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Turkey’s Petkim petrochemical complex, a 57.5 percent-share of which is owned by Azerbaijan’s state oil company SOCAR, has declared force majeure on ethylene and propylene supply.
Depositors of the four closed Azerbaijani banks – Zaminbank, Dekabank, Kredobank and Parabank – can apply to receive compensation from August 1.
Kazakhstan's national currency, tenge, started to fall again
Fitch downgrades SA’s local-currency debt assessment one level to bring it into line with the country’s foreign-currency rating.
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U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry will continue to explore areas of cooperation between the United States and Russia on ending the Syrian conflict in a meeting with his Russian counterpart Sergei Lav
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 Avinash, who goes by the nickname 'avicoder', uncovered a loophole in the popular video service that allowed him to easily access the cache of code online.  
The OSIRIS-REx spacecraft, equipped with an instrument, will measure the spectral signatures of Bennu's mineralogical and molecular components.  
It’s not even out yet and already “Harry Potter and the Cursed Child” is breaking records. Bookseller Barnes & Noble announced Monday that “the eighth story in the Harry Potter series” is the ret
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ENAIBOSHO, Kenya (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - On a cold afternoon, three women are gathering dry grass and feeding it into a hand-operated baling machine. In no time, a bale of hay emerges and is he
ABU DHABI (Reuters) - A solar-powered aircraft successfully completed the first fuel-free flight around the world on Tuesday, returning to Abu Dhabi after an epic 16-month voyage that demonstrated the
BEIJING (Reuters) - China's eastern Nanjing city is studying whether to restrict the issuance of vehicle license plates, a policy enacted in other major cities that is blamed for severely curtailing c
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