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As Brazil's Petrobras oil drops, stocks, bonds also tumble

RIO DE JANEIRO, Brazil - Shares of state-owned oil company Petrobras fell 22 percent on Monday, wiping out $13 billion ...

China's bitcoin mining increases unfavorable views

Tokyo [Japan], February 27 (ANI): Already suffering from economic woes and price hikes caused by the US sanctions and government ...

How sieged Leningrad was camouflaged during WWII

The defenders of Leningrad found many means to hide the city from enemy aviation. The Siege of Leningrad (now St. ...

ADVIK acquires Hanon Bangalore Operations Pvt. Ltd.

Pune (Maharashtra) [India], February 27 (ANI/NewsVoir): ADVIK Hi-Tech, a leading global automotive component manufacturer, today completed the acquisition of Hanon ...

IndianOil to expand Panipat refinery

Mumbai (Maharashtra) [India], Feb 27 (ANI): Oil marketing firm IndianOil Corporation (IOC) is expanding its Panipat refinery's capacity from 15 ...

Kazakhstan: New large oil field discovered in Caspian region

An oil-rich province in western Kazakhstan has unveiled what it claims might be its largest discovery of hydrocarbons in the ...

Protest, prison and politics: The making of an activist in Kazakhstan

When Maks Bokayev walked free earlier this month after nearly five years in prison, he headed straight to the main ...

Post-war report: Pashinyan misfired with insult of Russian missiles

Some intemperate remarks about Russian weaponry from Armenian Prime Minister Nikol Pashinyan led the country to the precipice of a ...

Gulf War: 30 years on, the consequences of Desert Storm are still with us

It was a short message to end a short war. On February 26 1991, Iraqi foreign minister Tariq Aziz put ...

Jonkershoek Valley fire 'still raging out of control'

A fire in the Jonkershoek Valley in Stellenbosch is "still out of control", says Western Cape Local Government, Environmental Affairs ...

Fire rages behind mountains in Stellenbosch

A fire is raging in Banhoek and the Jonkershoek Valley in Stellenbosch. The fire started after strong winds picked up ...

Native American Nominee's Grilling Raises Questions on Bias

FLAGSTAFF, ARIZONA - When Wyoming U.S. Sen. John Barrasso snapped at Deb Haaland during her confirmation hearing, many in Indian ...

Sensex nosedives 1,939 points amid rising bond yields

Mumbai (Maharashtra) [India], Feb 26 (ANI): A broad-based sell-off in equities and weak global cues amid rising bond yields played ...

Pak tighten security in Balochistan to protect CPEC project

Islamabad [Pakistan], February 26 (ANI): Amid a rise in attacks on China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) projects in Balochistan, Pakistan has ...

Petroleum prices will come down as winter ends: Minister

Varanasi (Uttar Pradesh) [India], February 26 (ANI): Allaying concerns of people over the upward spiralling of fuel price, Union Minister ...

Expect steep fuel prices in March, AA warns

The price of petrol could rise by as much as 66 cents per litre, and diesel 57 cents per litre ...

Cebuano News: BFAR, nipasidaan batok sa makahilo nga alimango

DEVIL REEF CRAB. Makahilo, segun pa sa BFAR, ang kuret o devil reef crab maong dili gyud kaonon. (PIA Bohol)TAGBILARAN ...

NCAA sets COVID replacement policy for tournament

The NCAA laid out its contingency plans on Thursday should COVID-19 force a team to withdraw from the basketball tournament, ...

A new advance in the search for substances to replace fat in food

It's well known that obesity is developing into a growing global health problem. In Africa alone, the number of overweight ...

Cochin Port Trust signs MoUs

Kochi (Kerala) [India], February 25 (ANI): The Cochin Port Trust on Thursday signed three Memoranda of Understanding (MoUs) with stakeholders ...

Pashinyan misfired with insult of Russian missiles

The unprecedented military challenge to the rule of Armenian Prime Minister Nikol Pashinyan on February 25 was sparked by some ...

World's biggest wealth fund divests from tax dodgers

Norway's sovereign wealth fund, the world's largest with assets of $1.3 trillion, said Thursday it had last year, for the ...

