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Venezuela opposition condemns Goldman Sachs debt deal

Three finance industry sources told Reuters on May 29 that the bonds were sold through an intermediary. This deal comes in light of great unrest within Venezuela. What might seem like a wise investment could become more complicated for Goldman Sachs and other investors, after National Assembly president Julio Borges threatened on Monday to withhold payment on the bonds.



Macron finally speaks out about the Trump handshake: "it wasn't innocent"

Mr Macron's determination to dominate the handshake may be a lesson for Ms Merkel, who on a recent visit to the Oval Office tried and failed to get Mr Trump to shake her hand. " Donald Trump , the Turkish president or the Russian president see relationships in terms of a balance of power. I don't believe in diplomacy by public abuse, but in my bilateral dialogues I won't let anything pass", Macron said.


Call me on my cellphone

Call me on my cellphone

Mr Trump, who disdains working through official channels, also exchanged numbers with French President Emmanuel Macron , according to a French official who would not comment on whether Mr Macron meant to use the line. This course of action breaks all kinds of diplomatic protocol and has raised serious questions about the security of the president's communications. Trump is at the risk of being eavesdropped even when using government-issued cellphone.



Blasts heard at Kabul victim's funeral

At least 12 people have reportedly been killed in bombings at the funeral of a protester killed in Kabul . Ezadyar was the son of Alam Ezadyar, the first deputy of the upper house of Afghanistan's Parliament. The Taliban swiftly released a statement saying it had nothing to do with the attack and claimed internal government rivalries were to be blamed. Salem Izadyar died at a hospital after he was injured Friday in anti-government protests in Kabul , Afghan media reported.