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R Kelly asks judge for permission to perform gigs in Dubai

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R Kelly has asked a judge for permission to travel to Dubai so he can perform shows and “meet with the royal family”. The cash-strapped singer’s request comes as he faces sex abuse charges. R Kelly, who denies the allegations against him, says he has been struggling to find work in the US since he Read More

Rescue teams race to save hundreds trapped by Mozambique cyclone

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MAPUTO/HARARE (Reuters) – Aid workers scrambled to save hundreds trapped by floods around the Mozambican port city of Beira on Wednesday, after a powerful cyclone killed hundreds of people and left a trail of destruction across swathes of southeast Africa. Cyclone Idai hit Mozambique’s port city of Beira with winds of up to 170 kph Read More

Exclusive: How Iran fuel oil exports beat U.S. sanctions in tanker odyssey to Asia

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SINGAPORE/BAGHDAD/TRIPOLI (Reuters) – At least two tankers have ferried Iranian fuel oil to Asia in recent months despite U.S. sanctions against such shipments, according to a Reuters analysis of ship-tracking data and port information, as well as interviews with brokers and traders. FILE PHOTO: A gas flare on an oil production platform in the Soroush Read More

Over 200 dead in Mozambique after Cyclone Idai, millions hit

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MAPUTO/HARARE (Reuters) – The number of people killed in a powerful cyclone and flooding in Mozambique has risen above 200, more than doubling the country’s death toll from a storm that could rank as one of the worst weather-related disasters in the southern hemisphere. Mozambique’s President Filipe Nyusi said in a televised statement following a Read More

Ship owners worry about clean fuel bill as ports ban 'scrubbers'

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LONDON (Reuters) – More ports around the world are banning ships from using a fuel cleaning system that pumps waste water into the sea, one of the cheapest options for meeting new environmental shipping rules. FILE PHOTO: Oil tankers pass the skyline of Singapore June 8, 2016. REUTERS/Edgar Su/File Photo The growing number of destinations Read More

OPEC+ affirms commitment to oil cuts, defers decision to extend

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By Dina Khrennikova, Zulfugar Agayev and Annmarie Hordern on 3/18/2019 Photo: Rusiian Energy Minister Alexander Novak. BAKU (Bloomberg) — Saudi Arabia led fellow members of the OPEC+ coalition to reaffirm their commitment to output cuts, but conceded they should defer until June the decision on whether to extend the curbs. A committee of the most Read More

Russia & Egypt seal $2 billion deal for supply of Su-35 fighter jets

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Cairo and Moscow have signed a $2 billion dollar contract for the purchase of more than 20 Russian Su-35 multi-role air-defense fighters and air-launched weapons. The deal was enacted as early as the end of 2018 with delivery expected to start in 2020-2021, according to two unnamed top executives in the Russian defense sector, as Read More

Zimbabwe death toll rises to 64 after Cyclone Idai pounds country

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HARARE (Reuters) – Cyclone Idai has killed at least 64 people in eastern Zimbabwe and destroyed homes, bridges and roads, making rescue efforts difficult, a government minister said on Sunday. The tropical storm has already pounded neighboring Malawi and Mozambique. The latter has cut electricity exports to South Africa, which led to rolling blackouts in Read More

New Zealand shooting suspect’s worldwide trips investigated

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The Australian accused of the deadly shooting at two mosques in New Zealand traveled around the globe, including Eastern Europe, Turkey, Pakistan and probably North Korea. Authorities in several countries are probing his trips. Before his shooting spree left 49 worshipers dead and 40 people injured in Christchurch on Friday, Brenton Harrison Tarrant published a manifesto where Read More

Global airlines face huge losses due to grounding of Boeing 737 MAX 8

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The latest crash of Boeing’s best-selling passenger jet has sent shockwaves through the entire airline industry. Dozens of countries grounded the 737 MAX following national regulators’ requirements. The aircraft saw two deadly accidents in less than five months. Sunday’s tragedy in Ethiopia took the lives of 157 people. The crash in Indonesia in October killed Read More