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Japan may offer its Fukushima robots to US for denuclearization of North Korea – report

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Japan has offered the US its best nuclear-cleanup robots – designed for Fukushima – for use in dismantling North Korea’s nuclear facilities, hoping to remain in the loop as Washington and Pyongyang talk denuclearization. The remote-controlled robots are being developed to remove melted fuel debris from the reactors in Fukushima, and must be able to Read More

Khan claims Pakistan ‘doesn’t fear death,’ as Modi maintians stony silence

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Pakistani Prime Minister Imran Khan has escalated his no-holds-barred verbal assault on nuclear rival India, as tensions once again reach boiling point over the disputed territory of Kashmir. In recent days, Khan warned the Indian government of Prime Minister Narendra Modi that “no force can stop” Pakistan from achieving its goals, adding that India will Read More

Alibaba and the $15 billion question: Amid Hong Kong’s protests, when to list?

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HONG KONG (Reuters) – Hong Kong’s political unrest is posing a dilemma for Alibaba Group Holding Ltd (BABA.N) on the timing of its planned $15 billion listing in the city, with sources saying China’s biggest e-commerce company is now considering several timetables. FILE PHOTO: A logo of Alibaba Group is seen at an exhibition during Read More

TransGlobe Energy Corporation Announces an Update to a Significant Shareholder

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CALGARY, Alberta, Aug. 16, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — TransGlobe Energy Corporation (“TransGlobe” or the “Company”) (AIM & TSX: “TGL” & NASDAQ: “TGA”) understands that as of August 14, 2019, Morgan Stanley, through various funds, individuals and/or institutional clients of the foregoing, beneficially own an aggregate interest in 5,006,884 common shares of the Company, which represents Read More

Colonial time bomb: How specter of British Empire still haunts Kashmir

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The dispute over the region of Kashmir has once again set India and Pakistan headlong on the path to conflict. Arguably the longest conflict of the modern times between the nuclear powers reflect a bitter legacy of British rule. The dispute over Kashmir has been a searing wound for decades. It is one of the longest conflicts Read More

Equinor starts up Mariner heavy oil production in UK North Sea

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Highlights Plateau output level to be 55,000 b/d, peak of 70,000 b/d First operated UK oil production for Equinor Adds to growing UK heavy oil production London — Norway’s Equinor has started production from the Mariner heavy oil field in the UK North Sea, which is set to produce for over 30 years and add Read More

Norway-UK Utgard startup to boost Gudrun oil output

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London — Norway’s state-controlled Equinor got the go-ahead from the country’s upstream regulator Wednesday to start production from the Utgard gas and condensate field on the Norway-UK border line in the North Sea, helping boost output of the Gudrun oil blend. Not registered? Receive daily email alerts, subscriber notes & personalize your experience. Register Now Read More

Officials blamed for bridge collapse told to leave memorial service

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Motorway executives attending a ceremony to remember victims of a major bridge collapse were told to leave after grieving relatives asked the Italian prime minister to intervene. A service was held in Genoa marking one year since 43 people were killed in the Morandi Bridge disaster. Top executives for the country’s biggest motorway operator Atlantia Read More

One year after Genoa tragedy: Are Europe’s bridges any safer?

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Italy is commemorating one year since the Morandi Bridge in Genoa collapsed and killed 43 people. The incident raised many questions about the crumbling European infrastructure, but did it spur swift action? Millions of people cross them without thought every single day, but there are tens of thousands of bridges in Europe that have been Read More