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Trelleborg introduces two new oil and gas seals

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4/22/2019 Photo: Trelleborg seals. HOUSTON — Trelleborg Sealing Solutions announces the launch of the new XploR S-Seal and XploR FS-Seal that have been developed for demanding high pressure sealing environments, such as those found in oil and gas downhole tool applications. Combining the benefits of integral support components with the flexibility of an elastomer seal, Read More

Blast hits van near Colombo church as bomb squad tried to defuse it – Reuters witness

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Published time: 22 Apr, 2019 10:43 Edited time: 22 Apr, 2019 10:58 A new bomb went off near a church in Sri Lanka when officials were trying to defuse it, reports say. That’s after the nation was hit with coordinated bombings on Easter Sunday, which killed 290 people and injured hundreds. A van blew up Read More

Death toll in Sri Lanka terror spree jumps to 290, about 500 wounded

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At least 290 people were killed in a series of blasts in Sri Lanka on Easter Sunday, updated casualty figures confirm. The government plans to hold a security council meeting to assess the threat level in the country. In addition, around 500 people received various injuries when eight coordinated blasts struck churches and hotels in Read More

NINTH bomb is defused near Sri Lanka airport as police arrest 13 after Easter Sunday terror spree

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A ninth explosive device, a six-foot pipe bomb found at Colombo International Airport in Sri Lanka, has been successfully defused, following a series of deadly terrorist attacks that killed over 200 people on Easter Sunday. “A PVC pipe which was six feet (1.8 meters) in length containing explosives in it was discovered” on a road Read More

NINTH bomb is defused at Sri Lanka airport as police arrest 13 after Easter Sunday terror spree

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A ninth explosive device, a six-foot pipe bomb found at Colombo International Airport in Sri Lanka, has been successfully defused, following a series of deadly terrorist attacks that killed over 200 people on Easter Sunday. “A PVC pipe which was six feet (1.8 meters) in length containing explosives in it was discovered” on a road Read More

China releases new rules on game approvals

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People play online games at an internet cafe in Fuyang, Anhui province, China August 20, 2018. Picture taken August 20, 2018. REUTERS/Stringer SHANGHAI (Reuters) – China’s press and publication regulator has issued new rules on applications for publishing online games in China, signaling a possible acceleration in the handing out of formal approvals. China stopped Read More

Comedian wins Ukraine presidential election – exit poll

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Comedian Volodymyr Zelenskiy has won Ukraine’s presidential election with 73% of the vote, according to an exit poll. The poll suggests Mr Zelenskiy has beaten Petro Poroshenko by a landslide with the incumbent winning just 25% of the vote. Mr Poroshenko conceded defeat on Sunday and said he would leave office next month. “I’m leaving Read More

Libya’s only airport shuts down amid airstrikes & gunfire in Tripoli

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The last functional civilian airport in Libya has halted operations, amid reports of airstrikes in the vicinity of the capital, as the Libyan National Army led by Marshall Khalifa Haftar continues its siege of Tripoli. “The civilian aviation authority closed the air space of the airport until further notice for the sake of air security,” Read More

‘Oil is everything’: Why Western allies like US & France swing weight in favor of Libya’s Haftar

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General Haftar, whose forces are on the move towards Tripoli, is the right man for the West to feed their oil appetites – but he is also the one who can switch sides quickly, experts told RT. Forces loyal to General Khalifa Haftar are steadily advancing towards Tripoli, where the UN-recognized Government of National Accord Read More