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Germany’s Scholz: We cannot accept parallel currencies such as Facebook’s Libra

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BERLIN (Reuters) – German Finance Minister Olaf Scholz said on Tuesday policymakers could not accept the emergence of parallel currencies such as Facebook’s (FB.O) planned Libra, adding that Berlin would reject any such plans. Facebook’s planned Libra is the most well-known of the stablecoins, a certain form of cryptocurrency backed by assets such as traditional Read More

Huawei takes on Apple’s new iPhone 11 with Mate 30 range

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MUNICH (Reuters) – Huawei launched its Mate 30 smartphone range on Thursday in a challenge to Apple’s (AAPL.O) new iPhone 11, saying the Chinese firm’s new devices were more compact, their cameras superior and wraparound screens brighter. Richard Yu, CEO of Huawei’s consumer business group, launches the Mate 30 smartphone range at the Convention Read More

Russia & China veto UN Security Council resolution on Syria truce that would’ve protected terrorists from ‘COMPLETE ANNIHILATION’

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Russia and China have blocked a UN Security Council resolution on the truce in Syria’s Idlib province as it didn’t provide an exemption for military action against terrorist groups blacklisted by the UN itself. It was the 13th time that Moscow has used its veto power at the UNSC since the Syrian conflict broke out Read More

US EPA chief sees no ethanol demand destruction from small refinery waivers

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Washington — Small refinery waivers to the US biofuel mandate have not hurt ethanol demand, Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Andrew Wheeler told Congress on Thursday. Not registered? Receive daily email alerts, subscriber notes & personalize your experience. Register Now “We’ve seen an uptick in ethanol over the last two years,” Wheeler told the House Committee Read More

Huawei hails own apps in Mate 30 challenge to iPhone 11

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MUNICH (Reuters) – Huawei directly challenged Apple’s (AAPL.O) new iPhone 11 with its new Mate 30 smartphone range on Thursday, highlighting its own apps brand while sidestepping the critical issue of access to Google (GOOGL.O) services. At a glitzy launch in the German city of Munich, the Chinese firm said its new Mate 30 Pro Read More

Give or take allies: US pulls $160mn pledged to Afghanistan, citing widespread corruption

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The US will withhold a total of $160 million destined for projects and initiatives in Afghanistan. Washington says the move and timing is totally due to them finding out the cash will be squandered by Kabul. US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo announced on Thursday that $100 million earmarked for an energy project would be Read More

Huawei takes on Apple’s new iPhone 11 with Mate 30 range

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MUNICH (Reuters) – Huawei launched its Mate 30 smartphone range on Thursday in a challenge to Apple’s (AAPL.O) new iPhone 11, saying the Chinese firm’s new devices were more compact, their cameras superior and wraparound screens brighter. Richard Yu, CEO of Huawei’s consumer business group, launches the Mate 30 smartphone range at the Convention Read More

India may become winner in US-China trade war

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The Indian economy could benefit by $11 billion as some international manufacturers move production to the country due to trade tensions between Washington and Beijing. That’s according to a report from Singapore’s DBS Bank. It said that ″India could increase its trade footprint in midst of the US-China trade conflict, particularly under categories on Read More

Greenfields Petroleum Corporation Announces Extension of Senior Debt Payment

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HOUSTON, Sept. 18, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Greenfields Petroleum Corporation (the “Company” or “Greenfields”) (TSX VENTURE: GNF), a production focused company with operating assets in Azerbaijan, announces the execution of a deferral letter with its senior debt lender, Vitol Energy (Bermuda) Ltd. (“Vitol”), to defer payments in the aggregate of $14.3 million (including restructuring fee-$1.4m) Read More

California waiver fight may become a top energy issue in election

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Highlights Battle heads to the courts, adding to uncertainty for automakers Trump says rollback helps drivers to replace older cars Policy expected to boost US oil demand by 500,000 b/d Washington — Not registered? Receive daily email alerts, subscriber notes & personalize your experience. Register Now US President Donald Trump said Wednesday he is revoking Read More