The FRN Daily News Brief 2019-07-30

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This Daily FRN News Brief is a summary of 11, articles about China, Eurasia, Headline-News, Iran, Mena, Brazil, Chile, Colombia, Latin-America, Venezuela, Anglo-5, Finance, United-States, Opinions, Syria, Turkey, Defense, Australia, India, Russia, Donbass, Ukraine, Eu, Kosovo, Nato, Serbia.

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Tags in this brief: China, Huawei, Sanctions, Iran, Oil, US, Brazil, Chile, Colombia, Venezuela, Facebook, Federal Trade Commission, Hayat Tahrir Al-Sham, Syria, Terrorism, Turkey, USA, Missiles, Radar, Australia, Iran Nuclear Deal, India, Russia, Sukhoi, DPR, Neonazis, Novorossia, Ukraine, War Crimes, Albania, Kosovo And Metohija, Serbia.

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TRUMP’S FAILED SANCTIONS: Huawei profits rise instead of decreasing

Published 2019-07-30 18:30:12 by Paul Antonopoulos in China, Eurasia, Headline-News

BEIJING – Huawei’s revenues in the first half of 2019 reached 401.3 billion yuan (about $58.310 million), despite US sanctions, an increase of 23.2% over the same period of last year, the president of the company’s board of directors, Liang Hua, said. “The company’s revenues in the first half of 2019 grew 23.2% year-on-year to 401.3 billion yuan,” Hua announced Tuesday at a press conference. He added that despite US sanctions against Huawei, the Chinese telecommunications giant continues to grow in its businesses, which have remained strong in the first half of 2019 thanks to effective management and the excellent… Continue ->

Tags: China, Huawei, Sanctions


Iran encourages China and other allies to buy more oil amid US sanctions

Published 2019-07-30 17:30:50 by Paul Antonopoulos in China, Eurasia, Headline-News, Iran, Mena

TEHRAN – Chinese imports of Iranian oil fell by about 60% in June compared with a year earlier after the US reintroduced sanctions against the Islamic Republic in May. Iranian Vice President Eshaq Jahangiri has called on China, his country’s main economic partner, and other Iranian allies to buy more oil from the Islamic Republic, SHANA, the country’s Ministry of Petroleum news agency, said yesterday. “Even knowing that our partners such as China are facing certain restrictions, we expect them to be more active in buying Iranian oil,” Jahangiri told Chinese diplomat Song Tao, reports Turkish portal Hurriyet. The Iranian… Continue ->

Tags: Iran, Oil, US


Why do Brazil, Chile and Colombia want China to solve the Venezuelan crisis?

Published 2019-07-30 16:30:41 by Paul Antonopoulos in Brazil, Chile, China, Colombia, Eurasia, Headline-News, Latin-America, Venezuela

MOSCOW – Following the logic of the scenario set by the US, countries like Brazil, Chile and Colombia are not interested in resolving the Venezuelan crisis, says Vladimir Kharlamenko, an expert at the Latin American Institute (Moscow). Perhaps most interesting in Kharlamenko’s opinion is that Brasilia, Bogota and Santiago were the first countries to follow Washington in recognizing the self-proclamation of Venezuelan opposition leader Juan Guaidó as the incumbent president of Venezuela and demanding the resignation of the legitimate Venezuelan president, Nicolás Maduro. On July 28, as part of an official visit, Colombian President Iván Duque Marquez was in China,… Continue ->

Tags: Brazil, Chile, China, Colombia, Venezuela


Permissible Deviance: Facebook’s FTC Fine

Published 2019-07-30 16:15:41 by Guest Author in Anglo-5, Finance, Headline-News, United-States

By Binoy Kampmark – It was something of a shrug moment.  One of the world’s largest digital platforms had been fined $5 billion for privacy violations by the Federal Trade Commission, claiming it had violated its 2012 order.  The FTC order also requires the company “to restructure its approach to privacy from the corporate board-level down, establishing strong new mechanisms to ensure that Facebook executives are accountable for the decisions they make about privacy and that those decisions are subject to meaningful oversight.” On a certain level, being fined $5 billion seems astonishing.  It is two hundred times more than… Continue ->

Tags: Facebook, Federal Trade Commission


Why the Chinese people trust their government and would unite behind it to defeat the US

Published 2019-07-30 15:30:51 by Guest Author in Anglo-5, China, Eurasia, Headline-News, Opinions, United-States

Chinese people trust their government because they had bettered their lives for three generations. The people also have a bright future to look forward to. They know that peace and stability are essential to achieve what China has achieved and requires strong leadership to do this. They therefore like a strong leader and they see this in President Xi Jinping. They trust their government also because not only have they delivered but more importantly create an environment whereby they can improve their lives. The equal opportunity for everyone to raise their wealth and living standards are all there for people… Continue ->

Tags: China, US


MAJOR: US, Turkey Agree to Keep Tahrir Al-Sham Terrorists in Northern Syria

Published 2019-07-30 15:15:50 by Drago Bosnic in Anglo-5, Eurasia, Headline-News, Mena, Syria, Turkey, United-States

