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How OPEC is helping U.S. oil reach a tipping point

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By Julian Lee on 1/20/2019 Photo: OPEC building. NEW YORK (Bloomberg Opinion) — The U.S. Energy Information Administration has published its first detailed monthly oil forecast for 2020 and it shows something that should strike fear into the hearts of OPEC ministers — from the fourth quarter, America will export more oil than it imports. Read More

Oil gloom turns to boom as China, Fed allay worst fears

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By Carlos Caminada and Alex Nussbaum on 1/20/2019 Photo: Federal Reserve Bank of New York CALGARY and NEW YORK (Bloomberg) — Investors are the most optimistic on oil in two months as the worst fears that roiled markets at the end of the year start to dissipate. Hedge funds boosted their net wagers on rising Read More

Libyan journalists rally to condemn killing of RT’s video agency photographer (PHOTO, VIDEO)

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The death of acclaimed photographer, Mohamed Ben Khalifa, who worked with RT’s Ruptly and AP, had left his Libyan colleagues shaken as dozens of journalists took to the street to denounce violence against the media. In Tripoli, some of protestors had their mouths symbolically taped. The journalists held portraits of Ben Khalifa and slogans in Read More

Bombing St. Pete & sinking trade ships: ‘Deterrence’ plan of Estonian journo slammed in Moscow

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A major Estonian news outlet has run an opinion piece suggesting the country purchase a “missile system” that could hit Russia’s St. Petersburg as a means of ‘deterrence’. Moscow blasted the idea as a provocation. Seemingly obsessed with a hypothetic ‘Russian aggression’ against his home country – an Estonian journalist Vahur Koorits has come up Read More

Bitter cold cancels some U.S. lunar eclipse festivities

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NEW YORK/LOS ANGELES (Reuters) – Many lunar eclipse festivities were canceled due to a flash freeze across the central and northeastern U.S. states on Sunday, with icy roadways rather than cloudy skies blamed by astronomers for spoiling the party. The first full moon of 2019 rises off the shore of Tenby, Pembrokeshire, Wales, Britain January Read More

On track: First kilometer of train link to Crimean Bridge complete

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Train movement on the railway part of the newly-built Crimean Bridge is scheduled for December. The railroad across the bridge will link the transport systems of Crimea and mainland Russia. “As of today, the first kilometer of the main line’s rail track has been completed, more than 1.5km of station tracks are ready,” Crimea Inform Read More

170 migrants feared dead in Mediterranean sinkings

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Up to 170 migrants are feared dead after two accidents in which dinghies sank in the Mediterranean after leaving North Africa for Europe. One of the vessels capsized off Libya after departing the country on Thursday, prompting the Italian navy to stage a rescue operation. But Flavio Di Giacomo, a spokesman for the International Organisation Read More

'Syria's children are its future but it's they who have suffered most'

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Hamish de Bretton-Gordon is a chemical weapons expert and formerly an officer in the British Army commanding the UK’s regiment to deal with chemical weapons defence regiment. Alongside Professor David Nott and Richard Benyon MP, he warns that leaving Syria’s fate in the hands of Vladimir Putin and Bashar al Assad threatens millions. Image: Hamish Read More

'Syria's children are its future but it's them who have suffered most'

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Hamish de Bretton-Gordon is a chemical weapons expert and formerly an officer in the British Army commanding the UK’s regiment to deal with chemical weapons defence regiment. Alongside Professor David Nott and Richard Benyon MP, he warns that leaving Syria’s fate in the hands of Vladimir Putin and Bashar al Assad threatens millions. Image: Hamish Read More

Acclaimed photographer & video journalist working for RT’s video agency killed in Libya clashes

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Colleagues are mourning the death of Mohamed Ben Khalifa, a freelance photographer who worked for RT’s video agency Ruptly and AP. Khalifa was killed by a stray shell south of Tripoli while on the job. Ben Khalifa was killed on Saturday near Libya’s capital, Tripoli, which has seen a flare-up of violence between rival militias since Read More