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Chinese man, Iranian indicted in US over Iran exports

A Chinese man, an Iranian and two Iranian firms were charged in the United States with conspiring to export devices to Iran that can serve to enrich uranium, an indictment unsealed Friday said.

Posted: April 5th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,World | Read More »

Japan nuke worker unconscious, buried in mudslide

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A worker is unconscious after being buried in a mudslide at the Japanese nuclear plant being cleaned up after the disaster three years ago.

Posted: March 28th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,World | Read More »

Japan marks 3rd anniversary of quake-tsunami disaster

People pray for tsunami victims at a cenotaph in the coastal area of Arahama district in Sendai, Miyagi Prefecture on March 11, 2014, the third anniversary of the 2011 earthquake and Tsunami disaster. Japan marked the third anniversary of the quake-tsunami disaster, which swept away 18,000 victims, destroyed coastal communities, and sparked a nuclear emergency that forced a re-think on atomic power.  AFP

Japan on Tuesday marks the third anniversary of the quake-tsunami disaster which swept away 18,000 victims, destroyed coastal communities, and sparked a nuclear emergency that forced a re-think on atomic power.

Posted: March 11th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,World | Read More »

EU’s Ashton: No guaranteed success in Iran deal

Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif, right, welcomes European Union's foreign policy chief Catherine Ashton for their meeting, in Tehran, Iran, Sunday, March 9, 2014. AP

The European Union’s foreign policy chief said Sunday that there is “no guarantee” that nuclear negotiations between Iran and world powers will reach a final deal.

Posted: March 9th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,World | Read More »

100-ton radioactive water leak at Fukushima–TEPCO

This handout picture taken by the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) on November 27, 2013 shows review mission members of the IAEA inspecting the crippled Tokyo Electric Power CO. (TEPCO) Fukushima Dai-ichi nuclear power plant in the town of Okuma in Fukushima prefecture. AFP

A new leak of 100 tons of highly radioactive water has been discovered at Fukushima, the plant’s operator said Thursday after it revealed only one of nine thermometers in a crippled reactor was still working.

Posted: February 20th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,World | Read More »

Radiation detected at New Mexico nuclear plant

The first load of nuclear waste arrives in this March 26, 1999 file photo, at the Waste Isolation Pilot Plant (WIPP) site in Carlsbad, N.M., from Los Alamos National Labs. Officials monitoring the presence of airborne radiation at the underground site in southeastern New Mexico where the federal government seals away its low-grade nuclear waste said late Saturday Feb. 15, 2014 that surface tests have shown no danger to people or the environment. Samples were taken at several sites around the Waste Isolation Pilot Plant after an air monitor detected radiation on the underground levels of the facility around 11:30 p.m. Friday, the U.S. Department of Energy said in a news release.  AP

US investigators were taking samples Sunday at a New Mexico underground nuclear waste site where airborne radiation was detected, though authorities stressed they had found no contamination.

Posted: February 17th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,World | Read More »

UN inspectors in Iran to visit uranium mine

Kofi Annan, former U.N. secretary general, right, reads a statement at the conclusion of his meeting with Iran's Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif in Tehran, Iran, Monday, Jan. 27, 2014, as Martti Ahtisaari, pormer president of Finland, left, listens. AP

An Iranian official says a group of inspectors from the United Nations are on the way to visit a key uranium mine as part of a deal to allow expanded monitoring of the country’s nuclear sites.

Posted: January 29th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Photos & Videos,World | Read More »

UN watchdog confirms Iran nuclear freeze–diplomats

A worker rides a bicycle in front of the reactor building of the Bushehr nuclear power plant, just outside the southern city of Bushehr, Iran. AP File photo

The UN atomic watchdog has confirmed that Iran’s partial nuclear freeze, part of a landmark deal with world powers struck in November, began on Monday as planned, diplomats told AFP.

Posted: January 20th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,World | Read More »

Nuclear deal could improve Iran, UAE ties: Tehran

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Iran’s landmark nuclear deal is “a great opportunity” for expanding strained ties between Tehran and the United Arab Emirates, President Hassan Rouhani said Thursday.

Posted: November 29th, 2013 in Latest News Stories,World | Read More »

Iran, powers to thrash out nuclear deal

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Iran and world powers were set Thursday to begin hammering out a landmark deal freezing parts of Tehran’s atomic program to ease fears of the Islamic republic getting nuclear weapons.

Posted: November 21st, 2013 in Latest News Stories,World | Read More »

Iran says next round of nuclear talks ‘difficult’

Iran's Deputy Foreign Minister Abbas Araqchi AFP FILE PHOTO

Senior Iranian negotiator Abbas Araqchi said the next round of talks between Tehran and world powers over the country’s nuclear programme will be “difficult,” media reported Sunday.

Posted: November 17th, 2013 in Latest News Stories,World | Read More »

US, Iran gear for historic nuclear talks

Hasan Rouhani, President of the Islamic Republic of Iran, addresses the 68th United Nations General Assembly at UN headquarters, Tuesday, Sept. 24, 2013. AP

With the eyes of the world upon them, the United States and Iran will Thursday have one of their highest-level meetings since the 1979 revolution as their foreign ministers join talks on Tehran’s suspect nuclear program.

Posted: September 26th, 2013 in Latest News Stories,Photos & Videos,World | Read More »

Japan unveils ice wall plan for Fukushima water leaks

Japanese Trade Minister Toshimitsu Motegi, right, in protective gear inspects storage tanks at the Fukushima Dai-ichi nuclear plant at Okuma in Fukushima prefecture, northern Japan, Monday, Aug. 26, 2013.  AP/Kyodo News

Tokyo on Tuesday unveiled a half-billion dollar plan to stem radioactive water leaks at Fukushima, creating a wall of ice underneath the stricken plant, as the government elbowed the operator aside.

Posted: September 3rd, 2013 in Latest News Stories,Photos & Videos,World | Read More »

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