VIF News Digest: International Developments (US, UK, Russia and Africa), 18 November- 3 December 2019

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White House will not participate in Judiciary Committee hearing: CNN, 2 December 2019

Neither President Donald Trump nor his attorneys will participate in Wednesday's House...

VIF News Digest: International Developments (US, EU, Russia and Africa), 3 - 18 November 2019

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Morgan Stanley sees U.S. underperforming in 2020 across markets: Bloomberg, 18 November 2019

Morgan Stanley predicted that American equities and corporate bonds will underperform...

VIF News Digest: International Events (US, Europe and, Russia and Africa), 3-18 October 2019

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Mulvaney outlines White House Ukraine defense: Quid pro quo was about 2016 not 2020: CNN, 17 October 2019

The White House has settled on its defense for President Donald Trump and Rudy Giuliani's...

VIF News Digest: International Developments (US, Russia, EU and Africa), 18 September - 3 October 2019

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Democrats’ plans to tax wealth would reshape U.S. economy: The New York Times, 2 October 2019

Washington — Progressive Democrats are advocating the most drastic shift in tax policy in...

VIF News Digest: International Developments (US, Russia, Europe and Africa), 3-18 September 2019

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US lawmakers introduce bill to stop tear gas sales to Hong Kong: South China Monitoring Post, 11 September 2019

US congressional representatives announced legislation on Tuesday...

VIF News Digest: International Developments (US, EU, Russia and Africa), 19th August, 2019 – 3rd September 2019)

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Trump: 'Congress has a lot of thinking to do' on gun control after Midland-Odessa shooting: USA Today, 1 September 2019

A day after the country's latest mass shooting, the fourth high-profile one...

VIF News Digest: International Developments (US, EU, Russia and Africa), 3 – 18 August, 2019

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US expected to give Huawei another 90-day export license: ARS technical, 18 August 2019

Back in May, the US government placed an export ban on Huawei barring US companies (and companies using US-...

VIF News Digest: International Developments (US, EU, Russia and Africa), 19 July –3 August, 2019

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Blistering criticism of Obama highlights dramatic shift inside Democratic Party: CNN, 2 June 2019

Former President Barack Obama - the most popular figure in the Democratic Party by far...

VIF News Digest: International Developments (US, EU, Russia and Africa), 4 – 18 July, 2019

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These are 4 winners of the US-China trade war: CNN Business, 3 July 2019

Vietnam, Taiwan, Bangladesh and South Korea are coming out as victors in the US-China trade war. Americans are...

VIF News Digest: International Developments (US, EU, Russia and Africa), 19 June - 3 July, 2019

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'Great friends are bound to have disagreements': Mike Pompeo soothes trade tensions on India trip’: CNN, 26 June 2019

Recent trade tensions between the US and India won't impact ties...

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