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​Blood & oil: Turks, Kurds, and the Islamic State
Over the past month the Islamic State's siege of Kobani (aka Ayn al-Arab) has been dominating the world news coverage, revealing Turkey's fraught relationship with its own Kurdish minority and with Kurds and Kurdish organizations across the wider region.

24.10.2014 13:13

‘World’s wealthiest terror org’: US vows to cut ISIS revenue sources
Oil sales, ransoms and extortions help ISIS “generate tens of millions of dollars” monthly, the US Treasury estimates, promising to undermine the group’s finances and to impose sanctions on anyone attempting to do business with the extremists.

24.10.2014 08:38

‘US shale oil exploration led to low oil prices, market shakeup’
Falling oil prices embarrass and make life difficult for countries that depend on oil exports, including Russia and Venezuela, and the US would enjoy making life difficult for them, economist Richard Wolff told RT.

24.10.2014 07:19

Russia says oil at $90 to $110 is ‘fair price’
The 'fair' and most comfortable oil price for world economies would range between $90 and $110 per barrel, with any fluctuations from that involving certain risks for the industry, Russia's Energy Minister Aleksandr Novak said.

23.10.2014 10:56

New Total head Patrick Pouyanne expected to keep Russian projects
Total has named a new chief executive at an emergency meeting Wednesday after Christophe de Margerie died in a plane crash in Moscow. The company is expected to carry on with its projects in Russia.

22.10.2014 14:38

ISIS earned $2mn per day on illegal oil trade prior US-led strikes – report
The Islamic State was making up to $2 million per day, or $800 million a year, by selling oil at roughly half the official price on the black market before the US-led airstrikes, a new study by a US-based consultant group revealed.

21.10.2014 14:48

An oil maverick with a mustache: Business legacy of Christophe de Margerie in Russia
Sanctions against Russia are counterproductive and stability should be restored to provide more investment to the country, Total CEO Christophe de Margerie said during his last speech in Moscow before he died in a plane crash.

21.10.2014 08:35

‘No way to avoid Total plane crash’
When an aircraft taking off with a lot of fuel on board and maximum speed hits something metal on its way, sparks alongside heat and pressure are inevitable, and this is catastrophic for any plane, Head of Aviation at CQ University Ron Bishop told RT.

21.10.2014 11:41

‘French oil giant boss’ death won’t affect company’s viability’
The death of Christophe de Margerie may have a temporary effect on the energy company’s share price, compared to those caused by Exxon Valdez oil spill and BP’s Gulf spill, John Griffing, Republican blogger in Texas, told RT.

21.10.2014 06:54

Neck & neck Brazil presidential race casts doubts on Mercosur, BRICS
About a year ago everyone expected an easy ride for President Dilma Rousseff in her reelection campaign. Now, in the final week of Brazil’s election season, she is technically tied with opposition’s Aécio Neves.

21.10.2014 06:52

‘Shock & sadness’:Total CEO dies in Moscow plane crash
Christophe de Margerie, CEO of Total, had a simple motto - “go where the oil is.” De Margerie died in a plane crash in Moscow on Monday, and the business and political community has responded with an outpouring of grief.

21.10.2014 06:27

Total CEO crash: Investigators say snowplow driver ‘drunk’, lawyer rejects claim
Russian prosecutors claim the driver of the snowplow which crashed with Total CEO Christophe de Margerie’s jet was drunk. His lawyer, however, says he was completely sober, due to a heart condition preventing him from drinking.

21.10.2014 05:41

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