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With Iran squeezed out, US oil takes on new rivals in Europe

With Iran squeezed out, US oil takes on new rivals in Europe

When the global oil trading industry gathered for its biggest annual meeting in Asia in September last year, US oil producing companies came well prepared.

Europe's economic outlook goes from bad to worse amid EU warning

Europe's economic outlook goes from bad to worse amid EU warning

The 19-nation region has had a poor start to 2019: disappointingly weak indicators keep rolling in, the list of one-off growth inhibitors is getting longer, and a slew of institutions are downgrading their forecasts.

European rights chief queries Italy over new asylum rules

European rights chief queries Italy over new asylum rules

Council of Europe Human Rights Commissioner Dunja Mijatovic has asked Italy to clarify how it will protect the rights of people affected by controversial new asylum rules.

Europeans, Latin Americans to meet on Venezuela crisis

Europeans, Latin Americans to meet on Venezuela crisis

An international meeting to negotiate a solution to the Venezuelan crisis was set to open Thursday in Montevideo as President Nicolas Maduro and opposition leader Juan Guaido ...

Milaha launches new Black Sea feeder service

Milaha launches new Black Sea feeder service

Milaha, the Qatar-based maritime transport and logistics conglomerate, has launched Black Sea Express Service (BSX), a direct container feeder route linking Greece, Turkey, Georgia and Russia.

Race for Germany’s first LNG import terminal intensifies

Race for Germany’s first LNG import terminal intensifies

The competition is heating up for who will build the first terminal to import liquefied natural gas in Europe’s biggest market for the fuel.

EU parliamentarians to back visa-free travel for Britons after Brexit

EU parliamentarians to back visa-free travel for Britons after Brexit

A European Parliament committee is expected to propose on Tuesday that Britons enjoy visa-free travel to Europe after Brexit, regardless of whether the bloc's divorce with Britain goes smoothly or becomes a damaging, abrupt split.

EU nations give ultimatum to Venezuela's Maduro as pressure mounts

EU nations give ultimatum to Venezuela's Maduro as pressure mounts

Spain, France and Germany gave embattled Venezuelan leader Nicolas Maduro an ultimatum ahead of an UN Security Council meeting on Saturday ...

Total lunar eclipse on Jan 20-21 will be last until 2022

Total lunar eclipse on Jan 20-21 will be last until 2022

People in North and South America, a large part of Europe and Africa may get a glimpse of a total lunar eclipse overnight from January 20 to 21, the last such event until 2022.

Spain stops migrant rescue boat Open Arms from setting sail

Spain stops migrant rescue boat Open Arms from setting sail

Spanish migrant rescue charity Proactiva Open Arms said Monday that Spanish authorities were preventing its ship from setting sail in the Mediterranean to try to save migrants.

Stranded migrants to disembark in Malta after EU deal reached

Stranded migrants to disembark in Malta after EU deal reached

Nearly 50 migrants stranded at sea for weeks aboard two rescue ships were headed for Malta on Wednesday after the island nation reached a deal with other EU member states ...

Italy Senate passes revised budget after EU standoff

Italy Senate passes revised budget after EU standoff

The Italian Senate on Sunday passed a revised 2019 budget agreed after a tense standoff with Brussels which saw the populist government water down key measures.