GENEVA/LONDON, May 22 - The UK and French governments are set to join a global initiative that will require oil and mining firms to comply with new disclosure measures aimed at reducing corruption, sources involved in the process said on Wednesday.
DODOMA, May 22 - Residents of a gas-rich region of Tanzania rioted on Wednesday to protest that they would not benefit from a government budget proposal to construct a pipeline from their territory to the capital, senior officials said
WINNIPEG, Manitoba, May 22 - Russia's Uralkali OAO would delay two of its potash mine expansion projects for as long as a decade if rival BHP Billiton builds the world's biggest mine of the crop nutrient, Uralkali's chief executive said in an interview.
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PARIS, May 22 - Every day about 500 French consumers sign up with Italian gas vendor Eni as it chips away at the near-total domination of the French gas market by GDF Suez.
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