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Exxon Mobil 'seeks waiver' from Russia sanctions
Rex Tillerson
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Exxon Mobil 'seeks waiver' from Russia sanctions

Oil giant once under the control of Rex Tillerson wants to resume its oil exploration venture with Rosneft
21 Apr 2017
US and Russia spar over vetoed Syria sanctions
US ambassador Nikki Haley at the UN Security Council
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US and Russia spar over vetoed Syria sanctions

Anger as Moscow blocks UN sanctions over regime's use of chemical weapons
1 Mar 2017
Who is Rex Tillerson? From Exxon chief to secretary of state
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Who is Rex Tillerson? From Exxon chief to secretary of state

Donald Trump appears to dismiss concerns of energy leader's 'too-cosy' relationship with Putin
13 Dec 2016
Victory for Standing Rock as Dakota pipeline is rerouted
North Dakota
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Victory for Standing Rock as Dakota pipeline is rerouted

Activists express caution over decision to move pipeline favoured by president-elect Donald Trump
5 Dec 2016
Saudi Arabia's radical plan to end 'addiction' to oil
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Saudi Arabia's radical plan to end 'addiction' to oil

Prince Mohammed bin Salman unveils plan to transform Gulf state's finances by 2030
26 Apr 2016
BP investors rebel over boss Bob Dudley's £14m pay
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BP investors rebel over boss Bob Dudley's £14m pay

Almost 60 per cent of shareholders vote against 20 per cent rise after group's worst ever loss
15 Apr 2016
Tehran accuses Saudis of bombing its embassy in Yemen
Protests against execution of Shiite cleric Nimr al-Nimr
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Tehran accuses Saudis of bombing its embassy in Yemen

Row is latest bout in ongoing diplomatic war between Shia Iran and Sunni Saudi Arabia
7 Jan 2016
US business poised for Iran deal bonanza
US Secretary of State John Kerry
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US business poised for Iran deal bonanza

Agreement with Iran will open up new markets for everything from aircraft to pistachio nuts
15 Jul 2015
British oil firm 'paid soldiers who silenced opposition'
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British oil firm 'paid soldiers who silenced opposition'

Soco International accused of paying soldiers who beat, intimidated and killed opponents of oil exploration
12 Jun 2015
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