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Exclusive: How Iran fuel oil exports beat U.S. sanctions in tanker odyssey to Asia

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SINGAPORE/BAGHDAD/TRIPOLI (Reuters) – At least two tankers have ferried Iranian fuel oil to Asia in recent months despite U.S. sanctions against such shipments, according to a Reuters analysis of ship-tracking data and port information, as well as interviews with brokers and traders. FILE PHOTO: A gas flare on an oil production platform in the Soroush Read More

Lavrov’s deputy to war-hawk Abrams: Venezuela ‘aid’ op unacceptable, Russia to protect its interests

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Russia is opposed to any efforts by the US to use ‘humanitarian aid’ as a pretext to intervene in Venezuela, Deputy FM Sergey Ryabkov told US special envoy Elliott Abrams, adding that Moscow will protect its interests there. The diplomats met in Rome on Tuesday to discuss the increasing tensions between Washington and Moscow over Read More

Zero Hedge, LiveLeak blocked, sharers warned of jail as NZ censors crack down on mosque attack video

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New Zealand police are warning citizens they’ll face 10 years in prison for sharing the Christchurch mosque attack video, and a host of websites have been blocked as censors scrub the shooter’s manifesto from the internet. Video footage of killer Brenton Tarrant’s shooting spree at a Christchurch mosque on Friday – which left 50 worshippers Read More

Ethiopian Airlines Boeing 737 MAX 8 crash: Questions that remain unanswered

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The crash of the 737 MAX 8 jet in Ethiopia has rocked the world and apparently spelled hard times for Boeing. The incident itself – as well as its aftermath – has also raised some questions that need to be answered. In the wake of the tragedy, the US manufacturer struggles to contain the fallout Read More

India must stop buying Venezuela’s oil, says US regime-change hawk Abrams

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The US is “urging” and “cajoling” countries around the globe –especially India– to stop buying Venezuelan oil, as Washington continues choking the country financially, hoping this will “motivate” people to topple President Maduro. “We say should not be helping this regime. You should be on the side of the Venezuelan people,” US Special Representative Read More

Berlin backs Deutsche Bank merger despite risk of shortfall: sources

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FRANKFURT (Reuters) – Berlin is so worried about the Health of Deutsche Bank that it pushed for a merger with rival Commerzbank even though it could open up a huge financial shortfall, a German official told Reuters. FILE PHOTO: Christian Sewing, CEO of Deutsche Bank AG, addresses the media during the bank’s annual news conference Read More

Russia to defend its Venezuela oil assets in ‘toughest way possible’

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Nicolas Maduro’s staunchest international ally—Russia—reaffirmed last week its full support to the Socialist leader’s regime and his efforts to prevent what Moscow sees as interference in Venezuela’s domestic affairs. At the same time, Russia, which vowed to defend its oil assets in Venezuela as early as the political crisis began in January, sees risks to its investments Read More