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Who really influences the price of oil?

Opec, the Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries, has certainly had its share of criticism over many years. President Trump recently accused the group of "ripping off the rest of the world" and keeping oil prices "artificially high".It has sometimes been charged with holding the world to ransom - notably in the mid-1970s when it…
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Argentina Dirty War: Two former Ford executives jailed

Image copyright AFP/Getty Images Image caption Pedro Muller (left) and Hector Sibilla said they would appeal against the verdict Two former Ford executives in Argentina have been given long jail sentences for collaborating with the country's brutal military regime in 1976-83.Factory manager Pedro Muller was sentenced to 10 years and ex-security chief Hector Sibilla given…
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Pioneering medics who drove across the world

Image copyright Britain Nepal Medical Trust Image caption Villagers in the eastern district of Dhankuta Fifty years ago a group of young doctors and nurses drove from the UK to Nepal, a country desperately short of medics. The health services they helped set up have saved millions of lives since, reports the BBC's Bhagirath Yogi.In…
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Scott Morrison: Australian PM in shoe Photoshop fail

Image copyright TWITTER Image caption The portrait of Scott Morrison showed him with fake white sneakers Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison has laughed off a Photoshop fail found in a portrait that was on his website.The photo of Mr Morrison and his family showed the prime minister wearing rather suspicious-looking sneakers. It didn't take long…
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The Instagrammer who wants to show a different side of Gaza

A Palestinian Instagrammer in the Gaza Strip wants to show us a different side of life there.Gaza has seen three major wars between Israel and Hamas, the militant group that controls the strip. Gaza’s economy has also been badly hit by a blockade by Israel and Egypt - needed, they say - for security reasons.…
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California wildfires: Number of missing falls to 25

Image copyright Reuters Image caption The fire wiped out 18,000 homes and other buildings in Paradise The number of people missing after California's deadliest wildfire has fallen to 25, from a high of more than 1,200 at the height of the disaster.Butte County Sheriff's office had put the number of missing at 49 on Friday,…