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US Embassies in London, Berlin Halt Visas for Dual Nationals of Banned States

(MEE) London, Berlin – The US embassies in London and Berlin have stopped issuing visas for ‘aliens’ from the 7 Muslim-majority countries subject to the ban. The US embassies in London and Berlin on Monday suspended all visa applications for “aliens” from Iraq, Iran, Somalia, Sudan, Syria and Yemen, including dual nationals. A statement issued by […]

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Heckler & Koch Will Stop Arming ‘Undemocratic and Corrupt’ Countries

(GPA) Oberndorf, Germany – German arms manufacturer Heckler & Koch has announced they’ll no longer be supplying weapons to countries they deem “undemocratic and corrupt,” many of the countries that fit this criteria are US allies. The primary countries who will lose access to the variety of pistols, rifles and submachine guns produced by the […]

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Monsanto Rejects Bayer’s Latest Sweetened US$64 Billion Offer

(TeleSUR) – The agro-business giant has rejected a buyout offer from Bayer yet again. Bayer said its sweetened US$64 billion acquisition offer for Monsanto would not be subject to any financing conditions, responding to the U.S.-based agro-company’s rejection of its latest proposal on Tuesday. Bayer said it was disappointed by Monsanto’s rejection, saying the proposal offered immediate […]