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July 15, 2022
July 15, 2022

Saudi Arabia more than doubles import of Russian oil to feed power stations

Saudi Arabia, the world's largest oil exporter, more than doubled the amount of Russian fuel oil it imported in the second quarter to feed power stations to meet summer cooling demand and free up the kingdom’s own crude for export, data showed and traders said.

February 26, 2016
February 26, 2016

US submits tougher sanctions on N Korea

The US, backed by China, submits a draft resolution to the UN Security Council aimed at imposing tougher sanctions on North Korea.

January 18, 2016
January 18, 2016

Oil price falls below $28 a barrel

The oil price falls below $28 a barrel amid fears the lifting of Western sanctions on Iran could worsen the existing oversupply problem.

January 17, 2016
January 17, 2016

US imposes new sanctions on Iran

US imposes fresh sanctions on Iranian companies and individuals over a recent ballistic missile test.

January 10, 2016
January 10, 2016

US bomber flies over SKorea as show of force against North

A US long-range heavy bomber flew over South Korea, the US military says, days after North Korea conducted its first alleged hydrogen bomb test in defiance of international sanctions.