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Absolute majority at stake for Merkel’s sister party in Bavaria…a further blow to German Chancellor?

On Sunday, Bavarians choose their next government. As polls paint a grim picture for Merkel’s sister party (CSU), anti-establishment AfD and the Greens are said to break its absolute majority…dealing a further blow to Chancellor. Germany’s largest and second most populated federal state may soon have its political landscape changed, according to polls. Sister party to Angela Merkel’s Christian Democratic ...

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New Israeli missiles could target places further away than Lebanon – analyst to RT

Israel is developing a new missile system, capable of striking anywhere across the Middle East. It’s not about targeting terrorists, analyst Ammar Waqqaf told RT, but about maintaining superiority. The system, developed by state-owned Israel Military Industries (IMI) will be ready in “a few years,” and will “allow precise hits…on every point in the region,” Israeli Defense Minister Avigdor Lieberman said on Monday. The ...

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Russia to treat further US sanctions as an open declaration of economic war – PM

Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev has warned the US that any sanctions targeting Russian banking operations and currency trade will be treated as a declaration of economic war and retaliated against by any means necessary. “If they introduce something like a ban on banking operations or the use of any currency, we will treat it as a declaration of economic war. ...

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Trump raises stakes in trade war with China, targets further $200bn-worth of imports with tariff

Published time: 18 Jun, 2018 23:42 Edited time: 18 Jun, 2018 23:57 US President Donald Trump is looking to impose a 10 percent tariff on another $ 200 billion-worth of Chinese goods, after Beijing imposed reciprocal tariffs on US imports, as part of an expanding trade war with Washington. In a statement released by the White House on Monday, Trump ...

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Russian stock markets, ruble recover after Trump rejects further sanctions

The US president’s decision to delay extending further economic sanctions against Moscow has pushed Russian stocks and currency higher. The new penalties were aimed at punishing Russia for its support of the Syrian government. The RTS dollar-traded index had gained nearly three percent by 08:00 GMT on Tuesday, while the ruble-denominated MOEX climbed almost two percent, led by shares in ...

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Samsung turns to Harman to further SmartThings development

Harman and Samsung have entered into a strategic association that will have Harman taking up the SmartThings’ standard and carrying it forward against other Internet of Things products. Announced today, Samsung SmartThings R&D team and HARMAN Connected Services (HCS), a division of HARMAN International, will collaborate on the platform with HCS developing and supporting the SmartThings applications and device development. ...

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Samsung turns to Harman to further SmartThings development

Harman and Samsung have entered into a strategic association that will have Harman taking up the SmartThings’ standard and carrying it forward against other Internet of Things products. Announced today, Samsung SmartThings R&D team and HARMAN Connected Services (HCS), a division of HARMAN International, will collaborate on the platform with HCS developing and supporting the SmartThings applications and device development. ...

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Bitcoin more likely to belly-flop than see further growth – economist

In a decade, the world’s number one virtual currency, bitcoin, will probably see a dramatic drop due to its limited range of uses, according to Harvard University professor and economist Kenneth Rogoff. “I think bitcoin will be worth a tiny fraction of what it is now if we’re headed out 10 years from now… I would see $ 100 as ...

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High alert: Floodwaters rise in Paris amid warnings of further deluge (PHOTOS)

Some 20 flood warnings have been issued for Paris and surrounding areas, with French authorities putting residents and businesses along the capital’s River Seine on high alert over rising floodwaters. READ MORE: Going nuts for Nutella: French shoppers ‘riot’ over hazelnut spread (VIDEOS) The water level is already nearly on a par with the floods of 2016, when the Seine ...

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