2017 December 06

Archive for December 6th, 2017

Siluria Technologies and Wood Launch Modus™, the First Process Technology to Convert Low Value Offgas into Refinery Products

December 6, 2017 | Technology

New process technology enables petroleum refiners to convert offgas streams to high octane, low sulfur gasoline blendstock, resulting in enhanced profitability

SAN FRANCISCO and ABERDEEN, Scotland, Dec. 06, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Siluria Technologies, a leader in developing disruptive process …

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NATO: Upgrading Afghan Army Base, Not Building New One

December 6, 2017 | Entertainment

ISLAMABAD, PAKISTAN NATO's Resolute Support mission in Afghanistan has denied reports that construction material and equipment being imported and transported through neighboring Pakistan are being used to establish a new army base in the conflict-hit country.

The English-language Pakistani newspaper …

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Afghan Peace Body Offers Kabul Office for Taliban Talks

December 6, 2017 | Aviation, General

ISLAMABAD, PAKISTAN War-torn Afghanistan's official peace-negotiating panel offered Wednesday for the first time to let the Taliban open a representative office in Kabul or in a country of its own choice, for initiating a peace dialogue. The Taliban promptly rejected …

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Pakistani Social Activist Goes Missing in Lahore

December 6, 2017 | Technology

A Pakistani social media and peace activist is feared to have been abducted from the eastern city of Lahore.

Raza Khan, 40, is said to have gone missing after arranging an open discussion Saturday focusing on extremism and blasphemy in …

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IOC bans Russia from Winter Games 2018

December 6, 2017 | Energy & Power

International Olympic Committee has banned Russia from the 2018 Winter Games in South Korea for systematic doping.

The IOC announced the decision after examining whether there was an institutional conspiracy by Russian officials to corrupt the London 2012 Olympics and …

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FBI Agent: Saudi at Guantanamo Admitted Helping 9/11 Plot

December 6, 2017 | Business & Finance

A Saudi Arabian being held at the Guantanamo Bay detention camp has admitted to helping with flights and finances for seven of the 19 men who hijacked planes in the September 11, 2001, attacks on the U.S., one of his …

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