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Russians have sweetest tooth after Germans – chocolate producer Ritter Sport

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A love of chocolate has made Russia the second-largest market for German manufacturer Ritter sport, a top executive at the company has told the German-Russian Chamber of Commerce. The chocolate maker, famous for its signature square bars, has seen its sales fall across Europe – with the exception of Russia, where they surged by 13 Read More

‘People who hate Maduro often need humanitarian aid the least’ – Max Blumenthal

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The narrative about dictator Maduro starving his own people aims to split a polarized Venezuela where the poor still support the government, while those backing the opposition are cashing in on the crisis, Max Blumenthal told RT. Despite mainstream media painting a dire picture in which the entire Venezuelan society –of course, besides Maduro himself Read More

Trump says he's inclined to extend China trade deadline and meet Xi soon

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WASHINGTON (Reuters) – President Donald Trump said on Friday there was “a very good chance” the United States would strike a deal with China to end their trade war and that he was inclined to extend his March 1 tariff deadline and meet soon with Chinese President Xi Jinping. U.S. President Donald Trump meets with Read More

Trump says inclined to extend China trade deadline, to meet Xi soon

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WASHINGTON (Reuters) – U.S. President Donald Trump said on Friday there was “a very good chance” the United States would strike a deal with China to end their trade war and that he was inclined to extend his March 1 deadline to reach an agreement. U.S. President Donald Trump meets with Chinese Vice Premier Liu Read More

Trump says could include Huawei and ZTE in trade deal

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U.S. President Donald Trump looks on during a meeting with China’s Vice Premier Liu He in the Oval Office at the White House in Washington, U.S., February 22, 2019. REUTERS/Carlos Barria WASHINGTON (Reuters) – U.S. President Donald trump said on Friday he may or may not include Chinese telecommunications companies Huawei Technologies and ZTE Corp Read More

Pakistan vows 'full force' response as tensions with India escalate

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By Russell Hope, news reporter Pakistan’s military has promised to respond with “full force” if the country is attacked by India, following a suicide bombing that killed 40 Indian paramilitary policemen in Kashmir.  Major General Asif Ghafoor told reporters his message to their neighbour was: “Don’t mess with Pakistan. “We have no intention to initiate Read More

Iran’s newest warship joins large-scale drills in Gulf of Oman

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Iran’s newest Fateh submarine and Sahand destroyer have joined a massive three-day military exercise in the Gulf of Oman, codenamed ‘Velayat 97’. The vessels will patrol an area of two million square kilometers, from the Strait of Hormuz to the Gulf of Oman, and across the northern Indian Ocean. The submarines will launch missiles, and Read More

FATF says EU dirty money list risks undermining its work

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U.S. Secretary of the Treasury Steven Mnuchin talks to Financial Action Task Force President Marshall Billingslea as they pose for the official photo at the G20 Meeting of Finance Ministers in Buenos Aires, Argentina, July 21, 2018. REUTERS/Marcos Brindicci PARIS (Reuters) – A European Union blacklist of nations it considers as anti-money laundering and terrorism-financing Read More

‘Straight out of Dr Strangelove’: Analysts slam Trump’s plan to trade nuclear secrets with Saudis

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Donald Trump’s mercantile courtship with Saudi Arabia, which now reportedly seeks to acquire US nuclear know-how, is placing the world in danger, analysts told RT, warning that Riyadh could develop atomic weapons to nuke Iran.  “It is very, very alarming. It’s a terrible thing to spread this kind of technology to a totalitarian state like Read More