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28th Jan 2020

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Malta's Pilatus Bank set to lose banking licence

The European Banking Authority (EBA) chairman, Andrea Enria, has backed a recommendation by the Maltese financial regulator to withdraw the Pilatus Bank's banking licence due to "the current circumstances of the bank's ultimate beneficial owner," reported Reuters. The owner, Ali Sadr Hashemi Nejad, was indicted in the United States in March for bank fraud, money laundering and the evasion of sanctions against Iran.

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US and UK in war of words over Huwaei

British ministers are expected to allow Huawei limited access to the UK's 5G networks at the National Security Council on Tuesday, amid concerns over the firm's links to China's intelligence services.

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Trump's 'plan' for Israel will go against EU values

As someone who has been personally targeted by Benjamin Netanyahu's incitement against Arabs and Palestinians, Christians, Muslims and Druze, I still believe that peace is possible. But Donald Trump's 'plan' will be a gift to Netanyahu's campaign.

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