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  • 5 Oct 2012- 11:07 by Local Press Report ROME Bloomberg Businessweek Global food prices will probably stay high in the next six months after drought in the U.S. and Russia cut grain supplies, said the United Nations. The global market “will switch to a short supply mode” for the first time in two
  • 13 Aug 2012- 08:12 by Local Press Report TABRIZ ahram online Twin earthquakes that devastated rural villages in northwest Iran on the weekend killed 306 people, most of them women and children, and have sparked fears of disease outbreak, officials said on Monday. Another 3,037 people were injured. 
  • 6 Jun 2012- 00:00 by OOSKAnews Correspondent QUITO, Ecuador Lawyers representing four Ecuadorian tribes last week presented Chevron with a collections action for $18 billion USD, to be heard in Canada’s Superior Court of Justice. An Ecuadorian court originally awarded the plaintiffs the huge sum in
  • 14 May 2012- 15:27 by OOSKAnews Correspondent QUITO, Ecuador In the latest skirmish in the long-term battle over oil giant Chevron’s alleged pollution of the Ecuadorian rainforest, campaigners have highlighted an essay by environmental lawyer Robert F. Kennedy, Jr. detailing his observations on the
  • 3 May 2012- 14:52 by OOSKAnews Correspondent QUITO, Ecuador The long-term war of words between U.S. oil company Chevron and Ecuadorian jungle communities took a new turn last week, when campaigners released a video, "Chevron's Amazon Chernobyl," which they claim shows how the energy
  • 24 Jan 2012- 10:49 by OOSKAnews Correspondent NEW DELHI, India India’s largest pipe manufacturer, PSL Ltd., is looking to double its orders in 2012 to about $874 million USD. The company says it expects the increased business based on orders it has won in the past few days and ones it expected to