Day: June 3, 2020


Oil moves higher, hovers below $40 as doubts emerge over next step on OPEC cuts

Oil ended slightly higher on Wednesday but remained below the session’s early highs above $40 a barrel, the highest since March, retreating as doubts emerged about the timing and scale of a potential extension to the pact between OPEC and its allies to cut crude supplies, Trend reports citing Reuters. Oil prices were supported by […]

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EU Affairs
EU Member States
European Parliament
Kassym-Jomart Tokayev
National News
Other countries
Ryszard Czarnecki

MEP: Kazakhstan’s President Tokayev pays special attention to social sphere

Member of the European Parliament Ryszard Czarnecki, sharing his thoughts on the year of Kassym-Jomart Tokayev’s presidency, said the Kazakh President is building a social welfare state, where special attention is paid to improving the quality of life of every citizen, Kazinform reported. “As the Chair of the EU-Kazakhstan Friendship Group in the European Parliament […]

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Debates on Europe
Northern Ireland

In Belfast the Virus Challenges Political Allegiances

I recently received an email from a friend in Mainland Europe. She was pleased to hear Ireland had moved out of Lockdown. Once again, I had to explain that I’m not actually Irish. “It’s complicated,” I wrote, this being Northern Irish shorthand for “sit down, it might take some time to explain this.” Though Belfast, […]

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