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IS bride Shamima Begum: I am willing to change

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Islamic State bride Shamima Begum has told Sky News she is “willing to change” as she asked for “mercy” from politicians after being stripped of her UK citizenship. The 19-year-old – who wants to return to Britain from Syria – said her newborn son is unwell and she will not allow him to return to Read More

‘Not an atomic bomb’: Huawei founder thanks Trump for helping to ‘promote’ 5G technology

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The founder of Chinese tech giant Huawei has thanked the Trump administration for helping him to “promote” 5G technology in advance of an expected ban on the company operating in the US over concerns about “national security.” During an interview on CBS This Morning, Ren Zhengfei said, with a hint of sarcasm, that US officials Read More

Airbus pencils in orders for new A321XLR jet: sources

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PARIS (Reuters) – Airbus has begun lining up tentative orders for a longer-range version of its A321 jetliner, seeking to exploit signs of hesitation at arch-rival Boeing over whether to develop a new model in a hotly contested niche of the airplane market. A logo of Airbus is seen on a wall at Airbus headquarters Read More

Swedish student leader wins EU pledge to spend billions on climate

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BRUSSELS (Reuters) – The European Union should spend hundreds of billions of euros combating climate change during the next decade, its chief executive said on Thursday, responding to a Swedish teen who has inspired a global movement of children against global warming. In a speech alongside 16-year-old Greta Thunberg in Brussels, European Commission President Jean-Claude Read More

Danske Bank now under SEC microscope over money laundering

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FILE PHOTO: General view of the Danske Bank building in Copenhagen, Denmark, September 27, 2018. REUTERS/Jacob Gronholt-Pedersen/File Photo COPENHAGEN (Reuters) – The money laundering scandal at Danske Bank deepened on Thursday as the Danish lender said it had received an inquiry from the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). Danske is already under investigation in Read More

France threatens to boycott Eurovision over Israeli TV show depicting French contestant as terrorist

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France has reportedly threatened to boycott the Eurovision song contest in protest over an Israeli television series which portrays France’s entry in the popular competition as a terrorist. Set to air in May, the three-part series called ‘Douze Points’ (‘twelve points’ in French, the highest score you can receive at Eurovision) is about a French-Algerian Read More

Anti-Zionism equals Anti-Semitism? Macron fuels debate on how to define anti-Jewish hate

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Addressing a rise in hate crimes against the Jewish diaspora in France, President Emanuel Macron has supported the expansion of the definition of anti-Semitism to outlaw anti-Zionism as well, fueling public debate over the terms. “Anti-Semitism is hiding itself behind anti-Zionism,” Macron said Wednesday, speaking at the Representative Council of French Jewish Institutions (Crif) and Read More

Why new report on May parliamentary elections spells trouble for the EU

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Anti-EU parties are on track to “paralyse decision-making” in Brussels after upcoming parliamentary elections in May, a new report claims. Does that spell serious problems for European politics? RT explains. The European Council on Foreign Relations (ECFR) report describes the vote as “the most consequential parliamentary vote in the EU’s history” and says it is Read More

Microsoft says discovers hacking targeting democratic institutions in Europe

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(Reuters) – Microsoft Corp on Wednesday said it had discovered cyber attacks directed at democratic institutions, think tanks and non-profit organizations in Europe and would offer a cyber security service to several countries to close security gaps. FILE PHOTO: General view of Microsoft’s logo at Microsoft Corporation headquarters at Issy-les-Moulineaux, near Paris, France, April 18, Read More

Estonia investigates alleged Swedbank link to money laundering scandal

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STOCKHOLM (Reuters) – Estonia is investigating allegations linking Swedbank to suspicious transactions in the country involving Danske Bank, Estonia’s state prosecutor said on Wednesday. The Swedbank logo is pictured on its branch in Riga October 21, 2014. REUTERS/Ints Kalnins Danske is being investigated in its home market of Denmark, Estonia, Britain, France and the United Read More