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Trump signs off sanctions targeting Iran’s supreme leader

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US President Donald Trump has signed off “hard-hitting” sanctions against Iran which he says will target the country’s supreme leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei. The moves comes amid escalating tensions between the two countries after Tehran shot down an American drone last week. Speaking in the Oval Office at the White House, Mr Trump said he Read More

Sanctions on Russia can be lifted ‘at any time’ – French PM

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Even as both the EU and Russia renewed sanctions against each other, the French prime minister argued the measures are not permanent and could be removed swiftly, in a possible signal to Washington. “We know that sanctions are not a permanent regime, but a state that can be canceled at any time,” PM Eduard Philippe Read More

Self-styled presidential ‘climate change candidate’ would wean U.S. off fossil fuels

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WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The Democrat running as the “climate change candidate” in the 2020 presidential election laid out a strategy in Florida’s Everglades on Monday for weaning the United States off fossil fuels that includes banning drilling on public lands and ending crude oil exports just as the country is poised to become the world’s Read More

Trump signs off sanctions ‘targeting Iran’s supreme leader’

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US President Donald Trump has signed off fresh sanctions on Iran which he says will target the country’s supreme leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei. The moves comes amid escalating tensions between the two countries after Tehran shot down an American drone last week. Speaking in the Oval Office at the White House, Mr Trump said he Read More

Democratic ‘climate change candidate’ outlines plan to wean U.S. off fossil fuels

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WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The Democrat running as the “climate change candidate” in the 2020 presidential election laid out a strategy on Monday for weaning the United States off fossil fuels that includes banning drilling on public lands and ending crude oil exports just as the country is poised to become the world’s biggest producer. Democratic Read More

Oil up on U.S.-Iran tensions but demand concerns cap gains

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LONDON (Reuters) – Oil prices rose on Monday adding to last week’s gains, lifted by tensions between the United States and Iran, but concerns about the possibility of weakening demand kept a lid on gains . FILE PHOTO: Flames emerge from the flare stacks at the West Qurna-1 oilfield, which is operated by ExxonMobil, near Read More

Democratic candidate outlines plan to end to U.S. fossil fuels

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WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The Democrat running as the “climate change candidate” in the 2020 presidential election laid out a strategy on Monday for weaning the United States off fossil fuels that includes banning drilling on public lands and ending crude oil exports just as the country is poised to become the world’s biggest producer. Democratic Read More

Analysis: Southeast Asia contributing heavily to ample US-Asia crude flows in 2019

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Singapore — Southeast Asia will likely continue to play a pivotal role in support of ample US-Asia crude oil trades in the second half of 2019 despite China’s faltering appetite for US energy products, with Vietnam aiming to procure two more WTI crude cargoes over the coming quarters. Not registered? Receive daily email alerts, subscriber Read More

Kim praises letter of ‘excellent content’ sent by Trump

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Kim Jong Un will “seriously contemplate the interesting content” of an “excellent” letter sent to him by Donald Trump. The state news agency Korean Central News Agency reported that the North Korean leader “said with satisfaction that the letter is of excellent content”. It added: “Appreciating the political judging faculty and extraordinary courage of President Read More