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US slashes Pakistan’s aid by $440mn amid Kashmir tensions

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The United States has cut Pakistan’s foreign aid by $440 million, according to reports, sending mixed signals as Donald Trump seeks mediation between New Delhi and Islamabad over the crisis in Kashmir. The aid reduction means that Pakistan will receive $4.1 billion, slightly over half of the total amount promised by Washington nine years ago, Read More

‘Just fake news’: Huawei VP rejects WSJ report of employees spying on African politicians

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Huawei has never engaged in hacking activities, the company’s vice president of strategy, Andrew Williamson, told RT after a report claimed its technicians helped African governments to snoop on political opponents. RT America’s Sara Montes de Oca spoke with Williamson after traveling to the telecommunication giant’s headquarters in Shenzhen, China. The Wall Street Journal reported Read More

Japan may offer its Fukushima robots to US for denuclearization of North Korea – report

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Japan has offered the US its best nuclear-cleanup robots – designed for Fukushima – for use in dismantling North Korea’s nuclear facilities, hoping to remain in the loop as Washington and Pyongyang talk denuclearization. The remote-controlled robots are being developed to remove melted fuel debris from the reactors in Fukushima, and must be able to Read More

US unseals warrant to seize Iranian ‘Grace 1’ tanker released in Gibraltar

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The US has ordered the seizure of newly freed Iranian oil tanker ‘Grace 1,’ charging the ship with illegally using the US financial system to sell oil to Syria to support the IRGC after Gibraltar released the vessel. The Justice Department has unsealed a warrant ordering the seizure and forfeiture of the Iranian tanker, all Read More

US policy destroyed Honduras, & Honduras’ destruction created opening for Trump – Max Blumenthal

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The 2009 US-backed coup in Honduras caused the migration crisis US President Donald Trump has weaponized, creating a situation where “everybody’s making money except the Honduran people,” writer Max Blumenthal tells RT America. Honduran President Orlando Hernandez is “hated by every sector of society,” Blumenthal told RT America’s Rick Sanchez, explaining that the leader– who Read More

Briton charged after botched bottom injection kills US woman

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A British beautician has been charged with killing a woman through a botched buttocks injection in New York. Donna Francis was extradited to the US after fleeing New York when Kelly Mayhew died. The 38-year-old is being held without bail. Her lawyer, Kevin O’Donnell, entered a not guilty plea for Francis. Image: Kelly Mayhew died Read More

Epstein’s prison death was suicide, officials confirm

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By Rebecca Taylor, news reporter Jeffrey Epstein died of suicide by hanging, a medical examiner in New York has confirmed. The disgraced financier, 66, was found dead in his prison cell on 10 August. His death sparked outrage as he was facing a 45-year sentence if convicted of multiple counts of sexually abusing underage girls. Read More

US policy destroyed Honduras, & Honduras’ destruction created an opening for Trump – Max Blumenthal

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The 2009 US-backed coup in Honduras caused the migration crisis US President Donald Trump has weaponized, creating a situation where “everybody’s making money except the Honduran people,” writer Max Blumenthal tells RT America. Honduran President Orlando Hernandez is “hated by every sector of society,” Blumenthal told RT America’s Rick Sanchez, explaining that the leader – Read More

Failed state made in the USA: Ex-president of Honduras and coup victim Zelaya tells all

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President Jose Manuel Zelaya of Honduras was deposed from power in a military coup after joining a progressive alliance of Latin American leaders and he has “absolutely no doubts” the US was behind his ouster, he tells RT America. “The US warned me: if you sign the Bolivarian Alternative to the Americas (ALBA) you’re going Read More

US unseals warrant to seize Iranian Grace 1 tanker released in Gibraltar

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The US has ordered the seizure of newly-freed Iranian oil tanker Grace 1, charging the ship with illegally using the US financial system to sell oil to Syria to support the IRGC after Gibraltar released the vessel. The Justice Department has unsealed a warrant ordering the seizure and forfeiture of the Iranian tanker, all of Read More