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Zimbabwe says ‘hostility of the West’ putting off renewed investment

Zimbabwe says 'hostility of the West' putting off renewed investment

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JOHANNESBURG (Reuters) - Western hostility towards Zimbabwe is deterring investment, the presidency spokesman said on Tuesday, comments in sharp contrast with President Emmerson Mnangagwa’s previous efforts to woo Western governments. FILE PHOTO: Zimbabwe President Emmerson Mnangagwa gives a media conference at State House in Harare, Zimbabwe, August 3, 2018. REUTERS/Philimon Bulawayo/File Photo Mnangagwa has made…
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Russia accuses UK of trying to dictate policy to the EU and U.S.

Russia accuses UK of trying to dictate policy to the EU and U.S.

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MOSCOW (Reuters) - Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov accused Britain on Tuesday of trying to impose its hostile Russia policy on the European Union and the United States, Russian news agencies reported. FILE PHOTO: Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov speaks during a joint news conference following a meeting with his German counterpart Heiko Maas in…
A bow or a curtsey? Austrian minister’s gesture to Putin sparks furor

A bow or a curtsey? Austrian minister's gesture to Putin sparks furor

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VIENNA (Reuters) - Austria’s foreign minister was at the center of a storm of criticism on Tuesday after making a deep curtsey to Russian leader Vladimir Putin at her wedding, with critics blaming her for a naive gesture that would hurt her country’s reputation. Austria's Foreign Minister Karin Kneissl dances with Russia's President Vladimir Putin…
Actions better than words, says Russia after Trump offer

Actions better than words, says Russia after Trump offer

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MOSCOW (Reuters) - The Kremlin said on Tuesday it welcomed statements by U.S. President Donald Trump indicating a desire to cooperate with Russia, but that it would welcome concrete steps to improve relations more. FILE PHOTO: Russia's President Vladimir Putin gestures during the joint press conference with U.S. President Donald Trump in the Presidential Palace…
Eyeing U.S., Iran says to boost military might, unveils new fighter jet

Eyeing U.S., Iran says to boost military might, unveils new fighter jet

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LONDON (Reuters) - Iran said on Tuesday it would boost its military might and also unveiled a new fighter jet amid increased tensions with the United States and with regional rivals over conflicts in the Middle East. FILE PHOTO: Iranian President Hassan Rouhani delivers a statement after a two day visit in Bern, Switzerland, July…
U.S. deports accused former Nazi guard to Germany

U.S. deports accused former Nazi guard to Germany

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WASHINGTON/BERLIN (Reuters) - A 95-year old New York City man believed to be a former guard at a labor camp in Nazi-occupied Poland arrived in Germany after being arrested and deported by U.S. immigration authorities, U.S. officials said on Tuesday. Jakiw Palij, a 95-year old New York City man believed to be a former guard…