Monthly Archives: June 2016

Bulgaria, Greece expand gas interaction

Gas network operators in Bulgaria and Greece Bulgartransgaz and DESFA signed an interconnection agreement allowing market players to transport gas - including from liquefied natural gas sources - between the two countries for the first time, the report...

Minor quake jolts Iran’s northeastern city

An earthquake measuring five on the Richter scale jolted Bojnourd City in North Khorasan Province of Iran.According to Geophysics Institute of Tehran University, the tremor occurred at 03:26 local time (GMT+4:30), Mehr news agency reported.The report d...

Normalization of Turkish-Israeli relations to have positive effect on Gaza Strip

By Elena Kosolapova - Trend: An agreement on the normalization of relation signed on June 28 between Turkey and Israel will favor stability in the Gaza Strip, Nimrod Goren, the founder and chairman of Mitvim - Israeli Institute for Regional

New director general of SOCAR-KBR joint venture appointed

Alp Togay Kurum has been appointed the new director general of SOCAR Kellogg Brown and Root Services B.V (SOCAR KBR LLC, a joint venture of Azerbaijan's state oil company SOCAR and the US's KBR), Turkish media reported June

Death toll reaches 41 in Istanbul terrorist attack

The death toll as a result of the terrorist attack committed at Istanbul Ataturk International Airport June 28 has reached 41 people, the TRT Haber news channel reported June 29.Thirteen of the killed are foreigners.Turkish, Saudi Arabian, Iraqi, Tunis...

OSCE: Full use of existing negotiation format needed to resolve Karabakh conflict

There is a need to make full use of the existing negotiation format, recommit to peaceful settlement and step up forward in the process of settlement of the Armenia-Azerbaijan Nagorno-Karabakh conflict, said the OSCE Secretary General Lamberto Zannier....

Pope Francis names a Filipino priest as new bishop of Saipan

A Filipino priest has been appointed by Pope Francis as new bishop for the Church in Oceania on Friday.Fr. Ryan Jimenez will be the second bishop of the Diocese of Chalan Kanoa in Saipan, the largest island of the Northern

Nasdaq Closing Cross Calculates U.S. Russell Indexes for the 13th Consecutive Year

NEW YORK, June 24, 2016 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Nasdaq (Nasdaq:NDAQ) today announced the Nasdaq Closing Cross was used for the 13th consecutive year to rebalance Nasdaq-listed securities in the entire family of U.S. Russell indexes during its annual reconstitution. Approximately

Hammond: Cameron not to step down following Britain’s vote to leave EU

UK Foreign Secretary Philip Hammond says Prime Minister David Cameron will not resign after the Brexit vote."The country needs sense of continuity and stability and Cameron has made clear he will remain as PM," Hammond was quoted as saying in

Turkish minister: UK’s withdrawal from EU can cause domino effect

Turkey respects Britons' choice to leave the European Union, the TRT Haber news channel quoted Turkey's Minister for the EU Affairs Omer Celik as saying June 24.UK's withdrawal from the EU can cause a domino effect, according to the minister."The