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International worries as China's consumption and economy slows

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Picture China’s economy and you might be thinking of massive factories, gigantic airports or train stations built from scratch in 24 hours. For another view, you could follow Xu Liqiang as he threads the streets of Beijing in a beaten-up tuk-tuk (motorised rickshaw). Xu is 21 years old and a “kuaidi” (express delivery) driver. Each Read More

API has projected continued growth of U.S. energy as the world leader verified by fourth-quarter natural gas, oil data

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1/20/2019 Photo: BP Gulf of Mexico. WASHINGTON — Estimated total natural gas and oil well completions rose 23% in the fourth quarter of 2018 compared to year-ago levels, according to API’s 2018 Quarterly Well Completion Report, Fourth Quarter. “The data for the fourth quarter report confirm the rise in natural gas and oil well completions 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

Detained ex-Nissan exec Ghosn promises not to flee Japan if freed

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(Reuters) – Ousted Nissan Motor Co (7201.T) Chairman Carlos Ghosn on Sunday promised to remain in Japan and follow restrictions in exchange for his release from jail in the latest effort to persuade a court to grant him bail while he awaits trial on charges of financial misconduct. FILE PHOTO: Carlos Ghosn, chairman and CEO Read More

Detained ex-Nissan exec Ghosn says he will stay in Japan if freed

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FILE PHOTO: Carlos Ghosn, chairman and CEO of the Renault-Nissan-Mitsubishi Alliance, attends the Tomorrow In Motion event on the eve of press day at the Paris Auto Show, in Paris, France, October 1, 2018. REUTERS/Regis Duvignau/File Photo (Reuters) – Ousted Nissan Motor Co (7201.T) Chairman Carlos Ghosn said on Sunday he will remain in Japan Read More

‘Not a gift’ UNRWA slams Israel decision to close its Palestinian schools

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Israel will close all UNRWA schools in East Jerusalem to replace them with Israeli-run schools in a blow to Palestinians. The agency has complained it was not told of this decision. Israel’s National Security Council decided it will revoke permits for the schools which are run by the United Nations Relief Works Agency (UNRWA) in Read More

ProSieben sees pressure easing as Netflix raises prices

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MUNICH (Reuters) – ProSiebenSat.1 Media believes that price increases by U.S. streaming giant Netflix could ease competitive pressures on the German group’s core TV business and is bullish on growth at its e-commerce arm, CEO Max Conze said. FILE PHOTO – The Netflix logo is seen on their office in Hollywood, Los Angeles, California, U.S. 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

China set to post slowest growth in 28 years in 2018, more stimulus seen

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BEIJING (Reuters) – China is expected to report on Monday that economic growth cooled to its slowest in 28 years in 2018 amid weakening domestic demand and bruising U.S. tariffs, adding pressure on Beijing to roll out more support measures to avert a sharper slowdown. A woman looks at job advertisements on a wall in Read More

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

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Colleagues have been 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, that has been seeing a flare-up of violence between Read More