North Korea condemned US administration for stepping up sanctions and, warning of a return to "exchanges of fire" and that disarming Pyongyang could be blocked forever
National Defense Minister Akar: In the Aegean, the Eastern Mediterranean, army will continue to protect our rights and interests.
: The pathetic and dishonest Weekly Standard, run by failed prognosticator Bill Kristol (who, like many others, never had a clue), is flat broke and out of business. Too bad. May it rest in peace.
Russian government source tells RIA that Davos organisers have "changed their decision" and lifted restrictions on Deripaska, Vekselberg and Kostin attending the economic forum. An official Russian delegation will attend.
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Somalia PM Hassan Ali Khaire: Ethiopia is the biggest market as a potential future business partner for Somalia
A Russian couple who lived a lavish life in North Carolina hid an explosive secret, prosecutors said: They were living off a scheme that produced $150 million in kickbacks from subcontractors seeking business with Russia's military.
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US declares victory in tuna war with Mexico.
The vice-governor of the Pskov region is detained
Russia imported first batch of Liquefied Natural Gas from Singapore in Kaliningrad region
Russia, Syria sign agreements on oil and gas production
In Iraq, Office of Baghdad Mayor: the water color in some areas of Baghdad has changed because of high levels of mud in the Tigris River.
Hungary's foreign minister says Cyprus's offshore gas deposits could become an alternative energy source for his country, which is seeking to diversify its natural gas supply beyond Russia in order to bolster its energy security
Bank of Russia raised its key rate to 7.75%. Second hike in 2018.
China says to suspend extra tariffs on US cars, parts
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Euro drops below $1.13
The EU sanctions target whole sectors of the Russian economy including its valuable oil businesses
Turkey begins construction of the onshore part of the Turkish Stream gas pipeline - Erdogan
Morgan Stanley to shut down Moscow equities and FX desks
Blue House denies reports that Seoul risked breaching Executive Order 13810 for President Moon's private plane-which was used to also visit Pyongyang-to land on U.S. soil
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First LNG cargo from US to be unloaded at Revythoussa on Dec.29
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Overview of air pollution in Europe and the Mediterranean.
EU on Kerch Strait incident (according to draft agreement seen by Reuters): No new sanctions against Russia; Financial support for regions affected by Russia's actions in the Azov Sea
Zanganeh says India didn't allow Russians who bought stake in govt refinery to buy Iran crude for that refinery
UN's Guterres: No deal in Poland climate talks will be 'suicidal'
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Former congressional staffer sentenced to prison for "scheme to defraud charitable donors of hundreds of thousands of dollars and secretly to funnel the proceeds to pay for personal expenses and to illegally finance campaigns for federal office."
Abkhazia's authorities are trying to regulate the territory's growing cryptocurrency mining industry so that it doesn't break the power system on which its residents are depending for heat this winter.
Occupied South Osetia is out of power due to heavy snowfall
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Pound rises above $1.26 as confidence rises that May will win vote
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OPEC report: Opec production fell by 11k barrels per day in November to 32.97m barrels per day, leaves 2019 global oil demand growth est. unchanged at 1.29m barrels per day, lowers 2019 non-OPEC supply growth est. by 80k barrels per day, says Iran's oil production fell below 3m barrels per day last month for the 1st time in years
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Oil charts show demand ailing in the world's top consuming region
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