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Tunisian president takes most powers in proposed constitution

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TUNIS, June 30 (Reuters) – Tunisia’s president published a planned new constitution on Thursday that he will put to a referendum next month, expanding his own powers and limiting the role of parliament in a vote most political parties have already rejected. Kais Saied has ruled by decree since last......

Unilever sells Ben & Jerry’s Israeli business to defuse BDS row

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JERUSALEM, June 29 (Reuters) – Unilever (ULVR.L) on Wednesday sold its Ben & Jerry’s ice cream business in Israel to its local licensee for an undisclosed sum, aiming to smooth over a potentially damaging diplomatic row over the company’s political stance. The deal comes after the U.S. ice cream brand......

Oil rises as supply concerns outweigh U.S. fuel stocks build

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Oil pump jacks are seen at the Vaca Muerta shale oil and gas deposit in the Patagonian province of Neuquen, Argentina, January 21, 2019. REUTERS/Agustin Marcarian/File Photo Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register SINGAPORE, June 30 (Reuters) – Oil prices edged higher on Thursday after dipping in......

Column: Oil market confronts U.S. and EU policymakers with unpalatable choices: Kemp

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LONDON, June 29 (Reuters) – With global inventories steadily falling and spare capacity eroding, the oil market resembles a geological fault line in which stress is quietly accumulating and will eventually be relieved by an earthquake of as yet unknown magnitude. The most likely stress relief will come from a......

Biden administration throws support behind potential F-16 sale to Turkey

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A U.S. Air Force F-16 fighter taking part in the U.S.-led Saber Strike exercise flies over Estonia June 6, 2018. REUTERS/Ints Kalnins Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register MADRID, June 29 (Reuters) – The Biden administration threw its support on Wednesday behind the potential sale of U.S.......

OPEC+ meets with little prospect of pumping more oil

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A person operates a tap of crude oil during the destruction of Bakana ii illegal camp, in Okrika, Rivers state, Nigeria January 28, 2022. REUTERS/Afolabi Sotunde/File Photo Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register LONDON, June 29 (Reuters) – OPEC and OPEC+ began two days of meetings on......

Doctors, bankers protest ‘impossible situation’ as Sri Lanka runs out of fuel

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Doctors, bankers, teachers march to demand solution for crisis Struggle for fuel delays health workers in getting to work Ministers look for help from Russia COLOMBO, June 29 (Reuters) – Doctors and bankers were among hundreds of Sri Lankans who marched on Wednesday to demand the government resolve a severe......

U.S. accuses five firms in China of supporting Russia’s military

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Smoke rises over the remains of a building destroyed by a military strike, as Russia’s attack on Ukraine continues, in Lysychansk, Luhansk region, Ukraine June 17, 2022. REUTERS/Oleksandr Ratushniak/File Photo Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register WASHINGTON, June 28 (Reuters) – The Biden administration said on Tuesday......

Boost for luxury London property prices as Russians locked in

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LONDON, June 28 (Reuters) – The war in Ukraine is making it hard for even unsanctioned Russians to sell exclusive residential property in Britain, adding to a shortage of supply that has helped drive up house prices in prime locations, real estate sources say. Russian oligarchs, Middle Eastern oil barons......

Oil extends gains as major producers flag capacity limits

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Sticker reads crude oil on the side of a storage tank in the Permian Basin in Mentone, Loving County, Texas, U.S. November 22, 2019. REUTERS/Angus Mordant/ Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register MELBOURNE/SINGAPORE, June 28 (Reuters) – Oil prices rallied for a third day on Tuesday as......

Watford cancel Qatar friendly after fans voice concerns over human rights

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June 27 (Reuters) – Watford have cancelled a friendly match against the Qatar national team, the English club said on Monday after two supporters’ groups voiced concerns about the country’s human rights record. The two groups — Women of Watford (WOW) and Proud Hornets — had urged the club to......

Macron tells Biden that UAE, Saudi can barely raise oil output

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GARMISCH-PARTENKIRCHEN, Germany, June 27 (Reuters) – Two top OPEC oil producers, Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates, can barely increase oil production, French President Emmanuel Macron on Monday said he had been told by the UAE’s president. Saudi Arabia and the UAE have been perceived as the only two......

Oil slides more than $1 as G7 debate Iran nuclear deal, Russia

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Crude oil storage tanks are seen at the Kinder Morgan terminal in Sherwood Park, near Edmonton, Alberta, Canada November 14, 2016. REUTERS/Chris Helgren Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register SINGAPORE, June 27 (Reuters) – Oil prices slipped more than $1 a barrel on Monday as global economic......

Sudan accuses Ethiopia of executing 7 Sudanese soldiers, a civilian

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June 26 (Reuters) – Sudan’s military accused Ethiopia’s army of executing seven Sudanese soldiers and a civilian who were captives, the Sudanese armed forces said in a statement on Sunday. The Sudanese army also accused Ethiopia of displaying the bodies of the executed people to the public and vowed that......

Turkish police prevent Istanbul Pride from going ahead

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ISTANBUL, June 26 (Reuters) – Turkish police blocked hundreds of people from gathering for Istanbul’s annual Pride parade on Sunday and detained dozens after local authorities banned the march from going ahead again this year. Thousands of people used to attend Pride marches on Istanbul’s main Istiklal Avenue but in......

Russia’s Putin to make first foreign trip since launching Ukraine war

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Russian President Vladimir Putin attends a BRICS+ meeting during the BRICS summit via a video link in the Moscow region, Russia June 24, 2022. Sputnik/Mikhail Metzel/Kremlin via REUTERS Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register LONDON, June 26 (Reuters) – Vladimir Putin will visit two small former Soviet......

Murray rules out playing in Saudi Arabia

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Tennis – Wimbledon Preview – All England Lawn Tennis and Croquet Club, London, Britain – June 22, 2022 Britain’s Andy Murray during practice REUTERS/Paul Childs Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register LONDON, June 26 (Reuters) – Three-times Grand Slam winner Andy Murray has ruled out any possibility......

Saudi bourse to launch single stock futures on July 4 – statement

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Saudi woman walks at the Saudi stock market (Tadawul), in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia March 9, 2020. REUTERS/Ahmed Yosri Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register DUBAI, June 26 (Reuters) – The Saudi stock exchange Tadawul plans to launch single stock futures on July 4, which will enable local......

G7 considering ways of capping Russian oil price, German official says

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An aerial view shows oil tanks of Transneft oil pipeline operator at the crude oil terminal Kozmino on the shore of Nakhodka Bay near the port city of Nakhodka, Russia June 13, 2022. REUTERS/Tatiana Meel Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register SCHLOSS ELMAU, Germany, June 25 (Reuters)......

Tunisian judges extend strike over sackings for fourth week

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A view shows an empty courtroom during a strike by Tunisian judges in a protest against a purge of their ranks, in Tunis, Tunisia, June 6, 2022. REUTERS/Jihed Abidellaoui/File Photo Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register TUNIS, June 25 (Reuters) – Tunisian judges decided to extend their......

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