IWAI inks MoU with MOL (Asia Oceania) Pte. Ltd

New Delhi [India], February 25 (ANI): The Inland Waterways Authority of India (IWAI) and the MOL (Asia Oceania) Pte Ltd ...

Mamata warns Centre of bigger protest against fuel price

Kolkata (West Bengal) [India], February 25 (ANI): West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Thursday warned the Centre of launching ...

Congress leaders sit on LPG cylinders to address media

By Siddharth SharmaNew Delhi [India], February 25 (ANI): After LPG prices were hiked by Rs 25 on Thursday, Congress leaders ...

BMW R nineT And Scrambler India Launch Price Rs 16.75 L Onwards

Bookings for the new BMW R nineT and R nineT Scrambler open from today at all BMW Motorrad India dealerships. ...

Under Joe Biden, US cools relations with Saudi crown prince

US President Joe Biden's decision to deliver on his promise to release a CIA report on the killing of Saudi ...

The Illegal Arms Trade and Israel

By Terry Crawford-BrowneAn Israeli documentary film called The Lab was made in 2013. It was shown in Pretoria and Cape ...

Oil prices slip amid rising U.S. dollar

NEW YORK, Feb. 26 (Xinhua) -- Oil prices fell on Friday amid a strong momentum in the U.S. dollar. The ...

Canada's capital expenditures expected to rise in 2021

OTTAWA, Feb. 26 (Xinhua) -- Canada's capital expenditures on non-residential construction and machinery and equipment are expected to increase 7 ...

Shanghai crude oil futures close lower

SHANGHAI, Feb. 26 (Xinhua) -- Crude oil futures closed lower Friday in daytime trading on the Shanghai International Energy Exchange. ...

Oil prices settle mixed amid U.S. output, dovish Fed

NEW YORK, Feb. 25 (Xinhua) -- Oil prices settled mixed on Thursday as traders sifted through U.S. output data and ...

UK judge orders Nirav Modi's extradition

By Poonam JoshiLondon [UK], February 25 (ANI): Nirav Modi will be extradited to India from the UK to face charges ...

Maui and me- Ex-pipeline worker flies over gas pipeline he helped to build more than 40 years ago

Maui and me: Ex-pipeline worker flies over gas pipeline he helped to build more than 40 years ago Stuff.co.nz ...

Adorers sisters seek damages in latest lawsuit over gas pipeline - Earthbeat Catholic Reporter

Adorers sisters seek damages in latest lawsuit over gas pipeline National Catholic Reporter ...

Qatar to pour $60 million into new Israel-Gaza gas pipeline The North State Journal

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates Qatar pledged $60 million on Thursday to help construct a natural gas pipeline running from Israel ...

Militant Involved in OPEC Kidnapping Buried in Lebanon - U.S. News & World Report

Militant Involved in OPEC Kidnapping Buried in Lebanon U.S. News & World Report ...

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Covid-19 restrictions have virtually eliminated flu from United States

NEW YORK, New York - Experts are searching for an answer as to what caused the flu to virtually disappear ...

Humanity's insatiable greed for growth has consequences

A triad of intersecting world-wide pandemics simultaneously threatening humanity today are the end results of its own insatiable greedy human ...

California now makes up 10 percent of America's COVID-19 death toll

LOS ANGELES, California: California has now recorded over 50,000 deaths from COVID-19, representing more than ten percent of the total ...

Texas hearings to focus on failures that left people without power

AUSTIN, Texas: Texas lawmakers have begun hearings into the causes of the enormous power outages that plagued Texas residents at ...

U.S. Senate votes 78-20 to confirm Thomas-Greenfield as UN ambassador

WASHINGTON DC: - Career foreign service diplomat Linda Thomas-Greenfield was approved to become U.S. ambassador to the United Nations this ...

Supreme Court ruling exacerbates Trump's legal issues

NEW YORK, New York - Like a mob boss looking for payback, Donald Trump wanted the Supreme Court to do ...

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Abbott Ireland announces expansion plans, new jobs

DONEGAL, Ireland - Announcing plans to expand its workforce in Donegal, the U.S. healthcare giant Abbott unveiled plans to create 500 new jobs in the country.Abbott Ireland currently hires c ...

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