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Ethiopa's lone opposition MP warns of backlash against authoritarianism

Girma Seifu Maru says government could face violent struggle if it fails to open up to critical voices<p>Girma Seifu Maru has possibly the loneliest job in African politics. Five hundred and forty-six members of the Ethiopian parliament are loyal to the ruling party. He alone is not.<p>But the country's …

Jihadists flooding into northern Syria put Turkey on edge

The brutal, Al Qaeda-linked group rebels invited into Syria to help topple President Bashir Assad has virtually taken over northern Syria, raising fears that its brand of indiscriminate terror could spill into neighboring Turkey, where some 300 U.S. soldiers are based to protect Turkish airspace …

Ex-Halliburton manager admits destroying oil spill data

<b>An ex-manager of US energy services giant Halliburton has admitted destroying evidence linked to the 2010 Gulf of Mexico oil spill.</b><p>Anthony Badalamenti, 62, pleaded guilty in a US district court, and faces a maximum sentence of a year in prison.<p>The disaster - the biggest offshore oil spill in US …

Oil & Gas Industry

NYSE Beats Nasdaq To Win Twitter IPO Beauty Contest

Twitter will list its shares on the New York Stock Exchange when it goes public later this fall, handing the Big Board a high-profile win over rival Nasdaq.<p>In an updated S-1 filing Tuesday, Twitter revealed that it will list its shares on the NYSE under its already-proposed ticker symbol of TWTR. …