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China's ‘One Belt, One Road’ global investment plan mapped out

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This year marks the fifth anniversary of the Belt and Road initiative, proposed by Chinese authorities in the autumn of 2013. The ambitious project is aimed at creating infrastructure networks linking Europe, Asia and Africa. So far, the challenging project has attracted around 100 countries across three continents. The new infrastructure project links Asia, Europe, Read More

'US-led airstrikes in Syria kill more than 40 people'

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More than 40 people – including several children – have been killed in US-led airstrikes on the last Islamic State stronghold in eastern Syria, according to a war monitoring body and state media. The head of the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights (SOHR), Rami Abdurrahman, said homes were hit on Saturday in a village near Read More

US to expand Pacific military base together with Australia in bid to stop China’s growing influence

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The US has said it will join Australia in the development of a naval base on Papua New Guinea’s Manus Island to “protect the freedom of the seas,” in a move apparently aimed at curbing China’s presence in the Pacific. Australia, a staunch US ally in the Pacific, had already set its sights on Papua Read More

One dead and 106 injured in fuel tax protests in France

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A woman has died and 106 people are injured as people block roads around France to protest against rising fuel taxes. The 63-year-old woman died after being hit by a vehicle in the eastern Savoie region, according to an official. The driver of the vehicle had reportedly accelerated in panic after her car was surrounded Read More

One dead and 47 injured in fuel tax protests in France

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A woman has died and 47 people are injured as people block roads around France to protest against rising fuel taxes. The woman died after being hit by a vehicle in the eastern Savoie region, according to an official. The driver of the vehicle had reportedly accelerated in panic after being caught up in a Read More

Sub that vanished with 44 crew found after a year

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A submarine which went missing a year ago with 44 sailors on board has been found, the Argentinian navy has said. The ARA San Juan disappeared on 15 November 2017, prompting an international search which included assistance from the UK and US. Argentina said early on Saturday that the vessel has been discovered about 2,600ft Read More

German transport minister wants to welcome Uber, others by 2021

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FILE PHOTO: German Transport Minister Andreas Scheuer addresses a news conference in Berlin, Germany, November 8, 2018. REUTERS/Fabrizio Bensch BERLIN (Reuters) – Transport Minister Andreas Scheuer wants to open the German market to car pooling services offered by Uber and other companies by 2021, Focus magazine reported Saturday. Scheuer told Focus in an interview that Read More

U.S. Senate bill vows to get tough on robocalls, up penalties

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WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Two U.S. senators on Friday unveiled bipartisan legislation to toughen penalties on robocalls, make it easier for regulators to crack down on unwanted calls and compel mobile phone providers to adopt call authentication technologies. FILE PHOTO – A businessman sits on a bench looking over his mobile phone in downtown San Francisco, Read More

TransGlobe Energy Corporation Announces Update to Significant Shareholder

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AIM & TSX: “TGL” & NASDAQ: “TGA” CALGARY, Alberta, Nov. 16, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — TR-1: Standard form for notification of major holdings NOTIFICATION OF MAJOR HOLDINGS (to be sent to the relevant issuer)   1a. Identity of the issuer or the underlying issuer of existing shares to which voting rights are attachedii: TransGlobe Energy Read More

Oil edges up in volatile session but falls for sixth straight week

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NEW YORK (Reuters) – Oil ended slightly firmer after volatile trading on Friday, supported by expectations that the Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries would agree to cut output next month, though prices fell for the sixth straight week amid global oversupply concerns. FILE PHOTO: A worker checks the valve of an oil pipe at Read More