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Google, Chevron execs say industry must keep up with data transformation, other tech trends

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By Kurt Abraham, Editor-in-Chief on 3/19/2019 At the Norwegian Energy Day on Tuesday, March 19, hosted by the Norwegian Consulate General and several corporate sponsors, speakers from Google and Chevron told the audience that the oil and gas industry needs to do more, and do it faster, to adapt to the digital transformation and other Read More

First New Zealand terror victim named by family

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By Emily Mee, news reporter A 71-year-old man is the first victim of the New Zealand terror attack to be named by his family. Haji Daoud Nabi – who ran the Afghan Association – was shot dead, his sons Omar and Yama told reporters outside the district court in Christchurch. He was reported missing earlier Read More

No need for outside investigators into Khashoggi, says Saudi

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By Sanya Burgess, news reporter Saudi Arabia has refused to allow any international investigators to look into the murder of journalist Jamal Khashoggi, saying those responsible are already facing justice. Bandar bin Mohammed al Aiban, president of the Saudi Arabia’s human rights commission, described Mr Khashoggi’s killing as both an “unfortunate accident” and a “heinous Read More

‘Unfortunate accident’: Saudis assure UN there’s no need for probe into Khashoggi killing

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The Saudi human rights commission rejected calls for an international investigation into Jamal Khashoggi’s murder, saying they’ve already punished the killers who they refused to name or give any details about. After countries around the world, including every EU member nation, encouraged Saudi Arabia to cooperate with an international investigation into the Washington Post journalist’s Read More

UN rights body calls out Saudi Arabia over jailed activists & Khashoggi case… but what about Yemen?

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Three dozen countries, including all EU members, voiced a rebuke of Saudi Arabia at the UN Human Rights Council, calling it out on the Khashoggi murder and the detention of activists. Yemen’s bloodbath slipped past them, somehow. The statement, delivered Thursday by the representative of Iceland, Harald Aspelund, on behalf of all signatories, including all Read More

US Senators lash out at ‘gangster’ Saudi crown prince, but the deals go on and on

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US Senators accused the Saudi crown prince of going “full gangster” at a confirmation hearing for Donald Trump’s nominee to be US ambassador to Saudi Arabia – but when it comes to Riyadh, strong words are rarely matched by action. Retired Army General John Abizaid, Trump’s pick for the job, stressed the importance of the Read More

‘La Traviata in veils?’ Top Italy theater slammed for plan to add Saudi culture minister to board

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Milan’s prestigious La Scala opera house is under fire over negotiations to add none other than Saudi Arabia’s culture minister as a new board member, in a plan that was slammed as being financially motivated and “unscrupulous.” The prospect of a member of the Saudi royal family sitting on the board of directors of one Read More

'Last nail in the coffin for US peacemaking': US merges Israeli embassy with Palestinian mission

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Palestinian officials have denounced as hostile the US move to merge its consulate in Jerusalem, which mostly served Palestinians, with the embassy controversially inaugurated last year. The overhaul has been scheduled for Monday. The US State Department on Sunday formally set a date for the previously announced merger of its embassy in Jerusalem with the Read More

Greek police pelted with PETROL BOMBS as masked attackers take to Turkish consulate

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It was a tense night in the Greek city of Thessaloniki as dozens of masked assailants attacked police guarding the Turkish consulate with Molotov cocktails. Officers responded with tear gas and stun grenades. The violence broke out after dark on Saturday when around 50 males, whom the Greek media described as “anarchists,” assaulted the police. Read More

EU leaders reject ‘blacklisting’ of Saudi Arabia, US territories

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EU member states have rejected a European Commission proposal to place Saudi Arabia on a ‘blacklist’ of countries accused of terrorist financing and money laundering. The proposal had already angered Washington and Riyadh. Representatives from all 28 European Union states met in Brussels on Friday to vote on the proposal and unanimously rejected it, claiming Read More