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US envoy for Iran warns EU banks, firms against non-dollar Iran trade

By The Frontier Post | November 16, 2018

WASHINGTON (Reuters): European banks and firms who engage in a special European Union initiative to protect trade with Iran will be at risk from newly reimposed U.S. sanctions, the U.S. special envoy for Iran warned on Thursday. It is “no surprise” that EU efforts to establish a so-called Special Purpose Vehicle (SPV) were floundering over […]

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Aussie embassy’s transfer to Jerusalem of no use: Malaysia

By The Frontier Post | November 16, 2018

SINGAPORE (AA): The transfer of the Australian Embassy from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem would not be of any help in peace efforts, Malaysia’s prime minister said on Thursday. Stressing that the move would likely trigger more terror instead, Mahathir Mohamad said during a bilateral meeting with his Australia counterpart Scott John Morrison on the sidelines […]

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Germany names Haldenwang as new intelligence chief

By The Frontier Post | November 16, 2018

BERLIN (AA): Germany on Thursday named a new head for its domestic intelligence agency BfV, which has been embroiled in various scandals in recent years. Thomas Haldenwang, currently vice president of the BfV, was appointed by the Cabinet to head the agency, Interior Minister Horst Seehofer told a news conference in Berlin. Haldenwang’s predecessor Hans-Georg […]

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