An employee conducts a quality check at a laboratory of Irkutsk Oil in Russia. Reuters
NATIONS: Russia sent home nearly two-thirds of some 30,000 North Koreans working there during 2018 and China repatriated more than half, but did not specify a figure, according to unpublished reports by Moscow and Beijing to the United Nations Security Council.
The tense conversation came after Russia sent two planes reportedly carrying around 100 soldiers and 35 tons of military equipment to Venezuela's main airport outside Caracas on Saturday.
The US special representative for Afghanistan, Zalmay Khalilzad, will meet with Chinese, Russian and European Union diplomats on Afghanistan on Thursday as he tries to forge a peace deal with the Taliban to bring an end to America’s longest war.
The United States could soon freeze preparations for delivering F-35 fighter jets to Turkey, officials told Reuters, in what would be the strongest signal yet by Washington that Ankara cannot have both the advanced aircraft and Russia’s S-400 air defense system.
Share markets couldn’t add to recent gains and government bond yields inched fractionally higher on Monday, as investors hunkered down for what is shaping up to be a crucial week for global monetary policy.
UAE based Al Nabooda Automobiles has been appointed as its UAE distributor by Indian petroleum giant, Hindustan Petroleum Corporation Limited (HPCL) through its 100 per cent subsidiary in the UAE, HPCL Middle East.
Barclays has been named Middle East Financial Services Adviser of the Year 2019 in the prestigious Mergermarket M&A awards, in recognition of its leadership in the Financial Institutions space.