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India to ‘make clear’ to US that S-400 deal with Moscow ‘can’t be wished away’ – report

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New Delhi plans to convince the US to grant it a waiver on buying the S-400 air defense missile systems from Moscow, a report says. “We have a longstanding defense relationship with Russia we cannot wish away,” a diplomatic source told NDTV ahead of US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo’s visit to New Delhi on Read More

‘All Russians are bastards!’ declares Ukrainian delegate to PACE

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Tempers have been running high at the PACE this week as the rights body is about to reinstate Russia as a fully-fledged member. One of Ukraine’s delegates went as far as declaring all Russian ‘bastards’ for the cameras. The outburst came from Borislav Beryoza, a Ukrainian MP with a long record of disruptive behavior that Read More

AbbVie looks beyond Humira with $63 billion deal for Botox-maker Allergan

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(Reuters) – Drugmaker AbbVie Inc said on Tuesday it would buy Botox-maker Allergan Plc for about $63 billion, grabbing control of the biggest name in medical aesthetics to help reduce its reliance on blockbuster arthritis treatment Humira. AbbVie has been under pressure to diversify its portfolio as Humira, the world’s best-selling drug, is already in Read More

Facebook to give French courts data on hate speech suspects, says minister

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Facebook has agreed to give French courts the identification data of users suspected of spreading hate speech on the platform, according to a French minister, in what is being described as a world first. France’s minister for digital affairs and former top advisor to President Emmanuel Macron, Cedric O, confirmed the agreement on Tuesday, but Read More

‘Trump & Kim’ spotted out and about in Tokyo (VIDEO, PHOTOS)

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Published time: 25 Jun, 2019 15:22 Edited time: 25 Jun, 2019 15:26 Just days before the G20 summit in Osaka, residents of Japan’s capital were treated to the extraordinary sight of Donald Trump and Kim Jong-un casually dining together, only to realise the pair in question were uncanny lookalikes. The seemingly germ-conscious duo were captured Read More

Why oil’s outlook could be even bleaker than expected

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By Bloomberg News on 6/25/2019 SINGAPORE and BEIJING (Bloomberg) — As storm clouds gather over the world’s top oil-consuming region, OPEC and its allies would be advised to pay close attention as they prepare to make a key decision on output curbs early next month. While the Saudi Arabian-led efforts to restrain supply amid surging Read More

Gold soars to six-year high as trade, Iran tensions mount

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LONDON (Reuters) – Trade anxiety and escalating tensions between the United States and Iran sent gold soaring to a six-year high on Tuesday, and saw traders dive back into safe-harbour government bonds and the yen and Swiss franc at the expense of the dollar. FILE PHOTO: The German share price index DAX graph is pictured Read More

S-300 theft fail: Pole jailed for 14 years after attempting to steal Russian missile system parts

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A Polish national, caught red-handed trying to steal classified parts of the S-300 missile system for a Polish supplier, has been tried and convicted in a Moscow court on charges of espionage. Marian Radzajewski was found guilty and sentenced to 14 years in a “strict regime colony,” Moscow City Court announced in a press release Read More