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VIENNA | The Latest: OPEC president dismisses US pressure for cut

VIENNA — The Latest on OPEC’s meeting on whether to cut oil production and support energy prices (all times local): 12:45 p.m. The United Arab Emirates‘ energy minister is dismissing concerns that U.S. pressure could affect OPEC’s decision on whether to cut oil production. Suhail Mohamed al-Mazrouei, who is OPEC’s current president, told reporters ahead … Continue reading VIENNA | The Latest: OPEC president dismisses US pressure for cut

VIENNA | The Latest: Iraq expects agreement to stabilize oil prices

VIENNA  — The Latest on OPEC’s meeting on whether to cut oil production and support energy prices (all times local): 12:45 p.m. The United Arab Emirates‘ energy minister is dismissing concerns that U.S. pressure could affect OPEC’s decision on whether to cut oil production. Suhail Mohamed al-Mazrouei, who is OPEC’s current president, told reporters ahead … Continue reading VIENNA | The Latest: Iraq expects agreement to stabilize oil prices

TOKYO | Kyodo: Nissan’s Ghosn to be detained for another 10 days

TOKYO — Japanese media report Nissan Chairman Carlos Ghosn will be held in custody for another 10 days. Ghosn was arrested earlier this week on suspicion of falsifying income reports by millions of dollars and misusing company assets for personal gain. Kyodo News service also reported Wednesday that another Nissan executive Greg Kelly will also … Continue reading TOKYO | Kyodo: Nissan’s Ghosn to be detained for another 10 days

SINGAPORE | US officials optimistic on US-China military ties

SINGAPORE  — After a rocky few months, Pentagon officials say they sense that relations with the Chinese military may be stabilizing. U.S. Defense Secretary Jim Mattis was meeting Thursday with his Chinese counterpart, Wei Fenghe, on the sidelines of an Asian defense ministers’ conference. Just weeks ago, Mattis had planned to travel to Beijing for … Continue reading SINGAPORE | US officials optimistic on US-China military ties

Anti-doping exec among many against Russia reinstatement

Dozens of athletes, a key whistleblower and even a leader within the World Anti-Doping Agency’s own ranks slammed that organization on Tuesday as it headed toward a decision that could end the nearly three-year suspension of Russia’s anti-doping operation. On an extraordinary day of coordinated protests from across the globe, the most surprising voice in … Continue reading Anti-doping exec among many against Russia reinstatement