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Oil hits 2019 highs on OPEC cuts, US sanctions

02 February, 2019 10:35 am 10:35 am

SINGAPORE (Reuters) – Brent crude oil prices hit 2019 highs above $65 per barrel on Friday, spurred by US sanctions against Venezuela and Iran as well as OPEC-led supply cuts. Brent rose as high as $65.10, pushing past the $65 mark for the first time this year, before edging back to $64.97 a barrel by … Read More


As Trump cracks down on Pakistan, US cuts military training programs

08 August, 2018 8:39 pm 8:39 pm

ISLAMABAD/WASHINGTON (Reuters) – President Donald Trump’s administration has quietly started cutting scores of Pakistani officers from coveted training and educational programs that have been a hallmark of bilateral military relations for more than a decade, US officials say. The move, which has not been previously reported, is one of the first known impacts from Trump’s … Read More