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  • China offers olive branch on US pork and soy imports

    China has said it could waive tariffs on some US soybean and pork shipments, in a sign that trade tensions might be easing. The two countries are in early talks about the de-escalation of their long-running dispute.

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  • OPEC and Russia agree to cut oil production

    After protracted discussions, the oil-producing nations have agreed to cut 500,000 barrels a day. However, it is uncertain whether this will significantly raise prices, as non-member countries continue to pump oil.

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  • Report: Weapons boom shows no signs of slowing

    Armaments production worldwide is continuing full speed ahead. According to a new study by a Swedish think tank, the 100 biggest weapons companies have once again increased their sales, with the US leading the way.

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  • Scars from the past: Eastern Germany's industrial ruins

    The collapse of East Germany in 1989 and its transition to a market economy in a reunited country left deep scars that are still visible in the form of industrial ruins. Some of them stubbornly refuse to disappear.

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