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China prepares its ‘nuclear option’ in trade war

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As the trade war continues to escalate, China is becoming increasingly active in Iran and is considering retaliating with what has long been described as the country’s ‘nuclear option’. For the first of these projects – Phase 11 of the supergiant South Pars non-associated gas field (SP11) – last week saw a statement from the chief executive Read More

400 holidaymakers evacuated as tourist ferry STRIKES ROCKS en route from Ibiza

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A Spanish ferry packed with hundreds of tourists and their cars has run aground on her way from Ibiza and Majorca, setting off a dramatic rescue effort throughout the night by coast guard and other emergency services. Pinar del Rio, a fast ferry operated by Balearia, ran aground near Benidorm in southeastern Spain, the company Read More

Russian satellites may soon become INVISIBLE from Earth

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Russia’s space agency claims to have found an unconventional way of equipping its satellites with stealth features, effectively making them hard to spot from Earth. A special wrap may be the solution, they say. Roscosmos has invented top-notch technology which involves covering satellites with a unique air-bubble wrap that scatters light, Russian media reported. The Read More

Reported! Instagram to roll out special button letting users flag ‘fake posts’

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Fresh after the memes purge, Instagram is getting more ‘alert’ to ‘fake content’ urging users report it with a touch of a button. Experienced ‘fact-checkers’ of its parent company Facebook will take it from there. The company is rolling out the option first in the US, and then worldwide by the end of August. “I’m Read More

Oil rises alongside equities, but downbeat OPEC outlook caps gains

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NEW YORK (Reuters) – Oil prices on Friday rebounded from a two-day drop, alongside equities as expectations of further stimulus by central banks helped to ease recession concerns. FILE PHOTO: A wastewater injection well owned by Parsley Energy operates in the Permian Basin near Midland, Texas U.S. August 23, 2018. REUTERS/Nick Oxford But oil’s gains Read More

Oil rises alongside equities, but weak OPEC outlook caps gains

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NEW YORK (Reuters) – Oil prices on Friday rebounded from a two-day drop, alongside equities as expectations of further stimulus by central banks helped to ease recession concerns. FILE PHOTO: A wastewater injection well owned by Parsley Energy operates in the Permian Basin near Midland, Texas U.S. August 23, 2018. REUTERS/Nick Oxford But oil’s gains Read More

Huawei to unveil its own mapping service to challenge Google Maps

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Shortly after launching its own operating system, HarmonyOS, to replace Google’s Android, Chinese tech giant Huawei vowed to take on Google Maps, with plans to unveil a domestically-created alternative. The move is aimed to cope with Washington’s crackdown on the company amid the simmering trade war between the US and China. In case the company Read More

WATCH Latest military video of Russia’s new heavy combat drone on its maiden flight

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The Russian military has released new footage of a little-known stealth drone dubbed ‘Hunter,’ showing the secretive aircraft making sharp turns and stunning maneuvers in the sky. The new video, released Friday, offers an additional glimpse of the Sukhoi-built ‘Okhotnik’ (Hunter) aircraft which completed a maiden flight last week. The secretive drone is seen performing Read More

Refinery news roundup: Minor works at Russian refineries, Antipinsky back

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London — Only minor works were heard at Russian refineries before the start of the autumn refinery turnaround season in October. Not registered? Receive daily email alerts, subscriber notes & personalize your experience. Register Now Meanwhile, the Antipinsky refinery resumed operations on July 18, Sberbank said in a statement. Socar Energoresurs, a joint venture between Read More

Refinery news roundup: Africa launches come into focus

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London — News has emerged about new launches in Africa. Separately, Engen’s refinery in Durban is facing “some challenges” in production and hence will not be able offer bunker fuel in the spot market until the end of September, sources said. The refinery was “highly unlikely” to resume offering until the end of September, which Read More