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 Oil price at highest level since November 2014

Oil price hit its highest levels today since November 2014 as stockpiles fall and worries about geopolitical tensions in the Middle East weigh on the markets. The cost of Brent crude oil futures contracts deliverable in June 2018 rose …

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Russia-NATO talks being held in Baku

The meeting of Russian General Staff Chief General Valery Gerasimov and NATO’s Supreme Allied Commander in Europe General Curtis Scaparrotti is underway in Baku. Earlier today, a delegation …

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 Russian General Staff Chief arrives in Baku

Russian General Staff Chief General Valery Gerasimov has arrived on a working visit to Azerbaijan’s capital of Baku, where he particularly plans to discuss the Syria issue with NATO’s Supreme Allied Commander in …

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Armenia signs anti-Russian agreement with Europe

Armenian president Armen Sarkisyan signed a law on ratification of the EU-Armenia Comprehensive and Enhanced Partnership Agreement, the Information and Public Relations Department of the republic's Presidential Administration …

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Moody's: Russian economy resilient to US sanctions

Rating agency Moody’s Investors Service said that Russia’s strong public and external finances would shield its economy from the impact of the latest US sanctions. However, according to the agency, the sanctions will be …

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 Southern Iran hit by 5.9 magnitude earthquake

An earthquake of at least magnitude 5.9 struck in southern Iran near the country’s sole nuclear power plant this morning, shaking countries across the Persian Gulf. There was no immediate report of damage or injuries. The US …

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Yerevan opposition activists changes tactics

Opposition activists are marching down Yerevan streets to gather supporters for an evening rally following an attempted blockade of ministries in the downtown city. The opposition tried to block entrances to ministries on the Arama …

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OPEC+ ministers to meet in Jeddah

OPEC and non-OPEC oil ministers will meet in Jeddah, Saudi Arabia today to discuss their oil production cut deal.  The Joint Ministerial Monitoring Committee (JMMC) will make a recommendation to OPEC about whether or not the …

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Iran to replace dollar with euro in financial reports

Tehran will start reporting foreign currency amounts in euros rather than US dollars, state media said as part of the country's effort to reduce its reliance on the US currency due to political tension with Washington. The new …

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Trump intends to rid world of nuclear weapons

US President Donald Trump said that they have to end nuclear weapons not only in North Korea, but in all the world, the White House website reported. "We have great respect for many aspects of what they're …

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Protesters surround Sargsyan’s residency

Protesters have surrounded Serzh Sargsyan’s residency in Yerevan yesterday evening. The leader of the Civil Contract opposition party, MP Nikol Pashinyan, has urged his supporters to blockade …

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New overpass to offload Tbilisi road traffic

A new overpass at the crossroads of Tsintsadze-Kartozia streets in Saburtalo district of Tbilisi will be built in order to offload road traffic in Georgia’s capital, Tbilisi City Hall said. The implementation of the 2,700,000 GEL …

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