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  • Friday, June 13th 2008 - 21:00 UTC

    OPEC again cuts 2008 global oil demand estimate

    The Organization of Petroleum Exporting Countries cut its 2008 global oil demand forecast for a fifth month as record fuel prices curb consumption. Oil demand this year will rise 1.1 million barrels a day to 86.88 million barrels, OPEC said in its monthly oil market report today.

  • Thursday, June 12th 2008 - 21:00 UTC

    Sudan aircraft had “technical problems” says Aerolineas

    Argentina's flag air carrier Aerolíneas Argentinas last year had the opportunity to charter the Airbus 310 which caught fire in Sudan, killing at least 100 people, but the operation did not advance because of “technical problems” in the aircraft revealed the company in Buenos Aires.

  • Thursday, June 12th 2008 - 21:00 UTC

    London Stock Exchange after Argentine companies

    The London Stock Exchange is very much interested in having Argentine companies join the market since Argentina has excellent conditions: natural resources, technology and a trained population, according to Graham Dallas, senior manager from LSE currently visiting Buenos Aires to promote London's financial markets.

  • Thursday, June 12th 2008 - 21:00 UTC

    Europe's bargains: Swiss unleaded fuel and Spain's diesel

    United Kingdom motorists traveling in Europe will find the cheapest fuel in Spain and Switzerland, according to a survey from the Post Office Travel Services.

  • Thursday, June 12th 2008 - 21:00 UTC

    C24 reiterates call for Falklands' sovereignty talks

    The United Nations Special Committee of 24 on Decolonisation, (C24), called on the United Kingdom and Argentina to resume negotiations on the Malvinas/Falkland Islands sovereignty dispute, following Thursday's session in New York.

  • Wednesday, June 11th 2008 - 21:00 UTC

    Transport strikes behind looming fresh fish shortage

    Madrid's central market 'Mercamadrid' reported 89 per cent fewer trucks arriving with fresh fish shipments on Tuesday. Usually 90 vehicles enter and supply the market but on Tuesday only 10 entered, market authorities announced.

  • Wednesday, June 11th 2008 - 21:00 UTC

    Gibraltar allows norovirus infected cruise visitors to land

    Passengers on board the cruise ship MV Ventura were allowed to visit Gibraltar despite a handful of the passengers being ordered to remain on board because of a recent virus outbreak, according to the Gibraltar Chronicle.

  • Wednesday, June 11th 2008 - 21:00 UTC

    UK truckers row over pay triggers petrol panic-buying

    Crucial talks aimed at averting a strike in the United Kingdom by hundreds of tanker drivers have been held amid signs some drivers are panic-buying petrol. Leaders of the Unite union met officials of two companies working on Shell contracts in a bid to resolve a row over pay.

  • Tuesday, June 10th 2008 - 21:00 UTC

    S. Korean government on the cliff over US beef imports

    Thousands of protestors in downtown Seoul continued an overnight street march into early Wednesday morning, calling for the renegotiation of a United States beef import agreement despite an offer by the entire South Korean Cabinet to resign, reported the local Yonhap news agency

  • Monday, June 9th 2008 - 21:00 UTC

    G11emphasize energy efficiency rather than increased supply

    Energy ministers from the G 8 plus China, India, and South Korea meeting in Japan to address energy prices adopted Sunday a joint declaration calling for more domestic energy efficiency rather than insisting on oil producing countries to increase supply