprocity and we are still Read More

'Dark day for internet freedom': EU lawmakers approve controversial copyright reform

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The European Parliament has voted to adopt the highly controversial Article 13 provision which would govern the production and distribution of content online under the auspices of increasing copyright protections. Tuesday’s move will update the EU’s 20-year-old copyright rules and will govern audiovisual content, much to the dismay of many social media users who have Read More

Trump's Golan gift to Israel condemned by UN, Gulf & European allies

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Donald Trump’s decision to recognize Israel’s annexation of the Syrian Golan has been met with condemnation by the international community, with the UN and Washington’s Gulf and European allies slamming the move. The US president signed a declaration on Monday recognizing Israel’s sovereignty over the disputed Golan Heights. Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, who was Read More

China's Huawei sees little impact on sales from U.S. broadside

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SHENZHEN/HONG KONG (Reuters) – The U.S. campaign against China’s Huawei is having little impact on the company’s sales and it is unlikely many countries will follow the United States in banning Huawei from building next-generation mobile networks, its rotating Chairman Eric Xu said. FILE PHOTO: Eric Xu, CEO of Huawei, addresses media at Cebit, the Read More

Airbus shares take off after bumper Beijing order

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PARIS (Reuters) – Airbus shares rose on Tuesday after the European planemaker won a deal worth tens of billions of dollars to sell 300 aircraft to China. Air China’s new aircraft Airbus A350 receives a water cannon salute after its maiden flight from Beijing to Shanghai, at Hongqiao international Airport in Shanghai, China August 14, Read More

Mexican president demands apology from Spanish King, Pope Francis for 16th century conquests

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Mexican President Andrés Manuel López Obrador has formally requested an apology from both Spanish King Felipe VI and Pope Francis for the Spanish conquest some 500 years ago. The letter cited massacres that took place during the Spanish conquests of the indigenous peoples of Mexico throughout the 16th century. He also referenced the imposition of Read More

China signs multibillion-dollar deal with Airbus in another big blow to Boeing

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China will buy a total of 300 passenger jets from European aircraft maker Airbus as its US rival Boeing struggles in the aftermath of two deadly crashes involving its 737 MAX. The deal was signed during a visit by Chinese President Xi Jinping to France. Beijing’s order includes 290 aircraft from the A320 Family and Read More

Russia adds more than 1,000,000 ounces of gold to country's vast stockpile

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The Central Bank of Russia boosted foreign exchange reserves by 31.1 tons of gold in February, raising holdings of the precious metal to 2,149 tons, according to foreign reserve data updated by the regulator. Gold reserves grew by 1.5 percent against the previous month. The value of the gold reserves reportedly increased 2.4 percent to Read More

Aston Martin falls 5% in its London IPO

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You could own James Bond’s car Aston Martin is joining the ranks of listed automakers with an IPO that values the British company at more than $5 billion. But its first day of trading in London got off to a rocky start. The favorite carmaker of fictional British secret service agent James Bond priced its Read More