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Out of a drawer and into your nightmares comes a vicious ancient beast

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WASHINGTON (Reuters) – When Ohio University integrative biologist Nancy Stevens peered into a drawer in the wooden cabinets on the top floor of a Nairobi museum in 2010, she saw a chunk of rock containing massive teeth and knew she had come across something important. Simbakubwa kutokaafrika, a gigantic mammalian carnivore that lived 22 million Read More

Four injured after lightning hits Acropolis Hill area in Athens

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ATHENS (Reuters) – Four people were injured after lightning struck the Acropolis Hill area in Athens on Wednesday, an ambulance service official said. There was no sign the Parthenon temple or other historic sites were damaged, the culture ministry said. Two guards and two tourists at the archaeological site were slightly injured by broken glass, Read More

Elgin Marbles: Greece attacks British Museum as ‘murky prison’

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By Aubrey Allegretti, news reporter The Greek president has escalated a campaign for the return of the Elgin Marbles, attacking their home in the British Museum as a “murky prison”. Speaking in Athens, Prokopis Pavlopoulos challenged British officials to “come here and make the comparison” with the city’s Acropolis Museum, where he suggested the artefacts Read More

‘Chinese spies’ stole secrets from chip equipment maker ASML: Dutch newspaper FD

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HOUSTON, April 11, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Occidental Petroleum Corporation (NYSE:OXY) will announce its first quarter 2019 financial results after close of market on Monday, May 6, 2019, and will hold a conference call to discuss results on Tuesday, May 7, 2019, at 12 p.m. Eastern/11 a.m. Central.  SUGAR LAND, Texas, April 11, 2019 Read More

TOP Ships Inc. Announces Commencement of Charter With Oil Major

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ATHENS, Greece, April 11, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — TOP Ships Inc. (the “Company”), an international owner and operator of modern, fuel efficient “ECO” tanker vessels, announced today that the recently delivered scrubber fitted Suezmax tanker M/T Eco Bel Air, constructed at the Hyundai Samho shipyard in South Korea, commenced its previously announced time charter employment Read More

Venezuela, Cuba-allied companies sanctioned by U.S. for 2019 oil shipments

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By Margaret Talev on 4/7/2019 Despina Adrianna oil tanker. Photo: Hannes van Rign/MarineTraffic. WASHINGTON (Bloomberg) — The companies — linked to the delivery of oil during February and March aboard the tanker Despina Andrianna — are Ballito Bay Shipping Inc., based in Monrovia, Liberia and ProPer In Management Inc., based in Piraeus, Athens, the U.S. Read More

TOP Ships Inc. Announces Delivery of Suezmax M/T Eco Bel Air

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ATHENS, Greece, April 05, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — TOP Ships Inc. (the “Company”), an international owner and operator of modern, fuel efficient “ECO” tanker vessels, announced today that it took delivery of the 157,000 dwt newbuilding Suezmax vessel M/T Eco Bel Air, constructed at the Hyundai Samho shipyard in South Korea. Evangelos Pistiolis, the President, Read More

Major migrant protest grinds Athens’ main train station to a standstill (VIDEOS, PHOTO)

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Athens’ Larisis Station has been brought to a standstill with all services in and out suspended due to a sit-down protest by a group of migrants seeking passage to the Greek border. Railway services operator TrainOSE has also temporarily halted the issuing of tickets while Friday’s protest is ongoing. A police riot squad has been Read More

TOP Ships Inc. Announces New Time Charter With Oil Major

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ATHENS, Greece, April 02, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — TOP Ships Inc. (the “Company”), an international owner and operator of modern, fuel efficient “ECO” tanker vessels currently focusing on the transportation of petroleum products, announced today that it has entered into a time charter agreement with Shell Tankers Singapore Private Limited for its 50,000 dwt product/chemical Read More