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The Great Russian Oil Game In Iraqi Kurdistan

The Great Russian Oil Game In Iraqi Kurdistan

LONDON - Last October, at the height of a political crisis in Iraq's Kurdistan region, a letter arrived at the Iraqi oil ministry in Baghdad from Igo ...
Arming The World Inside Trumps Buy American Drive To Expand Weapons Exports

Arming The World Inside Trumps Buy American Drive To Expand Weapons Exports

WASHINGTON - In a telephone call with the emir of Kuwait in January, U.S. President Donald Trump pressed the Gulf monarch to move forward on a $10 bi ...
The Silencing Of Maltas Anti-corruption Campaigner

The Silencing Of Maltas Anti-corruption Campaigner

VALLETTA - He ran towards the burning car barefoot across the field, oblivious to the mud and stones. The explosion had blown the grey Peugeot 108 cl ...
Under Military Rule Venezuela Oil Workers Quit In A Stampede

Under Military Rule Venezuela Oil Workers Quit In A Stampede

CARACAS - Chauffeured around in a sleek black pick-up, the head of Venezuela's oil industry, Major General Manuel Quevedo, last month toured a joint ...
Syria Attack Triggered Western Action But On The Ground Assad Gained

Syria Attack Triggered Western Action But On The Ground Assad Gained

AMMAN - After Syrian forces bombed the town of Douma earlier this month in an attack the United States says involved chlorine gas, Washington and its ...
Boiled Frog Syndrome Germanys China Problem

Boiled Frog Syndrome Germanys China Problem

SCHROBENHAUSEN, Germany - Bauer, a big producer of construction equipment, is better placed than many German companies that invested heavily in China ...
Trade War Backfire Steel Tariff Shrapnel Hits Us Farmers

Trade War Backfire Steel Tariff Shrapnel Hits Us Farmers

KANE COUNTY, Ill. - Lucas Strom, who runs a century-old family farm in rural Illinois, canceled an order to buy a new $71,000 grain storage bin last ...
Google Poised To Emerge Unscathed From European Antitrust Crackdown

Google Poised To Emerge Unscathed From European Antitrust Crackdown

BRUSSELS/SAN FRANCISCO - The European Union's top antitrust regulator, Margrethe Vestager, has made it her mission to stem alleged anti-competitive a ...
How The Families Of 10 Massacred Rohingya Fled Myanmar

How The Families Of 10 Massacred Rohingya Fled Myanmar

KUTUPALONG REFUGEE CAMP, Bangladesh - Rehana Khatun dreamed her husband came home. He appeared without warning in their village in western Myanmar, o ...

Cryptocurrency Traders Use Old Gold In Drive To Draw Islamic Investors

DUBAI/SYDNEY - In Dubai's decades-old Gold Souk, customers from around the world haggle over bangles and necklaces. Elsewhere in the emirate, the reg ...
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