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    Essar Oil picks Trafigura, BP for $1bn loan
    Mar20

    Essar Oil picks Trafigura, BP for $1bn loan

    Essar Oil has picked Trafigura and BP to lend it $1bn to be repaid with cargoes of refined products as the Indian refiner’s new owners seek to diversify the firm’s financing base, sources with direct knowledge of the matter said.Russian oil major Rosneft, fund UCP and Swiss commodities trader Trafigura bought Essar Oil’s large...

    Russia hits back in spy poisoning row as experts called in
    Mar20

    Russia hits back in spy poisoning row as experts called in

    Russia hit back at Britain in the spy poisoning row, demanding proof of its alleged involvement in a nerve agent attack, as international weapons experts arrived to take samples of the toxic substance. The March 4 poisoning of former double agent Sergei Skripal, which took place just two weeks ahead of Russia’s presidential poll in which...

    Ukraine urges sanctions against German ex-leader Schroeder
    Mar20

    Ukraine urges sanctions against German ex-leader Schroeder

    Ukrainian Foreign Minister Pavlo Klimkin said the EU should consider levelling sanctions against Germany’s former chancellor Gerhard Schroeder for his vocal support of the Russian government.“It is important that there are sanctions against those who advance (Russian President Vladimir Putin)’s projects abroad,” Klimkin told German...

    Egypt reign as darling of emerging market debt is nearing end
    Mar19

    Egypt reign as darling of emerging market debt is nearing end

    Egypt is losing ground as a top haven for emerging market debt investors, and interest rate cuts could make its short-term treasuries less attractive to foreign buyers in coming months, a report by CI Capital Asset Management said yesterday.Egypt last year emerged as one of the world’s hottest destinations for portfolio investors after its...

    What to expect from Putin and a resurgent Russia
    Mar19

    What to expect from Putin and a resurgent Russia

    To Russians, Putin’s biggest victory in 18 years in power was annexing Crimea and crushing Ukraine’s ambitions to move closer to EU and Nato …read more Source: Gulf...

    Putin wins fourth term with record vote
    Mar19

    Putin wins fourth term with record vote

    Vladimir Putin was Monday set for another six years in power after his landslide victory in Russia’s presidential election but so far only close allies have congratulated him as Moscow’s relations with the West disintegrate. Putin, who has ruled Russia for almost two decades, recorded his best election performance with 76.67 percent...

    Ukrainian president due in Doha today
    Mar19

    Ukrainian president due in Doha today

    President of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko will arrive in Doha this evening for an official visit to the State of Qatar. Tomorrow morning, His Highness the Emir Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad al-Thani will meet with the Ukrainian President at the Emiri Diwan, where the two sides will hold talks on bilateral relations and means of enhancing them and a number...

    Putin eyes fourth term as Russians go to polls
    Mar18

    Putin eyes fourth term as Russians go to polls

    Russians voted Sunday in an election set to hand President Vladimir Putin a fourth Kremlin term, as the country is embroiled in a crisis with Britain and its allies over a spy poisoning. With the vast country stretching across 11 time zones, polls opened in the Russian far east at 2000 GMT on Saturday and will close in Kaliningrad, the...

    Juventus to face Real again, English pair drawn together
    Mar16

    Juventus to face Real again, English pair drawn together

    Juventus were given a chance to avenge last year’s Champions League final defeat by Real Madrid when the two sides were drawn together for the quarter-finals of this year’s competition yesterday. The last eight also produced an all English pairing as Premier League leaders Manchester City were drawn against Liverpool, the only team to...

    Roma edge past Shakhtar to reach quarter-finals
    Mar14

    Roma edge past Shakhtar to reach quarter-finals

    Roma reached the Champions League quarter-finals for the first time in 10 years as Edin Dzeko edged them past Shakhtar Donetsk 1-0 at the Stadio Olimpico on Tuesday and allowed the Italians to win the tie on away goals.The Bosnian striker’s 52nd-minute goal proved enough after a 2-1 first-leg loss in Ukraine, with 10-man Shakhtar failing to...

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