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Sunk Iranian Oil Tanker Leave Behind Two Slicks

Sanchi, the Iranian tanker carrying condensate to South Korea that crashed into a Chinese freight ship on January 6 and sank earlier this week, has produced two oil slicks, Chinese authorities report. There were several explosions on board the tanker, …

Saudi Arabia Shuns UBS, BofA As Aramco IPO Coordinators

Saudi Arabia has excluded Swiss UBS, Bank of America Merrill Lynch, and Barclays from the select group of investment banks invited to pitch for the role of coordinators in the initial public offering of Aramco, five sources told Reuters. Riyadh, the so…

China makes ballpoint tips

Taiyuan Iron & Steel (Group), or TISCO, has finally mastered the production of steel components for pen tips after trying for five years. It's taken a long time for them to crack the production of quality steel balls used in pen tip. Chinese state-owned enterprises...

WHAT IS BITCOIN

Bitcoin is a new currency that was created in 2009 by an unknown person using the alias Satoshi Nakamoto. Transactions are made with no middle men earning, no bank transactions required There are no transaction fees and no need to give your real name. More merchants...

SAUDI WILL BE EXECUTING A STUDENT THAT WAS SET TO STUDY TO US

A Saudi national, who was on his way to the United States for college, is going to be beheaded in his home country for attending a pro-democracy rally according to officials.  Mujtaba'a Al-Sweikat was 17 years old was arrested by attending anti-government protests...

AFRICAN CHILD CURED FROM HIV

  A South African child born with HIV has surprised experts by appearing to be effectively cured of the AIDS virus after just a year of treatment followed by eight and a half years drug-free. The child, whose identity is being protected, was given a burst of treatment...

Bolivia’s President Declares ‘Total Independence’

Bolivia's President Evo Morales has been highlighting his government's independence from international money lending organizations and their detrimental impact the nation. Morales has said Bolivia's past dependence on the agencies was so great that the International...

THE NEW PRESIDENT OF INDA

Ram Nath Kovind, lawyer, former MP and governor, was elected India's next President on Thursday. The government-backed candidate, a Dalit leader, won nearly 66 per cent of the votes cast by an electoral college of MPs and state lawmakers on Monday. He will be sworn in...

AUSTRALIAN STOCKS HAVE RISEN

It was another good day for the major banks, following yesterday’s announcement by APRA on minimum capital requirements. Australian shares closed higher for the second day in a row. Today’s scoreboard: ASX 200: 5,761.50 +29.37 (+0.51%) All Ordinaries: 5,805.70 +26.33...

TESTING THE WORLD’S FIRST LASER WEAPON

The LaWS, an acronym for Laser Weapons System, is not science fiction. It is not experimental. It is deployed on board the USS Ponce amphibious transport ship. It was deployed last July 18, 2017 Tuesday. U.S. Navy Tests World’s First Laser Weapons System the U.S. Navy...

MAGNITUDE 7.8 IN ALASKA AND RUSSIA

A powerful earthquake with a preliminary magnitude of 7.4 has struck the Bering Sea between American and Russian islands, seismologists say. Tsunami alerts have been issued for parts of Alaska and Russia’s Far East. The earthquake occur at 1:34 a.m. on Tuesday (2334...

2 ISRAELI POLICE OFFICERS KILLED DURING A SHOOTOUT

2 Police officers was killed last Friday by armed gunmen with improvised weapons. The suspects opened fire near the holiest site in Jerusalem, then fled back to the Temple Mount plaza outside the Al Aqsa Mosque and engaged in a rare shootout with police. The attack...