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Ivory Coast painter gives new life to e-waste

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Desire Koffi, 24-year-old artist, works at his workshop in Abidjan, Ivory Coast December 3, 2018. Picture taken December 3, 2018. REUTERS/Luc Gnago ABIDJAN (Reuters) – Desire Koffi often walks through Koumassi, a popular district of Ivory Coast’s main city Abidjan, to collect old mobile phones that he buys from people for 500 CFA francs ($0.8726) Read More

Russia says it’s business as usual, EU sanctions extension changes nothing

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The European Union’s economic sanctions against Russia will be extended for another six months, European Council President Donald Tusk has said. The measures targeting Russia’s economy were due to expire next month. “The EU unanimously prolongs economic sanctions against Russia given zero progress in implementation of Minsk agreements,” Tusk said on Twitter. Decision: EU unanimously Read More

Petroteq Energy 2018 Year-End Review

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SHERMAN OAKS, CALIFORNIA, Dec. 13, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — via NEWMEDIAWIRE — Petroteq Energy Inc. (“Petroteq” or the “Company”) (TSXV:PQE; OTC:PQEFF; FSE:PQCF), a fully integrated oil and gas company with production assets in the Asphalt Ridge region of Vernal, Utah, is pleased to provide a 2018 year-end operations and strategic update: Dear Shareholders, As we begin to close out 2018, and Read More

Failure to agree climate deal rules would be suicidal: U.N. chief

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KATOWICE, Poland (Reuters) – Failure by countries to agree rules on implementing the 2015 Paris climate agreement aimed at curbing global warming would be suicidal, United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres said on Wednesday. Participants attend the COP24 U.N. Climate Change Conference 2018 in Katowice, Poland December 11, 2018. Agencja Gazeta/Grzegorz Celejewski via REUTERS Guterres told Read More

Failure to agree climate deal rules would be suicidal – U.N. chief

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KATOWICE, Poland (Reuters) – Failure by countries to agree rules on implementing the 2015 Paris climate agreement aimed at curbing global warming would be suicidal, United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres said on Wednesday. Participants attend the COP24 U.N. Climate Change Conference 2018 in Katowice, Poland December 11, 2018. Agencja Gazeta/Grzegorz Celejewski via REUTERS Guterres told Read More

Russia’s largest LNG project kicks into high gear

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Independent Russian gas producer Novatek announced the launch of the third train of its Yamal LNG (liquefied natural gas) Arctic project. Built in record time and on budget, the plant has now reached full capacity, the firm says. The facility is comprised of three liquefaction trains with a total capacity of 16.5 million tons per Read More

McDonald's to curb antibiotic use in beef supply chain

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The logo of a McDonald’s Corp restaurant is seen in Los Angeles, California, U.S. October 24, 2017. REUTERS/Lucy Nicholson (Reuters) – McDonald’s Corp on Tuesday released guidelines for suppliers of beef in its top 10 sourcing countries to curb the use of antibiotics as the fast-food giant joins a broad effort to battle dangerous superbugs. Read More

Crude rises as supplies reduced by OPEC+

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By Alex Longley and Sharon Cho on 12/11/2018 LONDON and SINGAPORE (Bloomberg) — Oil rose on renewed optimism that production cuts announced by the OPEC+ coalition will re-balance the market, while Libya’s biggest field remained shut and risky assets globally rallied.  Futures in New York gained as much as 1.7% after slumping 3.1% Monday amid Read More