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Russia to limit apple imports from Serbia
Russian imports of apples from Serbia will be limited, said Russia’s food watchdog Rosselkhoznadzor, citing quality concerns. Moscow has suspected the sharp rise of supplies from Serbia could hide the re-export of banned apples from Poland.

30.04.2015 09:18

British supermarket boss handed 2-year prison sentenced in Egypt
The chief executive of UK supermarket chain Sainsbury’s has been sentenced to two years in jail in Egypt after being found guilty of contravening a bankruptcy law.

29.04.2015 09:32

Samsung’s Q1 profit slumps 39%, hit by Apple competition
Samsung Electronics’ first quarter earnings dropped 39 percent because of a big fall in revenue from its mobile business due to increased competition from Apple.

29.04.2015 07:47

China card in Japan’s strive for remilitarization
Tokyo is using China “increasing its hegemonic motivation” as an excuse because the US will only accept Japan’s remilitarization if they think it can be used to contain China, Dr. Tim Beal, Asia specialist, researcher and author, told RT.

27.04.2015 10:51

Russia and China to increase finance cooperation - minister
Russia is interested in developing Chinese investment and cooperation, according to Russian Finance Minister Anton Siluanov. Cooperation has been recently growing, as Western markets are now closed for Russia.

24.04.2015 09:05

Argentinian President to RT: ‘It is absurd to really think that Russia is a threat’
There are no reasons why Russia and Argentina should’t have bilateral ties, Argentinian President Cristina Kirchner said, stressing that it is “absurd” to deem Russia a threat. Kirchner spoke to RT in her first interview to a foreign media in five years.

23.04.2015 20:33

Unions, activists look to derail Trans-Pacific Partnership fast-track
Trade unions, populist activists and many Democratic lawmakers are rallying against the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) trade deal. They say the secretive treaty is harmful to US workers, the economy and environmental policies.

20.04.2015 21:52

​Co-op unable to commit to Fairtrade goods, blames economy
A British supermarket and co-operative group famed for its commitment to Fairtrade has told its members it will be unable to continue its pledge to stock the products because fierce supermarket competition makes it economically unviable.

20.04.2015 12:31

​Merkel says free trade zone with Russia possible
German Chancellor Angela Merkel believes that a free trade zone with Russia is possible in the future, despite the current political tensions with the West.

18.04.2015 15:06

​ Journalists’ killings: Western media blind spot on what’s happening in Kiev
The recent killings in Ukraine are reported in Western media in a completely distorted way says investigative journalist Tony Gosling. It’s a dangerous situation that may provoke further killings and less reporting of certain points of view, he told RT.

17.04.2015 08:35

US should write laws of global economy, not China - Obama
The laws of the global economy should be written by the United States and not by the likes of China according to President Obama, as concern over China’s influence is growing. Washington hopes a Pacific free trade pact will curb Beijing’s investment bank.

17.04.2015 08:16

US lawmakers agree to fast-track secretive international trade deals
Leaders of two key congressional panels have agreed on a deal that would “fast-track” the Obama administration’s ability to draft a pair of controversial international trade bills and move them through Congress.

16.04.2015 21:28