Nigerian investigators have asked to question officials from Royal Dutch Shell Plc and Halliburton Co. ’s local unit in separate probes of allegedly illegal payments, the country’s financial crimes agency said.
Four men were arrested in Northern Ireland last night after police found a bomb in a car that was stopped in the city of Derry, as the U.K. region prepares for U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton’s visit today.
Hours after Barack Obama stood in Belfast last week praising efforts to bring down the city’s 40- foot barricades, a few hundred yards away Jim Callaghan was stamping out a gasoline bomb tossed near his home in western Europe’s last divided city.
Alfredo Catalani’s rarely performed opera “La Wally” (1892) ends with an avalanche killing the hero and the distraught heroine flinging herself into a snowy abyss. It’s the sort of thing that drives directors mad.
Northern Ireland’s deputy first minister, Martin McGuinness , said dissident republicans who killed a policeman in the region on April 2 are “enemies of the people of Ireland,” and should end their activities.
Offshore wind-power producers from Dong Energy A/S to RWE AG are building custom ships at record rates to reduce the cost of the technology that’s three times as pricey as electricity from coal plants.