What does OPEC stand for?

AS gas prices rise in the United States, the White House has called for OPEC to increase oil production. OPEC was founded on September 14, 1960, in Baghdad and has been located in Vienna, Austria, since 1995. What does OPEC stand for? OPEC is an abbreviation meaning Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries. The intergovernmental organization stabilizes the oil markets […]

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Australia needs to stand up for democracy

Save articles for later Add articles to your saved list and come back to them any time. Illustration: Jim PavlidisCredit: US ELECTION: Australia needs to stand up for democracy In Iran in 2009, Mahmoud Ahmadinejad claimed victory in the Iranian elections with only two-thirds of the vote counted, a move that led to widespread attacks against his opposition for continuing […]

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Arc de Triomphe: 22 stand their ground including Enable and Love – Arc runners, riders and prices

ENABLE and Love were two of the big names to stand their ground for Sunday's Arc at the latest forfeit stage. They joined the likes of Stradivarius and surprise name Logician in 22 possibles for the Longchamp showpiece. With Enable hunting a historic third win in the race following an agonising defeat last season, her connections would have been pleased […]

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Celebs who can’t stand Lea Michele

Lea Michele has been an entertainment industry darling (with a net worth to show for it) since her breakout performance in the 2006 Tony-winning rock musical Spring Awakening, leading to her beloved role as Rachel Berry on Fox’s musical teen show Glee. Michele’s career has included film roles, musical projects, and additional starring turns on TV, but through it all, her Glee character has been her […]

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Celebs who can’t stand Gwyneth Paltrow

It’s hard to tell exactly how Gwyneth Paltrow became so hated. Somewhere down the line of $75 vagina-scented candles, rose quartz-infused water bottles, and consistently forgetting entire chunks of her working career, the world kind of just shrugged and realized the star was a little bit out of touch. It’s not that Paltrow is malicious, but it’s hard to relate […]

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Lib Dems WON'T stand against ex-minister Dominic Grieve in election

Remainer alliance gears up for election: Lib Dems WON’T run against ex-Cabinet minister Dominic Grieve as he fights to hold his seat against Tories Mr Grieve masterminded several backbench revolts against the Government,  He confirmed he will run again in Beaconsfield, which voted Remain in 2016  Liberal Democrats are giving him a clear run against the new Tory candidate  The […]

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