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As Venezuela pumps below OPEC target, oil rivals begin filling gap

As Venezuela pumps below OPEC target, oil rivals begin filling gap

Published 20/11/2017

FILE PHOTO: A boat is seen close to oil installations at Lake Maracaibo in Cabimas, Venezuela October 5, 2017. Picture taken October 5, 2017. REUTERS/Isaac [more…]

New ARV drugs, early diagnosis key to beating AIDS epidemic: UNAIDS

New ARV drugs, early diagnosis key to beating AIDS epidemic: UNAIDS

Published 20/11/2017

CAPE TOWN (Reuters) - Developing new front-line antiretroviral (ARV) drugs and using technology for early diagnosis are among key steps needed to sustain momentum in [more…]

Release of Indian film about Rajput queen delayed after protests

Release of Indian film about Rajput queen delayed after protests

Published 19/11/2017

The producers of "Padmavati" - a Bollywood movie based on an epic poem about a Rajput queen, said on Sunday they had indefinitely delayed the release of the film, which has been accused of distorting history and has sparked protests. [more…]

India gives ‘king of sweets’ a geographical tag to end bitter rivalry

India gives ‘king of sweets’ a geographical tag to end bitter rivalry

Published 14/11/2017

India has awarded a "geographical indications" tag to rosogolla, the king of Indian sweets, after a years-long battle between two neighboring states over the ownership rights. [more…]

Canada`s Trudeau raises rights issues as Asia summit winds down

Canada`s Trudeau raises rights issues as Asia summit winds down

Published 14/11/2017

Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau raised the plight of Rohingya refugees and extra-judicial killings in the Philippines at a summit of Asian and Western leaders on Tuesday, sensitive human rights issues skirted by almost all the others. [more…]

SoftBank says considering investment in Uber but no final agreement reached

SoftBank says considering investment in Uber but no final agreement reached

Published 14/11/2017

Japan's SoftBank Group Corp (9984.T) said on Tuesday it was considering investing in Uber Technologies Inc [UBER.UL] but there was no final agreement at this stage. [more…]

Uber`s South Asia policy chief quits in latest senior departure

Uber`s South Asia policy chief quits in latest senior departure

Published 14/11/2017

Uber's [UBER.UL] chief of policy for India and South Asia has quit, two sources familiar with the matter said on Monday, in the latest high-level departure at the online taxi company. [more…]

Global vehicle sales to fall by 2040, but oil demand to rise, study predicts

Global vehicle sales to fall by 2040, but oil demand to rise, study predicts

Published 14/11/2017

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Sesame Street goes global to teach kids about money

Sesame Street goes global to teach kids about money

Published 13/11/2017

Translating money messages to 100 million kids around the world is not a feat for ordinary humans - you need monsters. [more…]

India to spray capital from on high amid deepening smog emergency

India to spray capital from on high amid deepening smog emergency

Published 10/11/2017

India plans to spray water over its capital, New Delhi, to combat toxic smog that has triggered a pollution emergency, officials said on Friday, with conditions expected to worsen over the weekend. [more…]