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Trump to impose ‘major additional sanctions’ on Iran

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US President Donald Trump has said he will impose “major” new sanctions on Iran in an effort to prevent the country from obtaining nuclear weapons. He also said military action was “always on the table” against Iran following the shooting down of an unmanned US drone earlier this week by the Islamic Republic. But he indicated Read More

US launched cyber-strike against Iran while backing away from military attack – report

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Offensive cyber strikes against Iran reportedly disabled its computer systems that control rocker and missile launches on Thursday night when the military attack was called off by President Donald Trump. President Trump approved the cyber offensive against the Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps, the Washington Post reported citing people familiar with the matter. Although the attack came Read More

UK sends envoy to Iran over ‘concerns about its conduct’

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Britain is sending a minister to Iran to “raise UK and international concerns about Iran’s regional conduct”. Dr Andrew Murrison, minister of state for the Middle East, will head to the country on Sunday and demand a de-escalation of tension in the Middle East. He will also discuss worries over Iran’s threat to stop complying Read More

UK sends envoy to Iran for ‘frank’ talks amid tensions

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Britain is sending a minister to Iran to “raise UK and international concerns about Iran’s regional conduct”. Dr Andrew Murrison, minister of state for the Middle East, will head to the country tomorrow and demand a de-escalisation of tension in the Middle East. He will also discuss worries over Iran’s threat to stop complying with Read More

China needs nearly $440 billion to clean up rural environment: report

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A woman rides a scooter past a steel plant in Anyang, Henan province, China, February 18, 2019. Picture taken February 18, 2019. REUTERS/Thomas Peter SHANGHAI (Reuters) – China will need to spend 3 trillion yuan ($440 billion) over three years to improve village sanitation and clean up its heavily polluted rural environment, the official People’s Read More

Bang-up week on Wall Street ends with a whimper

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(Reuters) – Wall Street edged lower on Friday, as U.S. Vice President Mike Pence’s decision to defer a speech on China policy increased optimism on upcoming trade talks between Washington and Beijing, while tensions between the United States and Iran undercut sentiment. The S&P 500 briefly hit a record high. Pence called off a planned Read More

Mexico to cut Pemex’s profit-sharing duty cut to 54%, increasing resources by $4.8 billion by 2021

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Mexico City — The Mexican government will cut Pemex’s profit-sharing duty, known as DUC, to 54% by 2021 from the current 65%, the company’s financial director, Alberto Velazquez, said Thursday. Not registered? Receive daily email alerts, subscriber notes & personalize your experience. Register Now “Results from this plan might be huge, spectacular,” Velazquez said at Read More