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by | November 18, 2017 | 02:06

The Bank's analyses of the oil price risk in the government's wealth are based on the government's future oil and gas revenues, the government's direct holdings in Statoil and the GPFG. The government, which also controls Statoil ASA and offshore oil and gas fields, was forced to withdrew cash from the fund for the first time previous year to meet spending commitments after oil prices dropped.

by | November 18, 2017 | 02:01

It agreed to buy 150 Boeing 777X planes and 50 A380s, which were worth a total of $99 billion at list prices. Airlines under Indigo Partners previously placed orders for 427 A320 family aircraft. Boeing on Wednesday announced an order from Gulf airline flydubai for 225 medium-haul 737 MAX aircraft with a list price of USD27 billion, hailing it as the "largest-ever single-aisle jet order" from a Middle East carrier.

by | November 18, 2017 | 01:59

The New York-based Moody's on Friday upgraded the sovereign credit ratings by a notch to Baa2 with a stable outlook citing improved growth prospects driven by economic and institutional reforms. It also claimed that India's growth potential superseded that of many other sovereign nations. The report said: "Measures (GST, DBT and Demonetisation) will increase the degree of formality in the economy, broaden the tax base, and promote expenditure efficiency through rationalisation of government ...

by | November 17, 2017 | 02:01

Under the new change, hunters who legally hunt or hunted an elephant in Zimbabwe from January 21, 2016 to December 31, 2018, or in Zambia between 2016 to 2018 can apply for a permit to import their trophy into the U.S. The government has not actually announced this policy change yet but it was reportedly announced at a wildlife forum in South Africa this week, according to Safari Club International , which filed a lawsuit to block the 2014 ban.

by | November 17, 2017 | 02:01

Despite being seen to do China's bidding, most notably when blocking the Association of Southeast Asian Nations from making a common statement on the disputed South China Sea as far back as 2012, Hun Sen has played the nationalist card, insinuating that the CNRP is a US front.

by | November 17, 2017 | 01:40

In reply to Russia's request, US Permanent Representative Nikki Haley argued that a draft submitted to the Security Council first is to be the first to vote on. The 4 April sarin attack on Khan Sheikhoun that killed dozens of people prompted the United States to launch missiles on a Syrian air base. Diplomats said the Russian draft text had little support among the 15-member council.

by | November 16, 2017 | 02:26

Uber said it is reviewing the complaint and that the allegations are important and will be taken seriously. Uber was not immediately available for comment. "Nothing meaningful has been done to make rides safer for passengers - especially women". It seeks safety measures including driver background checks using fingerprints and a panic button for the Uber app that alerts the company and police.

by | November 15, 2017 | 01:57

According to the Joint Chiefs of Staff, the defector drove a auto into the northern side of the JSA before approaching an area just 10 meters (33 feet) from the Military Demarcation Line (MDL). More than a million mines are believed to be buried inside the zone. The incident, which happened in broad daylight around 4 pm, comes at a time of heightened tensions on the Korean peninsula over the North's nuclear weapons programme.

by | November 15, 2017 | 01:52

This week, Russian Federation took to social media to announce it had "irrefutable evidence" that the United States is helping ISIS. Shortly after the Russian defense ministry posted the photos, social media users quickly identified the fakes.

by | November 15, 2017 | 01:51

Sessions also told the House committee that he did not recall an encounter with another campaign adviser, Carter Page. He said he mentioned in passing to Sessions that he was visiting Russian Federation and the then-senator had no reaction.

by | November 15, 2017 | 01:41

Assistant Sheriff Phil Johnston told the KCRA news network that the assailant was killed by police following the shooting, which began around 8:00 a.m.at a home in Tehama County and continued at the Rancho Tehama Elementary School . "We are cooperating with local law enforcement - we don't have any confirmed information at this point", but a statement from the superintendent will be forthcoming when they know more, she said.

by | November 15, 2017 | 01:24

Marriage equality advocate and Olympian Ian Thorpe also believes a "yes" vote would reflect well on Australia . Australians have voted in favour of legalising same-sex marriage in a historic non-binding poll . "I don't agree with the prime minister that this bill makes activities which are now legal, illegal", Canavan told RN Breakfast. Cabinet minister Matt Canavan argues the survey result, whichever way it goes, should not be seen as affirmation or rejection of the Smith bill.

