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Africa needs development, improvement in quality of life & Russia has much to offer – economy minister

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The volume of trade between Russia and the African continent has doubled over the past five years, according to Russian Economic Development Minister Maksim Oreshkin. Talking to RT on the sidelines of the Russia-Africa summit in Sochi, he said Russia’s trade with some African countries is concentrated on a narrow range of goods. That’s why Read More

Google claims ‘quantum supremacy’; others say hold on a qubit

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BERLIN (Reuters) – Google (GOOGL.O) said on Wednesday it had achieved a breakthrough in computer research, by solving a complex problem in minutes with a so-called quantum computer that would take today’s most powerful supercomputer thousands of years to crack. FILE PHOTO: An illuminated Google logo is seen inside an office building in Zurich, Switzerland Read More

Google claims ‘quantum supremacy’; others say hold on a qubit

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BERLIN (Reuters) – Google (GOOGL.O) said on Wednesday it had achieved a breakthrough in computer research, by solving a complex problem in minutes with a so-called quantum computer that would take today’s most powerful supercomputer thousands of years to crack. FILE PHOTO: An illuminated Google logo is seen inside an office building in Zurich, Switzerland Read More

Russia aims to double agricultural exports to Africa

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The Russian Ministry of Agriculture said on Wednesday that Moscow is seeking to significantly increase supplies of grain and livestock to African countries. “Africa is our target market, and we will work on enlarging exports there,” Agriculture Minister Dmitry Patrushev told journalists on the sidelines of the Russia-Africa summit in Sochi. The exported products could Read More

Russia writes off African debt worth over $20 BILLION – Putin

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Moscow has written off more than $20 billion in debt accumulated by African countries during the Soviet era, Russian President Vladimir Putin announced on Wednesday. “It was not only an act of generosity, but also a manifestation of pragmatism, because many of the African states were not able to pay interest on these loans,” Putin told Read More

Diplomat says Trump used Ukraine aid as leverage; Republicans: Diplomat’s claims were ‘destroyed’ at hearing

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Ambassador William Taylor is escorted by U.S. Capitol Police as he arrives to testify before House committees as part of the Democrats’ impeachment investigation of President Donald Trump, at the Capitol in Washington, Tuesday, Oct. 22, 2019. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite) Good morning and welcome to Fox News First. Here’s what you need to know Read More

Russia & Niger ink deal for delivery of MI-35 combat helicopters

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A contract for the supply of 12 Mi-35 attack helicopters has been sealed by Russia and Niger on Wednesday in Sochi at the Russia-Africa Summit and Economic Forum. Niger’s Foreign Minister Kalla Ankourao said the aircraft will be used to fight the Boko Haram terrorist organization. According to the minister, more than a hundred Nigerien Read More

Oil falls on U.S. stockbuild; deeper output cut prospects give support

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SINGAPORE (Reuters) – Oil fell on Wednesday after gaining over 1% in the previous session as U.S. industry data showed a bigger-than-expected build in crude stockpiles, but the possibility of deeper output cuts from OPEC and its allies contained the decline. FILE PHOTO: Pumpjacks are seen during sunset at the Daqing oil field in Heilongjiang Read More

Dems use scrapped G7 plans at Trump National to boost Emoluments Clause lawsuit

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President Trump’s plans to use Trump National Doral Miami to host next year’s Group of Seven summit may have been scrapped — but there is still evidence the president is violating the Constitution’s Emoluments Clause, Connecticut Democratic Sen. Richard Blumenthal argued in a brief filed in federal court on Tuesday. Trump has forcefully defended himself against accusations that he Read More

Exclusive: Trump’s G7 and trade adviser Kelly Ann Shaw to leave White House – officials

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FILE PHOTO: U.S. President Donald Trump attends a joint press conference with French President Emmanuel Macron (not seen) at the end of the G7 summit in Biarritz, France, August 26, 2019. REUTERS/Philippe Wojazer WASHINGTON (Reuters) – President Donald Trump’s G7 and trade adviser Kelly Ann Shaw is leaving the Trump administration for a position in Read More