OPEC+ compromises on oil supply increase

OPEC+ compromises on oil supply increase

  • Members acknowledge the ‘extraordinary efforts’ of Saudi energy minister
By Frank Kane ·

Saudi Aramco President and CEO Amin Nasser, this year’s winner of the annual Chemists’ Club Kavaler award. (Supplied)

‘The worst is behind us’: Aramco CEO

  • Amin Nasser points to oil industry recovery after accepting prestigious chemists’ award
By Hala Tashkandi ·

Special Ankara rebuked at NATO meeting

Ankara rebuked at NATO meeting

  • Pompeo raps Turkey for opposing ideals and operational principles of alliance
By MENEKSE TOKYAY ·

Global virus death toll passes 1.5 million as nations plan for vaccine

Global virus death toll passes 1.5 million as nations plan for vaccine

  • US registers record of more than 210,000 new Covid cases in 24 hours
  • UN chief warns that even if vaccines are quickly approved, the world would still be fighting the pandemic’s aftershocks
By AFP ·

Saudi PIF seeks investment flexibility with $5 billion-plus loan

Saudi PIF seeks investment flexibility with $5 billion-plus loan

  • The loan finances are for use if and when the fund identifies investment opportunities 
  • PIF  is at the heart of the Kingdom’s strategy of economic diversification under its Vision 2030 reform plan
By Frank Kane ·

Anthony Davis agrees to 5-year deal to return to Lakers

Anthony Davis agrees to 5-year deal to return to Lakers

  • LeBron James had earlier agreed to a two-year, $85 million contract extension with the Lakers
  • Davis excelled throughout his first season with the Lakers, averaging 26.1 points, 9.3 rebounds, 3.2 assists and 2.3 blocks per game
By AP ·

Hong Kong media tycoon Jimmy Lai in custody after fraud charge

Hong Kong media tycoon Jimmy Lai in custody after fraud charge

  • Authorities have intensified a crackdown on key opposition figures in the Chinese-ruled city
  • ‘This is about dirtying Jimmy up. It’s Beijing’s policing brought to Hong Kong’
By Reuters ·