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India’s bid to join Nuclear Suppliers Group a point of pride

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NEW DELHI (AP) — India is rejoicing over news that Prime Minister Narendra Modi has brokered deals with U.S. officials to bring New Delhi closer to its long-held dream of joining an elite group of nations allowed to control the global trade in nuclear materials, equipment and technology. Newspapers have run daily front-page stories heralding progress on the nuclear front ...

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Israeli prime minister signs landmark gas deal

JERUSALEM — Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has signed a landmark deal with U.S. and Israeli gas companies to develop Israel’s offshore gas deposits, despite months of protest by liberal lawmakers and environmentalists. Resource-poor Israel announced the discovery of sizeable offshore natural gas deposits about five years ago, and a partnership made up of Israeli and U.S. companies began extracting ...

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Libya’s PM warns may sink oil tankers nearing east ports

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By Ulf Laessing and Ghaith Shennib Jan 8 (Reuters) – Libyan Prime Minister Ali Zeidan warned oil tankers to stay away from eastern terminals seized by armed protesters or they could be sunk, as a confrontation over control of Libya’s crude escalated. The warning came on Wednesday after Libya’s navy fired warning shots at the weekend to ward off a tanker that the state-run National ...

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