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Bangladesh cuts fuel subsidies, raises fuel prices by 50 percent

DHAKA, Bangladesh: Bangladesh raised fuel prices by some 50 percent this week, which is aimed at reducing the country's subsidy ...

Profits at British Petroleum of $8.45 billion match 14 year high

LONDON, England: Due to high margins and trading on the back of soaring energy prices, British Petroleum recorded second quarter ...

Update: China's producer price growth eases in July

© Provided by Xinhua BEIJING, Aug. 10 (Xinhua) -- China's producer price index (PPI), which measures costs for goods at ...

World Biofuel Day: PM Modi to dedicate 2G ethanol plant in Panipat to nation

New Delhi [India], August 10 (ANI): On the occasion of World Biofuel Day, Prime Minister Narendra Modi will dedicate the ...

Russian exclave exhausts EU's goods transit limits

Kaliningrad needs more products from mainland Russia than Western sanctions allowEU sanctions, regulating the quantity of goods that can be ...

US-Russia trade continues to plunge Census Bureau

The sharpest decline was recorded in shipments of nuclear fuel and palladiumSupplies of Russian goods to the US have fallen ...

Pradeep Ramdanee, accused in money laundering case gets bail

New Delhi [India], August 9 (ANI): A Delhi Court has granted bail to accused Pradeep Ramdanee, (one caught in a ...

Update: China's passenger car sales soar in July as supply chain improves

© Provided by Xinhua BEIJING, Aug. 9 (Xinhua) -- China's passenger vehicle market recorded robust growth in July with rising ...

Massive demonstrations erupt in Iraq against Chinese Oil company

Baghdad, Iraq August 9 (ANI): Iraq's law enforcement forces fired live bullets to disperse a demonstration near the headquarters of ...

Salmonella on food production equipment may be eliminated using oil-based systems: Study

Washington [US], August 9 (ANI): A new study suggests that oil formulations with food-grade organic acids can kill dried Salmonella ...

Fire at Cuba Oil Terminal Spreads to Third Tank

A fire at an oil terminal in western Cuba has spread to a third tank as firefighters struggled to put ...

US senators battle over who can get pregnant

All Democrats voted in unison against an amendment defining pregnancy as occurring only in biological womenUS Senate Republicans were fighting ...

EU Lays Down 'Final' Text To Resurrect Iran Nuclear Deal

The European Union on Monday said it put forward a 'final' text to revive the 2015 Iran nuclear deal as ...

Enhancing connectivity between India, Bangladesh via North East is important aspect of bilateral cooperation: Govt

New Delhi [India], August 8 (ANI): Enhancing comprehensive connectivity between India and Bangladesh through the North East is an important ...

UK gas exports to EU are toxic FT

Radioactive elements have reportedly been found in liquefied natural gasEU energy companies have complained that the Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG) ...

Climate change predicts a southward shift of New Zealand's great whale species

Palmerston North [New Zealand], August 8 (ANI): A new study sheds light on the effects of climate change on the ...

Israel and Islamic Jihad hold fragile truce

© Provided by Xinhua A fragile ceasefire between Israel and Gaza's Islamic Jihad group appeared to be holding into Monday, ...

OPEC daily basket price stands at $100.01 a barrel Friday

VIENNA, 8th August, 2022 (WAM) -- The price of OPEC basket of thirteen crudes stood at US$100.01 a barrel on ...

Russia accuses Ukraine of nuclear terrorism

Kiev's forces have caused another fire at Europe's largest nuclear power plant, Russia's Defense Ministry saysUkrainian troops have committed "a ...

Germany rules out emergency use of Nord Stream 2 gas pipeline

Berlin cites lack of required certification for the pipeline to be usedGermany is not going to put Russia's Nord Stream ...

PM Modi to dedicate 2G ethanol plant in Panipat on August 10

New Delhi [India], August 8 (ANI): On the occasion of World Biofuel Day, Prime Minister Narendra Modi will dedicate the ...

Cuba Gets Help From Mexico, Venezuela to Fight Oil Fire

havana - Cuba appeared to make progress on Sunday bringing under control a fire at its main oil storage facility ...

Australia to Permit Offshore Wind Farms

Sydney - Offshore wind farms are to be permitted for the first time in Australia. The Climate Change Minister Chris ...

Japan wont quit Russian energy project minister

Tokyo says Sakhalin-1 is too valuable to abandonJapan will not be leaving the Sakhalin-1 oil and gas project in Russia's ...

