A small group of insurgents in Nigeria's oil-rich Niger Delta helped drive up oil prices around the world yesterday.
They announced a strike against one of Royal Dutch Shell's two main export terminals in the West African nation, Washington Post reports.
It caused crude oil rising to an 8-month high above $73 a barrel in New York, Bloomberg reports.
This time the militants are partly damaged and shut down a Royal Dutch Shell offshore oil platform, The Associated Press reports.
Meanwhile, President Umaru Yar’Adua is to present the terms of an amnesty proposal today for militants who give up their arms and agree to a ceasefire, Businessday reports.
The co-author of this disaster is the Dutch government, which did not find either strength or desire to save the lives of its citizens who were flying on that plane. The Dutch authorities did not demand Ukraine to comply with international aviation regulations
On the second day of the St. Petersburg International Economic Forum, a plenary meeting was held, in which Russian President Vladimir Putin, French President Emmanuel Macron, Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe, Chinese Vice President Wang Qishan and IMF head Christine Lagarde took part