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Saudi, Iraq renew efforts to cut oil production

OPEC’s top two oil producing nations will strengthen their resolve on production cuts, as the group struggles to keep to its self-imposed limit. Late last year, the oil cartel announced it would cut output until March next year in an effort to reverse the downward trend in oil prices. But …

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Census shows huge increase in homeless figures

The Central Statistics Office has published its latest profile report of results from Census 2016 which focuses on homeless people in Ireland. The report shows that, on Census night in April last year, just over 6,900 people were either sleeping rough or in accommodation designated for the homeless. The CSO said that …

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GAA cancel tickets being resold above face value

The GAA have cancelled tickets that were being resold at above face value online for the hotly anticipated All-Ireland SFC semi-final between Dublin and Tyrone on 27 August. Reports started to emerge that tickets, which cost €45 for a seat and €30 standing, were changing hands way above face value …

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Paris attack: 'Algerian-born' suspect in Lille hospital

Image copyright AFP Image caption The BMW (centre) had bullet holes and a smashed windscreen after the chase The man wounded by French police after an alleged attack on soldiers has been identified as a 36-year-old Algerian who was not on a watch list. He is in hospital in Lille, …

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AWS just proved why standards drive technology platforms

When AWS today became a full-fledged member of the container standards body, the Cloud Native Computing Foundation, it represented a significant milestone. By joining Google, IBM, Microsoft, Red Hat and just about every company that matters in the space, AWS has acknowledged that when it comes to container management, standards …

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