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Ukraine’s Zelensky gains parliamentary faction in snap election

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The party of Volodymyr Zelensky entered Ukraine’s parliament on the back of his popularity, giving the president a much-needed faction in the legislature. Now he needs to walk the walk and deliver on his campaign promises. Zelensky is a professional comedian who entered politics last year to successfully defeat his predecessor, Petro Poroshenko, in April Read More

After failing to launch war with Iran on its own, US drags UK into conflict – Zarif

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Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif has blamed Washington for the ongoing row between Tehran and London, saying the US is pulling the strings in an effort to step up pressure on Iran. When US President Donald Trump called off an airstrike against Iran after the downing of a US drone, the war hawks in Read More

Libya declares force majeure on Sharara crude loaded at Zawiya: NOC

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Dubai — Libya’s state-owned National Oil Corporation said Saturday it declared force majeure on Sharara crude loaded at Zawiya port due to an unlawful closure of a valve. Not registered? Receive daily email alerts, subscriber notes & personalize your experience. Register Now NOC said 290,000 b/d of production at the Sharara oil field has been Read More

Hand grenades, rifle, crossbow & machete found in new neo-Nazi cell bust in Italy

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Italian police seized a new cache of weapons and Nazi materials during a raid on an underground far-right group linked with the conflict in Ukraine. The bust is tied to an earlier raid in which an air-to-air missile was found. Last week, the General Investigations and Special Operations Division (DIGOS) found a cache of 20 Read More

‘Alter your course’: Audio of moment Iranians warn UK-flagged tanker

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By Chris Robertson and Emily Mee, news reporters New audio has been released of both the Iranian Revolutionary Guard and the HMS Montrose giving instructions to a British-flagged tanker before it was “illegally” seized by Tehran. In the audio, the Revolutionary Guard can be heard telling the Stena Impero: “If you obey, you will be Read More

Oil will go ‘bust’ if recession hits

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Oil prices plunged again on Thursday, dragged down by fears of slowing demand. An unexpected increase in inventories underscored the downside risk to oil prices. The EIAreported a drawdown in crude stocks, but a huge 9.25 million barrel combined increase in gasoline and diesel (gasoil) inventories, which surprised traders. Also, gasoline demand plunged by 0.5 mb/d Read More

Iran’s actions are an ‘illegal interference’ – UK tells UN

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By Emily Mee, news reporter Iran’s seizure of a British-flagged tanker in the Strait of Hormuz “constitutes illegal interference”, the UK has said in a letter to the United Nations Security Council. The ship was in Omani territorial waters and was “exercising the lawful right of transit passage in an international strait”, Britain’s UN mission Read More

Iran’s actions are an ‘illegal interference’, UK officials say

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By Emily Mee, news reporter UK officials say Iran’s seizure of a British-flagged tanker in the Strait of Hormuz “constitutes illegal interference”. The ship was in Omani territorial waters and was “exercising the lawful right of transit passage in an international strait”, Britain’s UN mission wrote in a letter to the United Nations Security Council. Read More

Iranian state media releases footage of oil tanker seizure

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By Sharon Marris, news reporter Footage showing the moment Iran’s Revolutionary Guard seized a British-flagged oil tanker in the Strait of Hormuz has been released – with the UK describing the incident as a “hostile act”. The video, released by Iranian state media, shows armed troops wearing ski masks sitting in a helicopter as it Read More

‘Hostile act’: UK says ship seized by Iran was in Omani waters

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By Sharon Marris, news reporter Iran has released video footage of the moment its Revolutionary Guard seized a British-flagged oil tanker in the Strait of Hormuz in what the UK defence secretary has described as a “hostile act”. In the footage, a helicopter hovers over the Stena Impero. Several troops repel down ropes onto the Read More