Day: January 17, 2017

China Leaps Toward Clean Energy by Scrapping Over 100 Coal Projects

(GPA) Beijing – In an unprecedented move, China has scrapped plans for 85 new coal burning power plants and several other coal energy facilities across eleven provinces. Following China’s recent announcement to invest $360 billion on renewable energy by 2020, the plan seems to be starting off on the right foot with the cancellation of […]

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Iran: US Has No Business at Syria Peace Talks Next Week

(GPA) Tehran – Iran’s foreign minister, Mohammad Javad Zarif, has spoke out against the United States being involved in the Syria peace talks taking place in Astana Kazakhstan next week. “We are opposed to US presence (in the Astana meeting)” Zarif told Iranian news outlet Tasnim on Tuesday. He added that not only is the US unwelcome, […]

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More US Troops Arrive on Russia’s Border, This Time in Norway

(GPA) Oslo – For the first time since World War Two, US soldiers have arrived in Norway to conduct training about 1,500 km from the border shared with Russia. Around 300 US Marines arrived in Norway on Monday for six months of winter training. Officials from both the US and Norway are playing down any […]

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