Business Jan 27, 2014

Agreement inked on rare metal prospecting in Pacific

Japan Oil, Gas and Metals National Corp. (JOGMEC) signed an agreement Monday with the International Seabed Authority on rare metal exploration in high seas about 600 km off Japan's easternmost territory, Minamitorishima Island. The contract regarding the apparently cobalt-rich crusts on the deep-sea floor will ...

Commentary / World May 18, 2011

Osama bin Laden's ghost

by Mai Yamani

Osama bin Laden's death in his Pakistani hiding place is like the removal of a tumor from the Muslim world. But aggressive followup therapy will be required to prevent the remaining al-Qaida cells from metastasizing by acquiring more adherents who believe in violence to ...