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Extinction Rebellion to end London blockades on Thursday

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LONDON (Reuters) – Environmental campaigners Extinction Rebellion will close their two remaining central London protest sites on Thursday, the group said after 10 days of disruption in the British capital to highlight the risks of climate change. Drawing are pictured at the Extinction Rebellion protest site at the Marble Arch in London, Britain April 24, Read More

Stocks splutter as oil races to near six-month high

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LONDON (Reuters) – Oil prices jumped to near six-month highs on Tuesday as the United States tightened sanctions on Iran, sending shares of energy companies higher but largely failing to help the currencies of the main crude-oil producers. FILE PHOTO: Visitors are seen as market prices are reflected in a glass window at the Tokyo Read More

Asian stocks inch up but China falters; oil at 2019 highs

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HONG KONG/TOKYO (Reuters) – Stocks in Asia rose marginally on Tuesday as many markets reopened after the long Easter break, while oil jumped to its highest this year as the United States tightened sanctions on Iran. FILE PHOTO: Visitors are seen as market prices are reflected in a glass window at the Tokyo Stock Exchange Read More

Asian shares steady after Easter weekend; oil hits 2019 highs

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TOKYO (Reuters) – Asian shares were little changed on Tuesday, hovering not far from nine-month peaks hit last week, with concerns China may slow the pace of policy easing curbing the market’s enthusiasm. FILE PHOTO: Visitors are seen as market prices are reflected in a glass window at the Tokyo Stock Exchange (TSE) in Tokyo, Read More

Climate change protesters descend on France’s SocGen, energy companies

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PARIS (Reuters) – Climate activists blocked thousands of employees from entering the headquarters of French bank Societe Generale, state-run utility EDF and oil giant Total on Friday, environmental group Greenpeace said. Environmental activists block the entrance of the French bank Societe Generale headquarters during a “civil disobedience action” to urge world leaders to act against Read More

Climate change protesters block access to French multinationals

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PARIS (Reuters) – Climate activists blocked hundreds of employees from entering the headquarters of French bank Societe Generale, state-run utility EDF and oil giant Total on Friday, environmental group Greenpeace said. Environmental activists block the entrance of the French bank Societe Generale headquarters during a “civil disobedience action” to urge world leaders to act against Read More

WikiLeaks calls for unredacted Mueller report

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WikiLeaks has called for the US Justice Department to remove some of its redactions to the Mueller report, claiming that the blanked-out sentences only fuel conspiracy theories about WikiLeaks’ role in Trump’s election. “WikiLeaks has always been confident that this investigation would vindicate our groundbreaking publishing of the 2016 materials, which it has. We disapprove Read More

Russia strikes back at Ukrainian sanctions with export ban on oil & petroleum products

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Russia has banned exports of oil and petroleum products among other goods to Ukraine, as well as blacklisting certain imports from the country in response to Kiev’s sanctions against Moscow. Apart from oil, the expanded restrictions on specific Ukrainian goods include engineering products, consumer goods, and metal products, worth almost US$250 million as of 2018, Read More

Russia strikes back at Ukrainian sanctions with export ban on oil & petroleum products

7 days ago DieselGasoil Comments Off on Russia strikes back at Ukrainian sanctions with export ban on oil & petroleum products
Russia has banned exports of oil and petroleum products among other goods to Ukraine, as well as blacklisting certain imports from the country in response to Kiev’s sanctions against Moscow. Apart from oil, the expanded restrictions on specific Ukrainian goods include engineering products, consumer goods, and metal products, worth almost US$250 million as of 2018, Read More

Notre-Dame to be shut for five or six years after major fire

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Notre-Dame Cathedral “will be closed for five to six years” as it recovers from Monday’s devastating fire, its rector has said. The estimate came as France launched an international competition to design a new spire, after the old one collapsed in the blaze. To mark 48 hours since the tragedy, bells have been ringing out Read More