Suspected Islamist militants kill three police officers in Kazakhstan

Gunmen who may have been Islamist militants killed three policemen and a member of the public in Kazakhstan on Monday, the country’s President said. Nursultan Nazarbayev called the shootings in the commercial capital Almaty a terrorist act and the terror threat level has been raised. The interior ministry said one 27-year-old suspect had been detained… Read More Suspected Islamist militants kill three police officers in Kazakhstan

International oil prices fall amidst rising stocks of crude and refined fuel

Oil prices fell 2 percent on Monday as rising stocks of crude and refined fuel intensified fears of another major glut building in the market. Market intelligence firm Genscape reported that the Cushing, Oklahoma delivery hub for U.S. crude futures saw a supply build of 26,460 barrels in the week to July 15, traders who… Read More International oil prices fall amidst rising stocks of crude and refined fuel

Militants blow up double oil facilities in Delta State

Suspected militants in a twin attack, Monday morning, bombed two oil installations belonging to an oil exploration company, near Batan community in Delta State. Locals said the explosions occurred at about 12.05 am on Monday. The double strike came as Niger Delta Avengers (NDA) debunked the claim by the Minister of Youths and Sports, Mr… Read More Militants blow up double oil facilities in Delta State