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Street clashes spur Catalan leader to call for Madrid talks
Japan won’t join U.S. coalition to protect Middle East shipping, will send own force
EU deadlocked over Albania membership

EU deadlocked over Albania membership

Brussels - Bitterly divided EU leaders failed Friday to reach agreement on allowing Albania and North Macedonia to start talks to join the bloc, dealing a fresh blow to their membership hopes. Summit talks ended without a decision despite seven hours of backroom haggling

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Lebanese government faces calls to resign

Lebanese government faces calls to resign

Beirut - The Lebanese government faced calls to resign Thursday after thousands of furious demonstrators took to the streets across the country to protest dire economic conditions. Public anger has simmered since parliament passed an austerity budget in July to help trim a ballooning deficit

“Made in Italy loses 20% in US market as result of tariffs”

“Made in Italy loses 20% in US market as result of tariffs”

Coldiretti reports. The benefit from the situation is for the lobby linked to the US dairy industry (CCFN) which has explicitly asked with a letter to impose taxes on imports of European cheeses to favor the fake Made in Italy industry and force the Union European to open the borders to the fake Italian food made in US

S.Africa’s Ramaphosa says nation working to attract private investment
Trump’s hailing of $50bln in Chinese farm purchases seen as ‘meaningless’

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