IEA to Release 60 Million Oil Barrels

2 Paris, Jun 24. -The International Energy Agency (IEA) will release 60 million barrels of oil from its strategic reserve in July to compensate for the interruption of Libyan exports, said CEO Nobuo Tanaka. Mr. Tanaka said the 28-member IEA agreed to contribute two million barrels daily over a 30-day period, enabling the council to measure the impact and adopt

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U.S Withdrawal from Afghanistan Still Uncertain

1 Washington, Jun 21. -The White House has not yet provided any details on the planned withdrawal of U.S. troops from Afghanistan in July, while speculation continues to grow about President Barack Obama's decision about the issue. The local press considers Obama may well refer to the issue on Thursday from the Fort Drum military base in New York, but

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Cuban National Ballet Takes Guarani Legend to Brasilia

0 Havana, Jun 15. -The National Ballet of Cuba (BNC) will stage "La leyenda del agua grande" (The Legend of the Big Water), in July in Brasilia, a ballet that recreates the Guarani myth of the origin of the Iguazu Falls. Choreographed by Eduardo Blanco, the company will first perform the ballet in Rio de Janeiro, Salvador de Bahia and

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