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EU approves Universal’s takeover of EMI


September 22nd, 2012 - 9:23 pm ICT by BNO News
BRUSSELS (BNO NEWS) -- The European Union (EU) on Friday announced that the Commission approved the proposed acquisition of EMI's recorded music business by Universal Music Group for $1.9 billion.The Commission initially ... Read more...

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Gazprom offers gas price discounts to EU firms


June 28th, 2012 - 5:35 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, June 28 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russian energy giant Gazprom will offer West European consumers 20 billion rubles ($615 million) in price discounts this year."Retroactive payments will amount to 20 billion ... Read more...

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China, Russia oil pipeline operation significant to global energy market: Expert


January 1st, 2011 - 1:49 pm ICT by ANI
Moscow, Jan 1 (ANI): The launch of a new oil pipeline between Russia's East Siberia and Chinese city of Daqing can be significant for the global energy market, a Russian expert has ... Read more...

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EU settles dispute with Microsoft over web browsers


December 16th, 2009 - 8:43 pm ICT by IANS
Brussels, Dec 16 (DPA) The European Commission said Wednesday it has resolved its long-running dispute with Microsoft after the US software giant agreed to allow customers a choice of Web browsers. European Union ... Read more...

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Europe faces many years of weak growth: IMF


October 3rd, 2009 - 4:35 pm ICT by IANS
Istanbul, Oct 3 (DPA) Europe will feel the effects of the global economic and financial crisis well beyond the next year, hampered by slower growth and high unemployment, the International Monetary ... Read more...

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Intel slammed by EU and fined $1.45 billion for illegal tactics


May 13th, 2009 - 8:42 pm ICT by John Le Fevre
Intel, the world’s largest computer chip manufacturer has been fined a record €1.06 billion (about $US1.45 billion) by the European Union (EU) for using illegal sales tactics to block rival Advanced ... Read more...

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EU slaps record $1.45-billion fine on Intel (Lead)


May 13th, 2009 - 5:51 pm ICT by IANS
Brussels, May 13 (DPA) The European Commission Wednesday levied a record 1.06-billion-euro ($1.45-billion) fine on US computer chipmaker Intel for bribing retailers and manufacturers to shut its main rival out of European ... Read more...

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Ukraine assures to fulfil new agreements on gas transits


January 27th, 2009 - 10:33 pm ICT by IANS
Brussels, Jan 27 (RIA Novosti) Ukraine has assured the European Union (EU) that the recently signed agreement on natural gas transits from Russia to Europe through its territory will be fully implemented, ... Read more...

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Ukraine starts receiving Russian gas for transit to Europe (Lead)


January 20th, 2009 - 8:08 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, Jan 20 (RIA Novosti) Ukraine's gas system started receiving Russian gas for transit to Europe Tuesday, a spokesman of Russian energy giant Gazprom said.Following Sunday's talks between the two countries' premiers, ... Read more...

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Russia, Ukraine to sign new gas deal Monday, says Gazprom


January 18th, 2009 - 11:24 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, Jan 18 (RIA Novosti) Gazprom is preparing documents on gas supplies to Ukraine and gas transit to Europe for signing Monday, the Russian energy giant said Sunday. "We are working to ... Read more...

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Ukraine refuses to transit gas for Europe: Gazprom (Lead)


January 14th, 2009 - 9:14 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, Jan 14 (RIA Novosti) Ukraine's national energy company Naftogaz refused to accept Russian gas due to be transited to Europe for the second day running, Russia's gas monopoly Gazprom said Wednesday. ... Read more...

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EU to go to court if gas supply not restored


January 14th, 2009 - 5:47 pm ICT by IANS
Strasbourg (France), Jan 14 (DPA) The European Union Wednesday threatened to ditch Russia's Gazprom and Ukraine's Naftogaz as gas suppliers and take court action unless shipments to Europe are immediately restored."Russia and ... Read more...

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Russian gas deliveries to Turkey, Balkan states halted (Lead)


January 6th, 2009 - 6:51 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, Jan 6 (RIA Novosti) Russian gas supplies through Ukraine to Turkey have stopped, the Turkish minister of energy and natural resources said Tuesday. Mehmet Hilmi Guler said Turkey was trying to ... Read more...

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Russia says to further cut gas to Ukraine


January 6th, 2009 - 3:41 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, Jan 6 (DPA) Russia has said it will further cut gas to Ukraine by 65 million cubic metres per day, the amount Moscow says Kiev is stealing from European clients further ... Read more...

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Ukraine illegally tapped Europe-bound Russian gas: Gazprom


January 4th, 2009 - 9:48 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, Jan 4 (RIA Novosti) Ukraine illegally tapped 50 million cubic metres of Russian natural gas bound for European consumers, a spokesman for Russian energy giant Gazprom said Sunday."Over the past 24 ... Read more...

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Russia fully cuts gas to Ukraine, ups supplies to Europe (Lead)


January 1st, 2009 - 8:02 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, Jan 1 (RIA Novosti) Russia's gas export monopoly Gazprom said Thursday that it has fully cut gas supplies to Ukraine but increased deliveries to Europe after last-ditch talks failed late Wednesday. ... Read more...

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India, China seeking Indian Ocean commercial and strategic leverage


September 1st, 2008 - 1:04 pm ICT by ANI
Hambantota (Sri Lanka), Sep.1 (ANI): India and China are reportedly competing to gain a commercial and strategic edge in the busy sea lanes of the Indian Ocen, even as China has ... Read more...

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Russian minister reassures about oil supplies to Europe (Lead)


August 29th, 2008 - 9:56 pm ICT by IANS
Berlin/Dushanbe, Aug 29 (DPA) Russia Friday assured that it was doing its best to ensure a stable supply of oil to Europe despite a diplomatic fallout in the aftermath of the Georgian ... Read more...

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Russia’s Gazprom resumes full gas supply to Ukraine


March 6th, 2008 - 5:15 pm ICT by admin
RIA NovostiMoscow, March 6 (RIA Novosti) Russian natural gas giant Gazprom has resumed full gas supplies to Ukraine after a two-day reduction in deliveries, the company's spokesman said Thursday. Gazprom had cut ... Read more...

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Russia cuts natural gas supply to Ukraine


March 3rd, 2008 - 6:28 pm ICT by admin
DPA Moscow/Kiev, March 3 (DPA) Russian energy giant Gazprom said it reduced gas supplies to Ukraine Monday because of a payment dispute. The Russian natural gas monopoly informed the Ukrainian natural gas distribution ... Read more...

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