by | November 14, 2017 | 01:15

News about the North's manoeuvres has emerged at a time when three of the US Navy's aircraft carriers - USS Ronald Reagan, USS Theodore Roosevelt and USS Nimitz - are holding maritime exercises in the region. "The weapons you are acquiring are not making you safer". Tensions between North Korea and the USA have escalated in recent months following the rogue state's sixth nuclear bomb test on September 3, which earned more sanctions and condemnations from the UN.

by | November 14, 2017 | 01:10

The first victim was stabbed after he returned to the dressing room and confronted a man attempting to steal his belongings. The second victim, who was believed to be a family member or friend of the other victim, was stabbed after intervening.

by | November 13, 2017 | 02:20

It was just over a look. "Because you are insulting me". "The Philippines is a valuable ally of the United States and major recipient of USA aid". The comments came as the leader defended his government's brutal countrywide crackdown on drugs. Although Duterte's aide have repeatedly told media to take everything the president says seriously as he often indulges in "hyperbole", that doesn't make his remarks any less troubling.

by | November 13, 2017 | 02:05

The tour was to take place in November of 2017 but was postponed because of weather conditions in the country that were not deemed appropriate. ESPN Cricinfo are reporting that Cricket West Indies and the West Indies Players Association agreed to the tour after receiving assurance that security would remain as tight as during Pakistan's recent home games against a World XI in September and Sri Lanka in October.

by | November 13, 2017 | 02:04

The European Commissioner for humanitarian aid called on the Saudi-led coalition to allow aid to reach the Yemeni population. "The battleships and oil tankers of the aggression and their movements will not be safe from the fire of Yemeni naval forces if they are directed by the senior leadership [to attack]", the Houthis' official media outlet Al Masirah said on its website, citing a military commander.

by | November 13, 2017 | 02:00

The National Disaster Response Force (NDRF) has been pressed into service to find the missing persons. Tourism minister Bhuma Akhila Priya ordered an inquiry into the incident and directed her department officials to ascertain whether the boat operator had requisite permissions.

by | November 12, 2017 | 02:15

In addition to founding and working for Flynn Intel Group, he joined his father on a trip to Moscow in December 2015 during which Flynn was paid $34,000 to speak at an event celebrating the state-sponsored news agency RT, NBC News reported .

by | November 12, 2017 | 02:14

The USS Ronald Reagan, based in Japan; the USS Theodore Roosevelt, based in San Diego; and the USS Nimitz, based at Naval Base Kitsap at Bremerton, Washington, are all participating in the exercise from Saturday through next Tuesday. The upcoming practice is aimed at bolstering the South Korea-U.S. alliance's policy of "extended deterrence" against the North's nuclear and missile provocations, it added.

by | November 11, 2017 | 01:50

A spurt in oil prices can trigger a fresh bout of inflation and spoil the fiscal maths of net energy importers like India. On the currency front, the rupee weakened by 22-23 paise to close at 65.16-17 against the U.S. Provisional data with the exchanges showed that on Tuesday, FIIs invested in scrips worth Rs 461.47 crore. At 10:19 am, 37 stocks on the Nifty 50 were trading in the positive zone.

by | November 11, 2017 | 01:50

The Council is also likely to discuss the proposal to do away with the distinction between air-conditioned (AC) and non-air conditioned restaurants (not under composition scheme) and tax them at 12 per cent, media reported. But with no input tax credit, several experts said restaurateurs may end up increasing menu prices. The objective of the optional composition scheme is to bring simplicity and reduce the compliance cost for the small businesses.

by | November 11, 2017 | 01:46

Additionally, there will be a presentation of colors, performances by the high-school band and choir as well as a special performance by E.J. Blott Elementary School first-graders. "I hope for the kids seeing us today that this is the closest they will ever get to experiencing war". The high school invited about 150 veterans to the event.

by | November 11, 2017 | 01:35

Moore has denied the allegations against him, and his campaign on Thursday said the Post's report, which cited 30 sources, was "garbage", and "the very definition of fake news and intentional defamation". "I think Roy Moore needs to step aside now", Kinzinger, from IL, told CNN's Jake Tapper on " The Lead " Friday. Still, the news, first reported by The Daily Beast, marks a notable step by GOP establishment to distance itself from the party's embattled candidate for Senate in ...

by | November 11, 2017 | 01:24

At least three people were injured after a vehicle rammed into passers-by in Blagnac commune near Toulouse, southwest France. The injured students, said to be aged 22 and 23, have been taken to hospital in Toulouse. local time on Friday. France has experienced a rash of vehicular terror attacks inspired by the Islamic State group, but there has been no immediate confirmation of the driver's identity or motive.