Around 17 countries expected to join oil output freeze talks in Doha — Russian energy minister

April 14, 2016 by · Comments Off on Around 17 countries expected to join oil output freeze talks in Doha — Russian energy minister 

YEREVAN, April 13 — Russia’s Energy Ministry has received initial information on the participation of 17 countries to the April 17 meeting in Doha, Qatar, Minister Alexander Novak said Wednesday.

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Oil output freeze deal possible without Iran's participation — Russian energy minister

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YEREVAN, April 13 — Russian Energy Minister Alexander Novak confirmed on Wednesday that he has held talks with Saudi Arabian Oil Minister Ali al-Naimi, but revealed no further details of the meeting.

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PSEi extends gains to fifth straight day

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MANILA, April 13 — Local share prices extended gains into a fifth day above 7,300-mark on Wednesday, aided by oil market rebound.

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PHP closes sideways vs. USD Wednesday

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MANILA, April 13 — The Philippine peso ended Wednesday sideways against the dollar, even after rising to the 45-level, ahead of the April 17 meeting among major oil players.

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Members of Qatari ruling family kidnapped in Iraq while hunting

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BAGHDAD, Dec. 16 — There are members of Qatar’s ruling family among the Qatari hunters who were kidnapped in Iraq, according to a source in the Iraqi police.

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UN chief calls for more efforts to end violence in Syria

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UNITED NATIONS, July 1 — The international community should be shamed by the continued suffering of the Syrian people, UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon said in a statement issued here Tuesday, the third anniversary of an agreement aimed at finding a political solution to end the conflict in the Middle East country.

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World Cups need protection despite developments in FIFA — secretary general

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SAMARA, June 10 — Despite the corruption scandal around FIFA, the organization will do everything possible to defend holding World Cup 2018 in Russia and World Cup in 2022 in Qatar, FIFA Secretary General Jerome Valcke told the press conference on Wednesday. (PNA/TASS)

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Vietnam prepares for 2015 FIFA Beach Soccer World Cup

February 25, 2015 by · Comments Off on Vietnam prepares for 2015 FIFA Beach Soccer World Cup 

HO CHI MINH CITY, Feb. 24 — Vietnam's national beach football team will gather in Nha Trang in central Khanh Hoa province from February 25 to March 29 to prepare for the Asian elimination round of the upcoming 2015 FIFA Beach Soccer World Cup, said the Vietnam Football Federation (VFF) on its website on Tuesday.

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Foreign countries willing to buy South Pars products: official

January 27, 2015 by · Comments Off on Foreign countries willing to buy South Pars products: official 

TEHRAN, Jan. 26 — A senior official of Pars Special Economic Energy Zone (PSEEZ) Rahimi said here on Monday that so far several foreign countries have voiced their willingness to purchase the products of this region.

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Iran makes Asian Cup quarters with 1-0 win over Qatar

January 16, 2015 by · Comments Off on Iran makes Asian Cup quarters with 1-0 win over Qatar 

SYDNEY, Jan. 15 — Iran reached the knockout stage of the Asian Cup after a 1-0 win over Qatar here on Thursday.

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