The impact of Iranian oil expected to come onto the world markets after it signs the agreement on its nuclear program is still difficult to forecast, as there are too many other global factors, said Russian Finance Minister Anton Siluanov.
The economic crisis in Greece created deep national divides but it’s not the Greek people’s fault, it’s the fault of the way the European elites have obfuscated the real issues at hand, professor of sociology Costas Panayotakis, told RT.
Four people have been detained after minor scuffles with police in Tel Aviv during mass protests demanding transparency over a natural gas deal between the government and a US-Israeli energy conglomerate.
Armenian protesters have rejected the PM’s requests to dismantle barricades in central Yerevan and have outlined their requests. Alongside the freezing of electricity tariffs, protesters are demanding the use of force by police officers be investigated.
Protesters in Yerevan have spent another night on the streets of Armenian capital, facing an increased police presence, who have promised to refrain from using force as long as the crowd rallying against electricity price hikes remains peaceful.
Protesters in the center of Yerevan have rejected an offer to meet with the Armenian president, choosing to continue their mass sit-in against electricity price hikes. The rally erupted in clashes after the crowd marched on the presidential residence.
The OPEC cartel of the world’s 12 major oil producers is expected to keep production high to protect market share and meet increasing demand, according to the International Energy Agency (IEA). This puts this year’s 45 percent price rise at risk.
Two states are investigating Apple for potentially colluding with or pressuring music companies to favor its new Apple Music, its new paid subscription service, to the detriment of Apple’s competitors. The US government and EU are also probing the issue.
WikiLeaks published more secret documents from the controversial TPP agreement on Wednesday. The leaked drafts concerning healthcare in the US have activists worried the agreement might play into the hands of big pharmaceutical companies.