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Rocket hits Basra oil headquarter site of Exxon, Royal Dutch Shell

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Published time: 19 Jun, 2019 08:55 A rocket was fired at the headquarters of a number of global oil companies, including ExxonMobil, west of Basra, Iraq on Wednesday, injuring three Iraqi workers. Iraqi police said the rocket hit the Burjesia residential and operations headquarters, but no responsibility has been claimed for the short-range Katyusha missile Read More

Trump supports special visas for Venezuelan refugees fleeing a carnage that he helped create

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Despite his tough anti-immigration stance, President Donald Trump is exploring the idea of granting Temporary Protected Status to Venezuelans fleeing the country still under US sanctions after its Washington-backed failed coup. TPS is a federal government designation for people residing in the US who have fled from severe natural disasters or armed conflict. It currently Read More

Guardian cries ‘Russians are coming’ amid new scramble for Africa

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As Western powers that once colonized Africa find themselves drawn back to the continent over its vast mineral riches, what can they do to divert attention? Why, blame Russia, of course! Enter the Guardian, flogging – but not actually showing – alleged documents purporting to show the Kremlin plotting and scheming in Africa, involving none Read More

SBM Offshore awarded Letter of Intent for FPSO Mero 2 lease and operate contracts by Petrobras

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June 11, 2019 SBM Offshore is pleased to announce that it has signed a Letter of Intent (LOI) together with Petróleo Brasileiro S.A. (Petrobras) for a 22.5 years lease and operate of FPSO Mero 2, to be deployed at the Mero field in the Santos Basin offshore Brazil, 180 kilometers offshore Rio de Janeiro. The Read More

IMF’s Lagarde highlights potential disruptive nature of fintech

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Christine Lagarde, managing director of the International Monetary Fund (IMF), speaks at the Group of 20 (G-20) high-level seminar on financial innovation “Our Future in the Digital Age”, on the sidelines of the G-20 finance ministers and central bank governors meeting in Fukuoka, Japan, on Saturday, June 8, 2019. Kiyoshi Ota/Pool via REUTERS FUKUOKA (Reuters) Read More

IMF’s Lagarde highlights potential disruptive nature of fintech

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Christine Lagarde, managing director of the International Monetary Fund (IMF), speaks at the Group of 20 (G-20) high-level seminar on financial innovation “Our Future in the Digital Age”, on the sidelines of the G-20 finance ministers and central bank governors meeting in Fukuoka, Japan, on Saturday, June 8, 2019. Kiyoshi Ota/Pool via REUTERS FUKUOKA (Reuters) Read More

US belief that China wants military bases in Arctic ‘totally baseless’ – Beijing’s envoy to Moscow

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Moscow and Beijing cooperating in the Arctic is a win-win model for how nations can work together, Beijing’s envoy to Moscow told RT’s SophieCo, stressing that China is not seeking military bases in the region. Beijing sees itself as a “near-Arctic” state and is actively participating in creating international rules and regulations governing the Arctic, Read More

India to stay out of US-China spat, but every ‘clash has opportunities’ – FM

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Any economic fallout from the ongoing trade war between the US and China is an “opportunity” for India, its top diplomat has said. However, when it comes to picking sides, New Delhi is resolutely staying out of it. Speaking at his first public appearance since his appointment as External Affairs Minister, Subrahmanyam Jaishankar said the Read More

U.S. regulators say some Boeing 737 MAX planes may have faulty parts

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WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The U.S. Federal Aviation Administration on Sunday disclosed a new problem involving Boeing Co’s grounded 737 MAX, saying that more than 300 of that troubled plane and the prior generation 737 may contain improperly manufactured parts and that the agency will require these parts to be quickly replaced. FILE PHOTO: An aerial Read More

What diplomacy? Here are 36 countries the US has bullied this week

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It’s been a busy few days for American diplomacy, with three dozen nations ending up at the receiving end of threats, ultimatums and sanctions this week alone. And it’s only Friday. Mexico is the latest target, slapped with 5 percent tariffs on each and every export, gradually increasing to 25 percent until it stops the Read More