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‘Economic terrorism’: Venezuela accuses US of ‘criminal blockade’ as it moves to freeze govt assets

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The US has imposed new restrictions on Venezuela, blocking its government assets and threatening anyone dealing with it with secondary sanctions. The move prompted an angry reaction from Caracas. The sanctions target Venezuela’s government assets in the US, as well as individuals, companies, and countries doing business with Caracas. “All property and interests in property Read More

‘Only a matter of time’ before Hong Kong protesters are punished – China

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By Lucia Binding, news reporter It is “only a matter of time” before protesters in Hong Kong face punishment, a Chinese official has warned. Yang Guang, spokesman for the Chinese cabinet, warned protesters on Tuesday to not “play with fire” and mistake Beijing’s restraint for weakness. Hong Kong has suffered weeks of sometimes violent protests Read More

Trump puts pressure on Maduro by freezing all Venezuelan assets in US

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Donald Trump has imposed a freeze on all of the Venezuelan government’s assets in the United States. The move represents a sharp escalation of a diplomatic and sanctions drive aimed at removing the country’s president, socialist Nicolas Maduro. The ban on Americans doing business with the Venezuelan government takes effect immediately. Image: The Trump administration Read More

Trump puts pressure on Maduro by freezing all Venezuelan assets

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Donald Trump has imposed a freeze on all of the Venezuelan government’s assets in the United States. The move represents a sharp escalation of a diplomatic and sanctions drive aimed at removing the country’s socialist president Nicolas Maduro. The ban on Americans doing business with the Venezuelan government takes effect immediately. An executive order signed Read More

Hong Kong protest and strike brings city to a standstill

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By Emily Mee, news reporter Hong Kong protesters have brought the city to a standstill after a pro-democracy movement called for a general strike. At least 100 flights have been cancelled and metro services widely disrupted as demonstrators blocked train and platform doors to prevent trains from leaving stations. Hong Kong’s leader Carrie Lam says Read More

Trump says China and Russia ‘very excited’ about his new nuclear pact idea

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Donald Trump has said he wants a new nuclear pact signed by Russia and China. The president’s comments come after he withdrew the US from the Intermediate-Range Nuclear Forces (INF) Treaty with Russia. Mr Trump said of the proposed new pact: “I’ve discussed it with President Putin. I’ve also discussed it with China. And I Read More

Trump: China and Russia ‘very excited’ about new nuclear pact

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Donald Trump says he wants a new nuclear pact signed by Russia and China. The US president’s comments come after he withdrew his country from the Intermediate-Range Nuclear Forces (INF) Treaty with Russia. Mr Trump said of the proposed new pact: “I’ve discussed it with President Putin. I’ve also discussed it with China. And I Read More

US to develop new missiles as INF treaty expires – Pentagon

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The Pentagon announced that the US intends to develop conventional ground-based missiles previously banned under the INF arms control treaty, on the very day it expired following Washington’s unilateral exit. “Now that we have withdrawn, the Department of Defense will fully pursue the development of these ground-launched conventional missiles,” a Pentagon spokesman said in an Read More

Quake hits sea off Indonesia, but tsunami warning lifted

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JAKARTA (Reuters) – A powerful earthquake struck off the Indonesian islands of Sumatra and Java on Friday, triggering a two-hour tsunami warning that sent coastal-dwellers fleeing to higher ground and panicking people in the capital Jakarta. People gather outside an office building following an earthquake hit in Jakarta, Indonesia, August 2, 2019 in this photo Read More

GasLog Ltd. Reports Financial Results for the Three-Month Period Ended June 30, 2019

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Monaco, Aug. 01, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — GasLog Ltd. and its subsidiaries (“GasLog” or “Group” or “Company”) (NYSE: GLOG), an international owner, operator and manager of liquefied natural gas (“LNG”) carriers, today reported its financial results for the three-month period ended June 30, 2019. Highlights • Delivery of the GasLog Warsaw on July 31, 2019, Read More