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'Fictitious probe, baseless accusations': Russian Federation blocks new extension of Syria chemical inquiry

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Published time: 17 Nov, 2017 23:38 Edited time: 18 Nov, 2017 00:31 The UN Security Council has failed to adopt a new resolution on the extension of the UN-OPCW The Joint Investigative Mechanism (JIM) on chemical weapons attacks in Syria. Russian Federation and Bolivia voted against Japan’s new draft. The draft envisioned a “technical” extension Read More

Russian Federation blocks Japan's UN draft on 30 day extension of Syria chemical probe mission

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Published time: 17 Nov, 2017 23:38 Edited time: 18 Nov, 2017 00:01 The UN Security Council has failed to adopt a new resolution on the extension of the UN-OPCW The Joint Investigative Mechanism (JIM) on chemical weapons attacks in Syria. Russian Federation and Bolivia voted against Japan’s new draft. The draft envisioned a “technical” extension Read More

Russian Federation blocks US-drafted UN resolution to renew inquiry into chemical weapons attacks in Syria

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Published time: 16 Nov, 2017 20:38 Edited time: 16 Nov, 2017 20:59 Russian Federation has vetoed a US-drafted resolution calling for the renewal of an international inquiry into chemical attacks in Syria. The mandate of the current investigative mission expires on Thursday. Russian Federation withdrew its own rival draft resolution on the inquiry renewal shortly Read More

MSCI blocks new stocks lacking voting rights from some indexes

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NEW YORK (Reuters) – MSCI Inc will temporarily ban new companies that deny equal voting rights to shareholders from two market indexes, intensifying a debate over who should police perceived lapses in corporate governance. FILE PHOTO: The MSCI logo is seen in this June 20, 2017 illustration photo. REUTERS/Thomas White/Illustration/File Photo The index provider will Read More

SOCO announces PSC for offshore blocks 125 and 126 in Vietnam

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10/30/2017 LONDON — SOCO has announced that a Production Sharing Agreement (PSC) for Blocks 125 & 126, offshore central Vietnam, between PetroVietnam, SOVICO Holdings and SOCO was formally signed on Oct. 27, 2017, awarding SOCO a 70% operated interest over the two blocks. The signing ceremony in Hanoi was attended by SOCO’s President and Chief Read More

Alaska problems: Seal blocks airport runway while ‘sunbathing’ (PHOTO)

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Published time: 29 Oct, 2017 20:52 A bizarre flight hazard turned up on an Alaskan runway recently… in the form of a bearded seal. The 450-pound animal was spotted on the tarmac the Wiley Post-Will Rogers Memorial Airport in Utqiagvik Monday, potentially posing a dangerous speed bump for incoming aircraft. The airstrip is the furthest Read More

Energean reports first CPR results for two blocks, offshore Montenegro

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10/19/2017 LONDON — Energean Oil & Gas has announced the first Competent Persons Report (CPR) for its assets offshore Montenegro, compiled by Netherland Sewell & Associates (NSAI), detailing the recoverable gas and liquids resource estimates in respect to Energean’s 100% interest in blocks 4218-30 and 4219-26. Source: Energean Oil & Gas. The CPR shows the Read More

Bids close on Lebanon offshore energy blocks

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BEIRUT, Oct 12 (Reuters) – Lebanon’s energy minister Cesar Abi Khalil on Thursday said a tender had closed on a first round of offshore energy blocks, without saying how many companies had bid. It will take years for revenue from any of the blocks to start flowing to the country, he said in a televised Read More

Spanish court blocks Catalan parliament session

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Spain’s constitutional court has suspended a session of the Catalan parliament where separatists were planning to declare independence. A debate and vote had been lined up for Monday, with a declaration thought likely to follow some time after. But the court ordered suspension of that session while it hears an appeal by rival Catalan politicians, Read More

Google blocks Catalan independence info app following Spanish court ruling

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The High Court in Catalonia has ordered US tech giant Google to remove an application which provided information on where and how to vote in Sunday’s referendum on the region’s independence from Spain. The judge said that the “On Votar 1-Oct” application on the Google Play smartphone app store violated the ruling of Spain’s Constitutional Read More