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Exclusive: China ride-hailing giant Didi plans Chile, Peru launches to take on Uber

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SANTIAGO/BUENOS AIRES (Reuters) – Chinese ride-hailing giant Didi Chuxing is planning to take on U.S. rival Uber in some of Latin America’s fastest-growing markets, recruiting managers in Chile, Peru and Colombia, according to job postings and a company official. FILE PHOTO: The logo of Didi Chuxing is seen at a Didi station in Beijing, China Read More

Azerbaijan to become a more significant supplier of natural gas to Southern Europe

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February 14, 2019 Source: U.S. Energy Information Administration Azerbaijan is an important supplier of crude oil and natural gas in the Caspian Sea region, particularly to European markets. Azerbaijan’s exports of natural gas are poised to become a more significant part of the country’s economy. Azerbaijan produced about 600 billion cubic feet (Bcf) of dry Read More

With Iran squeezed out, U.S. oil takes on new rivals in Europe

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MOSCOW/NEW YORK (Reuters) – When the global oil trading industry gathered for its biggest annual meeting in Asia in September last year, U.S. oil producing companies came well prepared. FILE PHOTO: A pumpjack is shown outside Midland-Odessa area in the Permian basin in Texas, U.S., July 17, 2018. REUTERS/Liz Hampton/File Photo U.S. giant Exxon Mobil Read More

US tells Iran’s oil customers not to expect new waivers

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Iran’s oil customers should not expect new US waivers in May, the US Special Representative for Iran, Brian Hook, said this week, urging buyers to stop importing Iranian oil. “What we have announced is the policy to get to zero imports of Iranian crude as quickly as possible. We are not looking to grant any 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

Against all votes: NATO greets North Macedonia as 30th member despite failed accession referendum

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The Balkan country of North Macedonia is set to officially become the 30th member of NATO on the back of a decades-long spat with Greece, a failed popular vote, and allegations that the US manipulated local politicians. NATO and North Macedonia signed an accession protocol on Wednesday, meaning that the former Yugoslav republic will officially Read More

Last year was fourth hottest on record: outlook sizzling – U.N.

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OSLO (Reuters) – Last year was the fourth warmest on record and the outlook is for more sizzling heat approaching levels that most governments view as dangerous for the Earth, a U.N. report showed on Wednesday. FILE PHOTO: A neighborhood destroyed by the Camp Fire is seen in Paradise, California, U.S., November 17, 2018. REUTERS/Terray Read More

Europe shuns Iranian oil despite US sanctions waivers

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Despite being granted exemptions from US sanctions against Iran to enable them to buy Tehran’s oil, some European countries fully cut off crude imports from the Islamic Republic, according to Iran’s oil minister. Washington agreed to give temporary waivers to several Iranian oil buyers when it imposed an embargo on oil shipments from the country Read More

TOP Ships Inc. Announces Delivery and Charter Employment of M/T Eco California

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ATHENS, Greece, Jan. 30, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — TOP Ships Inc. (the “Company”), an international owner and operator of modern, fuel efficient “ECO” tanker vessels currently focusing on the transportation of petroleum products, announced today that it took delivery of the 50,000 dwt newbuilding product/chemical tanker M/T Eco California, constructed at the Hyundai Mipo shipyard Read More

Gold reaches seven-month high as dollar struggles

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LONDON (Reuters) – Gold climbed to a seven-month high on Tuesday and stocks were back on the up too, as investors dug in for three days of political and economic drama and a blizzard of big tech earnings, starting with Apple later. FILE PHOTO: An employee stores newly cast ingots of 99.99 percent pure gold Read More