Philippines mulls pullout of Syria peacekeepers The Philippine foreign secretary says he is recommending to President Benigno Aquino III to pull out all Filipino U.N. peacekeepers from the Golan Heights following the abduction of four by Syrian rebels. More
American gets 15 years of hard labor in North Korea for 'hostile acts' An American tour operator has been sentenced to 15 years of hard labor in North Korea for alleged “hostile acts” against the repressive regime, according to its official state news agency. Kenneth Bae, who is in his mid-40s and lives in Washington state, has been described by friends as a devout Christian who took tourists on trips to North Korea, The Associated Press reported. More
Japan Backs Overseas Use of Coal - Wall Street Journal ... coal more efficiently."In theory, replacing all coal power capacity in China, India and the U.S ... s nuclear regulator recently said two ... 07/23/2014 - 7:32 am | View Link
The ASX's best speculative buy? - Brisbane Times ... the nuclear disaster in Fukushima yet nuclear ... the enrichment market could be worth $US20 billion as new reactors in China, India and the ... 07/22/2014 - 3:55 pm | View Link
The ASX's best kept secret - Sydney Morning Herald ... the nuclear disaster in Fukushima yet nuclear ... the enrichment market could be worth $US20 billion as new reactors in China, India and the ... 07/22/2014 - 7:03 am | View Link
Is Silex the ASX's best speculative buy? - Eden Magnet ... the nuclear disaster in Fukushima yet nuclear ... the enrichment market could be worth $US20 billion as new reactors in China, India and the ... 07/21/2014 - 12:40 pm | View Link
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US has 7,300 nuclear weapons, do you know India's count? The United States, Russia, United Kingdom, France, China, India, Pakistan, Israel and North Korea possess approximately 16,300 nuclear weapons collectively. 06/23/2014 - 2:15 am | View Link
Pakistan moves ahead of India in nuclear stockpile New Delhi: Pakistan and India have steadily increased their nuclear arsenal from 60-80 and 70-90 warheads in 2010, to 110-120 and 90-110 respectively by 2014, a new report by the Stockholm International Peace Research Institute (SIPRI) said on Monday. 06/22/2014 - 11:56 pm | View Link
Nine Nations Have Nukes — Here's How Many Each Country Has According to a new report from the Stockholm International Peace Research Institute (SIPRI), nine nations — the United States, Russia, United Kingdom, France, China, India, Pakistan, Israel and North Korea — possess approximately 16,300 nuclear weapons in their collectively. Under the Treaty on Measures for the Further Reduction and Limitation of Strategic Offensive Arms (New START) , Russia ... 06/22/2014 - 11:06 am | View Link
India, Pakistan upgrading nuclear arsenals, says report Islamabad, June 17 (ANI): India and Pakistan are upgrading their nuclear arsenals with both countries increasing their nuclear weapons from 60-80 and 70-90 warheads in 2010, to 110-120 and 90-110 respectively. According to the Express Tribune, the data compiled by the SIPRI shows both Pakistan and India have not only been developing new systems capable of delivering nuclear weapons but also ... 06/17/2014 - 9:15 am | View Link
Pakistan surges ahead of India in nuclear stockpile: Report Pakistan's nuclear arsenal continues to surge ahead with 100-120 warheads as compared to India's 90-110. China has more than double that number with 250 warheads. 06/16/2014 - 8:44 pm | View Link
China, India Diverge on Iran Oil Imports Following the signing of a historic interim deal with the P5+1 on its nuclear program last year, the Islamic Republic of Iran received limited sanctions relief. A consequence of this deal was that the E.U. and the U.S. suspended sanctions on Iran’s ... 07/22/2014 - 3:42 pm | View Link
China, India top buyers of Iran crude: Official Qamsari added that Iran is exporting an average of one million bpd of its oil based on the November 2013 interim nuclear deal with the five permanent members of the UN Security Council - the United States, Britain, France, Russia and China ¬- plus Germany. 07/19/2014 - 11:19 pm | View Link
Nuclear Security Initiative: Snubbed by Russia, China, India, and Pakistan Nuclear Security Summit in The Hague, Netherlands … 35 countries in attendance out of 53, pledged to open up their security procedures to external checks on nuclear materials, and to adopt U.N. nuclear guidelines with respect to respective national laws ... 03/25/2014 - 2:33 pm | View Link
Nuclear Security Initiative Ignored By Russia, China, India, Pakistan 35 countries attending the 2014 Nuclear Security Summit pledged to an initiative backed by the U.S. and South Korea that promotes transparency of nuclear resources to prevent nuclear terrorism, with the conspicuous absence of some of the world's largest ... 03/25/2014 - 12:31 pm | View Link
China, India, Pakistan increase nuclear weapons Those countries are also among an increasing roster of Asian Pacific nations with growing reliability on nuclear power. SIPRI, an independent international institute researching conflict, armaments and arms sales, released the “SIPRI Yearbook 2013” on ... 06/16/2013 - 11:12 am | View Link
The Nuclear Information Project in the News The Nuclear Information Project is widely used as a source for news reports about nuclear weapons and referenced in publications published by governments, institutes ... 07/31/2014 - 10:37 am | View Website
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nuclear-news Nuclear power cannot curb Climate Change – theme for July 2014. In recent themes I wrote about nuclear power being in fact a big contributor to global warming, and ... 07/30/2014 - 4:58 pm | View Website
List of states with nuclear weapons There are eight sovereign states that have successfully detonated nuclear weapons. Five are considered to be "nuclear-weapon states" (NWS) under the terms of the ... 07/30/2014 - 1:37 pm | View Website
There were weak corporate results, the looming end of stimulus from the Federal Reserve and tensions between the West and Russia.
The plunge snapped a string of five straight monthly gains, and pushed the blue-chip index to a slight loss for the year.
The stock market fell in early trading after a dose of bad earnings news, and the losses accelerated throughout the day.
Yum Brands, the owner of KFC and Pizza Hut, slumped after it said that its earnings would be crimped by a food safety scandal in China that involved repacked meat.
Exxon Mobil stock fell $4.31, or 4.2 percent, to $98.94 after the energy company said that oil and gas production slipped 6 percent in the second quarter, disappointing analysts.
Paul Zemsky, chief investment officer of Multi-Asset Strategies and Solutions at Voya Investment Management, said the main driver behind Thursday's sell-off was a reassessment of the outlook for interest rates in the U.
The United States and United Nations announced Thursday that Israel and Hamas have agreed to a 72-hour humanitarian cease-fire, which will begin Friday morning at 8 a.m. local time.
The U. S. and U. N. said in a joint statement that both sides have agreed to suspend fighting in Gaza while they engaged in negotiations in Cairo.
“During this time the forces on the ground will remain in place,” said the announcement released jointly by U.