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French mayors ban glyphosate weedkiller, defying government

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RENNES, France (Reuters) – Some 20 French mayors have banned glyphosate from their municipalities, defying the government, which is now taking legal action to impose national legislation which allows the controversial weedkiller’s continued use for now. FILE PHOTO: A can of glyphosate weedkiller is seen in a treated mustard field as French farmer Herve Fouassier Read More

Japan slams South Korea’s decision to scrap intel-sharing as ‘completely mistaken response’

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Seoul’s decision not to extend its agreement with Japan on exchanging military intelligence has sparked an angry reaction in Tokyo, which branded the move as absolutely inadequate, as the row between the two neighbors escalates. The deal in question – the General Security of Military Information Agreement (GSOMIA) – is set to expire on August Read More

Seoul to ditch intelligence-sharing deal with Tokyo amid escalating trade row

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South Korea will not extend an agreement with Japan on exchanging military intelligence, Seoul announced on Thursday. The two Asian nations are locked in an increasingly bitter row over trade restrictions. The deal that allowed both countries to share classified information, the General Security of Military Information Agreement (GSOMIA), is to expire on August 24 Read More

‘Unbelievable’: Seoul to ditch intelligence-sharing deal with Tokyo amid escalating trade row

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South Korea will not extend an agreement with Japan on exchanging military intelligence, Seoul announced on Thursday. The two Asian nations are locked in an increasingly bitter row over trade restrictions. The deal that allowed both countries to share classified information, the General Security of Military Information Agreement (GSOMIA), is to expire on August 24 Read More

China says hopes U.S. stops wrong tariff action, vows to retaliate if new levies imposed

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FILE PHOTO: Containers are seen at the Yangshan Deep Water Port in Shanghai, China August 6, 2019. REUTERS/Aly Song BEIJING (Reuters) – China said on Thursday it hopes the United States will stop its wrong tariff action, adding that any new tariffs would lead to escalation. The United States said early this month it would Read More

Pembina to acquire Kinder Morgan Canada, taking control of Cochin condensate line

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New York — Pembina Pipeline has agreed to acquire Kinder Morgan subsidiary Kinder Morgan Canada, giving Pembina ownership of the cross-border Cochin condensate pipeline system, the company said Wednesday. Not registered? Receive daily email alerts, subscriber notes & personalize your experience. Register Now The C$4.35 billion deal will also increase Pembina’s above ground storage capacity Read More

Hong Kong’s days as global financial hub may be numbered – Jim Rogers

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Hong Kong is losing its status as a major financial center as investors seek a ‘safe haven’ for their assets in places like Singapore amid rising tensions in the city, legendary investor Jim Rogers told RT. Weeks of unrest have already taken a toll on tourism, stock and property markets, as well as the entire Read More

Huawei blasts US move to expand blacklist of its affiliates as ‘politically motivated’

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Chinese telecom giant Huawei has said the US decision to blacklist another 46 of the firm’s affiliates is ‘unjust.’ The list now includes more than 100 entries. The US Department of Commerce (DoC) initially blacklisted Huawei itself in May, forbidding US firms from selling technology or equipment to the Chinese tech giant, while also banning Read More