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Turkey to start building first nuke plant in 2018

The Turkish subsidiary of Russia’s nuclear energy company Rusatom plans to launch its project to build the first nuclear power plant (NPP) in Turkey next year, Russian news agency Tass reported, citing a statement from the Rosatom State Nuclear Corporation. Russia and Turkey signed an inter-governmental agreement in 2010 on cooperation in the construction and operation of Turkey’s first NPP. ...

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FIFA announces Chinese sponsor Vivo for 2018, 2022 World Cups

  ZURICH: Global football body FIFA announced another Chinese sponsor on Wednesday, saying that smartphone maker Vivo will be a backer for the 2018 and 2022 World Cups. FIFA is trying to recover from the worst corruption scandal in its history and has been struggling to sign up sponsors since several dozen football officials, including several in senior FIFA positions, ...

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Iran sees $50bn oil deals kick off in 2018

Iran expects around $50 billion worth of oil contracts to launch their operational phases next year, the director of investment at the Industrial Development and Renovation Organization (IDRO) was quoted as saying in an Iran Daily report. The Islamic Republic is inviting local and foreign companies to take part in oilfield development projects that Iran wants to launch soon, said ...

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Iceberg Towing Project Proposed for 2018

A company in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) plans to tow an iceberg from Antarctica to relieve the nation’s water shortage. A private firm based in Masdar City, Abu Dhabi, claims the National Advisor Bureau plans to send a ship south to haul the iceberg nearly 12,600 kilometers (7,800 miles) to Fujairah. An iceberg could provide enough water for one ...

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