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OPEC, key producers to discuss six-month oil deal

ISTANBUL (Reuters) - OPEC will hold talks with non-member oil producers on Wednesday in a bid to hammer out details of a global agreement to cap production for at least six months as Russia lent its support for the plan.
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A new EU corporate tax proposal could fundamentally change how multinationals pay their tax bills in Ireland.
The decision by a Canadian firm to buy Ireland’s only refinery at Whitegate in Cork Harbour ensures security of supply and contributes to the country’s economic growth, Environment Ministe
Dunnes Stores has overtaken Tesco as the second largest player in the Irish grocery market, new figures show.
Revenues at the group that operates two five-star hotels in Co Kerry last year soared by 27% to €17m.
Dublin’s Gate Theatre made a loss last year, which cut into its accumulated profits, newly-filed accounts reveal.
A seven-judge Supreme Court is hearing the Motor Insurers’ Bureau of Ireland’s appeal against decisions that it is potentially liable for claims brought against collapsed insurer Setanta.
Iraq threw an obstacle in Opec’s path toward a final deal to stabilise oil markets when it balked at joining efforts to trim output to prop up crude prices.
There are some signs that bond markets are beginning to sense that the free ride from central bankers is coming to an end, with a noticeable upward move in yields of late.
Microsoft plans to increase prices for some enterprise services by up to 22% in Britain following the plunge in the pound, likely hitting thousands of companies and government departments who rely on
GlaxoSmithKline (GSK) has filed its shingles vaccine Shingrix for US regulatory approval, the drugmaker said yesterday, bringing the potential $1bn (€918m)-a-year seller a step closer to market.
Caterpillar is the best- performing US industrial stock this year on bets its cost-cutting efforts will reap rewards as demand recovers. The problem is, demand is not recovering.
Israeli film and television director Gideon Raff, whose drama series "Hatufim" (Prisoners of War) and its acclaimed US adaptation "Homeland" is being remade for the Indian audience by filmmaker Nikkhi
A retired principal was shot dead by some unidentified assailants when he was returning from a school after a teaching session, police said today. Ramesh Shukla, 62, a resident of Vishnupuri village,
India will stage the Under-17 football World Cup from October 6 to 28 next year, the sport's world governing body FIFA announced today while ratifying Kolkata as the sixth venue for the mega-event aft
Twenty four trucks with medical waste from Kerala, meant to be taken to a private farm in the outskirts here, for segregation and recycle, were seized and one person taken into custody in this connect
Batting for sports to be included in school curriculum, Sports Minister Vijay Goel today said that to impart the desired importance to sports, it should be made a compulsory subject at the school leve
LONDON (AP) — Britain’s government will reveal how it plans to expand London’s airport capacity, more than a year after a special commission recommended a third runway at Heathrow. Transp
The Reserve Bank of India today fixed the reference rate of the rupee at 66.8777 against the US dollar and 72.7897 for the euro. The corresponding rates were 66.8625 and 72.7999, respectively yesterd
Three armed men today looted a bank on gunpoint in Kulgam district of Kashmir, police said. The gunmen, who were all wearing masks, entered the Jammu and Kashmir Bank branch at Kadder in Kulgam distr
Home Minister Rajnath Singh spoke to Delhi Police Commissioner Alok Verma over the death of a person in an explosion in north Delhi's Naya Bazar area here today. The Home Minister, who is in Bahrain,
Private sector HDFC Bank today reported 20.4 per cent jump in net profit at Rs 3,455.3 crore for the quarter ended September 30. The bank had earned Rs 2,869.5 crore profit in the same quarter of
On Full Frontal, Monday Night, host Samantha Bee managed to make interviews with various female politicians brilliantly funny — while discussing the profound misogyny they still face even though
FRANKFURT, Germany (AP) — Swiss drug company Novartis saw net profit slip in the third quarter as the loss of a key drug to generic use in the United States outweighed strong sales of its psoriasis d
Japanese auto major Honda today launched its flagship model Honda Accord hybrid in India priced at Rs 37 lakh (ex-showroom Delhi). India is only the sixth country globally where Honda has launche
Arvind Ltd today reported a marginal increase of 1.47 per cent in consolidated net profit at Rs 71.7 crore for the second quarter ended September 30, mainly on account of jump in employee benefit expe
With the drug menace becoming a huge issue in Punjab elections, the Election Commission today said a robust strategy will be prepared to prevent use of money, drugs and liquor in the assembly polls.
A 13-year-old girl was killed when some youths opened fire allegedly following an altercation with her father in Itaua village near Gunnaur town, police said today. The incident occurred yesterday af
With an aim to spread awareness among masses about designs, the Institute of Indian Interior Designers (IIID), has identified 12 locations in and around the city to develop landmarks with architectura
Trinamool Congress MP and West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee's nephew Abhishek Banerjee will undergo a surgery this afternoon for "orbital floor fracture" he suffered during a car accident las
The Indian tennis players are a jittery lot these days as the number of tournaments -- both Challengers and Futures - has fallen to alarming levels, making their life tougher on an already demanding c
Three persons were killed and 12 others were severely injured when the tractor trolley on which they were travelling overturned and fell into a pond here, police said today. The vehicle on-board 15 p

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