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Sep 24, 2014

Maersk to invest billions, reap savings, but no cash for shareholders

COPENHAGEN, Sept 24 (Reuters) – Denmark’s A.P. Moller-Maersk
said on Wednesday it would invest billions of dollars in new
ships, reap hundreds of millions in savings and announced
valuable contracts for its drilling rigs.

But shares of the world’s largest container shipping company
fell more than 3 percent, partly because it failed to announce
any of the initiatives the market had anticipated for its
investor day in Copenhagen.

Jun 24, 2014

With Bakken oil pipeline, Enterprise goes where others have failed

BISMARCK North Dakota/NEW YORK (Reuters) – Enterprise Products Partners LP proposed on Tuesday to build the first direct pipeline moving shale oil from the Bakken formation to the Cushing, Oklahoma storage hub, hoping to succeed where others have failed.

The 1,200-mile (1,900-km) pipeline will have a capacity of 340,000 barrels per day (bpd) adding supplies to the delivery point for U.S. crude benchmark futures. Enterprise aims to have the pipeline up and running by the end of 2016.

May 30, 2014

Ukraine to push on with army offensive, row grows over Russian fighters reports

KIEV/DONETSK Ukraine (Reuters) – Ukraine’s government vowed on Friday to press ahead with a military offensive against separatists, despite a deadly attack on an army helicopter, amid increasing reports that volunteer fighters from Russia were involved in rebellions in the east.

President-elect Petro Poroshenko, who scored an overwhelming first-round victory in a poll on May 25, swore to punish those responsible for the shooting down on Thursday of the helicopter near Slaviansk, which killed 14 servicemen including a general.

May 29, 2014

Ukraine separatists down army helicopter, 14 killed

DONETSK Ukraine (Reuters) – Pro-Russian separatists shot down a Ukrainian army helicopter on Thursday, killing 14 soldiers including a general, as government forces pressed ahead with an offensive to crush rebellions in the east swiftly following the election of a new president.

After weeks of accusations from Kiev of Russian involvement in the uprising, a rebel leader in the eastern city of Donetsk acknowledged that some of his fighters who died in the government offensive had been “volunteers” from Russia, saying their bodies were being returned home across the border.

May 28, 2014

The reality of Ukraine’s conflict in a Donetsk morgue

DONETSK Ukraine (Reuters) – At the Kalinin morgue in Donetsk, where fighting has raged for two days between Ukrainian forces and pro-Russian separatists, the bodies were piled so high it was difficult to tell their number.

The separatists say these were wounded men being transported back to the city in a Soviet-era truck when they were struck by fire from the ground and air.

May 28, 2014

More than 50 rebels killed as new Ukraine leader unleashes assault

DONETSK, Ukraine, May 27 (Reuters) – Ukrainian aircraft and paratroopers killed more than 50 pro-Russian rebels in an assault that raged into a second day on Tuesday after a newly elected president vowed to crush the revolt in the east once and for all.

The unprecedented offensive throws a challenge to Russian President Vladimir Putin, who has said he reserves the right to defend Russian speakers under threat, but whose past assertions that Kiev is led by an illegitimate “junta” were undermined by the landslide election victory of billionaire Petro Poroshenko.

May 27, 2014

Over 50 rebels killed in biggest Ukraine government assault

DONETSK, Ukraine, May 27 (Reuters) – More than 50 pro-Russian rebels were killed in an unprecedented assault by Ukrainian government forces, which raged into a second day on Tuesday after a newly-elected president vowed to crush the revolt in the east once and for all.

Reuters journalists counted 20 bodies in combat fatigues in one room of a city morgue in Donetsk. Some of the bodies were missing limbs, sign that the government had brought to bear overwhelming firepower against the rebels for the first time.

May 27, 2014

More than 50 rebels killed in biggest Ukraine government assault

DONETSK, Ukraine, May 27 (Reuters) – More than 50 pro-Russian rebels were killed in an unprecedented assault by Ukrainian government forces, which raged into a second day on Tuesday after a newly-elected president vowed to crush the revolt in the east once and for all.

Reuters journalists counted 20 bodies in combat fatigues in one room of a city morgue in Donetsk. Some of the bodies were missing limbs, sign that the government had brought to bear overwhelming firepower against the rebels for the first time.

May 27, 2014

Fighting rages in eastern Ukraine city, dozens dead

DONETSK Ukraine (Reuters) – Ukrainian forces fought with separatists in the city of Donetsk for a second day on Tuesday after inflicting heavy losses on the rebels and the government vowed to press on with a military offensive “until not a single terrorist” was left.

Pro-Russian rebels said more than 50 of their fighters had been killed. The mayor of Donetsk, an industrial hub in eastern Ukraine, said the death toll in the clashes which erupted on Monday stood at 40, including two civilians.

May 26, 2014

Ukraine army, rebels battle for control of Donetsk airport

DONETSK, Ukraine (Reuters) – Ukrainian government warplanes carried out airstrikes against pro-Russian rebels who seized Donetsk international airport on Monday, triggering a battle in and around the complex in a show of force by both sides after the election of a new president.

Reuters journalists saw black smoke billowing from the area of the airport after repeated explosions and gunfire, while jets roared overhead. A security official also said paratroops had landed in one of the fiercest clashes since violence broke out in Russian-speaking eastern Ukraine some two months ago.