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IAEA FINDS TRACES OF URANIUM AT SITE NETANYAHU WARNED WAS ATOMIC WAREHOUSE

Samples taken by the U.N. nuclear watchdog at what Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu called a “secret atomic warehouse” in Tehran showed traces of uranium that Iran has yet to explain, two diplomats who follow the agency’s inspections work closely say. The International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) is investigating the particles’ origin and has asked Iran […]

Saudi Arabia flags plan to enrich uranium as U.S. seeks nuclear pact

Saudi Arabia wants to enrich uranium for its nuclear power program, its energy minister said on Monday, potentially complicating talks with Washington on an atomic pact and the role of U.S. companies. Uranium enrichment has been a sticking point with the United States, especially after Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman said in 2018 that the […]

Cashless society: 85 per cent of Canadians don’t pay with cash regularly

As we continue to move in the direction of becoming a cashless society, consumers and businesses are starting to make adjustments so they can adapt. Eighty-five per cent of Canadian consumers are now paying with either debit or credit on a regular basis. “It’s definitely a lot more tap and a lot more Apple pay, […]

U.N. atomic watchdog confirms Iran installing new centrifuges

The United Nations’ atomic watchdog confirmed Monday that Iran is preparing to use more advanced centrifuges, another breach of limits set in the country’s unraveling nuclear deal with major powers. Iran had already announced the step, its latest violation of the 2015 agreement as it tries to pressure European signatories to find a way to […]

U.S. MILITARY LIKELY TO RAMP UP OPERATIONS AGAINST TALIBAN

According to the head of US Central Command, the Taliban overplayed its hand in peace negotiations by carrying out a spate of high-profile attacks The US military is likely to accelerate the pace of its operations in Afghanistan to counter an increase in Taliban attacks, a senior US general said on Monday following Washington’s suspension […]

Brexit: EU considers using disaster fund for no deal

The European Commission is considering allowing EU countries to apply for cash to cope with a no-deal Brexit using a special emergency fund. Officials are working on a plan to classify no deal as a “major disaster”, a category normally used to describe destructive natural events such as earthquakes or major floods. The move would […]

Pope Francis Calls for ‘Drastic Measures’ to Combat ‘Climate Emergency’

Human beings have caused “a climate emergency that gravely threatens nature and life itself,” Pope Francis said Sunday before urging “drastic measures” to fight global warming. In his Message for the World Day of Prayer for the Care of Creation, the pope adopted the apocalyptic language encouraged by climate alarmists to frighten people into taking […]

ICC TO REOPEN WAR CRIMES PROBE AGAINST ISRAEL

The ICC’s top appeals chamber on Monday reopened the case of war crimes allegations relating to the 2010 ‘Mavi Marmara’ flotilla, but the prosecutor could still decide not to move forward. The International Criminal Court’s top appeals chamber on Monday reopened the case of war crimes allegations relating to the 2010 Mavi Marmara flotilla. After […]

Netanyahu Vows to Annex Parts of West Bank

Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu has vowed to extend “Jewish sovereignty” to all Israeli communities located in the West Bank, a move effectively tantamount to annexation. Netanyahu made the same promise prior to Israel’s April 9 national election and is likely seeking to shore up right-wing support ahead of the September 17 do-over vote. There has […]

All Filipinos can enroll for national ID by mid-2020

The Philippine Statistics Authority says it is on track to have all 107 million Filipinos registered in the Philippine Identification System by mid-2022 All Filipinos living in the country can start registering for the Philippine Identification System (PhilSys) by July 2020, while overseas Filipinos can start by 2021. The Philippine Statistics Authority (PSA) kicked off […]