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Venezuela's political superstar shines on, as Maduro refuses to budge

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By Stuart Ramsay, chief correspondent, in Caracas, Venezuela The enthusiasm to take to the streets of Venezuela to protest against the rule of Nicolas Maduro seems undimmed after four weeks of this so-called rebellion. We haven’t missed one yet, nor have hundreds of thousands, who flooded in to towns and city centres all over the Read More

Defiant Maduro compares Trump to 'head of the KKK'

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Nicolas Maduro has compared Donald Trump to “the head of the KKK” as the embattled Venezuelan leader continues to defy efforts by Western powers to recognise opponent Juan Guaido as acting president. European countries including France, Germany and the UK are among those to have formally recognised Mr Guaido as the acting president of Venezuela, Read More

IAG's Walsh to Airbus: drop A380 price to boost sales

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LONDON (Reuters) – Airbus should lower the price of its A380 jetliner if it wants to sell more of them, IAG CEO Willie Walsh said on Friday, adding that the airline group would consider additional aircraft if the price was right. <img src="https://s4.reutersmedia.net/resources/r/?m=02&d=20190201&t=2&i=1352182733&r=LYNXNPEF103GW&w=450" aria-label="FILE PHOTO: Willie Walsh, CEO of International Airlines Group speaks during the Read More

Exclusive: Airbus A380 under threat as Emirates weighs rejigged order – sources

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PARIS/DUBAI (Reuters) – Dubai’s Emirates is exploring switching some orders for the world’s largest jetliner, the Airbus A380, to the smaller A350 in a move raising new doubts about the future of Europe’s superjumbo, people familiar with the matter said. An Emirates Airbus A380-800 plane is seen at Nice International airport in Nice, France, September Read More

Russia vows to defend its Venezuelan oil assets

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Russia will defend its interests in Venezuela within the international law using “all mechanisms available to us,” Dmitry Peskov, spokesman for Russia’s President Vladimir Putin, told Russian media on Tuesday. Russia has kept close ties with Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro and has extended loans to Venezuela, including oil firm Rosneft lending money to Venezuela’s state-held Read More

U.S., China 'miles and miles' from trade deal: Ross

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WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The United States and China are “miles and miles” from resolving trade issues but there is a fair chance the two countries will get a deal, U.S. Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross said on Thursday. A 30-member Chinese delegation plans to come to Washington next week for talks, he said, as the world’s Read More

Barclays lowers U.S. first quarter GDP growth view to 2.5 percent

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FILE PHOTO – The logo of Barclays is seen on the top of one of its branch in Madrid, Spain, March 22, 2016. REUTERS/Sergio Perez/File Photo NEW YORK (Reuters) – Barclays economists said on Wednesday they reduced their outlook on U.S. economic growth in the first quarter to an annualized rate of 2.5 percent from Read More

Asian shares, oil skid on global growth worries

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SYDNEY (Reuters) – Asian shares stumbled and oil prices fell on Tuesday as pessimism about world growth drove investors away from risky assets, while sterling ticked lower in the face of the latest twists and turns in the Brexit saga. FILE PHOTO: A woman walks in strong wind caused by Typhoon Lan, past an electronic Read More

Asian shares, U.S. stock futures dented by growth worries

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SYDNEY (Reuters) – Asian shares and U.S. stock futures slipped on Tuesday as pessimism about world growth drove investors away from risky assets, while sterling dithered as the latest plan for Brexit appeared to come and go with no progress. FILE PHOTO: A woman walks in strong wind caused by Typhoon Lan, past an electronic Read More