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CAIRO (Reuters) – Maritime traffic has resumed in Kuwait’s Sheweikh and AL-Doha ports after a temporary closure due to bad weather, but Shuaiba port remains closed, Kuwait’s Port Authority said on Thursday, Kuwait News Agency (KUNA) reported. Poor weather and heavy rains closed all three ports on Wednesday, the ports authority announced. The Gulf state
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(Reuters) – U.S. energy company Kinder Morgan Inc’s proposed Gulf liquefied natural gas (LNG) export terminal in Mississippi took a step toward receiving federal approval for construction on Thursday after staff at the federal energy regulator issued a draft environmental report. In the report, known as an environmental impact statement, staff at the Federal Energy
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FILE PHOTO: Cars pass a traffic sign, which ban diesel cars at the Max-Brauer Allee in downtown Hamburg, Germany, November 8, 2018. REUTERS/Fabian Bimmer/File Photo DUESSELDORF (Reuters) – A German administrative court on Thursday ruled that the western state of North Rhine-Westphalia must ban older diesel vehicles from parts of the nation’s industrial heartland, including
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WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The Trump administration plans to set up a side-event promoting fossil fuels at the annual U.N. climate talks next month, repeating a strategy that infuriated global-warming activists during last year’s talks, according to three people with knowledge of the matter. FILE PHOTO: U.S. President Donald Trump refers to amounts of temperature change
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LONDON (Reuters) – Britain is likely to leave the European Union’s Emissions Trading System (ETS) after Brexit and set up its own equivalent system, UK government documents published late Wednesday show. FILE PHOTO: An environmental activist pushes a giant ball with the words, “Toxic tonnes” during a protest outside the European Parliament in Brussels February
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CAIRO (Reuters) – Kuwait suspended all departing flights from the capital’s airport on Wednesday due to the extreme weather which has hit the Gulf state in recent days and caused floods. “All flights departing from Kuwait international airport are suspended ‘Precautionary’, and arriving flights will be redirected to Dubai international airport, Bahrain international airport and
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