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Norway's pension fund to divest $8bn from coal, a new analysis shows 5.6.2015 Guardian: Environment

Largest fossil fuel divestment yet will affect 122 companies across the world, including SSE and Drax in the UK

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Wall St drops before jobs report; Greece worries linger 5.6.2015 Latest News
U.S. stocks fell on Thursday, hit by nervousness ahead of Friday's jobs report and lingering uncertainty over a Greece aid deal with creditors.
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Timor-Leste presses ahead with challenge to Timor Sea oil and gas treaty 5.6.2015 The Guardian -- World Latest

Now that Australia has handed back disputed documents, Timor-Leste is challenging the 2006 treaty after accusations of spying

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Sensex down marginally amid cautious trades 5.6.2015 Sify Finance
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Wall Street drops ahead of jobs report; Greece worries linger 5.6.2015 HBL: Home
US stocks fell on Thursday, hit by nervousness ahead of Friday's jobs report and lingering uncertainty over a Greece aid deal with creditors. Declining oil and gold prices also weighed on...
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India, Russia announce joint study on gas pipelines at OPEC summit 5.6.2015 ET: Foreign Trade
A pipeline from Russia can replace some of the West Asian suppliers and its natural gas can infuse life into many of India’s gasbased power plants.
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Shell to open largest offshore delivery centre globally in Bengaluru 5.6.2015 ET: Jobs
The company chose Bengaluru due to competitiveness and the availability of a skilled IT talent pool covering the broad range of skills that Shell needs worldwide.
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Group headed by Kofi Annan urges west to help Africa fund solar panels 5.6.2015 The Guardian -- World Latest

Top international panel, also featuring Bob Geldof, says continent could bypass fossil fuels and move straight to low-carbon sources of power

A high-level international body headed by the former UN secretary general Kofi Annan has urged the west to help Africa finance a new $20bn (£13bn) fund to provide low-cost solar panels for the two thirds of the continent’s population that lacks access to energy.

The annual Africa Progress report says there is an opportunity for Africa to bypass fossil fuels and move straight to low-carbon sources of power if aid is combined with higher taxes, an elimination of subsidies and a crackdown on illicit transfers to tax havens.

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Ghana petrol station blast, flooding leave estimated 150 dead | Reuters 5.6.2015 FirstPost: World

ACCRA An explosion at a petrol station in Ghana's capital and flooding caused by torrential rains killed around 150 people, President John Mahama said on Thursday, marking the worst disaster to strike the West African country in more than a decade. Around 96 people who sought shelter from floods overnight at the state-owned GOIL ( GOIL.GH ) gas station near a busy downtown intersection were killed, authorities said. Thousands more were made homeless in the citywide flooding, officials said.

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China urges no new demands at Iran nuclear talks | Reuters 5.6.2015 FirstPost: World

BEIJING China's foreign minister has urged that all parties involved in talks on Iran's nuclear programme make no new demands and that the legitimate concerns of the participants be respected, the Chinese government said late on Thursday. Iran, the United States, Britain, France, Germany, Russia and China reached a tentative framework for a nuclear pact on April 2 in Lausanne but several issues remain unresolved. They have a self-imposed June 30 deadline to arrive at a comprehensive agreement

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No widespread danger to water from fracking: US agency 5.6.2015 Zee News : Science and Technology
The controversial oil and gas extraction technique known as fracking poses no widespread danger to US drinking water, the US environmental agency said Thursday in a long-awaited assessment.
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US STOCKS-Wall St drops ahead of jobs report; Greece worries linger 5.6.2015 Sify Finance
* Energy, material shares lead decline
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US STOCKS-Wall St drops before jobs report; Greece worries linger 5.6.2015 Sify Finance
* Energy, material shares lead decline
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Wall St. drops before jobs report; Greece worries linger 5.6.2015 Sify Finance
By Caroline Valetkevitch
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US STOCKS-Wall St drops as Greece worries linger; materials, energy fall 5.6.2015 Sify Finance
* Energy, material shares lead decline
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Ads promising sexual prowess under scanner 5.6.2015 Kolkata News, Kolkata City News | Cities News - Times of India
Even as the controversy over Maggi and its advertisements continue to grip the country, commercials of sexual potency tablets have come under the ...
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From the archives - June 5, 1965 5.6.2015 Hindu: Home
Diesel oil and kerosene Addressing the meeting of the Oil Advisory Committee to-day [June 4, New Delhi], the Union Minister for Petroleum and Chemicals, Mr. Humayun Kabir, expresse...
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Road repairs on well past deadline 5.6.2015 Pune News, Pune City News | Cities News - Times of India
Despite crossing the deadline to complete road works, the civic administration is yet to finish the repairs and restoration ...
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Oil Tumbles Again Before OPEC; Worry Over Spiking European Yields 5.6.2015 newindianexpress.com
Crude prices tumbled about 2 percent for a second day on Thursday ahead of an OPEC decision likely to keep the market oversupplied and on worry rising European bond yields could tighten the availability of speculative money that had been invested in oil.
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Oil tumbles again before OPEC; worry over spiking European yields 5.6.2015 Sify Finance
By Barani Krishnan
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