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BP Exiting Stake in Russian Oil and Gas Company Rosneft

BP said Sunday it is exiting its share in Rosneft, a state-controlled Russian oil and gas company, in reaction to Russia’s invasion of Ukraine.BP has held a 19.75% stake in Rosneft since 2013. That stake is currently valued at $14 billion.London-based …

Study Nixes Mars Life in Meteorite Found in Antarctica

A 4-billion-year-old meteorite from Mars that caused a splash here on Earth decades ago contains no evidence of ancient, primitive Martian life after all, scientists reported Thursday.In 1996, a NASA-led team announced that organic compounds in the roc…

South African Hospitals Say Omicron Symptoms Less Severe

As cases of COVID-19 caused by the omicron variant soar in South Africa, hospital officials monitoring the outbreak say patient reports offer compelling evidence the variant causes illness that is less severe than previous forms of the disease.“Most of…

Myanmar soldiers accused of killing 11 after charred remains found

Published by Reuters (Reuters) – Myanmar soldiers have been accused of rounding up 11 people in a village in a central area of the strife-torn country before shooting them and setting fire to their bodies, according to residents in the area and media reports. The charred remains were found in […]

No one above the law, Myanmar junta minister says of Suu Kyi verdict

Published by Reuters By Poppy McPherson (Reuters) -A senior Myanmar junta official said on Tuesday the imprisonment of Aung San Suu Kyi showed that no one was above the law and the army chief had commuted her sentence on “grounds of humanity”. Information minister Maung Maung Ohn also told a […]