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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......

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......

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......

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......

Analysis: Asian demand, rising costs squeeze Europe’s LNG import plan

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Model of LNG tanker is seen in front of the EU flag in this illustration taken May 19, 2022. REUTERS/Dado Ruvic/Illustration Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register Freeport outage adds to LNG market tightness Asian demand rebound means Europe will compete for LNG LNG imports seen lower......

EU grants Ukraine candidate status in ‘historic moment’

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Summit accepts Ukraine, Moldova as candidates to join EU Concern about how to keep EU coherent and united as it grows Balkans leaders frustrated by wait to join Summit to tackle concerns over inflation and energy crisis BRUSSELS, June 23 (Reuters) – European Union leaders formally accepted Ukraine as a......

Russia seeks new fuel markets in Africa, Middle East as Europe turns away

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MOSCOW, June 23 (Reuters) – Russia is increasing gasoline and naphtha supplies to Africa and the Middle East as it struggles to sell fuel in Europe, while Asia is already taking bigger volumes of Russian crude, Refinitiv Eikon data showed and sources said. The development is likely to increase competition......

Trump fundraiser Barrack loses bid to dismiss UAE lobbying charges

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NEW YORK, June 22 (Reuters) – A billionaire fundraiser for former U.S. President Donald Trump on Wednesday lost a bid to dismiss criminal charges he lobbied the U.S. government on behalf of the United Arab Emirates without disclosing his affiliation. Thomas Barrack, the former head of investment management firm Colony......

Britain launches free trade talks with Gulf countries

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British International Trade Secretary Anne-Marie Trevelyan speaks during an event to launch a free trade deal with Mexico, in London, Britain May 20, 2022. REUTERS/Peter Nicholls/Pool Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register LONDON, June 21 (Reuters) – Britain on Wednesday will launch talks over a new free......

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