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170 migrants feared dead in Mediterranean sinkings

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Up to 170 migrants are feared dead after two accidents in which dinghies sank in the Mediterranean after leaving North Africa for Europe. One of the vessels capsized off Libya after departing the country on Thursday, prompting the Italian navy to stage a rescue operation. But Flavio Di Giacomo, a spokesman for the International Organisation Read More

Lindsey Graham warns of ‘Iraq on steroids’ if Trump doesn’t delay Syria withdrawal

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Sen. Lindsey Graham says Syria might face the same bleak future Iraq saw when the US pullout in 2011 arguably gave rise to Islamic terrorism there, warning that sending US troops home will turn it into “Iraq on steroids.” Graham (R-SC), who has styled himself as one of the main opponents of the withdrawal of Read More

Canadians cry oil crisis as pipeline problem grows worse

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Sixty percent of Canadians now feel that the country’s oil pipeline capacity has reached crisis levels, according to a new survey from the Angus Reed Institute. Pipeline takeaway capacity has bitten into Canada’s oil revenues as Canada’s Western Canadian Select benchmark price continues to trade at an uncomfortable discount. An astonishing 70 percent of all Read More

Acclaimed photographer & video journalist working for RT’s video agency killed in Libya clashes

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Colleagues are mourning the death of Mohamed Ben Khalifa, a freelance photographer who worked for RT’s video agency Ruptly and AP. Khalifa was killed by a stray shell south of Tripoli while on the job. Ben Khalifa was killed on Saturday near Libya’s capital, Tripoli, which has seen a flare-up of violence between rival militias since Read More

Lindsey Graham warns of 'Iraq on steroids' if Trump doesn't delay Syria withdrawal

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Sen. Lindsey Graham has said that Syria might face the same bleak future Iraq saw when the US pullout in 2011 arguably gave rise to Islamic terrorism there, warning that sending US troops home will turn it into “Iraq on steroids.” Graham (R-South Carolina), who has styled himself as one of the main opponents of Read More

China set to post slowest growth in 28 years in 2018, more stimulus seen

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BEIJING (Reuters) – China is expected to report on Monday that economic growth cooled to its slowest in 28 years in 2018 amid weakening domestic demand and bruising U.S. tariffs, adding pressure on Beijing to roll out more support measures to avert a sharper slowdown. A woman looks at job advertisements on a wall in Read More

Paris informs Tokyo it wants Renault and Nissan to integrate: Nikkei

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The logos of car manufacturers Renault and Nissan are seen in front of a common dealership of the companies in Saint-Avold, France, January 15, 2019. REUTERS/Christian Hartmann TOKYO (Reuters) – A French government delegation has informed Tokyo that it would seek an integration of Renault (RENA.PA) and Nissan (7201.T), most likely under the umbrella of Read More

'Hostage-taking': Democrats reject Trump's offer to end shutdown

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Donald Trump has offered to extend temporary protection for people brought to the US illegally as children in a bid to end the government shutdown. The US president said he wanted to “break the logjam” but stuck to his demand for $5.7bn (£4.5bn) to fund his proposed wall on the US-Mexico border. He offered to Read More

Acclaimed photographer & video journalist working for RT's video agency killed in Libya clashes

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Colleagues have been mourning the death of Mohamed Ben Khalifa, a freelance photographer who worked for RT’s video agency Ruptly and AP. Khalifa was killed by a stray shell south of Tripoli while on the job. Ben Khalifa was killed on Saturday near Libya’s capital, Tripoli, that has been seeing a flare-up of violence between Read More