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  • CNBC Update: Mazda recalls 1.2 million vehicles Thursday, 22 Oct 2015 | 1:30 PM ET
    CNBC Update: Mazda recalls 1.2 million vehicles

    Mazda is recalling 1.2 million cars and minivans on reports of ignition switches overheating, reports CNBC's Sue Herera.

  • Potash prices have fallen in the past year due in part to excessive mining capacity, dry weather in India that limited crop production and a new tax in China. Contracts with China and India set a floor for sales to Brazil and the United States, which are on a spot basis. Along with ICL, suppliers to China and India include North America's Canpotex Ltd, which represents...

  • Palestinian attacks stoke Israeli fears of recession Monday, 19 Oct 2015 | 7:43 AM ET

    TEL AVIV, Oct 19- A surge in Palestinian attacks in Israel is raising concerns that the weakening economy could eventually be pushed into recession. Construction could also be hit if the flow of 100,000 Palestinian labourers who enter Israel and settlements in the West Bank each day to work, illegally or with permits, is stemmed by security blockades.

  • History of US-Israel relations Monday, 19 Oct 2015 | 6:44 AM ET
    History of US-Israel relations

    Dennis Ross, "Doomed to Succeed," author discusses the relationship between the United States and Israel as tensions continue to escalate in the Middle East.

  • The world's most controversial border walls Friday, 9 Oct 2015 | 10:00 AM ET
    West Berliners crowd in front of the Berlin Wall early 11 November 1989 as they watch East German border guards demolishing a section of the wall in order to open a new crossing point between East and West Berlin, near the Potsdamer Square.

    Building walls has long been the process for keeping others out. Do they really work as instruments of border control in the 21st century?

  • LONDON, Oct 9- It's been three years since Hong Kong Exchanges and Clearing bought the London Metal Exchange and there is a sense that the makeover of the venerable old lady of metals trading is finally starting to bear fruit. The LME is even starting to return some of the $2.2 billion HKEx splashed out on its acquisition, contributing a nearby doubling of net...

  • The iconic Tribune Tower goes up for sale Friday, 9 Oct 2015 | 7:59 AM ET
    Flags fly in front of Chicago Tribune signage displayed on the side of the Tribune Tower in Chicago, March 28, 2014.

    A 36-story Chicago landmark, the Tribune Tower, is up for sale.

  • *China sees energy cooperation with Iran as a priority. TOKYO/ BEIJING, Sept 30- Iran's condensate exports in September hit the highest monthly total so far this year, after its top client China resumed buying of the ultra-light crude for the first time in six months, two sources familiar with the matter said. "Unlike crude oil that could be cut back, Iran has had to keep...

  • JERUSALEM, Sept 17- Israel's economy grew at its slowest rate for six years in the second quarter as exports slid and consumers took a breather from shopping, revised data showed on Thursday. Gross domestic product grew an annualized 0.1 percent in the April-June period, according to the Central Bureau of Statistics' second estimate. The numbers are more bleak...

  • World’s best business environments: Grant Thornton Wednesday, 16 Sep 2015 | 3:30 AM ET
    World’s best business environments: Grant Thornton

    Paul Raleigh, global leader for growth and advisory services at Grant Thornton, discusses the firm’s index which ranks the best countries for business.

  • LONDON, Sept 7- U.S. bank JP Morgan is quitting open outcry trading on the London Metal Exchange after cutting back on its commodity business, which will reduce the number of financial institutions trading in the LME "ring" to nine. But on Monday the LME said in a members' notice that JP Morgan Securities would change as of Tuesday from Category 1 to Category 2...

  • Egypt's Zohr gas re-writes Israel's happy ending Monday, 31 Aug 2015 | 11:42 AM ET

    JERUSALEM/ CAIRO, Aug 31- Egypt's historic gas discovery threatens to sink Israel's fledgling gas export bonanza, which was counting on deals with Cairo to get it off the ground. "It's a bit early to assess the quality of the data and their significance, but if they are accurate, the discovery off Egypt's coast is bad news for the Israeli economy and the companies...

  • *Israeli energy stocks plunge on Egypt find. MILAN, Aug 31- Eni's "supergiant" gas find off the coast of Egypt bolsters its top-flight exploration credentials and gives the Italian energy group access to easy reserves that fit its strategy of seeking growth without sacrificing dividends. It is looking to reduce its stake in its Mozambique gas discovery and does...

  • MILAN, Aug 31- Italy's Eni is open to selling a stake in its "supergiant" Zohr gas field discovery off of Egypt, its chief executive said, as the state-controlled energy company looks for funds to bankroll development without sacrificing dividends. Eni said on Sunday it had discovered the largest known gas field in the Mediterranean off Egypt, covering an area of...

  • NEW YORK, Aug 28- A Florida man accused of running an unlicensed bitcoin exchange and who is among five defendants linked to last summer's massive data breach at JPMorgan Chase& Co is in talks to resolve his criminal case, according to court papers filed Friday. Should a plea deal be reached, it could be a breakthrough for authorities investigating the hacking of...

  • Israel: The start-up nation Thursday, 23 Jul 2015 | 4:40 AM ET
    Israel: The start-up nation

    Israel's government spends around half a billion dollars annually on research and development. Avi Hasson, Israel's chief scientist, discusses.

  • Iran deal: What we know so far Tuesday, 14 Jul 2015 | 8:42 AM ET

    After weeks of intense negotiations, a deal between the P5+1 and Iran was struck. Here's what we know so far.

  • Nuclear deal to shed light on Tehran's intentions Monday, 13 Jul 2015 | 8:23 PM ET
    Nuclear deal to shed light on Tehran's intentions

    Austin Long, Assistant Professor at Columbia School of International and Public Affairs, believes the P5+1 will likely lift the arms embargo to get a deal that could unveil Iran's nuclear ambitions.

  • Iran nuke deal could set off an arms race Friday, 10 Jul 2015 | 2:40 PM ET
    Two Iranian navy warships dock in the Sudanese Red Sea city of Port Sudan.

    An Iran nuclear deal could mean a possible arms race in the Middle East——or improved relations between historic enemies, experts say.

  • Iran talks likely to blow past deadline: Officials Sunday, 28 Jun 2015 | 5:16 PM ET
    Secretary of State John Kerry (left) and Iranian Foreign Minister Javad Zarif

    U.S. and Iranian officials said talks on a final accord would likely run past a June 30 deadline.