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Hundreds of migrants saved after boats get into trouble in Med

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Almost 300 migrants have been rescued from the Mediterranean after trying to reach Europe from Libya. The migrants – mostly from Arab and African countries – were saved as rescue charities warned of the increasing danger and instability of Libya. The International Organisation for Migration in Libya described conditions in the north African country as Read More

Sembcorp Marine completes world’s biggest semi-submersible crane vessel for Heerema

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5/24/2019 Photo: Sembcorp Marine’s world’s heaviest semi-submersible crane vessel, Sleipnir. SINGAPORE — The world’s biggest semi-submersible crane vessel (SSCV) is set to blaze a trail when it enters into service in the coming months, armed with the strongest pair of revolving cranes for offshore oil, gas and renewable energy installation and decommissioning jobs. Named after Read More

Moscow concerned over Haftar’s ‘purge’ plan as UN warns Libya is heading towards civil war

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A plan by Libyan National Army commander Khalifa Haftar to wipe out “terrorists” has sparked concern in Moscow as it is unclear who is considered a target. It comes as the UN warns that Libya is on the verge of a new civil war. If Haftar genuinely seeks to free Libya from terrorists, he should Read More

In Egypt’s Nile Delta, fishermen’s families hope for a bigger catch

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EL SHAKHLUBA, Egypt (Reuters) – In Egypt’s Nile Delta, Om Ahmed ponders how her two sons will be able to marry and build new homes when they only earn about 70 Egyptian pounds ($4.10) from a day’s fishing. FILE PHOTO: A woman sells fish caught by her husband at the market in Egypt’s Nile Delta Read More

Investor group to place $10 billion bet on East Med gas

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By Yaacov Benmeleh on 5/23/2019 TEL AVIV (Bloomberg) — A little-known investor group is planning a major shakeup of the Eastern Mediterranean natural gas industry in a bid to unlock hundreds of billions of dollars of sales stymied by the political and industrial complexities of the region. Cynergy Group, an investment firm based in Cyprus, Read More

Austrian video scandal is ‘two-pronged attack’ on EU conservatives & Russia

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The scandalous video that has cost the Austrian vice chancellor his job plays into the hands of establishment parties elsewhere in Europe, and at the same time attacks Russia, which is seen as the right-wing’s backer, experts say. “Such a scandal plays very well into the hands of establishment parties elsewhere in Europe and there’s Read More

Focus on ‘emergency in Venezuela’: Italy hits back at UN for criticism of migrant proposals

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Italy’s Interior Ministry has hit out at the UN’s criticism of its anti-migrant proposals, suggesting the body focuses on solving the emergency in Venezuela instead of “electoral campaigning in Italy.” Ministry officials made the barbed remark on Sunday, after a letter by the UN’s High Commissioner for Human Rights urged a reversal of the measures Read More

Israel gets three bidders for huge desalination plant

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JERUSALEM (Reuters) – Israel has received bids from three groups interested in building and operating a desalination plant that will supply more than a fifth of the country’s household water and help battle shortages that could arise from climate change. The plant will be the biggest in the world to use reverse osmosis technology, Israel’s Read More

Detailed footage shows extent of damage to tanker ships in Persian Gulf

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Video footage captured by an RT Arabic correspondent details the damage done to a Norwegian tanker ship at a port in UAE waters. Saudi and Emirati officials allege three other ships nearby were targeted with ‘sabotage.’ The footage reveals a sizable hole in the stern of the Andrea Victory, a Norwegian tanker ship docked at Read More

6.1 magnitude earthquake strikes Panama and Costa Rica border region – USGS

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A 6.1 magnitude earthquake has struck the Panama-Costa Rica border region. The wider area around the quake is home to more than 400,000 people. The quake struck on Sunday afternoon, and was initially reported by the European-Mediterranean Seismological Centre (EMSC) and the US Geological Survey (USGS). The EMSC reported the quake as happening at a Read More