The UAE may not be the first country that comes to mind when one thinks of space exploration, but it has big plans to colonize mars, and it’s got the oil money to do it.
United Arab Emirates Mining News
A year after an export ban on raw gems in the country, reports show its diamonds are being sold to traders from Sudan to Belgium.
The deal, signed in 2012, could see Aussie miners exporting up to 800 tonnes of yellow cake a year to the Middle East by the end of the decade.
The figure represents almost 40% of the world's physical gold trade last year.
Money laundering, terrorism financing diamond trade in India, Israel, Belgium, Canada and the US — report
Global diamond trade is being used to launder illegal funds worth millions of dollars, claims polemic study.
City paid winners a total of 16.8kg in gold on Thursday.
Contestants who lost more than four pounds are paid in gold.