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Beijing protests US sanctions on Chinese firms over N. Korea ties

Bejing - Beijing has protested against Washington's decision to impose sanctions against Chinese companies accused of conducting illicit economic deals with North Korea, the foreign ministry said.

US seeks UN ban on 33 ships, 27 firms over North Korea smuggling

New York - The United States is seeking to have the United Nations ban 33 vessels from ports worldwide and blacklist 27 shipping businesses for helping North Korea circumvent sanctions.

US asks UN to blacklist North Korean entities for smuggling

New York - The United States asked the United Nations Security Council on Friday to blacklist a number of North Korean entities involved in smuggling oil and coal in violation of sanctions resolutions.

Trump announces 'heaviest ever' sanctions on North Korea

Washington - US President Donald Trump has rolled out fresh sanctions against North Korea-linked shipping assets, hailing the package as the "heaviest sanctions ever" levied on the Pyongyang regime.

Iran sticking to nuclear deal: UN watchdog

Vienna - Iran is still sticking to the 2015 nuclear accord, a UN atomic watchdog report showed Thursday, four months ahead of US President Donald Trump's deadline to fix its "disastrous flaws".

Austria sues over EU approval of Hungary nuclear plant

Vienna - Staunchly anti-nuclear Austria lodged a legal complaint with the European Court of Justice on Thursday against the EU's approval of the expansion of a nuclear plant in neighbouring Hungary.

Fukushima operator told to compensate for suicide of 102-year-old

Toukyo - A Japanese court on Tuesday ordered the operator of the crippled Fukushima nuclear plant to compensate relatives of a 102-year-old man who killed himself at the prospect of fleeing his home.

US Secret Service denies China nuclear football 'skirmish'

Washington - The US Secret Service denied Monday reports that one of its agents and White House Chief of Staff John Kelly wrestled with Chinese security officials over the "nuclear football" during President Donald Trump's visit to Beijing in November.

Tillerson to N.Korea on talks: 'I'm listening'

Washington - US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson said in an interview to air Sunday that he is "listening" for signs that North Korea is ready to engage in direct talks.

No plan for 'bloody nose' North Korea strike: US officials

Washington - The United States is not considering a pre-emptive "bloody nose" strike on North Korea to punish it for its nuclear weapons program, US lawmakers and a senior official said Thursday.

North Korean nukes 'existential threat' to US: intel chief

Washington - North Korea's nuclear program poses a potential "existential threat" to the United States, US Director of National Intelligence Dan Coats said Tuesday.

Pence announces 'toughest' US sanctions on North Korea

Toukyo - US Vice President Mike Pence said Wednesday Washington would soon unveil its "toughest sanctions ever" on North Korea, adding that the regime in Pyongyang would not be allowed to "hijack" the upcoming Olympics.

US to unveil 'toughest sanctions ever' on N. Korea: Pence

Toukyo - Washington will soon unveil its "toughest and most aggressive sanctions" ever against North Korea, US Vice President Mike Pence said Wednesday after talks with Japan's prime minister in Tokyo.

French watchdog points at Russia over radiation cloud

Paris - The radioactive cloud detected across Europe late last year may have been caused by an incident in Mayak nuclear facility, one of Russia's biggest, France's radioactivity surveillance institute said Tuesday.

Trump 'seeking nuclear war' with new policy: NKorean institute

Hong Kong - US President Donald Trump is "seeking nuclear war" through a controversial new push to revamp America's nuclear arsenal, an institute attached to North Korea's foreign ministry said Tuesday.

US wants low-yield nukes to prod Russia to respect nuclear pacts: Mattis

Washington - The US plan to deploy new low-yield nuclear weapons is aimed at convincing Russia to respect existing agreements on limiting the weapons, Secretary of Defense James Mattis said Tuesday.

Turkey's first nuclear power plant set for investor shake-up: reports

Istanbul - The Turkish consortium that was to build Turkey's first nuclear power plant in a joint venture with the Russian atomic energy agency has pulled out of the ambitious project, reports said on Tuesday.

