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US intelligence believes N Korea making more nuclear bomb fuel despite talks: NBC

US intelligence believes N Korea making more nuclear bomb fuel despite talks: NBC

US intelligence agencies believe North Korea has increased production of fuel for nuclear weapons at multiple secret sites in recent months and may try to hide these while seeking concessions in nuclear talks ...

Brazil truckers strike enters sixth day

Brazil truckers strike enters sixth day

A truckers strike that has paralyzed Brazil entered its sixth day Saturday as government troops slowly cleared roads of barricades in a bid to break the impasse.

India govt plans to propose nationwide ban on petcoke as a fuel

India govt plans to propose nationwide ban on petcoke as a fuel

India's government plans to propose banning burning petroleum coke as a fuel nationwide to comply with a Supreme Court request as part of a long-running case to clean the country's air ...

Woqod to invest QR634mn to fuel local expansion in 2018, says CEO

Woqod to invest QR634mn to fuel local expansion in 2018, says CEO

Qatar Fuel Company (Woqod) will be investing around QR634mn this year for its expansion projects in Qatar as part of initiatives to cater to the local market, a senior official has said.

LNG market 'needs $200bn investment to meet demand'

LNG market 'needs $200bn investment to meet demand'

More than $200bn of investment in liquefied natural gas is needed to meet a boom in demand by 2030, Royal Dutch Shell, the world's top LNG trader, said on Monday.

Emir orders $9mn urgent aid to Gaza Strip

Emir orders $9mn urgent aid to Gaza Strip

The Emir's directives come in response to the deteriorating humanitarian situation in the strip and appeals from the United Nations.

Singapore charges 11 men over Shell oil heist

Singapore charges 11 men over Shell oil heist

Police in the island-state, Asia's main oil trading hub, said they had detained 17 men and seized millions of dollars in cash and a small tanker.

Qatar Airways aims to create virtual mega-carrier

Qatar Airways aims to create virtual mega-carrier

The Qatari carrier announced a $661mn deal on Monday to buy a 9.61% stake in Hong Kong's Cathay Pacific Airways to broaden its reach.

UN resolution targets Libyan fuel smugglers

UN resolution targets Libyan fuel smugglers

The UN Security Council has extended sanctions on illegal oil exports from Libya to cover refined petroleum products as well, in a bid to stem rampant smuggling of subsidised fuel by sea.

Solar Impulse 2 plane leaves Oklahoma on fuel-less flight

Solar Impulse 2 plane leaves Oklahoma on fuel-less flight

An experimental, solar-powered aircraft took off from Tulsa in Oklahoma early Saturday, kicking off the latest phase of its record-breaking quest to circle the globe without consuming a drop of fuel.

Plunging costs fuel safety fears for Mount Everest climbers

Plunging costs fuel safety fears for Mount Everest climbers

After 17 years of helping climbers reach the roof of the world, Argentinian Damian Benegas won’t be returning to Everest this year...