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Ukraine’s Black Sea deal also helps Russian farmers, economy

With much fanfare, ship after ship loaded with grain has sailed from Ukraine after being stuck in the country’s Black Sea ports for nearly six months. More quietly, a parallel wartime deal met Moscow’s demands to clear the way for its wheat to get to the world, too, boosting an industry vital to Russia’s economy […]

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Technology

Cloud communication firm Twilio hacked – ETCIO SEA

San Francisco: US-based Cloud communications company Twilio has admitted data breach as hackers entered its internal systems after stealing employee credentials in an SMS phishing attack. Twilio said it identified 125 customers who had their data accessed during a security breach. “We have identified approximately 125 Twilio customers whose data was accessed by malicious actors […]

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Technology

eCloudvalley partners with The Royal Group to accelerate digital transformation in Cambodia – ETCIO SEA

eCloudvalley Digital Technology, a leading provider of digital transformation in Asia, has announced the establishment of a joint venture in Cambodia with The Royal Group. The strategic partnership aims to accelerate digital transformation in Cambodia and unleash local enterprise innovations by leveraging eCloudvalley’s extensive cloud experience and The Royal Group’s strong local connections. eCloudvalley Chief […]

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UK

Greater Balder Area: Vår Energi Increases Norwegian North Sea Foothold

August 15, 2022 Image Balder FPU – Credit Vår Energi Norwegian oil and gas company Vår Energi said Monday it had acquired 30% ownership in production licenses (PL) 820S and 820 SB north of the Balder field in the North Sea from Lime Petroleum, Pandion Energy, and Lundin Energy Norway AS (now Aker BP).  Vår […]

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UK

Massive operation launched after police receive 10 missing children calls– Boy dies in sea

Of these, a large proportion – 168 children – had gone missing from care homes, foster carers or other care settings. Children who went missing also did so multiple times; there were 891 total reported cases in the period covered. Councillor Ruth Buttery, cabinet member for children’s services at Dudley Council, responded: “The wellbeing and […]

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World

Putin loses patience over Navy humiliation of sunken flagship – Black Sea commander SACKED

The sinking of the Moskva was Russia’s most expensive military loss since their invasion of Ukraine in February. Forbes put the loss at an estimated cost of £574million with pictures showing the ship on fire moments before it sank in April. Ukraine claimed that the ship was brought down by two Neptune missiles at the […]

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Putin rattled as NATO plots to seize control of Baltic Sea waterway on Russia’s doorstep

Russia ‘already targeting’ Sweden and Finland says Rinkēvičs Hanno Pevkur, Estonia’s defence minister, said if Finland and Sweden do, as expected, join NATO, it will decisively tip the balance of power away from Russia. Mr Pevkur yesterday announced plans for his country and Finland – both of which share land and sea border with Russia […]

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Finance

Ukraine’s first Black Sea food shipment sails through sea of troubles

When the Razoni left Odesa at the start of this month, the first ship to sail from Ukraine with a cargo of food since Russia’s full-scale invasion was hailed by UN secretary-general António Guterres as carrying two commodities in short supply — “corn, and hope”. But the world’s most closely monitored vessel has since proved […]

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UK

Denmark, Sweden & Norway sign new military pact to counter Russian influence in Baltic Sea

In a recent development, a new agreement on military cooperation in the Baltic Sea has been announced by the Nordic nations of Sweden, Denmark, and Norway. According to reports, the three nations have decided to share satellite pictures and radar data while working together to monitor the region around the sea. The move has been […]

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Putin sent scrambling as Black Sea Navy fleet ‘significantly degraded’ after huge strike

The UK is providing military support to Ukraine including ammunition and heavy artillery, and just yesterday it announced that Britain will gift another set of multiple launch rocket systems to enable the country to strike back at Putin’s army. On Tuesday, multiple explosions occurred at the Russian-operated Saky military airfield in western Crimea. The explosions […]