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‘You’ve been duped by spooks & terrorists’: Russian military reveals flaws in NYT’s report on hospital bombings

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A damning report by the New York Times, which accused Russia of bombing four UN-protected hospitals in Syria, is a product of misinformation by Western intelligence services and jihadists, the Russian military said. On Sunday, the leading US newspaper said it had irrefutable proof that Russian warplanes had bombed four sites in Syria, which it Read More

New German rules leave 5G telecoms door open to Huawei

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BERLIN (Reuters) – Germany has finalised rules for the build-out of 5G mobile networks that, in a snub to the United States, will not exclude China’s Huawei Technologies. FILE PHOTO: A logo of the upcoming mobile standard 5G is pictured at the Hanover trade fair, in Hanover, Germany March 31, 2019. REUTERS/Fabian Bimmer/File Photo Government Read More

Are U.S.-Chinese tariffs on almost everything the ‘new normal’?

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WASHINGTON (Reuters) – U.S. President Donald Trump called his Phase 1 trade deal with China “by far, the greatest and biggest deal ever made,” even though nothing was agreed on paper, and most of the tariffs set upon Chinese goods remain in place. FILE PHOTO: Chinese and U.S. flags flutter near The Bund, before U.S. Read More

‘Are you with us or with terrorists?’ Erdogan lashes out at NATO allies for failure to back Turkey’s Syria op

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Turkey’s President Recep Erdogan is enraged that NATO members are not supporting Ankara’s incursion into neighboring Syria, to target local Kurdish militias, arguing that in doing so they are siding with terrorists. Ankara has been subjected to diplomatic and economic pressure by fellow NATO members, including Germany, France, and the UK, following its decision to Read More

WTO allows US to target EU goods in retaliation over Airbus subsidies

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The World Trade Organization (WTO) on Monday formally authorized the United States to impose tariffs on up to $7.5 billion of imports of European Union goods after an arbitrator’s decision over subsidies to plane maker Airbus. Washington is now free to take countermeasures against the EU and Airbus-producing countries Britain, France, Germany, and Spain. The Read More

Post-Brexit Britain will become EU’s ‘competitor’ like US & China, warns Merkel

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German Chancellor Angela Merkel says Britain will become “a potential competitor” just like the US and China after they leave the bloc. The comments come ahead of the two sides entering a critical week to broker a Brexit deal. Merkel made the stark remarks on Sunday night at the Élysée Palace in Paris, where she Read More

Volkswagen CEO says electric car shift won’t hurt margins: paper

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FILE PHOTO: Herbert Diess, CEO of German carmaker Volkswagen AG, poses in an ID.3 pre-production prototype during the presentation of Volkswagen’s new electric car on the eve of the International Frankfurt Motor Show IAA in Frankfurt, Germany September 9, 2019. REUTERS/Wolfgang Rattay/File Photo MILAN (Reuters) – Volkswagen (VOWG_p.DE) does not expect the shift in production Read More

UPDATE 2-WTO clears U.S. to target EU goods with tariffs over Airbus

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GENEVA (Reuters) – The World Trade Organization (WTO) formally authorized the United States on Monday to impose tariffs on up to $7.5 billion of imports of EU goods after an arbitrator’s decision over subsidies to planemaker Airbus (AIR.PA). FILE PHOTO: Logo of Airbus is pictured at the aircraft builder’s headquarters of Airbus in Colomiers near Read More

John le Carre: ‘Politicians love chaos – it gives them authority’

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Ahead of the release of his latest novel, novelist and former MI6 spy John le Carre talks to the BBC about our world leaders and why “human decency” must prevail. A chance meeting in a badminton club, of all places. A few words. A connection made. Nat, who’s disturbed by the chaotic politics of the Read More

Volkswagen CEO says electric car shift won’t hurt margins: paper

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FILE PHOTO: Herbert Diess, CEO of German carmaker Volkswagen AG, poses in an ID.3 pre-production prototype during the presentation of Volkswagen’s new electric car on the eve of the International Frankfurt Motor Show IAA in Frankfurt, Germany September 9, 2019. REUTERS/Wolfgang Rattay/File Photo MILAN (Reuters) – Volkswagen (VOWG_p.DE) does not expect the shift in production Read More