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N. Korea warns of ‘corresponding response’ as Washington & Seoul stage joint war games

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North Korea has warned of a “corresponding response” as it vented anger at the ongoing military drills between the US and South Korea. Pyongyang says such steps simply hamper the reconciliation process. In a strongly-worded statement issued by the North’s Committee for the Peaceful Reunification of the Country on Thursday, Pyongyang blasted the joint air Read More

‘Plogging’ craze goes global as fitness fanatics take out the trash

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STOCKHOLM (Reuters) – The Swedish phenomenon of “plogging”, where joggers combine their run with picking up the trash they find in nature, is going global as both environment and fitness fanatics benefit from the new trend. Started in 2016 by Swede Erik Ahlstrom in the town of Are, which hosted the recent Alpine skiing world Read More

Berlin’s ambassador in Washington attempts to defend Russian energy majors from US sanctions

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The German Ambassador to the United States has asked the US Congress to hold back new sanctions against two of Russia’s biggest gas corporations, as further penalties may put energy security of the European Union in jeopardy. In March, Emily Haber wrote a letter to several Members of Congress, asking them to stop threatening German Read More

Goldman Sachs, Bank of England and Treasury targeted by climate activists in London

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LONDON (Reuters) – More than 300 environmental activists sowed chaos through London’s financial district on Thursday, gluing themselves to the stock exchange and blocking roads outside the Bank of England and major banks such as Goldman Sachs. The Extinction Rebellion group has spent 11 days disrupting London in a bid to force Britain to act Read More

French ship ‘illegally’ enters Chinese waters, gets warned off – MoD

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China had to deploy navy ships to escort off a French vessel which “illegally” entered the Taiwan Strait, the country’s defense ministry said. “China’s military sent navy ships in accordance with the law to identify the French ship and warn it to leave,” defense ministry spokesman Ren Guoqiang said. The official did not specify the Read More

‘We have no secrets from US’: Putin says he is ready to tell Trump about Kim talks

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Vladimir Putin said North Korea will give up nuclear weapons, but fears for its security if it does so, and added he was prepared to share the results of his landmark meeting with Kim Jong-un with Donald Trump. “I got the impression that Kim Jong-un is interested in denuclearization, all North Korea needs is guarantees Read More

Russian prankster duo strikes again, say they tricked Macron with fake call from Ukraine’s Zelensky

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The French president has fallen victim to infamous Russian pranksters Vovan and Lexus, who posed as Ukraine’s President-elect Volodymyr Zelensky after his recent landslide victory, a video from the trolling duo claims. Vladimir ‘Vovan’ Kuznetsov and Alexei ‘Lexus’ Stolyarov released a 15-minute recording of the call on Wednesday with a person they claim is Macron Read More

‘Lay-off our spuds!’ PepsiCo slammed for suing Indian farmers over potatoes

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Snack giant PepsiCo’s Indian subsidiary is suing nine farmers in the state of Gujarat, telling them to lay-off growing a type of spud used in its popular brand of potato chips. Advocacy groups, meanwhile, have vowed to bite back. The potato farmers, who tend plots averaging 3-4 acres in size, stand accused by the US Read More

GasLog Partners LP Reports Financial Results for the Three-Month Period Ended March 31, 2019 and Declares Cash Distribution

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Monaco, April 25, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — GasLog Partners LP (“GasLog Partners” or the “Partnership”) (NYSE: GLOP), an international owner and operator of liquefied natural gas (“LNG”) carriers, today reported its financial results for the three-month period ended March 31, 2019. Highlights ·Announced and, post quarter-end, completed the acquisition of the GasLog Glasgow from GasLog Read More

Wall Street bankers make triumphant return to Saudi Arabia just in time for mass beheadings

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Global finance leaders, who boycotted the Saudi investment summit last year over the murder of journalist Jamal Khashoggi, have returned to Riyadh despite the beheadings of dozens of people this week. Big investors, particularly from Wall Street, joined panels at the two-day financial forum which began on Wednesday in Riyadh. Larry Fink, CEO of US Read More