US does not rule out North Korea talks at Olympics

Toukyo - US Vice-President Mike Pence refused to rule out meeting North Koreans attending the Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang, offering the faintest hope of a diplomatic breakthrough Tuesday.

US to Russia: respect nuclear limits under New START Treaty

Washington - The United States, which unveiled a new aggressive nuclear strategy, has met the limits set on its arsenal under the New START Treaty, which enters a new phase Monday, and reminded Russia to uphold its commitments.

Europe must brake mounting nuclear arms race: Germany

Frankfurt Am Main - Europe must lead the way in pushing for nuclear disarmament after Washington proposed upgrading and expanding the United States' nuclear arsenal, German Foreign Minister Sigmar Gabriel said Sunday.

China slams "wild guesses" in US nuclear review

Bejing - China said Sunday it is "firmly opposed" to the United States' new nuclear weapons policy statement, describing its speculation about Chinese intentions as "wild guesses".

Iran says US nuclear policy brings world 'closer to annihilation'

Tehran - The United States' new nuclear policy brings humanity "closer to annihilation", Iran's Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif has said.

Moscow denounces 'anti-Russian' US nuclear policy

Moscow - Moscow on Saturday denounced the "bellicose" and "anti-Russian" nature of new US nuclear policy, warning it would take necessary measures to ensure its own security.

Trump hosts North Korean defectors in Oval Office

Washington - US President Donald Trump welcomed six North Korean defectors to the Oval Office on Friday, a high profile and potentially provocative show of support.

Fukushima operator aims to double visitors by Tokyo Olympics

Fukushima's nuclear power operator is hoping to double the number of visitors to its tsunami-ravaged facilities by 2020, seeking to use the Olympic spotlight to clean up the region's image.

Trump zeroes in on North Korea, Iran threats

Washington - US President Donald Trump used his biggest stage Tuesday to warn of the nuclear threat from North Korea, as fears grow again in Washington that conflict may be looming.

Not there yet, but US officials warn N.Korea soon to perfect ICBM

Washington - North Korea has taken fresh strides in its nuclear missile program but has not shown all the technologies needed to strike America, a US general said Tuesday, as another top official warned such a capability is just months away.

Nuclear concerns push 'Doomsday Clock' closer to midnight

Washington - Mounting concerns about the possibility of a nuclear war, along with US President Donald Trump's "unpredictability" have pushed the symbolic "Doomsday Clock" to two minutes before midnight, the Bulletin of Atomic Scientists said Thursday.

Nuclear concerns push 'Doomsday Clock' closer to midnight

Washington - Mounting concerns about the possibility of a nuclear war along with US President Donald Trump's "unpredictability" have pushed the symbolic "Doomsday Clock" to two minutes before midnight, the Bulletin of Atomic Scientists said Thursday.

New tactical nukes in US arsenal raise risks, experts warn

Washington - The Pentagon is set to unveil President Donald Trump's nuclear policy next week, and critics are already warning it could trigger another arms race and raise the risk of miscalculations that might spark an atomic conflict.
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OFFICIAL: Iran's foreign minister, Mohammad Javad Zarif, and U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry shake hands last summer after agreeing on an international nuclear deal at the Austria Center in Vienna.
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The 1,000 sq. mi. no-mans land around Chernobyl is known as the "Zone of Alienation."
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The expansion of the Vogtle Power Plant in Georgia is already three years behind schedule.
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The G8 Youth Defence Committee in action.
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A power plant with the nuclear sign superimposed over top of it
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The core of a nuclear warhead.
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Shahram Amiri says that he was abducted and tortured by American intelligence.
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England's Selafield nuclear plant.
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Sign next to map in a Fukushima City park expresses apologies from city for declaring one-hour park-usage time limit due to radiation level on soil and equipment.
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The British nuclear attack submarine, HMS Sceptre.
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200,000 people protested against Japan's nuclear restart in Tokyo.
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