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U.S. waives tariffs on Japanese aluminum for Tesla battery cells

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FILE PHOTO: A driver recharges the battery of his Tesla car at a Tesla Super Charging station in a petrol station on the highway in Sailly-Flibeaucourt, France, January 12, 2019. REUTERS/Pascal Rossignol WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The U.S. Commerce Department has agreed to Tesla Inc’s request to waive 10 percent tariffs on imported aluminum from Japan Read More

Sanctions on Russia can be lifted ‘at any time’ – French PM

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Even as both the EU and Russia renewed sanctions against each other, the French prime minister argued the measures are not permanent and could be removed swiftly, in a possible signal to Washington. “We know that sanctions are not a permanent regime, but a state that can be canceled at any time,” PM Eduard Philippe Read More

Facebook’s Clegg rejects break-up calls, prefers more regulation

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BERLIN (Reuters) – Facebook dismissed calls for a break-up of the world’s biggest social network and other big internet companies on Monday, saying this would not tackle issues such as privacy, attempts to influence elections or harmful content. FILE PHOTO: Logo of Facebook is seen at the high profile startups and high tech leaders gathering, Read More

Bristol-Myers plans to divest Celgene’s psoriasis drug

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(Reuters) – Bristol-Myers Squibb Co on Monday offered to divest Celgene Corp’s psoriasis treatment Otezla to allay concerns raised by the U.S. competition regulator, and pushed back the closing of their $74 billion deal. FILE PHOTO: Logo of global biopharmaceutical company Bristol-Myers Squibb is pictured on the blouse of an employee in Le Passage, near Read More

France prepares to swelter in record high June temperatures

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PARIS (Reuters) – Authorities in Paris are setting up “cool rooms” in municipal buildings, opening pools for late-night swimming and installing extra drinking fountains as France braces for a “potentially dangerous” heatwave that could see record temperatures for June. FILE PHOTO: A tourist cools down in the fountains of the Trocadero near the Eiffel tower, Read More

China’s assistant foreign minister says global community sees harm from protectionism

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The head of the Chinese delegation Assistant Minister of Foreign Affairs Zhang Jun delivers his opening remarks during a Treaty on the Non-Proliferation of Nuclear Weapons (NPT) conference with the UN Security Council’s five permanent members (P5) China, France, Russia, Britain, and U.S., in Beijing, China, January 30, 2019. REUTERS/Thomas Peter/Pool BEIJING (Reuters) – China’s Read More

U.S. arms makers see booming European demand as threats multiply

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PARIS (Reuters) – U.S. arms makers say European demand for fighter jets, missile defenses and other weapons is growing fast amid heightened concerns about Russia and Iran. A Lockheed Martin F-16 fighter of the Belgian Air Force performs at the 53rd International Paris Air Show at Le Bourget Airport near Paris, France June 22, 2019. Read More

Trump to impose ‘major additional sanctions’ on Iran

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US President Donald Trump has said he will impose “major” new sanctions on Iran in an effort to prevent the country from obtaining nuclear weapons. He also said military action was “always on the table” against Iran following the shooting down of an unmanned US drone earlier this week by the Islamic Republic. But he indicated Read More

Poland eyes green energy investments in Western Balkans: minister

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WARSAW (Reuters) – Polish energy groups could invest in renewable power in Western Balkan countries that eye European Union membership, Jadwiga Emilewicz, minister for entrepreneurship and technology said. Poland backs the EU bids of the Western Balkan nations, including Serbia, which is Warsaw’s biggest trade partner in the region, as well as North Macedonia, Bosnia Read More

UK sends envoy to Iran over ‘concerns about its conduct’

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Britain is sending a minister to Iran to “raise UK and international concerns about Iran’s regional conduct”. Dr Andrew Murrison, minister of state for the Middle East, will head to the country on Sunday and demand a de-escalation of tension in the Middle East. He will also discuss worries over Iran’s threat to stop complying Read More