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Colombia president-elect faces challenges on peace, economy

Colombia's President-elect Ivan Duque has promised to unite a divided country behind his plans to toughen a peace accord with Marxist rebels and to rekindle economic growth, but he will face major challenges when he takes office in August.

Asia Naphtha/Gasoline-Cracks hit near 2-mth low; Hanwha seeks cargoes

Asia's naphtha crack for first-half August hit $77.32 a tonne on Monday, making it the lowest front-month value in nearly two months as supplies were expected to increase. - Around 1.4 million tonnes of the fuel, which is used in the petrochemical industry and also to blend with petrol, are expected to land in Asia in July, the highest monthly level since February. - This came at a time when Middle Eastern supplies to Asia this month at up to 2.8 milli


Democrats, activists rally against Trump's family separation policy

ELIZABETH, N.J. Democratic lawmakers joined protesters outside immigration detention facilities in New Jersey and Texas on Sunday for Father's Day demonstrations against the Trump administration's practice of separating children from their parents at the U.S.-Mexico border. | Video