UNITED NATIONS, Sept 22 Almost 90 big companies in sectors from food to cement to telecommunications are pledging to slash their greenhouse gas emissions in a new campaign to steer multi-nationals towards a low-carbon future, organizers said on Sunday.
ABUJA, Sept 20 Nigeria's anti-fraud office on Friday charged a former petroleum ministry official with accepting bribes and failing to follow protocol over an ill-fated gas deal that has left the government facing a disputed bill of more than $9 billion.
Sept 20 Latin American currencies lost ground against the dollar on Friday as optimism stemming from stimulus in major economies began to fade, while stocks in Brazil led the charge among regional indices. MSCI's index of Latin American currencies fell 0.4% in early trading hours with Brazil's real hovering at two-week lows. The real in on course to lose nearly 2% of its value against the dollar mostly due to the central bank on Wednesday cutting its interest-rate to a re
ISLAMABAD, Sept 20 Pakistan has given the go-ahead to five consortiums, including Exxon Mobil, Royal Dutch Shell and Mitsubishi, to progress with their liquefied natural gas (LNG) terminal plans, a minister told Reuters on Friday.
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