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OPEC meets as Trump calls for oil taps to be kept on

​OPEC members and other oil-producing countries gather in Vienna on Thursday to discuss cutting output to prop up prices

Timeline of events in VW pollution cheating scandal

Volkswagen is sinking deeper into the biggest scandal in its history. Here is a timeline of key events in the scandal which exploded 10 days ago.

VW admits 11mn cars have pollution cheating device

German auto giant Volkswagen revealed that 11-million of its diesel cars worldwide are equipped with devices that can cheat pollution tests.

Eurozone crisis hangs on ECB cash injection

Positive sentiment is being driven by a new measure by the ECB to pump liquidity into the markets, analysts say.

US: No choice but for ‘deeper’ sanctions against Iran

The United States said on Wednesday there was "no choice" but for "further, deeper sanctions" against Iran over its controversial nuclear drive.

World powers unite for Iran nuclear censure

The UN nuclear watchdog censured Iran on Friday and demanded it immediately halt construction of a newly-revealed uranium enrichment plant.

World awaits Iran’s response on uranium deal

Iran was widely expected on Thursday to deliver its response to a UN-brokered proposal regarding a uranium-enrichment deal.

IAEA meets for crunch vote on new chief

The UN atomic watchdog was to hold a crunch ballot on Friday to elect its new chief, a day after the candidates failed to win a clear lead.

Iran back in sites of UN nuclear watchdog

The United Nations atomic watchdog will take its first look at Iran's nuclear programme since the change of president in the United States.

SA, Japan vying to head UN nuclear watchdog

SA and Japan have both set their sights on the top job at the International Atomic Energy Agency, when the current chief Mohamed ElBaradei steps down.

Web can be the ticket to exclusive music festival

Germany's prestigious Bayreuth Festival, the world's most famous summer music festival, is set to enter the 21st century with its first-ever webcast.

Austria seeks Libyan help to free kidnapped tourists

Austria sought international help on Monday to free two nationals seized three weeks ago in Tunisia after the kidnappers, a group linked to al-Qaeda, extended their deadline for a proposed prisoner swap. Abductors from the al-Qaeda Organisation in the Islamic Maghreb are now demanding a ransom of €5-million.

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