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A road sign directs traffic towards the Nord Stream 2 gas line landfall facility entrance in Lubmin, Germany, Sept. 10, 2020. (Reuters Photo)

Germany warns Russia, supports Ukraine in US deal over pipeline

22/07/2021 - 02:44:08
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Berlin (AFP + DIPLOMAT.SO) - Germany agreed Wednesday to warn Russia of potential sanctions and to support Ukraine's energy sector financially in a deal with the United States to settle a bitter rift between the allies over the Nord Stream 2 gas pipeline.
João Leão, Portuguese Minister of Finance and President of the Council

New EU rules adopted on goods and technologies

10/05/2021 - 16:38:53
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Brussels ( Diplomat.so) - The EU has upgraded its legislation on the export controls applicable to sensitive dual-use goods and technologies such as cyber-surveillance tools.

Petrol and diesel prices in Sudan rise sharply

02/04/2021 - 14:06:43
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Khartoum (Reuters + Diplomat.so) - Petrol and diesel prices in Sudan rose sharply on Friday following fuel subsidy reforms, which are part of a series of economic measures that have helped set the country on course for substantial debt relief.

Somalia issues its first mobile money licence to Hormuud Telecom

27/02/2021 - 17:45:45
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Mogadishu (Reuters + Diplomat.so) - Somalia's central bank awarded on Saturday the country's first mobile money licence to Mogadishu-based Hormuud Telecom Somalia Inc, a move aimed at formalising the country's digital payments system and integrating it with the global financial system.
Hong Kong prides itself as one of the world's most free economies, but transparency campaigners have long complained that lax regulations make it an easy place to launder money

Hong Kong bank staff arrested in US$810m laundering probe

20/01/2021 - 11:56:12
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Hong Kong (AFP + Diplomat.so) - Seven former and current bank employees have been arrested in Hong Kong as part of a major operation against a US$810 million international money-laundering syndicate, police said Wednesday.
Jack Ma

Jack's back: Chinese e-tycoon ends silence with online video

20/01/2021 - 11:01:48
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Beijing (AP + Diplomat.so) — China's highest-profile entrepreneur, Jack Ma, appeared Wednesday in an online video, ending a 2 1/2-month absence from public view that prompted speculation about the future of the e-commerce billionaire and his Alibaba Group.

Israel's GDP to grow 4.6 pct in 2021: ministry

17/01/2021 - 21:37:50
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Tel Aviv (Xinhua + Diplomat.so) -- Israel's Ministry of Finance estimates that Israel's GDP will expand 4.6 percent in 2021, according to an annual report issued by the ministry on Sunday.