• Saudi minister says OPEC moving to common position on oil output changes
Saudi minister says OPEC moving to common position on oil output changes

From 2014 until earlier this year, Saudi Arabia's then-minister for oil, Ali al-Naimi, offered little verbal support for prices. Saudi Arabia's minister of foreign affairs said on Thursday that it would be reasonable for the kingdom to go along with other producers in changes to oil production.

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  • New Turkish tank incursion into Syria
New Turkish tank incursion into Syria

And we say: "no they did not". As well as driving out the ultra-hardline Islamists, it also wants to prevent Kurdish forces taking territory that will let them join up cantons they control in northeast and northwest Syria . Turkey , continued Ahelbarra, is "paving the way for the FSA to take over". That's why we are in [Syria's] Jarablus. "Nob...

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  • Putin says Russia didn't hack US Democratic Party
Putin says Russia didn't hack US Democratic Party

Putin said that Russian Federation had no stake in either the Democratic or Republican nominee and criticized both for using what he called "shock tactics", seeming to refer to the two candidates' sometimes brutal attacks on each other. Russian President Vladimir Putin said an agreement between oil exporters to freeze output would be the right d...

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  • EU says Apple tax ruling not political and based on Apple data
EU says Apple tax ruling not political and based on Apple data

After a three-year investigation, the Commission said Ireland had enabled Apple to pay substantially less than other businesses, in effect paying a corporate tax rate of no more than 1%. Margrethe Vestager , the European Commissioner in charge of the case, stated that Ireland's selective tax treatment of Apple was "illegal under EU state aid ...

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  • UN diplomats arrive in South Sudan, threaten arms embargo
UN diplomats arrive in South Sudan, threaten arms embargo

The government of South Sudan is yet to decide on the proposed deployment of the regional force after refusing earlier, but later softens its stance. He noted that the Security Council will express strong support for the United Nations mission in South Sudan and highlight the need for the mission to fulfil its mandate to protect civilians.

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  • Philippine president cancels Brunei trip after Davao blast
Philippine president cancels Brunei trip after Davao blast

Duterte said there were no confirmed suspects for the attack in the southern city of Davao just before 11:00pm (1500 GMT) on Friday, although he named two Islamic militant groups and drug lords as the potential culprits. Davao was under lockdown with police and military forces securing access to the central parts of the city. It was not imm...

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  • Britain's May hopes to assure Chinese over nuclear plant
Britain's May hopes to assure Chinese over nuclear plant

May plans to tell the Chinese leader that the United Kingdomis studying the deal and will make a decision later this month, according to a United Kingdom. On Sunday, the CEO of EDF's British unit, Vincent de Rivaz said some critics risk losing sight of the bigger picture by overlooking the positive impact and importance of this investment for Brita...

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  • Kerry says 'no military solution' to South China Sea dispute
Kerry says 'no military solution' to South China Sea dispute

In that decision, a five-judge tribunal at the Hague-based Permanent Court of Arbitration unanimously ruled that China's nine-dashed line claim in the South China Sea held no meaning under worldwide law, among other findings. Last week, reports in the Japanese press, citing diplomatic sources, noted that China's envoy in Tokyo had sent a stro...

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  • Poll boost for Jeremy Corbyn in Labour leadership battle
Poll boost for Jeremy Corbyn in Labour leadership battle

Veteran Labour MP David Winnick, who is backing Mr Smith for leader, played down speculation that the party could split if Mr Corbyn is re-elected. This would spell disaster for those challenging Corbyn and make it nearly certain that the Labour leader would still be in place come a 2020 general election.

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  • News agency withdraws report on Uzbekistan president's death
News agency withdraws report on Uzbekistan president's death

The Associated Press cited an unnamed Afghan official as saying President Ashraf Ghani planned to attend Mr Karimov's funeral on Saturday, and an unnamed Kyrgyz diplomat as saying the country's prime minister had also been invited to the funeral.

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  • Putin denies Democrat email hack but praises leak
Putin denies Democrat email hack but praises leak

Answering a question about interest in Bashneft from oil major Rosneft, Putin said it was not the best option if one state-controlled company acquired another state company, but the key was who gives the most money for the state budget. The same group is thought to be responsible for hacks of the Clinton campaign and the Democratic Congressional ...

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  • Firmino, Milner & Matip Involved As Liverpool Lose 2-1 To Huddersfield
Firmino, Milner & Matip Involved As Liverpool Lose 2-1 To Huddersfield

Moreno was heavily criticised following his careless performance in Liverpool's 4-3 victory over Arsenal at the Emirates Stadium in their opening Premier League fixture. "I think the heavyweights will come back", Carragher said. "I think the fact that Liverpool have got no European football, the same as Chelsea, is a massive advantage they ha...

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  • FBI to soon release documents related to Clinton email probe
FBI to soon release documents related to Clinton email probe

In public and in private, FBI Director James Comey has repeatedly defended his recommendation that Clinton not be charged in the matter, insisting the FBI found no evidence that she knowingly sent or received classified information over the private server.

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  • Zika remains global emergency, virus still spreading
Zika remains global emergency, virus still spreading

After convening its expert committee this week, the United Nations health experts said that more research needs to be focused on what other factors besides the mosquito-borne virus could be causing severe birth defects, such as microcephaly.

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  • FBI Releases Clinton Email Investigation Documents
FBI Releases Clinton Email Investigation Documents

The damaging revelations come as her lead over GOP candidate Donald Trump has been cut in half over recent weeks. The FBI took her server in 2015 after it was discovered she had sent and received classified government secrets through the system, which the government bans.

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  • Interior secretary looks to the future at Glacier National Park centennial visit
Interior secretary looks to the future at Glacier National Park centennial visit

For those of you homebound, Google has created a pretty incredible virtual tour of five national parks: Kenai Fjords National Park, Hawai'i Volcanoes National Park, Carlsbad Caverns National Park, Bryce Canyon National Park, and Dry Tortugas National Park (check out the below embedded video).

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  • Delhi 'sex tape' minister Sandeep Kumar removed
Delhi 'sex tape' minister Sandeep Kumar removed

Defending the AAP's decision to give ticket to Kumar in the Assembly polls, Kejriwal said the party had conducted a three-layer probe before giving ticket to a candidate on his image and whether he has any past record of wrongdoing or not.

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  • Robbie Keane bows out with touching farewell on his Instagram page
Robbie Keane bows out with touching farewell on his Instagram page

It also can not be overlooked that Wednesday marks the emotional farewell of legendary captain and striker, Robbie Keane, who is set to call time on his global career after 18 years. "For me, it was always a comfort blanket, coming back with the national team". "I've played this game a long time and there will always be opportunities and I was fo...

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  • Deutsche chief calls on more banks to merge, but denies his will
Deutsche chief calls on more banks to merge, but denies his will

Analysts have argued that Deutsche would be advised to find a partner once it has stabilized its business. Deutsche Bank has recently struggled to stay profitable, reporting a 98% slide in profits in the second quarter, hurt by a weak performance in its trading and investment banking units.

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  • Vikings QB Bridgewater vows to attack rehab from knee injury
Vikings QB Bridgewater vows to attack rehab from knee injury

Hill is in his second stint with the Vikings, with whom he began his National Football League career by taking two knees in the last two plays of Mike Tice's tenure as coach. The Vikings are - or at least were - a trendy pick to reach the Super Bowl. Diggs led the Vikings with 720 receiving yards in 13 games last season, while Johnson took a majo...

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