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Serbian anti-govt protesters use truck to break through police cordon & block presidential palace

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Serbian President Aleksandar Vucic said that falling ratings are making the opposition employ drastic measures, as protesters led by a nationalist figure and a tycoon surrounded his palace and police headquarters. The demonstrators gathered outside the presidential palace in central Belgrade before noon on Sunday, when Vucic was due to hold a press conference. They Read More

US announces more support for ‘heroic’ White Helmets in Syria

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The Trump administration is doubling down on backing the White Helmets, the self-proclaimed civil defense group with often controversial activity in militant-held areas of Syria, pledging a $5 million donation at a conference. The contribution was announced by ambassador James Jeffrey, US special envoy to the anti-Islamic State (IS, formerly known as ISIS) coalition, at Read More

CIA may be behind February attack on North Korean embassy in Spain – reports

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The CIA had its hand in the raid on the North Korean embassy in Spain, local media report citing investigation sources. If confirmed, the development might lead to a major spat between Spain and the US. At least two of the 10 perpetrators, who broke into the embassy, have been identified and are connected with Read More

Spy chief warns over Russian meddling in EU elections

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The Kremlin will “very likely” try to intervene in European parliamentary elections this May to help pro-Russia and anti-EU politicians win seats, Estonia’s equivalent of MI6 has warned. The Estonian Foreign Intelligence Service said President Putin’s goal is to undermine unity with the European Union “by sowing disorder and disbelief” within and between the 28 Read More

US-China trade plunges by 20% in the first two months of 2019

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The volume of trade between the world’s two largest economies, the United States and China, dropped to $76.5 billion in January-February, according to data by China’s General Administration of Customs. The figure is 20 percent lower than for the same period of last year. At the same time, the trade deficit between the countries narrowed Read More

Explainer: Huawei faces slim odds in new U.S. court fight

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(Reuters) – Huawei Technologies Co Ltd has opened up a new front in its battle with the U.S. government by filing a lawsuit challenging a congressional ban on federal agencies’ use of the Chinese technology company’s products. A Huawei company logo is seen outside a shopping mall in Shanghai, China March 7, 2019. REUTERS/Aly Song Read More

U.S. senators offer resolution backing Canada on Huawei CFO

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A man walks past a Huawei shop in Beijing, China, March 7, 2019. REUTERS/Thomas Peter WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The Republican and Democratic leaders of the U.S. Senate Foreign Relations Committee introduced legislation on Thursday backing Canada’s handling of Huawei Technologies Chief Financial Officer Meng Wanzhou, as the United States seeks her extradition. Senators Jim Risch, Read More

Huawei fights back against U.S. blackout with Texas lawsuit

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HONG KONG/WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Chinese telecoms equipment maker Huawei Technologies sued the U.S. government on Thursday saying a law limiting its U.S. business was unconstitutional, ratcheting up its fight back against a government bent on closing it out of global markets. Huawei said it had filed a complaint in a federal court in Texas challenging Read More

Huawei fights back against US black out with Texas lawsuit

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HONG KONG/WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Chinese telecoms equipment maker Huawei Technologies sued the U.S. government on Thursday saying a law limiting its U.S. business was unconstitutional, ratcheting up its fight back against a government bent on closing it out of global markets. FILE PHOTO: People walk past a sign board of Huawei at CES (Consumer Electronics Read More

Huawei sues U.S. government, saying ban on its equipment is unconstitutional

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HONG KONG/WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Chinese telecoms equipment maker Huawei Technologies sued the U.S. government on Thursday saying a law limiting its U.S. business was unconstitutional, racheting up its fight back against a government bent on closing it out of global markets. FILE PHOTO: People walk past a sign board of Huawei at CES (Consumer Electronics Read More