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Google cuts ties with Huawei following trade blacklisting

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Google has suspended its licences and product-sharing agreements with Chinese communications giant Huawei, as Washington accuses the company of spying for Beijing. The Silicon Valley tech giant has cut its business deals with Huawei that involve the transfer of hardware and software, Reuters and The Verge report. Following the move, Huawei will lose access to Android operating Read More

Google cuts ties with Huawei following trade blacklisting – report

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Google has reportedly suspended some of its product-sharing agreements with Chinese communications giant Huawei, as Washington accuses the company of spying for Beijing. The Silicon Valley tech giant has cut its business deals with Huawei that involve the transfer of hardware and software, an anonymous source told Reuters on Sunday. Following the move, Huawei will Read More

Iran wants peace but not ‘afraid’ of war – Revolutionary Guards chief

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Iran does not want war with the United States, the head of the elite Revolutionary Guards has claimed, adding that Washington lacks the “will” to fight Tehran. “The difference between us and them is that they are afraid of war and don’t have the will for it,” Major General Hossein Salami said, according to the Read More

‘There will be no war in Gulf region,’ despite wishes of Trump’s ‘B Team’ – Iran’s Zarif

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Armed conflict will not break out because nobody has any “illusions” about seriously going against Iran, the nation’s foreign minister said amid the recent escalation with Washington and its regional allies. “There will be no war because neither we want a war, nor has anyone the idea or illusion that it can confront Iran in Read More

NATO-led airstrike reportedly kills 17 Afghan police officers ‘by mistake’

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An airstrike by the NATO-led Resolute Support mission reportedly killed 17 police officers in Afghanistan on Thursday, injuring a dozen others in a ‘mistake’ during fighting between Afghan forces and the Taliban. The strike was conducted as Afghan police were fighting the Taliban outside Lashkar Gah in southern Helmand province, with Afghan officials describing the Read More

Washington orders suspension of all flights between US & Venezuela

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Washington has suspended all US-based cargo and passenger air services between the US and Venezuela, citing “safety and security” conditions in the Latin American country amid attempts to oust the government in Caracas. The move was announced by the US Department of Transportation on Wednesday. The decision was made with “the approval of the Secretary Read More

Simple precautions or plan to attack? What’s behind US & Germany’s recent moves in Mideast

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Germany and the Netherlands halted training of Iraqi troops hours after the US said it will partially evacuate its Baghdad embassy. Amid growing tensions with Iran, analysts offered differing views on the reasons behind the moves. Washington announced the partial evacuation of its embassy in Baghdad as well as a consulate in Erbil in Iraqi Read More

Presidential hopeful Warren unveils bill to protect U.S. military from climate change

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WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Democratic presidential hopeful Senator Elizabeth Warren said on Wednesday she is introducing a bill to toughen the U.S. military against future climate change damage and reduce its greenhouse gas emissions at certain bases in a little over 10 years. Democratic 2020 U.S. presidential candidate and U.S. Senator Elizabeth Warren (D-MA) speaks during Read More

Look harder: US rebukes British general for doubting heightened threat from Iran

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A UK military commander was rebuked by the US Central Command for questioning Washington’s claims that Iran poses an increased threat. Gen. Ghika, a senior figure in the anti-ISIS coalition, said none was evident in Iraq or Syria. The awkward exchange on Tuesday came as the US is trying to rally its allies to confront Read More

Guaido’s ‘envoy’ set to meet Pentagon officials to plan ways of bringing ‘democracy’ to Venezuela

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A representative of the Venezuelan opposition leader in the US will meet members of the Southern Command next week to discuss strategy for regime change in the Latin American country, Juan Guaido has confirmed. “The meeting will be held on Monday,” Guaido said at a press conference on Tuesday. “I understand it will be at Read More