Russian oil producer Gazprom Neft and the National Iranian Oil Company (NIOC) have agreed to conduct a study into the possible development of two oil fields in Iran. Iranian oil minister said reports revealed that crude prices had taken up an upward trend recalling "the rise comes at a time when no actual reduction has yet taken place in production levels since OPEC output will go down as of January, 2017".
Russian Federation says its air force has helped Syrian troops repulse an Islamic State attack on the historic town of Palmyra. In the government's first official admission that Palmyra had fallen once again to the militants, Talal Barazi was quoted on Ikhbariyah TV as saying the army had pulled out of the city.
The woman, who is reported to be in her 20s, was apparently taken to prison; she was also accused of "speaking openly about prohibited relations with (non-related) men". However the gesture has also drawn widespread support, with one Twitter user comparing her to Rosa Parks , the black woman who defied racial segregation in the American Deep South in the 1960s.
Given these facts, it may be hard to understand why the Supreme Court hearing is considered the most significant in modern times and why for the first time since the Law Lords were created in 1876 all 11 Supreme Court judges have been assembled to hear a case.
Analysts did, however, expect Mattarella to ask Renzi to stay on long enough to pass the new budget, with a target date of December 23. The PD has the largest number of parliamentarians, so it is unlikely any new government could be formed without his backing.
Nearly certainly, her departure signals failure to adequately wrestle with forces that sometimes prevent her agency from rushing to the rescue of children in crisis, and deals a blow to de Blasio's approach to rejiggering child protective services.