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Monday, 20 May 2019 23:58 WIB

Oil supplies were sufficient and stockpiles were still rising despite massive output drops from Iran and Venezuela, said OPEC kingpin Saudi Arabia and key producer UAE on Sunday, as oil exporters met in Jeddah. Producer nations discussed how to stabilize a volatile oil market amid rising U.S.-Iran tensions in the Gulf, which threaten to disrupt global supply. But "we see that (oil) inventories are rising and supplies are plenty," Saudi Energy Minister Khalid al-Falih told reporters at the start the meeting. The UAE's energy minister said there was no need to relax a deal by the OPEC+ group...

RECENT NEWS
US Wants Swift End to Istanbul Consulate Staff Trial
Thursday, 16 May 2019 09:30 WIB | Global

A U.S official has called for the trial of a Turkish employee of the U.S. Consulate on espionage charges to be resolved ``swiftly, transparently and fairly.'' The trial was adjourned Wednesday until June 28. Metin Topuz, a translator and assistant for the U.S. Drug Enforcement Agency, has been jailed on charges of espionage and attempting to overthrow the Turkish government. His case is one of several issues that have strained ties between the NATO allies. Topuz is accused of links to U.S.-based Turkish cleric Fethullah Gulen, who the Turkish government blames for the 2016 coup attempt....

5G Technology Excites, Worries US Lawmakers
Wednesday, 15 May 2019 23:34 WIB | Global

Powerful U.S. lawmakers who help shape the legal framework for America's technological advances on Tuesday admitted ignorance and confusion about the highly-anticipated broadband system already being deployed in parts of the world. "I actually know very little about 5G," said Dianne Feinstein of California, the top Democrat on the Senate Judiciary Committee. "Today, we're going to talk about something that I'm by no means an expert on," the panel's chairman, South Carolina Republican Sen. Lindsey Graham, said at a hearing where America's top cybersecurity officials testified on 5G's...

North Korea Experiences the Worst Drought in Decades
Wednesday, 15 May 2019 20:26 WIB | Global Korea Utara

North Korea says the country is experiencing 40-year difficulties amidst food difficulties in the country. The North Korean government news agency KCNA said Wednesday that 54.4 millimeters of rain had fallen in various parts of the country in the first five months of this year, the lowest since 1982. KCNA said that the dry season is expected to end until the end of May. Earlier this month, UN food agencies said in a joint agreement, about 10 million people in North Korea discussed food shortages after the country increased revenues in a reform. Last February, North Korea's Ambassador to...

Trump Denies Trade Talks with China Have Collapsed
Wednesday, 15 May 2019 09:37 WIB | Global

U.S. President Donald Trump is denying trade talks with China have collapsed and is characterizing what many are calling a trade war between the worlds two largest economies as œa little squabble. œWe have a dialogue going. Itll always continue, Trump said Tuesday morning in response to a question from VOA on the White House south lawn before boarding the Marine One helicopter. œWe had a deal that was very close and they broke it. Earlier, Trump said an agreement could be reached œwhen the time is right, but not unless Washington can narrow last years $419...

US Authorities Arrest 50 in Alleged Marriage Fraud Scheme
Tuesday, 14 May 2019 23:41 WIB | Global

U.S. authorities say they have arrested 50 people in connection with what prosecutors are calling a "large-scale marriage fraud scheme" aimed at circumventing immigration laws. According to a grand jury indictment filed last week, the scheme operated out of the southern state of Texas and includes people located both there and Vietnam. The court filings lay out an arrangement in which those wanting to gain permanent resident status in the United States paid between $50,000 and $70,000 to an organization led by Ashley Yen Nguyen. Those people would then be matched with a U.S. citizen...

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POLITICS
Amerika Terbitkan Daftar Politisi dan Oligarki Rusia Tapi Tidak Ada Sanksi Baru
Wednesday, 31 January 2018 01:01 WIB

Departemen Keuangan Amerika telah mengeluarkan daftar politisi dan tokoh bisnis Rusia yang dekat dengan pemerintahan Presiden Vladimir Putin, berikut hubungan mereka dengan para pemimpin puncak...

SECURITIES
Kerusuhan Merebak di India Jelang Penayangan Film Kontroversial
Thursday, 25 January 2018 11:25 WIB

Kerusuhan merebak di berbagai Kota India, sehari menjelang penayangan perdana film kontroversial yang menceritakan legenda seorang Ratu Hindu. Para pengunjuk rasa yang marah membakar mobil dan...

MISCELLANEOUS
Deputi Direktur FBI Mundur dari Jabatan
Tuesday, 30 January 2018 11:27 WIB

Andrew McCabe, pejabat FBI No. 2 yang secara umum dikritik Presiden Donald Trump atas dugaan bias politik, mundur dari biro tersebut hari Senin waktu AS, beberapa minggu sebelum masa pensiunnya,...