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FILE PHOTO: Oil pumps are seen in Karnes County

Oil inches lower as bleaker demand outlook weighs

Oil prices inched lower on Tuesday as a bleaker outlook for global fuel demand prompted fresh selling, but short-covering ahead of a meeting later this week of OPEC and its allies, known as OPEC+, limited losses.

Spread of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in New Delhi

Factbox: Latest on the worldwide spread of coronavirus

AstraZeneca's COVID-19 vaccine trial remains on hold in the United States pending a U.S. investigation into a serious side effect in Britain even as other trials of the vaccine resume, sources familiar with the details told Reuters.

FILE PHOTO: The sun sets behind a pump-jack outside Saint-Fiacre

Oil edges lower, shrugging off Gulf of Mexico shut-ins

Oil prices slipped slightly on Monday amid concerns about a stalled global economic recovery and with Libya poised to resume production, and failed to get support from an impending storm which has disrupted U.S. output.

A test tube labelled with the Vaccine is seen in front of AstraZeneca logo...

AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccine trials resume in Brazil

Clinical trials for the coronavirus vaccine being developed by AstraZeneca PLC and Oxford University resumed in Brazil on Monday after the country's health regulator got confirmation over the weekend that its British equivalent MHRA had approved the restart, a company representative said.

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Pompeo says Trump administration eager for end to Gulf rift

U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo pressed on Monday for a solution to the three-year rift between the Gulf state of Qatar and Saudi Arabia, the United Arab Emirates, Bahrain and Egypt, saying the Trump administration was eager to see it resolved.

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