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‘Destroying trust with 280 Twitter characters’ – France and Germany rally against Trump

France and Germany have scolded President Trump for making a sudden U-turn after he rejected the key document of the G7 summit, jointly adopted just a day earlier. Trump’s move came after clashing with Canadian PM on trade. Upon leaving the summit in Charlevoix, Canada, the US president had publicly lashed out at Canada’s prime minister Justin Trudeau on Twitter. ...

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Relations with China? Partnership, trust and… a crate of ice-cream – Putin’s interview top quotes

Russia-China relations are not all about strong economic cooperation and mutual trust, but also the close personal ties between the two leaders, President Vladimir Putin revealed in an interview with Chinese media. The two countries have a lot in common, Putin told with the China Media Group. They share a common history, enjoy long-time friendly relations and have similar goals, striving for ...

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Putin, Shoigu and Lavrov top Russians’ trust rating in poll

President Vladimir Putin, Defense Minister Sergey Shoigu and Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov top the list of officials who ordinary Russians trust the most, according to a poll conducted by the state-run agency VTSIOM. The results of the research released on Thursday read that 46.9 percent of Russians currently trust President Vladimir Putin, 22 percent placed trust in Sergey Shoigu and ...

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‘Who can trust the US, if bully Trump kills predecessor’s deals?’ – Iran’s national security chief

Tehran has the capacity to withstand Donald Trump’s “bullying,” but his drive to revise or unilaterally scrap the 2015 nuclear deal undermines any credibility Washington might still have, a top Iranian security official has noted. “This is an international agreement … and we certainly have the capacity to defeat your [Donald Trump’s] bullying,” Rear Admiral Ali Shamkhani, secretary of Iran’s ...

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Facebook will rank news sources by ‘trust’ – but who does Facebook trust?

Facebook will now rank news sources by “trustworthiness,” promoting or suppressing content based on this criterion. However, news organizations enlisted to help define what “trustworthy” is seem to reveal a strong political bias. Speaking at Facebook’s annual F8 developer conference on Tuesday – a flashy two-day affair of keynote speeches and after-parties for the Silicon Valley elite – Zuckerberg said ...

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Iran has no reason to trust any new deal Macron & Trump devise – experts

Now that French President Emmanuel Macron wants to work out a new deal on Iran together with the US, in addition to the 2015 agreement, experts told RT it’ll be hard to work out, since Iran won’t trust the West anymore. Macron, who is on a state visit to the US, said on Wednesday that while he is not ready ...

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Trust between Russia and US nearly lost, but not zero – Lavrov to BBC

Russia is losing the last remnants of trust with its US partners after unsubstantiated claims of a Syrian chemical attack and the Skripal poisoning case, Russian FM Sergey Lavrov told the BBC, adding that some trust still remains. BBC HARDtalk’s host Stephen Sackur started his interview with Lavrov by stating: “You say there’s no trust, you mean, zero trust, now ...

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‘Rebuild the trust’: Germany needs Russia to solve conflicts & promote multilateral world – FM

Germany needs to rebuild trust with Russia to tackle regional crises and promote multilateralism, a newly-appointed Foreign Minister said in a surprise addition to his statement praising the West’s unity over the Skripal case. Speaking to Bild’s Sunday edition, Foreign Minister Heiko Maas said Berlin is ready to revive dialogues with Moscow, despite supporting the wave of diplomatic expulsions over ...

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‘Trust diminished’: EU lambastes Facebook for lackluster response to data scandal

In a scathing letter, the European Union’s justice commissioner said trust in Facebook has diminished since the Cambridge Analytica scandal. She also pushed the company to guarantee a data breach like this won’t happen again. Věra Jourová put pressure on Facebook to answer whether EU citizens’ data had been compromised in the Cambridge Analytica scandal, which has caused Mark Zuckerberg’s ...

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Antitrust: Majority of Americans don’t trust Facebook to protect their data – poll

More than 50 percent of Americans don’t trust Facebook to adhere to the country’s privacy laws, according to a new poll. The company has been besieged by privacy complaints following recent revelations that the data of 50 million Facebook users was leaked to Cambridge Analytica, a political consulting firm accused of using the data to influence the outcome of the ...

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