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Spain to propose ban on sale of petrol, diesel (gasoil) cars from 2040

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MADRID (Reuters) – Spain plans to propose a ban on sales of petrol, diesel (gasoil) and hybrid cars from 2040, government sources said on Tuesday, joining a string of countries taking aim at polluting vehicles to help cut greenhouse gas emissions. FILE PHOTO: A man fills up his car with diesel (gasoil) at a petrol Read More

Iran’s armed forces vow to protect oil tankers against US threat

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The Iranian Army has vowed to defend the country’s commercial shipping vessels from any potential threats after the US warned countries against allowing Iranian tankers into their territorial waters and ports. Last week, Washington imposed a unilateral ban on the Iranian crude, shipping and banking industries after withdrawing from the 2015 international pact that aimed Read More

Two dead in Gaza strikes after rockets hit Israel

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Two Palestinians have been killed and three injured by Israeli airstrikes in Gaza, according to Palestinian Health officials. The Health ministry said the dead men were civilians, but the Popular Front for the Liberation of Palestine militant group claimed the fighters as their own. The airstrikes were launched in response to rocket fire from Gaza, Read More

Wood secures $53 million of contracts supporting ADNOC Onshore

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11/12/2018 ABU DHABI — Wood has been awarded three new, call-off contracts totaling $53 million by ADNOC Onshore, a subsidiary of Abu Dhabi National Oil Company (ADNOC). Project management consultancy services will be provided for major projects across the company’s onshore fields in Abu Dhabi, aimed at supporting ADNOC’s group-wide production capacity target of 4 Read More

A century since WWI, world slides into war again – Peter Kuznick

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Our world leaders don’t learn the lessons of history: with countries conducting the largest military drills in decades and modernizing its nuclear arsenals the world is rapidly sliding into war again, Prof. Peter Kuznick told RT. Vladimir Putin and Donald Trump were among the heads of state attending events to mark the centenary of the Read More

Dozens of rebels killed in Yemeni port city

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At least 149 people have been killed in 24 hours of fighting between government loyalists and rebels in Yemen’s city of Hodeidah. Seven civilians were among those who died, medics and military sources said. The Red Sea port city has been controlled by Houthi rebels since 2014 and is a vital entry point for aid Read More

Iran sells more oil to private exporters to bypass U.S. curbs

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FILE PHOTO: Gas flares from an oil production platform at the Soroush oil fields in the Persian Gulf, south of the capital Tehran, July 25, 2005. REUTERS/Raheb Homavandi/File Photo DUBAI (Reuters) – Iran sold 700,000 barrels of crude oil to private companies for export on Sunday in a second round of sales aimed at countering Read More

US calls for end to South China Sea militarization, China says to stop sending warships

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The US pressed China to halt militarization of the South China Sea during a joint news conference on talks aimed at smoothing already tense relations ahead of this month’s G20 summit in Argentina. “We have continued concerns about China’s activities and militarization in the South China Sea,” US Secretary for State Mike Pompeo told media Read More

‘Our goal is to end invasion’: Taliban seeks talks with US on NATO troop withdrawal

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Any peace process in Afghanistan with the US boots on the ground is impossible, the Taliban delegates said after a meeting in Moscow, adding that the current Afghan government is a US puppet stalling the talks. “We will not tolerate a single US soldier in Afghanistan,” said the head of the Taliban delegation at the Read More