Oil falls as Saudi-Russia output revival plan riles markets
30 May 2018 | 4:23 am
Oil in New York is experiencing its longest run of losses since February as Saudi Arabia and Russia said OPEC partners plan to make up for potential output losses from other members.
6 Oct 2021
An oil spill in Southern California closed beaches and led authorities to cancel the last day of the Pacific Air Show. At least 126,000 gallons (98,420 liters) of oil spilled off the coast of Orange County.
6 Oct 2021
A man on a skateboard throws paint on a bronze sculpture of George Floyd in New York's Union Square on Sunday, as showed in surveillance footage published by New York City Police Department.
7 Oct 2021
The massive oil spill from 480,000 liters leaking off the Orange County coast is slowly moving south, threatening marine-protected areas as well as popular beaches. On the coastline of South California, most beaches are closed, with efforts to clean areas impacted by the oil ongoing.
9 Oct 2021
New York's Comic Con returns for the first time in-person since the Covid-19 pandemic began, with enthusiasts dressing up as their favourite superheroes and other characters. Last year, the event was held online.
16 Oct 2021
Nigeria's dependence on crude oil makes its economy vulnerable. But the transition to an economy not based on oil won't be easy.
23 Oct 2021
It's the world's longest certified foot race: a 3,100-mile run that takes participants not across America but around the same New York block 5,649 times. Runners complete more than two marathons a day for almost two months, on less than five hours sleep a night.
24 Oct 2021
Saudi Arabia is creating the "world's first tourism destination on offshore platforms" as part of a drive to diversify the economy away from oil. The Rig will be an oil-themed “extreme park” that will be sitting atop a converted oil rig in the Arabian Gulf.
28 Oct 2021
Africa's abundant sunshine is ideal for renewable energy production. But the continent relies heavily on crude oil. Experts warn that the economy will continue to suffer if governments don't wean themselves off of oil.
29 Oct 2021
The WikiLeaks' founder is currently fighting an appeal by Washington to extradite him back to the US. Assange's legal team has rejected US assurances that he won't be sent to a "Supermax" prison.
30 Oct 2021
A charge has been filed against New York's former Governor Andrew Cuomo. The disgraced politician stepped down after facing allegations of serial sexual harassment.
4 Nov 2021
Former police captain Eric Adams is set to become the next mayor of New York City after winning Tuesday's vote. The Democratic candidate has a nuanced stance on law enforcement issues, as both an African American man and a former officer. In his acceptance speech, Adams called for unity, while telling his story of a working-class child who grew up to become mayor.
8 Nov 2021
Kenya's Albert Korir won the men's New York Marathon for the first time on Sunday with a time of 2 hours 8 minutes and 22 seconds.His compatriot Peres Jepchirchir, the reigning Olympic champion, secured the women's title yet again in the iconic race with a time of 2 hours 22 minutes and 39 seconds.
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Germany's far-right populist AfD is desperate to turn its ailing fortunes around after terrible election results. Party leader Tino Chrupalla is under increasing pressure as criticism grows from within the ranks.
3 hours ago
The impact of the Russian assault will likely haunt people in northern Ukraine for years: unexploded munitions, mines and rockets pose a threat to civilians. Demining teams face the dangerous task of removing them.
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Doctor Strange in The Multiverse of Madness continues to dominate at the box office, pulling in over $800 million worldwide.
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US President Joe Biden has launched a new trade deal with 12 Indo-Pacific nations. The plan provides a means for partner countries to deal with key issues including climate change, supply chain and digital trade.
5 hours ago
The Taliban has made face veils mandatory for all Afghan women appearing in public, including those on television. This edict was ignored by presenters on Saturday, but they relented a day later.
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The former human rights minister of Pakistan was arrested, prompting protests from her supporters before she was later released. She was a close aide of ousted Prime Minister Imran Khan.