China and Saudi Arabia agreed on Thursday to set up a package of bilateral energy cooperation mechanisms. Also during the talks, the two compared notes and reached broad consensus on bilateral cooperation in the fields of energy, finance and industrial capacity, among others. Source: China Daily
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Norway’s sovereign wealth fund hit $1 trillion for the first time on Tuesday, driven higher by climbing stock markets and a weaker U.S. dollar. Source: Bloomberg
Turkey, Iran and Iraq have agreed to consider taking “coordinated counter-measures” against the Iraqi Kurdish Regional Government’s (KRG) bid to hold independence referendum at a trilateral foreign ministers’ meeting in New York, days before the Sept. 25 vote in northern Iraq. Source: Daily News
A text claiming the burning of the technical premises of the gendarmerie of Grenoble was published at 1 pm this Thursday on an internet platform close to anti-capitalist circles. The authors of this claim make explicit reference to the trial that is currently taking place in Paris. Nine people are in fact tried by the criminal court in the case of the attack of a patrol of police officers and the burning of their car, in May 2016, in the margin of an unauthorized demonstration. Source Ledauphine