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  • *Genscape reports Cushing stockpile build last week- traders. NEW YORK, July 18- 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...

  • Russia's flag-bearer Alexander Zubkov leads his country's contingent during the athletes' parade at the opening ceremony of the 2014 Sochi Winter Olympics, February 7, 2014.

    Evidence of widespread state-sponsored doping by Russian athletes at the Sochi Olympics was confirmed.

  • LONDON, July 18- Oil prices fell nearly 2 percent on Monday as traders shrugged off the impact of the attempted coup in Turkey and the market turned its attention to bearish fundamentals, while disruptions to crude exports in Libya lent prices some support. Brent crude futures fell 85 cents to $46.76 a barrel by 1311 GMT, while U.S. crude futures were 82 cents lower...

  • LONDON, July 18- Oil prices fell on Monday as traders shrugged off the impact of the attempted coup in Turkey and the market turned its attention to bearish fundamentals, while disruptions to crude exports in Libya lent prices some support. Brent crude futures fell 36 cents to $47.25 a barrel by 1131 GMT, while U.S. crude futures were 31 cents lower at $45.64 a barrel.

  • LONDON, July 18- Oil prices were largely unchanged on Monday as traders shrugged off the impact of the attempted coup in Turkey, while disruptions to crude exports in Libya and upbeat U.S. economic data lent prices some support. Brent crude futures rose 2 cents to $47.63 a barrel by 0924 GMT, while U.S. crude futures eased by 4 cents to $45.91 a barrel.

  • SINGAPORE, July 18- Oil prices were virtually unchanged in choppy Asian trade on Monday following gains last week as traders shrugged off the impact of Friday's attempted coup in Turkey, while upbeat economic data from the United States lent price support. Brent crude futures rose 2 cents at $47.63 a barrel as of 0653 GMT after closing up 24 cents in the previous...

  • SINGAPORE, July 18- Oil prices were virtually unchanged in choppy Asian trade on Monday following gains last week as traders shrugged off the impact of Friday's attempted coup in Turkey, while upbeat economic data from the United States lent price support. Brent crude futures rose 2 cents at $47.63 a barrel as of 0653 GMT after closing up 24 cents in the previous...

  • July 17- A failed Turkish military coup attempt briefly closed the Bosphorus Strait to shipping traffic on Saturday, reminding the world of Turkey's huge and growing importance as a transit route for commodities between Russia, Central Asia and Europe. Over 3 percent of global supply or 3 million barrels per day, mainly from Russia and the Caspian Sea, passes...

  • *Crude little changed, Turkey coup bid unlikely to hit supply. NEW YORK/ SINGAPORE, July 18- Gold slid one percent on Monday as investor jitters calmed following the failed coup attempt in Turkey, while oil prices edged higher with the turmoil unlikely to hit energy supplies. "Turkey is not a big oil producer nor consumer, and the oil market appears to be displaying...

  • How might the coup affect Russia-Turkey relations?

    Igor Ivanov, former Russian foreign minister, says the military coup in Turkey underlines the need for cooperation between Russia and Turkey.

  • SINGAPORE, July 18- Oil prices rose in Asian trade on Monday, following gains last week, as traders shrugged off the impact of Friday's attempted coup in Turkey, while a weaker dollar and upbeat economic data from the United States lent price support. Brent crude futures rose 26 cents to $47.87 a barrel as of 0402 GMT after closing up 24 cents in the previous session,...

  • Russian President Vladimir Putin speaks during a late-night meeting with the heads of Russia's sports federations on preparation for 2016 Olympic Games November,11, 2015 in the Black Sea resort of Sochi, Russia.

    Antidoping officials are asking that Russia be barred from the Olympics over an alleged state-sponsored doping program, reports the NYT.

  • SINGAPORE, July 18- Oil prices were little changed in early Asian trade on Monday as traders shrugged off the impact of Friday's attempted coup in Turkey. A stronger dollar weighed on prices, although upbeat economic data from the United States and China that supported the outlook for global oil demand lent support. Istanbul's Bosphorus Strait, a key chokepoint...

  • SINGAPORE, July 18- Oil prices were little unchanged in early Asian trade on Monday as traders shrugged off the impact of Friday's attempted coup in Turkey. A stronger dollar weighed on prices, although upbeat economic data from the United States and China that supported the outlook for global oil demand lent support. Istanbul's Bosphorus Strait, a key...

  • July 17- A failed Turkish military coup attempt briefly closed the Bosphorus Strait to shipping traffic on Saturday, reminding the world of Turkey's huge and growing importance as a transit route for commodities between Russia, Central Asia and Europe. Over 3 percent of global supply or 3 million barrels per day, mainly from Russia and the Caspian Sea, passes...

  • July 16- Turkish Airlines resumed flights from Istanbul's international airport on Saturday following a failed coup attempt while some foreign carriers canceled weekend flights. A spokesman for Turkish Airlines said flights had now returned to their normal schedule from Europe's third largest hub, though delays were to be expected.

  • July 16- Turkish Airlines resumed flights from Istanbul's international airport on Saturday following a failed coup attempt while some foreign carriers cancelled weekend flights. A spokesman for Turkish Airlines said flights had now returned to their normal schedule from Europe's third largest hub, though delays were to be expected.

  • Turkish soldiers block Istanbul's Bosphorus Bridge on July 15, 2016 in Istanbul, Turkey.

    Turkey has reopened Istanbul's Bosphorus Strait to transiting tankers after shutting it earlier on Saturday for several hours following an attempted coup.

  • *Turkey also important transit route for Black Sea grain. The Bosphorus is one of world's most important chokepoints for the maritime transit of oil with over three percent of global supply- mainly from Russia and the Caspian Sea- passing through the 17- mile waterway that connects the Black Sea to the Mediterranean. It also ships vast amounts of grains from...

  • *Azeri oil flows by pipeline to Turkey flow normally. *Turkey also important transit route for Black Sea grain. The Bosphorus is one of world's most important chokepoints for the maritime transit of oil with over three percent of global supply- mainly from Russia and the Caspian Sea- passing through the 17- mile waterway that connects the Black Sea to the...