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Airbus and Boeing bag $17 billion of deals in Paris Airshow battle

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LE BOURGET, France (Reuters) – Airbus and Boeing bagged more than $17 billion in plane deals on day two of the Paris Airshow as their sales teams scrapped for orders after a downturn in business at many airlines and the grounding of Boeing’s top-selling jet. An aerial view shows the 53rd International Paris Air Show Read More

All about ‘freedom gas’? Washington ‘plays Polish card against Germans’ moving US troops east

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Poland is preparing six sites across the country to accommodate additional US troops relocating from Germany. By doing this, Washington has tried to exert pressure on both Moscow and Berlin, analysts told RT. Polish National Defense Minister Mariusz Blaszczak told reporters that an additional 1,000 US soldiers will be stationed at six sites across the Read More

German FM warns against ‘dangerous military escalation’ between US & Iran

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Steps must be taken to avoid war between Tehran and Washington, Germany’s foreign minister warned, echoing broader concern in Europe over the fallout of the new standoff in the Middle East. Following stops in Jordan and Iraq, German FM Heiko Maas met with his counterpart in Iran on Monday to discuss ways to breathe new Read More

Trump says United Tech, Raytheon deal may hurt competition

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WASHINGTON (Reuters) – U.S. President Donald Trump said on Monday he was a “little concerned” about the merger of defense contractor Raytheon Co and United Technologies Corp but gave a mixed message as to whether he believed the $121 billion deal should go forward. FILE PHOTO: Logo of the U.S. defense company Raytheon is pictured Read More

European oil majors brave sanctions risk to sign new energy-cooperation deals with Russia

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St. Petersburg — European oil majors including Shell and OMV signed new cooperation deals with Russian energy companies during the St. Petersburg International Economic Forum this week, in a sign that they were willing to make new investments despite risks of potential new sanctions. Not registered? Receive daily email alerts, subscriber notes & personalize your Read More

New prime minister could pose threat to PNG natural gas projects

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By Stephen Stapczynski on 5/30/2019 SINGAPORE (Bloomberg) — A critic of Papua New Guinea’s resource deals has been chosen as the country’s prime minister, a potential speed bump for multi-billion-dollar natural gas export projects led by Exxon Mobil Corp. and Total SA. James Marape, who resigned as finance minister in April, will become the nation’s Read More

China rebuffs US penalties threat for allowing ship with Iranian oil to enter Hong Kong

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Beijing has hit back at a US call for Hong Kong to refuse services to a tanker loaded with Iranian oil, blasting Washington’s “long arm jurisdiction” when it came to energy dealings between governments. “China has all along opposed unilateral sanctions and so-called long arm jurisdiction,” a spokesperson for the Foreign Ministry told the South Read More

China rebuffs US call to refuse services to ship carrying Iranian oil

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Beijing has hit back at a US call for Hong Kong to refuse services to a tanker loaded with Iranian oil, blasting Washington’s “long arm jurisdiction” when it came to energy dealings between governments. “China has all along opposed unilateral sanctions and so-called long arm jurisdiction,” a spokesperson for the Foreign Ministry told the South Read More

Uniper chairman calls for signal from Fortum to resolve dispute

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FRANKFURT (Reuters) – Uniper’s chairman on Sunday said talks with major shareholder Fortum to resolve a dispute between the two companies were on hold after two of the German utility’s board members resigned. FILE PHOTO: A logo of German energy utility company Uniper SE is pictured in Duesseldorf, Germany, March 8, 2018. REUTERS/Thilo Schmuelgen/File Photo Read More

Turkey braces for potential US sanctions over S-400 purchase as troops begin training in Russia

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Turkey is poised for potential sanctions from the US over its purchase of the Russian S-400 air defense system, its defense minister has said, amid reports Washington has given a June deadline for Ankara to drop the deal. Speaking to media late on Tuesday, Turkey’s Defense Minister Hulusi Akar said there had been an improvement Read More