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Spy chief warns over Russian meddling in EU elections

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The Kremlin will “very likely” try to intervene in European parliamentary elections this May to help pro-Russia and anti-EU politicians win seats, Estonia’s equivalent of MI6 has warned. The Estonian Foreign Intelligence Service said President Putin’s goal is to undermine unity with the European Union “by sowing disorder and disbelief” within and between the 28 Read More

Unlikely twins and differing fortunes: Malaysia's Petronas & Indonesia's Pertamina

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JOHOR, Malaysia/JAKARTA (Reuters) – On the southernmost edge of the Asian landmass and on the shores of the busy shipping lanes of the Singapore Strait, Malaysia’s Petronas is starting up a state-of-the art petroleum processing hub, called RAPID. FILE PHOTO: The completed Refinery and Petrochemical Integrated Development (RAPID) oil Refinery at Pengerang Integrated Petroleum Complex Read More

Yellow Vest drama or Nord Stream spat: Why did Macron suddenly abandon Merkel in Munich?

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Emmanuel Macron has abruptly canceled his trip to the Munich Security Conference, with the Élysée saying he is focused on domestic issues amidst the ongoing Yellow Vest protests – but German media is seeing Russia in all this. The cancellation comes as the French president was accused of attempting to torpedo the Nord Stream 2 Read More

‘Genetic dice loaded against them’: Fat people rolled poor genes, concludes largest-ever study

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Body weight is “largely influenced” by genes, according to the largest-ever study of its kind. Researchers concluded that slim people won the genetic lottery, while obese people have the deck stacked against them from birth. The study by Cambridge University aimed to determine why some people manage to stay thin with little effort, while others Read More

China's Huawei eyes smartphone supremacy this year after record 2018 sales

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BEIJING/HONG KONG (Reuters) – China’s Huawei Technologies Co Ltd on Thursday said it could become the world’s biggest-selling smartphone vendor this year even without the U.S. market and as global scrutiny of the firm intensifies. The head of Huawei’s consumer business group, Richard Yu, speaks during a presentation in Beijing, China, January 24, 2019.REUTERS/Thomas Read More

Vestas introduces EnVentus – Vestas’ innovative modular platform, starting with two new industry-leading wind turbine variants

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News release from Vestas Wind Systems A/SAarhus, 24 January 2019 Vestas has been at the frontier of wind energy for 40 years, introducing market-leading wind energy solutions that have driven the down cost of energy and taken wind energy from niche to mainstream. Today, Vestas introduces the EnVentus wind turbine platform, which represents another significant Read More