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Venezuela crisis: Maduro officials & Guaido’s opposition to hold talks in Norway

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Both Caracas and Venezuelan opposition leader Juan Guaido have confirmed they sent their representatives to Oslo for talks scheduled to begin next week, a second such attempt at dialogue within two weeks. As the Venezuelan government and the opposition remain deadlocked, with Western-backed, self-proclaimed ‘interim president’ Guaido failing to enlist enough support from the military Read More

Russia floats third in class of nuclear icebreaker set to guide ships through Arctic

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Russia has floated its third next-gen nuclear icebreaker – the Ural – designed to lead ships through the thickest ice sheets in the Arctic. When completed these type of vessels will become the world’s largest and most powerful. The Ural is the third ship of Project 22220, set to become the most powerful and biggest Read More

India explodes 500-kg bomb as tit-for-tat tests raise tensions with Pakistan

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While the leaders and top diplomats of India and Pakistan exchanged polite pleasantries in recent days, their respective militaries have been testing powerful weapons, raising the stakes in their decades-long conflict. India announced Friday that it had successfully tested a guided 500-kilogram bomb, capable of correcting its flight path with steering rudders during the free-fall Read More

Oil rises more than 1% but sets biggest weekly loss of 2019

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NEW YORK (Reuters) – Oil prices climbed more than 1% on Friday ahead of long U.S. and UK holiday weekends, but posted the biggest weekly drop of the year, pressured by rising inventories and worries about the global economy. FILE PHOTO: An oil pump jack pumps oil in a field near Calgary, Alberta, Canada, July Read More

Oil edges higher but set for biggest weekly loss of 2019

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NEW YORK (Reuters) – Oil prices climbed 1 percent on Friday ahead of long U.S. and UK holiday weekends, but were on track for their biggest weekly drop of the year, pressured by rising inventories and worries about the global economy. FILE PHOTO: An oil pump jack pumps oil in a field near Calgary, Alberta, Read More

Explosion in French city of Lyon, at least 8 injured

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At least eight people were injured in an explosion in Lyon, France. According to preliminary reports, a parcel bomb went off at a local bakery store. The street, where the explosive device went off, has been cordoned off by law enforcement. Footage from the scene shows a heavy police presence, including a bomb disposal unit. Read More

World Bank ranks Ukraine as one of the poorest nations in Europe & beyond

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Ukraine is rated as one of the poorest countries in Europe and Central Asia when it comes to GDP per capita, according to the country’s key creditor, the World Bank. The agency placed the nation on the same level as Moldova, Armenia and Georgia, saying that it would take Ukraine more than 50 years to Read More

Global stocks climb on muted trade hopes, sterling yo-yos as PM May quits

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LONDON (Reuters) – World stocks edged higher on Friday and oil prices bounced after comments by President Donald Trump encouraged hopes of progress in U.S.-China trade talks while British Prime Minister Theresa May’s resignation briefly sent sterling fluctuating wildly. FILE PHOTO: The London Stock Exchange Group offices are seen in the City of London, Britain, Read More

Trump administration announces $16 billion farm aid plan to offset trade war losses

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WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The Trump administration on Thursday unveiled a $16 billion farm aid package to offset losses from a 10-month trade war with China and said payment rates to farmers would be determined by where they farm rather than what crops they grow. FILE PHOTO: Justin Mensik, corn and soybean farmer, attends to his Read More

Oil potential remains abundant beyond shale

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5/23/2019 HOUSTON — How does the oil and gas industry plan its future in the ever-changing operating environment? The Association of International Petroleum Negotiators (AIPN) International Petroleum Summit, held in Houston this week, focused on a number of themes which will help companies determine a strategy for the years ahead. The event is timely as Read More