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Nestle CEO praised by Third Point but hedge fund still wants more

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LONDON/BOSTON (Reuters) – Nine months into leading the world’s biggest packaged food company, Nestle SA (NESN.S) Chief Executive Mark Schneider got a tentative thumbs-up from a prominent investor, who praised his early steps on Friday but said there was more work to be done. FILE PHOTO: Nestle CEO Ulf Mark Schneider speaks during the Nestle Read More

US wants to put inflatable space 'hotel' into lunar orbit

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Published time: 19 Oct, 2017 14:47 Edited time: 19 Oct, 2017 14:59 A Las Vegas-based space pod company Bigelow Aerospace plans to send an inflatable space hotel into lunar orbit within five years, according to United Launch Alliance, which is set to provide the project with a carrier rocket. : Cut the Americans off from space? Read More

US wants to put inflatable space ‘hotel’ into lunar orbit

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Published time: 19 Oct, 2017 14:47 Edited time: 19 Oct, 2017 14:59 A Las Vegas-based space pod company Bigelow Aerospace plans to send an inflatable space hotel into lunar orbit within five years, according to United Launch Alliance, which is set to provide the project with a carrier rocket. : Cut the Americans off from space? Read More

Forget peak demand, Norway's oil chief wants more crude to pump

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By Mikael Holter on 10/19/2017 OSLO (Bloomberg) — The renewable energy revolution doesn’t scare the man overseeing western Europe’s biggest crude oil spigot. The bigger and more immediate threat to Norway as an oil nation is the drought in large discoveries and projects, Petroleum and Energy Minister Terje Soviknes said in an interview. At the Read More

US wants ‘freedom of action’ in nuke tests, ‘negative’ to intl commitments – ex-IAEA chief Blix

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Swedish diplomat Hans Blix, a former head of the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA), has criticized Washington for its failure to progress with the Comprehensive Nuclear-Test-Ban Treaty (CTBT), ratified by most of the world’s countries. “The US Senate in particular has been very negative to the ratification so far. I think this has its roots Read More

EU regulator wants Gazprom to sweeten antitrust concessions

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BRUSSELS, Oct 13 (Reuters) – EU antitrust regulators want Russian state-controlled gas giant Gazprom to offer more concessons to end a six-year long investigation, the European Commission said on Friday. The comments by the EU competition authority came after Gazprom deputy chief executive Alexander Medvedev met EU antitrust chief Margrethe Vestager to discuss the case. Read More

Putin wants to boost share of small & medium-sized businesses in Russian Federation

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Published time: 12 Oct, 2017 14:14 Russian President Vladimir Putin has underlined the importance of small and medium-sized businesses in any country’s economy and urged smaller companies be given more freedom in the future. The Russian president was speaking at a meeting with German business leaders in Sochi on Thursday. “I think you will agree Read More

Russian central bank wants to block bitcoin exchange websites

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Published time: 10 Oct, 2017 14:08 The Central Bank of Russian Federation has suggested banning access to bitcoin and other cryptocurrency exchange websites in the country. The officials say digital money is a financial pyramid which is prohibited in Russian Federation. The BRICS countries (Brazil, Russian Federation, India, China and South Africa) have agreed a Read More

UPDATE 2-Iraqi government wants Kurdistan-based mobile phone networks under its control

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(Adds Korek shareholder shares down) BAGHDAD, Oct 9 (Reuters) – The Iraqi government will seek to impose control over Kurdistan-based mobile phone operators and move their headquarters to the capital Baghdad, it said on Monday. The announcement followed a cabinet meeting attended by top security officials and is part of a series of measures taken Read More

Brazil wants $12.7 bln fine on Andrade engineering firm -O Globo

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SAO PAULO (Reuters) – The Brazilian government is seeking 40 billion reais ($12.7 billion) from construction and engineering conglomerate Andrade Gutierrez SA to settle claims related to its participation in a graft scheme, newspaper O Globo reported on Sunday. Citing calculations from members of the Office of the Attorney General and the Office of the Read More