Idlib, Syria – The US and Turkey have agreed on keeping Tahrir al-Sham al-Hay’at (the Levant Liberation Board or the Al-Nusra Front) terrorist group in Northern Syria to pressure Syria and Russia. The Arabic-language Arabi 21 affiliated to the dissidents quoted informed sources as saying that Ankara and Washington have reached an agreement on maintaining Tahrir al-Sham and its continued survival as a big terrorist organization in Idlib. It also quoted Abbas Sharifeh, a senior analyst, as saying that the US intends to revive Tahrir al-Sham to attain its goals in light of differences with Russia and after failure in… Continue ->

Tags: Hayat Tahrir Al-Sham, Syria, Terrorism, Turkey, USA


US can try be aggressive but Iran can detect many types of modern stealth aircraft

Published 2019-07-30 14:30:21 by Paul Antonopoulos in Anglo-5, Defense, Headline-News, Iran, Mena, United-States

TEHRAN – Iran’s Chief of Air Defense says the country is self-sufficient in developing radar systems capable of locating US stealth aircraft. Iranian Air Defense Commander Alireza Sabahi Fard said he was confident in his country’s defense capabilities against the most advanced western technologies, in particular the detection of “invisible” aircraft. “Iran can now detect various types of stealth aircraft, and that is only part of our capabilities. We are self-sufficient in developing radar systems and can detect different modern US aircraft,” said Sabahi Fard. In conversation with Iranian Air Defense veterans, the commander warned those trying to prove otherwise…. Continue ->

Tags: Iran, Missiles, Radar


MAJOR: Australia and Iran circumventing sanctions

Published 2019-07-30 14:15:02 by Drago Bosnic in Anglo-5, Australia, Finance, Headline-News, Iran, Mena

TEHRAN – High-ranking Iranian and Australian officials in a meeting in Tehran on Tuesday conferred on ways to further develop banking ties and cooperation between the two countries despite the US sanctions. The meeting was held between Deputy Governor of the Central Bank of Iran (CBI) Akbar Komeijani and Australian Ambassador to Tehran Ian Biggs. Komeijani, for his part, described monetary and banking relations as the first step to develop trade ties and said: “Iran and Australia enjoy the necessary economic capacities and banking and trade relations and therefore, we can be hopeful about the expansion of cooperation in different fields… Continue ->

Tags: Australia, Iran, Iran Nuclear Deal


Russian-Indian ties deepening: New Delhi signs MAJOR deal to buy Su-30MKI missiles

Published 2019-07-30 13:30:28 by Paul Antonopoulos in Defense, Eurasia, Headline-News, India, Russia

NEW DELHI – India has signed an agreement with Russia to buy air-to-air guided missiles for the Indian Air Force (IAF), media reports. According to the agency ANI, which quotes a source from the Indian government, armament for Su-30MKI Indian fighters. “A contract has been signed with Russia for the purchase of R-27 air-to-air missiles to be installed on Indian Air Force Su-30MKI aircraft,” the source said. Modernization of India’s fighter fleet Previously, India officially requested Russia to modernize its Su-30MKI fighter fleet. The request was issued by one of IAF’s leaders, Birender Singh Danoa, in an interview published July… Continue ->

Tags: India, Russia, Sukhoi


MAJOR: VIDEO – New evidence of Ukrainian Nazi prisons emerge

Published 2019-07-30 13:15:45 by Drago Bosnic in Donbass, Eurasia, Headline-News, Ukraine

Mariupol, occupied Donbass – Earlier, there were reports of Ukrainian Nazi battalions such as “Azov” and the “Right Sector” running Gestapo-style prisons. But even more convincing new evidence has emerged that the secret prison in the Mariupol airport, occupied Donbass, exists. RIA Novosti conducted a journalistic investigation. Ex-inmates and employees of the prison, which is unofficially called the Library, said that it belongs to the Azov Battalion and is sponsored by the SBU. People were subjected to various forms of torture. Accused of random crimes, despite just being regular citizens, these people went through literal  Hell. Nobody has been held… Continue ->

Tags: DPR, Neonazis, Novorossia, Ukraine, War Crimes


KOSOVO: How Serbia bravely and brilliantly fought NATO and why is the “independence” of Europe’s top narcoterrorist, human-organ trafficking, sex slavery “state” finally crumbling

Published 2019-07-30 09:45:44 by Drago Bosnic in Anglo-5, Defense, Eu, Eurasia, Headline-News, Kosovo, Nato, Serbia, United-States

BELGRADE – Under UN Resolution 1244 Kosovo and Metohija is an autonomous province of Serbia. It is known for its massive reserves of natural resources. The Western countries wanted these resources and they weren’t planning on paying for it and even if they did, Serbia was unwilling to sell its own land to foreigners to exploit it. Hm, sounds very, very familiar. I wonder why? cough Southeast Asia, Africa, Latin America, Afghanistan, Iraq, Lybia, Syria, Venezuela, etc cough. Enter “human rights abuses” followed by American-style “freedom and democracy”. Prelude and the start of the bombing In 1998, the Albanian-led al-Qaeda-linked terrorist… Continue ->

Tags: Albania, Kosovo And Metohija, Serbia, USA, War Crimes


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