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Us Judge Rules Securities Suit Against Exxon Executives Can Proceed

HOUSTON – A federal judge rejected Exxon Mobil Corp’s motion to dismiss a securities suit alleging the company and top executives misled investors about the...

Some Russian Ships Stop Cargoes To Ukraine After Tanker Detained Sources

MOSCOW/KIEV – Some Russian ships have stopped transporting cargo to Ukraine, deeming it risky after a Russian tanker was detained in a Ukrainian port as Kiev made...

Chinese Oil Importers Shun Us Crude Despite Tariff Reversal

SINGAPORE/BEIJING – Chinese oil importers are shying away from buying U.S. crude as they fear Beijing’s decision to exclude the commodity from its tariff...

Bomb Kills Two In Crowded Baghdad Market Police

BAGHDAD – At least two people were killed and six wounded when a bomb went off at a crowded market in Baghdad on Tuesday, police said. There was no immediate claim...

Venezuela Gasoline Prices Should Rise To International Levels Maduro

CARACAS – Venezuela’s heavily subsidized domestic gasoline prices should rise to international levels to avoid billions of dollars in annual losses due to...

Mozambique Police Name Ringleaders Behind Islamist Threat

MAPUTO – Mozambique’s security forces have identified six men they regard as the ringleaders of a nascent Islamist insurgency that has killed over 100 people...

Iraq To Respect Dollar Ban But Not All Us Sanctions On Iran -pm

BAGHDAD – Iraqi Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi said on Monday his government was only committed to not using dollars in transactions with Iran, not to abiding with...

Azeri Human Rights Activist Freed After Serving Five Years

BAKU – A court in Azerbaijan freed human rights activist Ilgar Mammadov on Monday after he had served five years of a seven-year jail sentence which the European...

Exclusive Shell Global Refining Boss Ryerkerk To Step Down -memo

LONDON – The head of Royal Dutch Shell’s (RDSa.AS) global refining operations Lori Ryerkerk will step down at the end of the month after five years in a job...

Protesting Nigerian Troops Fire Into Air At Northeastern Airport

MAIDUGURI, Nigeria – Nigerian troops staging a protest at the airport in the northeastern city of Maiduguri on Sunday shot into the air for around four hours,...