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  1. "We're protecting Germany, we're protecting France, we're protecting all of these countries. And then numerous of the countries go out and make a pipeline...
      


  2. "Trump slapped $34 billion in tariffs on Chinese goods last week with another $16 billion coming later this month. China retaliated with equal tariffs....
      


  3. An interesting take on the tariff war via a breakdown of iPhone costs and their distribution.
      


  4. The rest of the world has been wondering whether President Donald Trump is truly intent on continuing to rattle relationships with long-standing allies while...
      


  5. An Iranian woman who removed her obligatory Islamic headscarf out of protest in December says she has been sentenced to 20 years in prison.Shapark...
      


  6. Brazil will face an important and determinant presidential elections in October 2018, after a wave of shocking political dynamics where corruption has been at...
      


  7. https://www.reuters.com/article/us-china-arabstates/chinas-xi-pledges-20-billion-in-loans-to-revive-middle-east-idUSKBN1K0072. And the contest for the conquering of Middle East just got much more interesting. Enter China.. 
      


  8.  European Council President Donald Tusk told U.S. President Donald Trump on Tuesday to stop berating NATO allies over military investment levels ahead of what...
      


  9. As a meeting last August in the Oval Office to discuss sanctions on Venezuela was concluding, President Donald Trump turned to his top aides...
      


  10. NATO allies are pushing back against U.S. criticism that they are not spending enough on defense as President Donald Trump ratchets up pressure ahead...
      


  11. Boris Johnson resigned from the U.K. government, tipping Prime Minister Theresa May deeper into crisis and increasing the chances she’ll face a leadership challenge...
      


  12. Planned government funding for Germany’s military, which faces worsening equipment and personnel shortages, will not meet its needs after next year and should be...
      


  13. European leaders have hashed out a deal on migration that should satisfy the Italian government's hardline approach and stave off a potential collapse of...
      


  14. Now that Doug Ford and the Conservatives demolished the Ontario Liberal Party, grinding it into the dust, from 57 seats down to 7, the...
      


  15. World powers and Iran appeared to make no concrete breakthrough on Friday in talks to provide Tehran with an economic package to compensate for...
      


  16. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo arrived in Pyongyang on Friday, saying he expects North Korea to be ready to “fill in some details” of...
      


  17. So, something new seems to be brewing in Libya with Haftar, targeting questionable oil contracts ... this is going to get messy.  http://www.libyanexpress.com/libyas-noc-chairman-urges-un-sanctions-commission-to-punish-haftar-and-47-others-for-blocking-oil-exports/
      


  18. "Britain will see "food rotting at ports," unable to be transported to shops and the consumers who need it if the UK fails to...
      


  19. U.S. President Donald Trump said on Tuesday that talks with North Korea were “going well” as U.S. officials seek to reach an agreement with...
      


  20. With the current interesting issue going on regarding Sarawak region asserting its position in Malaysia and requesting more oil revenues, also considering the past...
      


  21. It wasn't a surprise but what next for Mexico's oil industry? Last I heard Obrador had softened his stance on private investment in oil.
      


  22. As an anecdote here, i did my masters research on how gazprom was expanding in eurasia controlled by the kremlin based on a cold...
      


  23. While I don't agree with some of Pepe Escobar's views, I do enjoy reading his articles on global issues.  Good food for thought.  Without further comment, I...
      


  24. See the greatly ignored story about how Russia has done all it could to keep the West from fracking. It has been aided by...
      


  25. The Oil Crescent has apparently passed into the hands of the eastern government, which is interesting, given that two years ago the LNA was happy...
      


  26. Ken Isaacs, Trump’s nominee  for running the International Organization for Migration (IOM) , came last in the race for the top U.N. migration job...


  27. U.S. Treasury Secretary Steve Mnuchin said on Friday a report by the Axios news website, that cited sources as saying President Donald Trump wanted...
      


  28. A senior U.S. defense official says North Korea will soon be presented with a timeline of “specific asks” from the U.S. to implement a...
      


  29. Alexis Tsipras almost pushed his country out of the eurozone, railing against German hegemony in Europe and its neoliberal consensus. Now, Greece’s prime minister...
      


  30. Pres. Trump's national security adviser John Bolton meets with Russian Pres. Vladimir Putin in Moscow, says he looks forward to discussing "how to improve...
      

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