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Shell CEO Expects no Valuation Hit From Climate Accord

AMSTERDAM, Nov 26 – Royal Dutch Shell expects to pump out all the fossil fuel reserves listed on its balance sheet, its chief executive said, dismissing concerns that production limits in the wake of the Paris climate accord could hit the energy giant’s valuation. In an interview with Dutch newspaper Het Financieele Dagblad, Ben van

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Daesh Directed Suspects in Planning Attacks in France – prosecutor

PARIS, Nov 25 – Five suspects, arrested in France on suspicion of planning attacks on security targets in and around the French capital, were directed remotely by Daesh in Iraq and Syria, the Paris prosecutor said on Friday. Authorities said earlier this week that attacks had been planned for Dec. 1 against police and intelligence

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Britain Ratifies Paris Climate Agreement

MARRAKESH, Morocco, Nov 17 – Britain said on Thursday it had ratified the Paris Agreement, the global deal to combat climate change. The Paris Agreement came into force on Nov. 4 when more than 55 countries representing more than 55 per cent of global greenhouse gas emissions ratified the deal. “The UK is ratifying the

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This Week in History: October 12 – October 18

Key events that shaped our social, political and cultural history By Arfa Shahid October 13, 1988: Naguib Mahfouz Awarded Nobel Prize for Literature In 1988, Egyptian writer Naguib Mahfouz became the first Arab writer to receive the Nobel Prize for Literature. Shortly after winning the award, Mahfouz was quoted as saying: “The Arab world also won

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French Police Arrest Another Teenager Suspected of Plotting Attack

PARIS, Sept 14 – French police on Wednesday arrested a 15-year old suspected of planning an attack and using encrypted social media channels to communicate with a French Islamist militant believed to be in Syria or Iraq, sources said. In an operation led by France’s domestic intelligence agency, police swooped on the teenager in Paris’

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Second Couple Arrested After Car with Gas Cylinders Found in Paris

PARIS, Sept 8  – French police investigating the discovery of a car packed with gas cylinders near Notre Dame cathedral in Paris have arrested a second couple and also established that the vehicle contained three jerry cans of diesel fuel, a judicial source said. The discovery last Saturday night of the Peugeot 607 loaded with

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