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China’s top oil company Sinopec cuts Saudi crude imports

China’s Sinopec will cut its June imports of crude from Saudi Arabia by 40 percent for the second month in a row because...

Emissions scandal

Volkswagen's diesel emissions scandal went to "very top" of the firm, allege US prosecutors.

BBC journalist Laeïla Adjovi wins Dakar Biennale art prize

The series of photos tells the story of a fictional creature breaking free from African stereotypes.

‘Coaching a champion is like fine-tuning a Stradivari violin’ – Team Russia ski coach...

The new coach of the Russian national skiing team and a former elite skier, Egor Sorin, shared his insight into working with ski...

Russian grain exports up 42% in 2018

Russia’s sales of grain abroad have grown significantly in the first four months of the year, according to Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev. ...

Tunisia’s bid to host 2022 Youth Olympic Games frozen over restrictions on Israeli participants

The International Olympic Committee (IOC) has frozen Tunisia's bid to host the 2022 Youth Olympic Games after the country banned Israeli competitors from...

Wheely World Cup: England fans plan 3,800km bike ride to Russia 2018

Two England fans are preparing to saddle up and cycle from the UK to Russia for the 2018 World Cup on a journey...

Alibaba beats expectations in Q4, with revenue hitting almost $10bn

Chinese e-commerce giant Alibaba has reported better-than-projected earnings in the January-to-March quarter. Revenue climbed 61 percent to 61.9 billion yuan ($9.7 billion), boosted...

Austerity policies drag Saudi Arabia’s non-oil private growth to record low

Growth in Saudi Arabia's non-oil private sector slowed to a crawl, hitting its lowest level in at least nine years, as the kingdom’s...

IOC to appeal CAS decision on cleared Russian athletes

The International Olympic Committee (IOC) has announced it will appeal the verdict of the Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS) to clear dozens...

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