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Ballistic missiles program, Iran influence part of new nuclear deal: Macron, Trump

  • The arrival was heavy on pomp, with nearly 500 US service-members from all five military branches participating in the ceremonial welcome.
  • Pomp and ceremony aside, Trump and Macron disagree on some fundamental issues. A prime dividing point is the multinational Iran nuclear deal.
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Independence dilemma for Greenland voters

  • Rich in natural resources, Greenland gained autonomy from Denmark in 1979 and was granted self-rule in 2009, although Copenhagen retains control of foreign and defense affairs.
  • Denmark provides some 3.6 billion kroner (€483 million) in subsidies each year, equivalent to 60 percent of the budget and which would be cut if Greenland opted for full independence.
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Saudi inflation starts to edge down as VAT impact lessens

  • Inflation falls to 2.8% in March
  • Drag on household consumption from VAT forecast to ease in coming months
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Scientist in Facebook data scandal Aleksandr Kogan says he is being scapegoated

  • Aleksandr Kogan teaches at Cambridge University
  • Kogan was behind the app that allowed consulting firm Cambridge Analytica to farm data
By AFP ·