The United Nations Security Council is due to vote on July 29 on a bid for an international tribunal to prosecute those suspected of downing a passenger airliner last year in Ukraine, but Russia said on Friday it was likely to block the move.
Italian oil and gas group Eni has signed an agreement to operate a new exploration block in the western desert of Egypt, strengthening its position in the country.
Eni, the biggest foreign major in Africa in terms of volumes, has
A group led by Russian oil firm Lukoil won a bid for a key oil block in the second day of Iraq's energy auction after tough service contract terms led to disappointing bidding on 12 new oil and gas fields for the Opec member nation.
India has asked operators of social media networks, including Facebook and Google, to screen user content and remove any offensive material, the information and telecoms minister said on Tuesday, but denied the move was censorship.
The Obama administration on Wednesday filed to block AT&T's proposed acquisition of wireless rival T-Mobile USA because of anticompetitive concerns, two sources familiar with the matter said.
A Justice Department spokeswoman declin
Iran briefly refused to allow a plane carrying German Chancellor Angela Merkel to India to enter its airspace, forcing the government aircraft to circle over Turkey for almost two hours before giving clearance.
Merkel, the latest in a seri
A Bahrain website that collected names and addresses of security personnel and encouraged people to attack them is among those to have been blocked by authorities, it has emerged.
However, a senior Information Affairs Authority's (IAA)
Bahraini authorities claimed to have blocked a number of websites and blogs by mistake.
The Information Affairs Authority (IAA) claimed a technical error resulted in blocking of several sites, but said in a statement it was fixing the prob
Batelco is set to block the simple mail transfer protocol e-mails through port 25 for all retail and wholesale residential Broadband ADSL customers from next month in order to curb spamming and similar practices.
The measure will only affe
Kuwait has blocked a number of Internet blogs and websites with links to 'terror' cells and groups, a top communications ministry official has said.
'The ministry has blocked blogs ... used by some to communicate with terror ce