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ROME | Italy forces new standoff, refuses to let migrants disembark

ROME  — Italy’s hard-line interior minister refused Thursday to let 67 migrants disembark from an Italian coast guard ship until an investigation determines whether any of them had violently threatened their rescuers to prevent being returned to Libya. The Diciotti ship pulled into the port of Trapani after taking on board the migrants from an … Continue reading ROME | Italy forces new standoff, refuses to let migrants disembark

U.S. Department of State News: Assistant Secretary Dr. Christopher A. Ford Travels to Austria, Saudi Arabia, and New Mexico

WASHINGTON – U.S. Department of State today released the following statement: Assistant Secretary of State for International Security and Nonproliferation Dr. Christopher A. Ford will travel to Vienna, Austria and Jeddah, Saudi Arabia July 5-8, and Los Alamos, New Mexico July 9-11. In Vienna, Dr. Ford will meet with International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) Director … Continue reading U.S. Department of State News: Assistant Secretary Dr. Christopher A. Ford Travels to Austria, Saudi Arabia, and New Mexico

BERLIN  | Austria says it’s prepared to ‘protect’ its southern border

BERLIN — Austria’s government and German Chancellor Angela Merkel‘s coalition partners raised questions Tuesday about a deal to end a crisis over migration policy, with Vienna saying it is prepared to take unspecified measures to “protect” Austria’s southern border if migrants are its neighbor turns back migrants. In a compromise Monday night to end a … Continue reading BERLIN  | Austria says it’s prepared to ‘protect’ its southern border

SPIELBERG, Austria | Max Verstappen wins Austrian GP as Mercedes fails to finish

SPIELBERG, Austria— Red Bull driver Max Verstappen won the Austrian Grand Prix on Sunday as both Mercedes cars failed to finish. Ferrari’s Kimi Raikkonen and Sebastian Vettel came second and third, with the German taking back the lead in the championship from Lewis Hamilton. On a bleak day for Mercedes, both Hamilton and Valtteri Bottas … Continue reading SPIELBERG, Austria | Max Verstappen wins Austrian GP as Mercedes fails to finish

SPIELBERG, Austria | Bottas edges Hamilton as Mercedes takes front row in Austria

SPIELBERG, Austria — Valtteri Bottas edged teammate Lewis Hamilton for pole position at the Austrian Grand Prix as Mercedes locked up the front row of the grid for the third time this season on Saturday. Bottas led Hamilton by 0.019 seconds to get his first pole of the season. The Finnish driver also started in … Continue reading SPIELBERG, Austria | Bottas edges Hamilton as Mercedes takes front row in Austria

OPEC News: The 4th OPEC and non-OPEC Ministerial Meeting concludes

VIENNA, AUSTRIA – The 4th OPEC and non-OPEC Ministerial Meeting was held in Vienna, Austria, on Saturday, 23 June 2018, under the Co-Chairmanship of OPEC’s President, HE Suhail Mohamed Al Mazrouei, Minister of Energy & Industry of the United Arab Emirates and Head of its Delegation, and His Excellency Alexander Novak, Minister of Energy of … Continue reading OPEC News: The 4th OPEC and non-OPEC Ministerial Meeting concludes

OPEC News: Opening address to the 174th Meeting of the OPEC Conference

Vienna, Austria – Opening address of the 174th meeting of the OPEC conference: Excellencies, ladies and gentlemen, Good morning. It is my pleasure to welcome you all to Vienna for the 174th Meeting of the OPEC Conference. It has been particularly gratifying to witness the past couple of days of the 7th OPEC International Seminar.  … Continue reading OPEC News: Opening address to the 174th Meeting of the OPEC Conference

Pyeongchang’s final race delivers a lasting image

NEW YORK/February 25, 2018 (AP)(STL.News) —Highlights from media coverage of the Pyeongchang Olympics: FINAL RACE: Marit Bjoergen striding across the finish line in the 30-kilometer cross-country ski race holding a Norwegian flag, with no competitor near her, may be a defining image coming in Pyeongchang’s final competition. After all, Norway dominated the games. Besides Bjoergen’s … Continue reading Pyeongchang’s final race delivers a lasting image