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CAPP: Trans Mountain Expansion Project must be approved, start construction immediately

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6/17/2019 CALGARY — The Canadian Association of Petroleum Producers (CAPP) issued a statement on the Trans Mountain Expansion Project (TMEP) today in advance of the Government of Canada’s expected announcement on June 18. The Trans Mountain Expansion Project must be approved and its construction must begin early this summer. If the project gets stalled until Read More

Alberta’s Kenney offers Canadian industry optimism

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By Kurt Abraham, Editor-in-Chief on 6/13/2019 CALGARY — Speaking to the 51st annual Global Petroleum Show in Calgary on Tuesday, Alberta Premier Jason Kenney tried to paint a picture of a brighter future for a Canadian E&P industry weary after several years of depressed activity. By outlining his strategy to strengthen the province’s oil and Read More

Iran does not want war, but will defend itself from attack – Rouhani

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Iranian President Hassan Rouhani said that his country was not interested in starting a military conflict, but insisted it would defend itself from foreign aggression. Speaking to reporters on Wednesday after a meeting in Tehran with Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe, Rouhani warned against any attack on the Islamic Republic. “Iran will never initiate a Read More

Hong Kong police fire rubber bullets as extradition bill protests turn to chaos

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HONG KONG (Reuters) – Hong Kong police fired rubber bullets and tear gas at demonstrators who threw plastic bottles on Wednesday as protests against an extradition bill that would allow people to be sent to mainland China for trial descended into violent chaos. Tens of thousands of protesters had gathered peacefully outside the Chinese-ruled city’s Read More

Globalization ‘uproots traditional values,’ contributes to ‘rejection & hate’ – Pope Francis

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Pope Francis has blamed globalization for the growing disparity between nations and said it has been conducive to the “individualistic culture of hate” that gradually replaces “traditional” societal norms of compassion. “Technological development and economic prosperity may have benefited many, yet even more have remained hopelessly excluded,” the Pope told the Permanent Synod of the Read More

Africa officially becomes world’s largest free trade zone

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The African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA) finally came into being on Thursday, opening the way for a continent-wide market of 1.2 billion people worth $2.5 trillion. Fifty-two of the African Union’s (AU) 55 member states have signed the deal, which is expected to boost regional and international trade. It will be the largest free Read More

Covia Corp Launches First Annual Corporate Responsibility (CR) Report

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INDEPENDENCE, Ohio, May 29, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Covia Corp(NYSE:CVIA) is pleased to announce the release of its first annual Corporate Responsibility (CR) Report,Clearly Covia. The 2018 report was prepared referencing the Global Reporting Initiative (GRI) standards. To meet these guidelines, in 2018 the Company conducted an assessment and engaged internal and external stakeholders to Read More

Anti-establishment parties scored big in EU elections since bloc became ‘problem & not solution’

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Nationalist parties sailed to victory in the European Union elections as the bloc increasingly became out-of-touch with ordinary people, analysts and politicians told RT, saying that the EU has now turned into “a problem.” Exit polls show that right-wing and Euroskeptic parties posted significant gains in the European Parliament elections, which ended on Sunday. In Read More

Pakistan’s PM vows to work together with India’s Modi, after states nearly went to war in February

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Pakistan’s PM Imran Khan told Indian counterpart Narendra Modi in a phone call that both states should work together for ‘betterment” of their people. It comes after a crisis in February almost saw the nuclear powers go to war. During his talk with Modi, Khan wished for India and Pakistan to strive for “peace, progress 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