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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

U.S. Republicans set 'Green New Deal vote' in bid to divide Democrats

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WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Republican U.S. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, in a move aimed at dividing Democrats, set a vote for Tuesday on their “Green New Deal” resolution that seeks to cut greenhouse gas emissions by moving off fossil fuels. FILE PHOTO: Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell speaks with reporters following a policy luncheon in 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

Recession obsession keeps the mood subdued

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LONDON (Reuters) – Calm returned to global markets on Tuesday as a steadier day for Europe and Asia’s bourses and a tick higher in benchmark bond yields helped ease nerves after a jarring few days dominated by recession worries. The German share price index DAX graph is pictured at the stock exchange in Frankfurt, Germany, Read More

Factbox: Cyclone Idai kills 686, displaces hundreds of thousands

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BEIRA, Mozambique (Reuters) – Hundreds of thousands of people are in need of food, water and shelter after Cyclone Idai battered Mozambique, Zimbabwe and Malawi. Survivors of cyclone Idai cross a temporary bridge as they arrive at Coppa business centre to receive aid in Chipinge, Zimbabwe, March 26, 2019. REUTERS/Philimon Bulawayo As of Tuesday, at 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

‘Trio of misfortune’: Venezuela blames Pompeo, Bolton & Rubio as fresh blackout hits country

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Another crippling blackout that hit Venezuela this week was orchestrated from the outside, Vice President Delcy Rodrigues suggested, singling out the masterminds of the “attack.” Power went out in most of Caracas and nearly a dozen states in the afternoon on Monday, hitting local businesses and public places. The outage has also affected Venezuela’s main Read More

Indonesia says low-carbon plan could spur annual GDP growth

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JAKARTA (Reuters) – Indonesia plans to adopt a more sustainable economic development plan from 2020 that could deliver annual GDP growth of 5.6 to 6 percent over the next 25 years, its planning minister said on Tuesday. FILE PHOTO: Heavy traffic is seen on a main toll road as many people leave the city ahead Read More