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Iran’s nuclear standoff is about to enter a perilous new phase

'All I want is no nuclear weapons,” Trump says. 'Let me just tell you, they’re not going to have a nuclear weapon.'

Australia’s Lynas stockpiles rare earths for ‘strategic’ customers

This is to help it consolidate its position as a preferred supplier to customers outside China.

Oil prices decline as US inventory builds

The build was likely caused by both refinery maintenance as well as distortion after bad weather in the Gulf of Mexico.

UK shoppers slow their spending ahead of Brexit, some stockpile

Strong consumer spending is slowing down in the world's fifth-biggest economy for much of the period since the 2016 Brexit referendum.

Brent crude trades near two-month high on stockpile drop

Impending US sanctions on Iran have started forcing buyers to shun imports from the Islamic republic before a November deadline.

Japan’s growing plutonium stockpile fuels fears

The size of Japan's stockpile has started to attract criticism from its allies.

Malaysia extends bauxite mining ban, stockpile still uncleared

Minister Wan Junaidi Tuanku Jaafar says an estimated 10 million tonnes of bauxite have yet to be cleared.

Freeze bauxite exports with mining moratorium, says MP

Kuantan MP Fuziah Salleh says there are concerns that illegal bauxite mining is ongoing despite the imposition of the moratorium which has been extended to Dec 31.

Bauxite mining: Extension will worsen crisis, says Fuziah

Erosion at existing bauxite mines may lead to pollution of river and drinking water, says Kuantan MP.