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Outrage as dad and daughter’s bodies lie face down in river – Warning: Distressing images

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The deaths of a father and his toddler daughter whose bodies were pictured face down in a river after they tried to get to the US have sparked outrage. :: Warning distressing images below The tragedy comes amid a recent spate of other deaths on the US-Mexico border, which highlight the dangers facing Central American Read More

US border chief quits as father and daughter drown – Warning: Distressing images

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The deaths of a father and his infant daughter whose bodies were pictured face down in a river after they tried to get to the US have sparked outrage. :: Warning distressing images below The tragedy comes amid a recent spate of other deaths on the US-Mexico border, as Central American migrants succumb to the Read More

Exclusive: Dirty oil crisis over for Russia, but contagion felt on high seas

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MOSCOW/LONDON (Reuters) – In the opinion of Russian officials, the oil contamination crisis that disrupted flows from the world’s second-largest exporter of crude this spring is long over. FILE PHOTO: An oil storage tank of Russian oil pipeline monopoly Transneft is pictured at the Baltic Sea port of Ust-Luga, Russia February 26, 2018. REUTERS/Vladimir Soldatkin/File Read More

1 killed, several injured in Houthi’s drone attack on Saudi airport

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The Houthi rebels have targeted the Abha International Airport in the southern part of Saudi Arabia, killing one person and injuring 7 others. The attack took place as US Secretary of State is on his way to the country. The Saudi-led military coalition, which announced the casualties, didn’t specify how the attack was carried out, Read More

Great game in Arctic: US eyes military port to counter Russia & China at North Pole

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US lawmakers want its military to challenge Russia and China on the high seas by finding one or more locations for a port that would help feed Washington’s growing appetite for Arctic oil and other natural riches. The National Defense Authorization Act 2020 (NDAA) suggests that the Coast Guard and other branches of the US Read More

The Strait of Hormuz is the world’s most important oil transit chokepoint

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June 20, 2019 Source: U.S. Energy Information Administration and ClipperData, Inc. The Strait of Hormuz, located between Oman and Iran, connects the Persian Gulf with the Gulf of Oman and the Arabian Sea. The Strait of Hormuz is the world’s most important oil chokepoint because of the large volumes of oil that flow through the Read More

China is buying Iranian LPG despite sanctions, ship-tracking shows

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By Saket Sundria and Dan Murtaugh on 6/19/2019 SINGAPORE (Bloomberg) — After being hit by the trade war and U.S. sanctions on Iran, some Chinese buyers of liquefied petroleum gas from the Persian Gulf nation are finding it’s too tough a habit to kick. China sourced around a fifth of its LPG—used as cooking fuel, Read More

Fujairah bunker demand takes near-term hit after tanker attacks: sources

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Singapore — Bunkering demand at the port of Fujairah in the UAE has dipped a bit following recent tanker attacks in the Middle Eastern region, though it’s not clear if the trend is just temporary, bunker market sources said this week. Not registered? Receive daily email alerts, subscriber notes & personalize your experience. Register Now Read More

Paris wheat futures pushed up by strong U.S. markets

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HAMBURG (Reuters) – Paris wheat was pushed up by a rise in Chicago wheat on Monday, hitting its highest in almost two weeks before paring some gains. Front month September milling wheat on the Paris-based Euronext exchange was up 1.1% or 2 euros at 182.75 euros ($205.2) a tonne at 1617 GMT. The contract touched Read More

Interview: Abundant oil supply prevented spike to $140/b after ship attacks – US DOE deputy

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Karuizawa, Japan — A “very well-supplied” oil market prevented prices from spiking to $140/b last week when two oil product tankers were attacked near the Strait of Hormuz, US Deputy Energy Secretary Dan Brouillette said Saturday in an interview with S&P Global Platts. Not registered? Receive daily email alerts, subscriber notes & personalize your experience. Read More