The Syrian army has warned Israel of “repercussions” after rockets struck a major military airbase outside Damascus. Source Aljazeera
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Oil was on course for its largest third-quarter gain in 13 years as prices rose on Wednesday after the Iraqi oil minister said that OPEC and its partners are considering extending or deepening output cuts aimed at reducing a global supply glut. Brent crude futures were up to $55.62 a barrel. Source: Al Arabiya
China is expected to boast the world’s largest clean coal power system with high efficiency by 2020, the Xinhua-run Economic Information Daily reported on Wednesday.
Since 2014, the coal-fired power sector has been renovating facilities to reduce emissions and save energy. Source: China Daily
China plans to more than double its atomic power capacity in the next decade, bucking the trend of consolidation in western Europe and North America. The Asian nation’s expansion will contribute to a 6.6 percent increase in global nuclear capacity over the next decade, according to BMI Research. Source: Bloomberg