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Panama cites ‘deliberate violations’ as it disowns UAE-based tanker seized by Iran

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The plot has thickened around the disappearance of the oil tanker MT Riah, towed to Iranian shores last week, with Panama saying it is revoking the ship’s registration over violation of international rules. Panama’s Maritime Authority on Saturday announced that it initiated the process of withdrawing its flag from the Emirati-based tanker Riah, that vanished Read More

Speedboats & helicopter assault: Iran shows footage of British tanker seizure

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Published time: 20 Jul, 2019 15:27 Edited time: 20 Jul, 2019 15:46 Follow RT on Iran’s Revolutionary Guard (IRGC) has released a video showing the moment its operatives captured the UK-flagged tanker Stena Impero. The IRGC claims that a British frigate tried to interfere, but failed. The impressive, movie-like footage was released by the elite Read More

Lukewarm interest to Israel’s offshore tender highlights East Med uncertainty

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London — Lower-than-expected interest for Israel’s second offshore licensing round has highlighted some uncertainty in monetizing gas resources from this hotspot region. Not registered? Receive daily email alerts, subscriber notes & personalize your experience. Register Now Israel’s ministry of energy announced Tuesday that it had received just two bids from international consortia, despite reports that Read More

Video of pilot whales rescued on U.S. East Coast viewed around the world

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Atlanta (Reuters) – Dozens of beachgoers and lifeguards battled to help a pod of pilot whales back into deeper waters after coming too close to the shore of the U.S. state of Georgia earlier this week, although authorities said that three of the animals had died. Around 50 short-finned pilot whales were spotted in the Read More

ASOS warns on profit again, blames overseas warehouse problems

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LONDON (Reuters) – British online fashion retailer ASOS (ASOS.L) dented profit expectations for the third time in eight months on Thursday, saying problems in ramping up warehouses in the United States and Germany had hit sales and increased costs. FILE PHOTO: A model walks on an in-house catwalk at the ASOS headquarters in London April Read More

Japanese official says negotiators working hard on U.S.-Japan trade deal

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WASHINGTON (Reuters) – U.S. and Japanese officials are working hard to reach agreement on a bilateral trade agreement, a senior Japanese official told Reuters on Wednesday, adding he was looking forward to news on the deal in the near future. FILE PHOTO: U.S President Donald Trump is greeted by Japan’s Prime Minister, Shinzo Abe, as Read More

Lebanese brave badly polluted water to swim at public beaches

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BEIRUT (Reuters) – On a beach in northern Lebanon, men and women swim in the Mediterranean’s warm blue waters close to a sewage outlet, while children play in sand that is strewn with litter. A fisherman dangles his line to catch fish in polluted water off Beirut’s seaside Corniche, Lebanon June 23, 2019. REUTERS/Mohamed Azakir Read More

U.S., Japan eye possible small trade deal by September: sources

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WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The United States and Japan are working on a trade deal involving agriculture and autos that could be agreed by President Donald Trump and Prime Minister Shinzo Abe when they meet in New York in September, three industry sources familiar with the discussions said on Tuesday. FILE PHOTO: U.S President Donald Trump Read More

Trade war damage as China growth slows to 27-year low

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By James Sillars, business reporter China’s economic growth slowed to its weakest level since 1992 in the second quarter of the year – damaged by the country’s trade war with the US. Official figures released in Beijing showed an annual rate of growth of 6.2% between March and June. That represented a slowdown on the Read More

Scores of aftershocks hit Indonesia after quake kills two

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JAKARTA (Reuters) – Indonesia’s Moluccas islands was hit by scores of aftershocks on Monday after an earthquake killed at least two people, prompting hundreds of people to flee their homes. A general view of the traffic as people flee after an earthquake in Ternate, North Maluku, Indonesia July 14, 2019 in this still image taken Read More