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Pompeo kicks off central Europe tour, Huawei dominates agenda

48 minutes ago   |   Al Jazeera

US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo arrives in Prague to begin a five-day visit to central Europe.
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Pompeo opens anti-China, anti-Russia tour in Czech Republic

1 hour ago   |   My Sanantonio

PRAGUE - U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo is in the Czech Republic at the start of a four-nation tour of central and eastern Europe expected to focus on threats to the...
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Germany is furious after 3 GOP senators threatened a small port with 'crushing' sanctions for helping Russian ships build a gas line across Europe

Germany is furious after 3 GOP senators threatened a small port with 'crushing' sanctions for helping Russian ships build a gas line across Europe

1 hour ago   |   Business Insider

Politicians in Berlin have reacted furiously to a letter from three Republican senators threatening sanctions on a small German port. Sens. Ted Cruz, Tom Cotton, and Ron...
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The Belarus opposition leader reappeared in neighboring Lithuania after challenging its election result. Reports say she left as a deal to get her chief of staff out of jail

The Belarus opposition leader reappeared in neighboring Lithuania after challenging its election result. Reports say she left as a deal to get her chief of staff out of jail

1 hour ago   |   Business Insider

The main challenger to Belarus' longtime president reappeared in neighbouring Lithuania after disputed results showed her losing the election. Official results show incumbent...
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Buzzy challenger banking unicorn Revolut triples both revenues and losses after adding 10 million new customers

Buzzy challenger banking unicorn Revolut triples both revenues and losses after adding 10 million new customers

2 hours ago   |   Business Insider

London-based fintech unicorn Revolut tripled its revenues to £162.7 million in 2019 but also tripled its losses, compared with 2018. The challenger bank saw rapid customer...
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Citizens of the World

2 hours ago   |   Foreign Affairs

In "The Europeans," Orlando Figes shows how Europe's cosmopolitan culture developed in the nineteenth century.
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Silicon Valley scooter startup Bird bet big on Paris and lost to rivals. Insiders are betting on consolidation

Silicon Valley scooter startup Bird bet big on Paris and lost to rivals. Insiders are betting on consolidation

5 hours ago   |   Business Insider

Electric scooter unicorn Bird lost tender processes to run scooter rentals in two key European cities: Paris and Lyon. Bird has raised more than $600 million to date, but its...
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Alexander Lukashenko's Belarusian Dictatorship Is Going Down in Flames

14 hours ago   |   The New Republic

For the so-called “last dictator in Europe,” August may mark the last month of his reign. On Sunday, Belarus-overseen for over a quarter-century by a brutal imbecile named...
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Royal Caribbean stock rises 10% after seeing strong 'pent up demand' for summer 2021

Royal Caribbean stock rises 10% after seeing strong 'pent up demand' for summer 2021

15 hours ago   |   Business Insider

Royal Caribbean's stock rose 10% to over $57 a share on Monday, after the company announced 'remarkable' demand for cruises in 2021 in its core destinations of the Caribbean...
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Susan Pompeo, already under scrutiny, will join husband on official State Department trip to Europe

16 hours ago   |   CNBC

Susan Pompeo will join her husband, Secretary of State Mike Pompeo, on an official trip to Europe this week while she is already under scrutiny over her use of federal resources.
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New Zealand reinstates coronavirus restrictions after first locally-transmitted case in 102 days

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Russia registers coronavirus vaccine, Putin says daughter already inoculated

Russia registers coronavirus vaccine, Putin says daughter already inoculated

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Putin says Russia's first Covid-19 vaccine receives approval from health...

Putin says Russia's first Covid-19 vaccine receives approval from health ministry, his daughter was vaccinated

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Trump briefing halted by Secret Service after shots fired near White House

Trump briefing halted by Secret Service after shots fired near White House

WASHINGTON - Secret Service agents abruptly halted President Trump's coronavirus briefing on Monday after an armed suspect was shot outside the White House. The president was... Read more ...

Putin says Russia has approved coronavirus vaccine, one of his daughters has...

Putin says Russia has approved coronavirus vaccine, one of his daughters has received it

MOSCOW - Russia on Tuesday became the first country to officially register a coronavirus vaccine and declare it ready for use, despite international skepticism. President... Read more ...

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Amazon may take over old JCPenneys and Sears to try and speed up deliveries

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