21 June 2021
Senate voted 57-42 to take up a Chuck Schumer resolution blocking Treasury from lifting sanctions on three firms with ties to Russian oligarch Oleg Deripaska. Nearly a dozen Repubs voted with Dems to bring it to floor
More testimony about presidential corruption in Mexico. Alex Cifuentes told U.S. law enforcement in February 2016 that the Beltrán-Leyva organization paid Felipe Calderón (@FelipeCalderon) for protection against El Chapo and the Sinaloa cartel.
Colómbian Narco witness Alex Cifuentes testified this afternoon that El Chapo paid a $100 million bribe to former Mexican president Enrique Peña Nieto
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Tusk: If a deal is impossible, and no one wants no deal, then who will finally have the courage to say what the only positive solution is
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UK Prime Minister Theresa May's Brexit deal rejected in a vote by British MPs. 432 votes to 202
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Rama: The Kosovo Customs in Durres is the first step towards the customs union of Kosovo and Albania
Facebook will invest $300 million over the next 3 years in support for local news organizations through reporting grants, nonprofit donations and help with business models. The tech giant has been partly blamed for the ongoing decline in newspapers' share of advertising dollars.
Business of Russia at the forum in Davos will be presented by Deripaska, Kostin, Gref, Alekperov, Yevtushenkov, Chubais, Usmanov - Organizing Committee
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Medvedev: withdrawal of the Russian Federation from the dollar - a consequence of the aggressive and often stupid policy of the US
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Libyan army spokesman: The army will work to secure oil fields in the south
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Uzbekistan President Shavkat Mirziyoyev will attend Vibrant Gujarat international investment summit as a key
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The pressure of the German ambassador to the United States on companies involved in the construction of the pipeline is part of a program to contain Russia, Zakharova said
New Brazil President @jairbolsonaro "is the Donald Trump of South America," says @POTUS as he touts resumed sales of US beef to that country.
EU treats "our farmers terribly," says @POTUS at @FarmBureau convention.
Nicolás Maduro: I personally assume the driving of the oil industry from this moment
Maduro: we will strengthen oil field with joint ventures. By 2025 we will produce 5 million barrels per day of oil
"They're dirty policemen," says @POTUS of @FBI agents who wanted to investigate him.
"We're doing very well with China," says @POTUS, expressing confidence for a trade deal.
Zimbabwean soldiers deploy to areas in capital Harare where police are clashing with protesters over fuel hikes
DUP dismisses Juncker move  Despite letter of supposed reassurance from EU, there are no legally binding assurances as PM talked about in Dec In fact, there is nothing new. Nothing has changed. Rather than reassure us, Tusk and Juncker letter bolsters our concerns2 year ago
DUP dismisses Juncker move "Despite letter of supposed reassurance from EU, there are no "legally binding assurances" as PM talked about in Dec In fact, there is nothing new. Nothing has changed. "Rather than reassure us, Tusk and Juncker letter bolsters our concerns"
Latest Sentinel2 imagery picked up a fire at an oil well site near Buqan, Deirezzor in SDF controlled areas close to frontline with ISIS
The Eastern Mediterranean countries agree in Egypt to establish the Cairo-based Middle East Gas Forum
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UK PM May says we all have a duty to implement the result of the 2016 referendum
Romania's Defence Ministry suspended the €1.6 billion acquisition of four warships on Saturday following disputes over the legality of the tender. Defence Minister Gabriel Les has sent the case to the Prosecutor's Office.
Russian businessmen are reportedly taking out their money from Cyprus as the EU country is tightening financial regulations
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U.S. warns German firms of possible sanctions over Russia pipeline
Egypt plans to issue $2 billion worth of Japanese yen-denominated bonds in the coming week, two government sources said.
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Firefighting efforts continue at "Karpatnaftokhim" chemical plant in Kalush, Ivano-Frankivsk region
5 injured in fire at refinery in Stavropol region of Russia
Seven deaths reported in the University Clinical Hospital after electrical failure. Same place where stripper parties are authorized but the entry of humanitarian aid is prohibited.
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