Gazprom non-CIS exports rise 25.5%
Russian gas producer Gazprom said its exports to Europe and Turkey increased by 25.5% in the first half of this month from a year earlier. Set an industry record of 179.3 billion cubic meters of gas exported to non-CIS countries in 2016 ...
Eight billionaires “as rich as world's poorest half”

Eight billionaires “as rich as world's poorest half”

17.01.2017 [09:52]
The world's eight richest individuals have as much wealth as the 3.6bn people who make up the poorest half of the world, according to Oxfam. The charity said its figures, which critics have queried, came from improved data, and the gap between ...
Terror attack in SE Turkey

Terror attack in SE Turkey

16.01.2017 [21:31]
Three police officers were martyred and three others injured in a terror attack in the Sur district of Turkey's southeastern Diyarbakir province on Monday, according to a security source, Anadolu Agency reports. Explosives planted by PKK terrorists ...
IMF maintained its forecast for global growth in 2017 of 3.4 percent

IMF maintained its forecast for global growth in 2017 of 3.4 percent

16.01.2017 [21:30]
The IMF maintained its forecast for global growth in 2017 of 3.4 percent, the Washington-based organization said Monday in a quarterly update to its World Economic Outlook. Expansion for 2018 is forecast at 3.6 percent, also unchanged from the fund's previous forecast in October ...
Boeing 747 black box recovered from crash scene

Boeing 747 black box recovered from crash scene

16.01.2017 [18:00]
The black box of the crashed Boeing 747-400 cargo plane has been recovered from the debris, said Minister of Emergency Situations Kubatbek Boronov, according to AKIPRESS. "Most likely, the black box will be given to the representatives ...
January 17 declared day of mourning in Kyrgyzstan

January 17 declared day of mourning in Kyrgyzstan

16.01.2017 [16:27]
President of Kyrgyzstan Almazbek Atambayev has today signed a decree "On declaring January 17, 2017 a day of mourning in the Kyrgyz Republic over the victims of the crash of cargo plane Boeing 747”, the Kyrgyz President's press office reports, according ...
U.S. oil rig count falls for first time in 12 weeks

U.S. oil rig count falls for first time in 12 weeks

16.01.2017 [16:20]
The number of active oil and gas rigs in the United States dipped on Friday by 6 for a total of 659 active rigs, according to oilfield services provider Baker Hughes, which is 9 rigs above the rig count last year, according to oilprice.com ...
Facebook launches battle against 'fake news' in Germany

Facebook launches battle against 'fake news' in Germany

16.01.2017 [11:54]
Social media giant Facebook announced on Sunday that it would introduce new measures to combat fake news in Germany, as Europe's largest economy and most populous nation enters an election year, according to the Local ...
Cargo plane crashes near Bishkek: 32 dead, 4 injured

Cargo plane crashes near Bishkek: 32 dead, 4 injured

16.01.2017 [10:04]
At least 32 people, including six children, were killed when a cargo plane crashed near Kyrgyzstan's capital, Bishkek on Monday, according to a Kyrgyz official, Anadolu Agency reports. The aircraft on a flight from Hong-Kong to Bishkek crashed during a landing approach due to bad weather conditions at 7:31 local ...
China auto sales hit record high in 2016

China auto sales hit record high in 2016

15.01.2017 [15:01]
China's auto sales reached a record high of 28.03 million in 2016, up 13.7 percent year on year, boosted by favorable purchase tax policies on smaller cars, according to Xinhua. The growth rate marks the highest since 2013, the China Association of Automobile Manufacturers said ...
Nine Daesh terrorists 'neutralized' in northern Syria

Nine Daesh terrorists 'neutralized' in northern Syria

15.01.2017 [11:45]
A total of nine Daesh terrorists were "neutralized" in northern Syria over the last 24 hours as part of the ongoing Operation Euphrates Shield, the Turkish military said Sunday, according to Anadolu Agency. Turkish authorities often use the word "neutralized" in their statements to imply the terrorist ...
Johnny Depp sues ex-managers alleging millions in losses

Johnny Depp sues ex-managers alleging millions in losses

14.01.2017 [20:51]
Johnny Depp sued his former business managers on Friday alleging they mismanaged his earnings throughout a lucrative period of his career, although the company says the actor's spending is to blame. Depp's lawsuit filed in Los Angeles Superior Court against The Management ...
Heavy snow falls in Sea of Japan areas

Heavy snow falls in Sea of Japan areas

14.01.2017 [17:14]
A cold air mass gripped Japan on Saturday, with many regions experiencing their lowest temperatures this winter and heavy snow hitting Sea of Japan coastal areas, according to The Japan Times. The Japan Meteorological Agency ...
Australia says TPP not dead, despite Trump opposition

Australia says TPP not dead, despite Trump opposition

13.01.2017 [13:46]
Australia has declared the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) not dead ahead of key trade talks with Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe in Sydney on Saturday, despite opposition to the trade pact from U.S. President-elect Donald Trump, according to Reuters. The talks between Australian Prime Minister ...
Bellus3D ups the selfie game with frightenly accurate 3D scans of your face

Bellus3D ups the selfie game with frightenly accurate 3D scans of your face

12.01.2017 [17:29]
High-quality 3D facial scanners have prices that tend to match the number of details the final scan has — but one California startup is aiming to bring scanners detailed down to individual pores and wrinkles without the high price tag, according to Digital Trends ...
EU has more to lose from hard Brexit than UK, Mark Carney says

EU has more to lose from hard Brexit than UK, Mark Carney says

12.01.2017 [13:15]
The EU has more to lose from Brexit than the UK, the Governor of the Bank of England has said as he admitted that Britain's economy will defy his own gloomy forecasts and grow at a faster rate than expected. According to Telegraph, Mark Carney conceded that Brexit is no longer the ...
Donald Trump’s first press conference

Donald Trump’s first press conference

11.01.2017 [23:54]
President-elect Donald Trump held a free-wheeling, hour-long press conference at Trump Tower Wednesday morning - the first formal press conference he’s held since winning the presidency in November ...
Dutch Trains Are World's First to Run on 100% Wind Power

Dutch Trains Are World's First to Run on 100% Wind Power

11.01.2017 [21:32]
The Netherlands, aka Windmill Country, is now operating 100 percent of its electric trains with wind energy, according to Eco Watch. As of Jan. 1, 600,000 daily train passengers have been traveling completely carbon neutral, according to an announcement ...

Gazprom Export offers guaranteed income from gas transit to Georgia

11.01.2017 [18:48]
Gazprom Export has offered a guaranteed income from service on gas transportation to Georgia, the company said in a statement, according to TASS. On January 10, in the Belarusian capital of Minsk, a regular meeting of the General Director of OOO Gazprom ...