ECONOMY Iraq oil supplies vulnerable as Middle East tensions increases, says IEA – CPI Financial

ECONOMY Iraq oil supplies vulnerable as Middle East tensions increases, says IEA – CPI Financial

The International Energy Agency (IEA) has warned that oil supplies from Iraq, the Middle East’s second-biggest producer, are potentially vulnerable amid intensifying geopolitical risks in the country and the broader region. Crude prices briefly soared to a three-month high above $70 a barrel last week as tensions between the US and Iran erupted in neighbouring […]

New Schengen visa system for Europe travellers; are you eligible? – Khaleej Times

New Schengen visa system for Europe travellers; are you eligible? – Khaleej Times

Published on January 19, 2020 at 11.29 1 of 5 Schengen visa requirements for Emirati visitors to Europe will soon change, according to a statement issued by the European Union’s ETIAS (European Travel Information and Authorization System). Currently, travelers from the UAE, who wish to visit a Schengen member nation may do so without being required to […]

This Celebrity-Approved Jewelry Brand Is Now Available At Net-A-Porter – The Zoe Report

This Celebrity-Approved Jewelry Brand Is Now Available At Net-A-Porter – The Zoe Report

This week’s new arrivals at Net-A-Porter include a celebrity-approved jewelry brand that comes highly approved by the style set. Instagram favorites like Kourtney Kardashian, Dua Lipa and Taylor Swift have all been seen wearing KATKIM, an LA-based fine jewelry brand that specializes in minimal engagement rings and shape-centric earrings. Yellow gold and colorless diamonds in […]

Oxford Sciences Innovation parts ways with chief executive – Financial Times

Oxford Sciences Innovation parts ways with chief executive – Financial Times

Oxford university’s commercial spin-off arm has parted company with its chief executive, Charles Conn, just months after he joined the £600m investment business. Oxford Sciences Innovation, the largest fund of its kind, counts some of the world’s biggest investors among its backers, including Google Ventures, Temasek, the Singaporean sovereign wealth fund, Tencent, the Chinese tech […]

The ESA Is Building an Oxygen Plant that Makes Breathable Air out of Simulated Moondust – Interesting Engineering

The ESA Is Building an Oxygen Plant that Makes Breathable Air out of Simulated Moondust – Interesting Engineering

The European Space Agency (ESA) is working on an oxygen plant that can make breathable air out of simulated moondust. The aim is to one day use it on the Moon with actual moondust to, well, produce breathable oxygen. RELATED: MOON DUST COLLECTED BY NEIL ARMSTRONG COULD FETCH UP TO $4 MILLION AT AUCTION “Being able to acquire oxygen from […]

China reports 17 new cases of mystery virus in Wuhan – Al Jazeera English

China reports 17 new cases of mystery virus in Wuhan – Al Jazeera English

China reported 17 new cases of a mysterious virus on Sunday, including three patients in a severe condition, heightening concerns of more infections as hundreds of millions of people prepare to travel home for the Lunar New Year holiday. The new strain of coronavirus has caused alarm because of its connection to Severe Acute Respiratory […]

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