Afritin lifts confidence in concentrate quality from Uis property

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AFRITIN Mining (Afritin), the UK-listed mining development company, said initial test results from its Uis property in Namibia confirmed potential for high grade tin concentrate to be produced at the mine. “The excellent recoveries achieved in this bulk test work highlight the potential of concentrating mined material, to produce the output of tin concentrate from… Read More

Greece Economic Crisis Declared Over: It Isn't

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Authored by Mike Shedlock via MishTalk, Mainstream media is all aglow over the alleged end of the Greek economic crisis. Mainstream media is wrong. RTE says Greece Crisis Declared ‘Over’ as Eurozone Agrees on Debt Relief The BBC says Greece Hails ‘Historic’ Debt Relief Deal The Financial Times says EU Commissioner Calls End to Greek Crisis Can-Kicking Deal… Read More

Orion Minerals switches up ‘investment grade’ after raising R110m

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ORION Minerals raised A$11m (R110m) in a share placement and swapped debt for equity with a lender in a development the firm’s chairman said represented a “… change in investment grade”. “We are delighted with the support received from new and existing shareholders and welcome a number of new institutional investors to the register,” said… Read More

A Storm Is Brewing In The Southern Gas Corridor

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Authored by Venand Meliksetian via OilPrice.com, No less than Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan, Azerbaijani President Ilham Aliyev, Serbian President Aleksandar Vucic, Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko and Turkish Cypriot President Mustafa Akinci attended a gathering in Central Turkey on 12 June. The amount and variety of attendees of this meeting reveal a common interest in… Read More

Americans Now Own 40% Of The World's One Billion Guns

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At the end of 2017, there were approximately 1 billion firearms in over 230 countries around the globe, 84.6 percent of which were held by civilians, 13.1 percent by state militaries, and 2.2 percent by law enforcement agencies – with Americans the dominant owners, according to a study released Monday. Of the 857 million guns owned by… Read More

How The US, Under Obama, Created Europe's Refugee Crisis

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Authored by Eric Zuesse via The Strategic Culture Foundation, The current US President, Donald Trump, claimed on June 18th, that Germany’s leadership, and the leadership in other EU nations, caused the refugee-crisis that Europe is facing:   “The people of Germany are turning against their leadership as migration is rocking the already tenuous Berlin coalition. Crime… Read More

Japan Suspends Missile Evacuation Drills

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While the American media is still uncomfortable proclaiming that President Trump achieved anything in Singapore, it appears the Japanese are willing to believe it made a difference. As Frank Sellers reports at The Duran, in solidarity with the peace making process, the Japanese are willing to suspend certain missile evacuation drills… Following a meeting with North… Read More

Monday’s News Links

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[BloombergQ] Asian Stocks Drop With U.S. Futures; Lira Climbs: Markets Wrap [Reuters] Brent oil prices drop by 2 percent as traders expect output rise after OPEC deal [BloombergQ] China’s Yuan Sinks to Five-Month Low on Worsening Trade Outlook [Reuters] Dollar falls to two-week low versus yen on renewed trade tensions [BloombergQ] U.S. Plans Curbs on Chinese Investment, Citing Security Risks… Read More

Award-winning adviser joins PSG Wealth

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*This content is brought to you by PSG Wealth PSG Wealth Melrose Arch, is pleased to announce that wealth manager Andrew Kurten has joined the office. Andrew is regarded as one of the top wealth managers in the country, with various awards and achievements behind his name. He has 15 years of experience in the banking industry and… Read More

Trump's Doomsday Gamble In China Trade War

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Authored by Finian Cunningham via The Strategic Culture Foundation, President Trump dramatically resumed a trade war footing this week with Beijing, threatening to impose tariffs on virtually all imported Chinese goods to the US. After earlier negotiations this month appeared to avert a clash, the Trump administration is back to full trade war mode. With… Read More

Visualizing The Population Pulse Of A Manhattan Workday

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In cities around the world, the offices and storefronts of the downtown core fill up with people during the workday to keep the wheels of commerce turning. But, as Visual Capitalist’s Nick Routley shows below, nowhere is this phenomenon as pronounced as in Manhattan, which swells to an incredible four million people during work hours. Today’s animation,… Read More

The World Transformed And No One In America Noticed

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Authored by Martin Sieff via The Strategic Culture Foundation, The world transformed and nobody in the West noticed. India and Pakistan have joined the Shanghai Cooperation Organization. The 17 year-old body since its founding on June 15, 2001 has quietly established itself as the main alliance and grouping of nations across Eurasia. Now it has… Read More

Visualizing The Global Export Economy In One Map

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President Trump has loudly complained for quite some time about U.S. trade deficits with the world, most recently following the latest G7 summit in Canada. Trump’s rhetoric implies that other countries are enjoying massive surpluses at the expense of American workers. This got us thinking about how the U.S. actually compares as an exporter in the world… Read More

Ben Rhodes Admits Obama Armed Jihadists In Syria In Bombshell Interview

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Someone finally asked Obama administration officials to own up to the rise of ISIS and arming jihadists in Syria.  In a wide ranging interview titled “Confronting the Consequences of Obama’s Foreign Policy” The Intercept’s Mehdi Hasan put the question to Ben Rhodes, who served as longtime deputy national security adviser at the White House under Obama and is now… Read More

Hundreds Of Mutilated Skulls Found Under Mexico City Confirm Ancient Tales Of Brutal Human Sacrifice

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The priest quickly sliced into the captive’s torso and removed his still-beating heart. That sacrifice, one among thousands performed in the sacred city of Tenochtitlan, would feed the gods and ensure the continued existence of the world. –Science Magazine  Archeologists have uncovered extensive evidence of ritual human sacrifice and an ominous “skull wall” built in the 14th-century… Read More