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Russian President Vladimir Putin

Vladimir Putin Sees Himself as the Sole Guarantor of Stability

Vladimir Putin assured that the standard of living of the Russians would be his priority for his new mandate.

Oil Refinery

World Bank to Stop Funding Oil Production by 2019

The World Bank will stop funding after 2019 the exploration and exploitation of oil and gas. In 2016, World Bank financing in the oil and gas industry accounted for...

Weapon Sales Up for the First Time Since 2010

Arms and defense-related sales were up again in 2016, the first time since 2010, to reach US $ 374.8 billion, according to a report released on Saturday. The study,...

Arab States Urge Trump to Annul Jerusalem Decision

The Arab League is urging President Trump to cancel his announcement announcement to recognize Jerusalem as the capital of Israel. The League states that its...

The Economy Created More Jobs than Expected in November

The US economy posted a strong job report for November, exceeding analysts’ expectations with 228,000 jobs created against 190,000 expected. The unemployment rate...

Yamal Project

Russia Launches Titanic Yamal Gas Project in the Arctic

Russia has inaugurated Friday its gigantic Yamal gas site in Arctic Siberia, erected in extreme weather and geological conditions, with the participation of the French...

Jerome Powell

Trump Chooses Powell to Lead the Fed

Donald Trump on Thursday appointed Jerome Powell to chair the Federal Reserve, replacing Janet Yellen, whose term ends in February, signaling a desire for continuity in...

President Donald Trump

Trump Loses 92 Places on Forbes’ Ranking of Wealthiest Americans

President Donald Trump has “lost” some $ 600 million since Forbes magazine’s latest edition of the wealthiest Americans. Following a very expensive...

Hurricane Ophelia

Ireland, UK Brace for Hurricane Ophelia

Ireland ordered the closure of all schools Monday in anticipation of the arrival of Hurricane Ophelia, the largest ever recorded so far east in the Atlantic Ocean....

Kim Jong-Un Claims to Be Close to having Nuclear Weapon

North Korean leader Kim Jong-Un, quoted by the local KCNA agency, said on Saturday that he is close to having the nuclear weapon despite international sanctions....