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Brazil president says he wants the Amazon to be exploited ‘in a reasonable way’

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FILE PHOTO: Brazil’s President Jair Bolsonaro speaks during inauguration ceremony of the new Education Minister Abraham Weintraub at the Planalto Palace in Brasilia, Brazil April 9, 2019. REUTERS/Adriano Machado/File Photo SAO PAULO (Reuters) – Brazil’s president Jair Bolsonaro said on Thursday that he wanted the country’s vast Amazon rainforest to be exploited “in a reasonable Read More

Thousand ton twist: Gold buying frenzy by global central banks to push bullion prices higher

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Gold prices could reach $1,400 per ounce in 2019 due to the US Federal Reserve’s less aggressive stance on interest rates, bullion purchases by central banks and lingering global uncertainties, market analysts explain. “I think that we expect gold to continue to trade pretty much within that range for the coming months,” said Martin Huxley, Read More

Exclusive: SK Innovation in talks to set up EV battery JVs with Volkswagen, China partners

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SEOUL (Reuters) – SK Innovation Co Ltd is in talks to set up separate battery-making joint ventures with Volkswagen AG and Chinese partners, as the South Korean petrochemicals producer aggressively expands its involvement in electric vehicles (EVs). The logo of SK Innovation is seen in front of its headquarters in Seoul, South Korea, Feb. 3, Read More

Hungary sees Huawei as strategic partner despite security concerns

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BUDAPEST (Reuters) – Hungary regards China’s Huawei Technologies as a strategic IT partner, the Finance Ministry said on Tuesday, shrugging off security concerns about using its products among many western governments. FILE PHOTO: The logo of Huawei is seen at its showroom in Shenzhen, Guangdong province, China March 29, 2019. REUTERS/Tyrone Siu/File Photo In a Read More

Netanyahu has snake-charmed Israel for a decade, but have voters had enough of ‘King Bibi’?

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If he wins Tuesday’s election, Benjamin Netanyahu is set to become Israel’s longest-serving prime minister. But as his tricks have grown hoarier and his persona more outsize than Trump himself, he risks becoming a self-caricature. Final polls on Friday showed that his right-wing coalition was favored to reach the magic number of the 61 seats Read More

‘The EU is a nightmare’: Italy’s Salvini launches campaign to form broad nationalist alliance

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Italy’s Deputy Prime Minister Matteo Salvini launched his campaign to build a populist voting block in the EU, kicking off the initiative Monday by hosting a meeting with four like-minded European political parties. Fresh from discussions with Marine Le Pen of France’s National Rally, Salvini is striving to bring together the largest anti-immigration and euroskeptic Read More

Orban to Juncker: Unveiling statue of Marx gives you no right to lecture others on xenophobia

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Viktor Orban has hit back at claims made by Jean-Claude Juncker that he is racist, quipping that the European Commission head’s appearance at a ceremony celebrating Karl Marx gave him no right to lecture others about xenophobia. The Hungarian prime minister was responding to comments made by Juncker to Italian television on Sunday over the Read More

‘Dangerous period’ for Europe: Hungary says suspected ISIS fighter found with EU debit card

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A suspected Islamic State terrorist, who sought asylum in Europe, reportedly received a prepaid debit card meant for refugees from the European Union. The incident reflects a dangerous new period for Europe, an analyst told RT. Hungarian counter-terrorism officers apprehended a Syrian national, in Budapest last week, who had been identified as a high-ranking member Read More

Left opt for election scaremongering? Report claims ‘US dark money’ meddling in Europe

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A new alarming report claims American Christian conservative groups funneled millions to fund “shocking” meddling in European politics. Seems like a big scoop, or just a ploy to sway European Parliament elections? The report released by the UK-based political website openDemocracy this week spares no black paint to produce a picture of gross interference in Read More

Bad habit: US soldiers injured AGAIN in Poland after military vehicles crash into each other (PHOTO)

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Despite the fact that they were all heading in the same direction, three US military transport vehicles managed to get into a serious accident in which two of them collided, hospitalizing two soldiers. According to Ewelina Buda, a spokesman for the Poviat police headquarters in nearby Brzesk, the vehicles were headed toward the Hungarian border Read More