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Done deal: Turkey says it ‘already bought’ Russian S-400 & US sanctions won’t change that

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Nothing the US does will make Turkey abandon its deal with Moscow to purchase S-400 air defense systems, Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu said, as Washington keeps threatening Ankara with sanctions. The purchase of the Russian-made weapons has long been a point of contention in relations between the two NATO allies. The US has repeatedly Read More

ExxonMobil puts Norwegian business up for sale

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London — ExxonMobil is looking at a possible sale of its remaining Norwegian upstream business, comprising minority stakes in 20 producing fields plus numerous license areas, it said Monday. Not registered? Receive daily email alerts, subscriber notes & personalize your experience. Register Now A sale would shake out a sizable share of Norwegian production even Read More

Russia extends counter-sanctions against US, EU & allies through 2020

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President Vladimir Putin has signed a law prolonging the embargo against Western countries that have imposed anti-Russia sanctions. Restrictions will be in force until the end of next year. The document which was published on Russia’s official portal of legal information, reads: “To extend from January 1 to December 31, 2020 the operation of certain Read More

Wood continues growth in Norway with two new Equinor contracts

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6/24/2019 BOSTON — Wood has secured two new contracts from Equinor for onshore and offshore facilities in Norway. The contracts continue Wood’s successful track record of delivering engineering and technical services to Equinor — both in-country and globally — for more than two decades. In the first of the new contracts, Wood will deliver FEED Read More

VivoPower International PLC Announces US Solar Portfolio Sale Update and Major Contract Wins in Australian Solar and Data Centers Resulting in Record Forward Order Book

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LONDON, June 24, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — VivoPower International PLC (Nasdaq: VVPR) (“VivoPower” or the “Company”), an international solar and power services company, is pleased to provide an update on the status of its US solar portfolio sale. Since the last update, the sale process has progressed further with new international parties now engaged. In Read More

Sacked Israel Folau’s crowdfunding page gets shut down

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An online fundraising page for former Wallabies full-back Israel Folau has been taken down. GoFundMe said the rugby star had violated its terms of service by promoting the “discrimination or exclusion” of LGBT people. Folau set up the crowdfunding page after his £2.2m contract was terminated in May because he had written posts on Instagram Read More

Eight Australian children of IS fighters to be repatriated from Syria

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Eight Australian children whose parents and grandparents joined Islamic State have been removed from Syria ahead of their repatriation to Australia. The government has not identified the group, but media reports say it includes three children of Sydney-born Khaled Sharrouf: Zaynab, 18; Hoda, 16; and Humzeh, eight. Zaynab reportedly married her father’s friend – a Read More

7.3-magnitude earthquake strikes Banda Sea off Indonesia coast, tremors felt in Australia

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An earthquake of magnitude 7.3 has hit a remote part of Indonesia in the Banda Sea. There has been no tsunami warning. The quake struck some 300km (190 miles) northwest of Saumlaki, a village in Indonesia, at a depth of 208km (129 miles), according to the US Geological Survey. The epicenter of the quake was Read More

Quake of magnitude 7.5 shakes East Timor, Australia; no tsunami feared

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DILI (Reuters) – A powerful, deep 7.5 magnitude earthquake struck off the coasts of East Timor and Indonesia on Monday, and was felt as far away as Australia, but authorities said it did not have the potential to cause a tsunami. Strong shaking caused alarm in the East Timor capital of Dili prompting people to Read More

7.3- magnitude earthquake strikes Banda sea off Indonesia coast, tremors felt in Australia

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An earthquake of magnitude 7.3 hit a remote part of Indonesia in the Banda Sea. There has been no tsunami warning. The quake struck some 300 km (190 mi) to the northwest of Saumlaki, a village in Indonesia at the depth of 208 km (129 miles), according to the US Geological Survey. The epicenter of Read More