Mike Hankey appointed as new US Consul General in Mumbai

Mumbai [Maharashtra], August 8 (ANI): Mike Hankey, a senior foreign service officer was appointed as the new consul general of ...

Chinese oil giant Sinopec likely to enter Lankan fuel market amid Beijing's debt-trap

Beijing [China], August 8 (ANI): As Sri Lanka continues to remain in the Chinese debt trap, the biggest petrochemical company ...

Ex-Rebel Takes Oath as Colombia President in Historic Shift

Bogota, Colombia - Colombia's first leftist president was sworn into office Sunday, promising to fight inequality and heralding a turning ...

Firefighters Battle Big Blaze at Cuba Oil Tank Farm for Second Day

HAVANA - Cuban firefighters were joined by special teams sent by Mexico and Venezuela Sunday as they battled for a ...

US Top Diplomat Blinken in South Africa on Africa Tour

Johannesburg - U.S. Secretary of State Antony Blinken began his three-nation tour of Africa Sunday by visiting a museum in ...

Moscow in close contact with Cuba to help curb fire at oil facility: Foreign Ministry

Moscow [Russia], August 7 (ANI/Sputnik): Russian Foreign Ministry spokeswoman Maria Zakharova said on Sunday that Moscow remains in close contact ...

Constant calls for guarantees show Iran's deep distrust of U.S.: analysts

© Provided by Xinhua TEHRAN, Aug. 7 (Xinhua) -- As indirect negotiations between Iran and the United States resumed days ...

Ukrainian troops shell Zaporizhzhia nuclear power plant overnight: Local authorities

Kyiv [Ukraine], August 7 (ANI/Sputnik): Ukrainian troops overnight launched an attack against the Zaporizhzhia nuclear power plant using an Uragan ...

Three EU economies downgraded by Moody's

Agency sees 'negative' outlook for the economies of Italy, the Czech Republic and SlovakiaMoody's rating agency on Friday changed its ...

Rating outlook for three EU states slashed

Moody's rating agency downgraded the outlook for the economies of Italy, the Czech Republic and Slovakia to 'negative'Moody's rating agency ...

US Secretary of State Arrives in South Africa

U.S. Secretary of State Antony Blinken arrived in South Africa on Sunday, the first leg of his three-nation African tour.In ...

17 Missing, Dozens Hurt as Fire Rages in Cuban Oil Tank Farm

HAVANA - A fire started by a lightning strike at an oil storage facility raged uncontrolled Saturday in the city ...

80 injured, 17 missing as lightning strikes oil storage facility in Cuba

Havana [Cuba], August 7 (ANI): Nearly 80 people were injured and 17 firefighters missing as a massive fire set off ...

UK's Truss heckled on cost of living and climate change

The foreign secretary responded by saying she?d ban such protests if made prime ministerUK Foreign Secretary Liz Truss, one of ...

Venezuela, Colombia Border Areas Hopeful as Reopening Nears

SAN JUAN DE COLON, Venezuela - The freight company owned by Alfredo Rosales and his brothers was hustling, its 50 ...

Senate Rules Referee Weakens Democrats' Drug Plan in Economic Bill

WASHINGTON - The Senate parliamentarian Saturday dealt a blow to Democrats' plan for curbing drug prices but left the rest ...

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Citing safety of children, LA to move homeless away from schools

LOS ANGELES, California: During a meeting that was disrupted by protesters this week, the Los Angeles City Council voted to ...

Former Puerto Rico governor Wanda Vazquez arrested on bribery charges

WASHINGTON D.C.: The U.S. Justice Department announced this week that former Puerto Rico governor Wanda Vazquez has been arrested in ...

Canada sends 225 soldiers to help train Ukrainian forces

OTTAWA, Ontario: Military trainers from Canada will head to the United Kingdom to teach Ukrainians new techniques for fighting the ...

China tourism city of Sanya struck by Covid, 80,000 tourists stranded

SANYA, China: Following a Covid lockdown, some 80,000 tourists cannot leave the southern Chinese beach resort of Sanya. The restrictions ...

Australian singing sensation Olivia Newton-John has died

SANTA BARBARA, California - Australian singing sensation and actress Olivia Newtown-John has died at the age of 73."Dame Olivia Newton-John ...

Cars swept away during record floods in Death Valley National Park

DEATH VALLEY NATIONAL PARK, California: Record rainfall on August 5 caused floods at Death Valley National Park that closed all ...

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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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