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100 years later, debate goes on over Russia’s last tsar
Mar13

100 years later, debate goes on over Russia’s last tsar

Saint or playboy? Blood-stained autocrat or family man; incompetent leader or just a victim of circumstance? One century after he ended Romanov rule, Russia’s last tsar still prompts heated debate.Nicholas II abdicated on March 2, 1917, or March 15 by the current calendar, in the royal train in the northwestern town of Pskov. “There...

China says industrial policy not aimed at foreign firms
Mar11

China says industrial policy not aimed at foreign firms

China on Saturday tried to downplay concerns it is reducing market access for foreign enterprises, days after a report by an EU group accused Beijing of trying to skew its business playing field towards domestic firms. The paper, released Tuesday by the European Union Chamber of Commerce in China, slammed the government’s “Made in...

Russian hackers use Dutch polls as practice
Mar10

Russian hackers use Dutch polls as practice

The Dutch government, like its German and French counterparts, fears that Russia is trying to influence the upcoming election through hacking schemes and by spreading fake news. Thessa Lageman reports.It shouldn’t really come as a surprise, but the audacity remains breathtaking: In the past six months, foreign countries, in particular...

Russia’s take on Trump: glee gives way to frustration
Mar06

Russia’s take on Trump: glee gives way to frustration

The barely-disguised delight in Moscow that greeted Donald Trump’s victory on November 8 has gradually melted into a mixture of confusion and frustration.And that in turn has led to a cold-eyed reappraisal among Russian officials of what can be achieved with the Trump Administration.The reappraisal was crisply expressed by President...

British foreign minister to visit Russia to discuss differences on Syria, Ukraine
Mar05

British foreign minister to visit Russia to discuss differences on Syria, Ukraine

Britain’s foreign minister Boris Johnson will go to Moscow in the coming weeks to discuss the differences between the two countries over Syria and Ukraine, the Foreign Office said on Saturday, in the first such visit for five years.Britain backed sanctions against Russia in response to its annexation of Crimea in 2014, and the countries...

Herbs Maker targets EGP 100m of exports this year
Feb28

Herbs Maker targets EGP 100m of exports this year

Herbs Maker, a company for the production and export of herbs, spices, and grains, aims to achieve EGP 100m of exports in 2017. Chairperson of the company Ahmed Nagy said that the company aims to increase the size of its herbal products, spices, and cereals exports by 40% to reach EGP 100m, up from EGP 70m last year. He told Al Borsa that the...

US lawmakers push for answers on Trump team’s Russia ties
Feb16

US lawmakers push for answers on Trump team’s Russia ties

A crisis over the relationship between President Donald Trump’s aides and Russia deepened on Wednesday as a growing number of Trump’s fellow Republicans demanded expanded congressional inquiries into the matter.Trump sought to focus attention on what he called criminal intelligence leaks about his ousted national security adviser,...

Initial reconciliation between Flash Tour and the Ukranian company Join Up, sources
Feb16

Initial reconciliation between Flash Tour and the Ukranian company Join Up, sources

Sources at the Egyptian Travel Agents Association and the Ministry of Tourism revealed that the amount of money disputed between the Ukrainian company Join Up and the Egyptian company Flash Tour is roughly $2.7m. The sources said that the Ministry of Tourism has intervened to resolve the dispute in order to preserve the continuation of the work...

Agricultural crop companies offer prescription to increase exports after floatation
Feb08

Agricultural crop companies offer prescription to increase exports after floatation

Leaders of a number of companies that will take part in the Fruit Logistica Exhibition called upon the government to intensify the role of trade representation offices at Egyptian embassies abroad to become a liaison between companies and importers. They said that companies should put together a strategy to set the prices and quantities that are...

Trump says media ‘doesn’t want to report’ extremist attacks
Feb07

Trump says media ‘doesn’t want to report’ extremist attacks

President Donald Trump on Monday accused the media of deliberately minimizing coverage of the threat posed by the Islamic State group, saying news outlets “have their reasons” for not reporting what he described as a “genocide” underway at the hands of the group.The president did not immediately offer evidence to support...

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