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UN to kick off talks on global nuclear weapons ban

New York - More than 100 countries are set to launch the first UN talks on a global nuclear weapons ban on Monday over objections from the major nuclear powers.

UN Security Council condemns latest N.Korea missile tests

New York - The UN Security Council on Thursday "strongly condemned" recent North Korean missile and ballistic missile engine tests, denouncing Pyongyang's "increasingly destabilizing behavior.

US sees 'activity' at North Korea nuke sites: US official

Washington - The US military has observed activity in North Korea that suggests Pyongyang may be gearing up for another nuclear test, a US official said Thursday.

North Korea nuclear programme in 'new phase': IAEA

Seoul - North Korea's uranium enrichment facility has doubled in size over the last few years, the UN's atomic watchdog chief has warned, as global tensions grow over Pyongyang's burgeoning nuclear weapons programme.

North Korea nuclear programme in 'new phase': IAEA

Seoul - North Korea's uranium enrichment facility has doubled in size over the last few years, the UN's atomic watchdog chief has warned, as global tensions grow over Pyongyang's burgeoning nuclear weapons programme.

North Korea nuclear programme in 'new phase': IAEA

Seoul - North Korea's uranium enrichment facility has doubled in size over the last few years, the UN's atomic watchdog chief has warned, as global tensions grow over Pyongyang's burgeoning nuclear weapons programme.

N.Korea rocket test shows 'meaningful progress': South

Seoul - North Korea's latest rocket engine test showed "meaningful progress" in its missile capabilities, Seoul said Monday, as the nuclear-armed state steps up its controversial weapons development programmes.

Xi, Tillerson seek stronger ties as N. Korea hails rocket progress

Bejing - Chinese President Xi Jinping and US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson pledged in talks on Sunday to work to strengthen a relationship strained by disputes over North Korea and trade.

N. Korea's Kim hails engine test as 'new birth' for rocket industry: KCNA

Seoul - North Korea has tested a powerful new rocket engine, state media said Sunday, with leader Kim Jong-Un hailing the successful test as a "new birth" for the nation's rocket industry.

US, China to cooperate on 'dangerous' N.Korea situation

Bejing - The US and China pledged on Saturday to work together in addressing the threat posed by North Korea's nuclear programme, as US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson warned regional tensions had reached a "dangerous level.

US, China to cooperate on 'dangerous' N.Korea situation

Bejing - The US and China pledged on Saturday to work together in addressing the threat posed by North Korea's nuclear programme, as US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson warned regional tensions had reached a "dangerous level.

US, China to cooperate on 'dangerous' N.Korea situation

Bejing - The US and China pledged on Saturday to work together in addressing the threat posed by North Korea's nuclear programme, as US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson warned regional tensions had reached a "dangerous level.

Military action against North Korea an 'option': Tillerson

Seoul - Military action by the United States against nuclear-armed North Korea is an "option on the table" if the threat from the rogue regime escalates, Washington's top diplomat Rex Tillerson said Friday.

Military action against North Korea an 'option': Tillerson

Seoul - Military action by the United States against nuclear-armed North Korea is an "option on the table" if the threat from the rogue regime escalates, Washington's top diplomat Rex Tillerson said Friday.

Military action against North Korea an 'option': Tillerson

Seoul - Military action by the United States against nuclear-armed North Korea is an "option on the table" if the threat from the rogue regime escalates, Washington's top diplomat Rex Tillerson said Friday.

Tillerson to East Asia in shadow of North Korea threat

Washington - With North Korea's drive to field a nuclear-armed missile rapidly emerging as President Donald Trump's first foreign crisis, his top diplomat is heading to a nervous region.

Japan recalls tsunami, nuclear tragedy six years on

Toukyo - Japan paused Saturday to mark six years since a deadly earthquake, tsunami and nuclear disaster devastated a wide swathe of its northeastern coast as more than 100,000 people remain unable or unwilling to return home.The magnitude 9.

UN nuclear chief set for third term

Vienna - The board of the UN atomic watchdog, which tracks Iran's compliance with the 2015 nuclear deal, Wednesday backed Yukiya Amano to serve a third term as director general, the board's chairman said.

The ‘cold standard’: Would nuclear fusion be safer?

Several teams of physicists are pursuing the goal of nuclear fusion, as a theoretically unlimited source of so-called ‘green’ power. But have the environmental implications been fully considered and just how safe and green would nuclear fusion be?

US hasn't decided yet on Iran nuclear deal: IAEA

Vienna - The new US administration has not yet decided what to do about the 2015 Iran nuclear deal, the head of the UN atomic watchdog said Monday following talks in Washington.

US hasn't decided yet on Iran nuclear deal: IAEA

Vienna - The new US administration has not yet decided what to do about the 2015 Iran nuclear deal, the head of the UN atomic watchdog said Monday following talks in Washington.

US hasn't decided yet on Iran nuclear deal: IAEA

Vienna - The new US administration has not yet decided what to do about the 2015 Iran nuclear deal, the head of the UN atomic watchdog said Monday following talks in Washington.

EU approves Hungary's Kremlin-backed nuclear plant

Brussels - EU authorities on Monday approved a controversial nuclear expansion project in Hungary that is heavily backed by Russia.The approval removes the last roadblock to the 12.5 billion euro ($13.

Obama launched cyberwar to sabotage NKorea missile program: report

Washington - Former US president Barack Obama in 2014 launched a cyberwar against North Korea's missile program but it has failed to make significant gains, The New York Times reported Saturday.

Iran requests 950 tonnes of uranium from Kazakhstan

Tehran - Iran's nuclear chief said Saturday that the country had asked to buy 950 tonnes of uranium concentrate from Kazakhstan over the next three years to help develop its civil reactor programme.

Slovenian nuclear plant restarts after shutdown

Ljubljana - A 35-year-old nuclear plant in Slovenia was restarted Friday after it automatically shut down because of a water supply problem, its operator said."The unexpected malfunction was fixed...

'Scorpion' robot mission inside Fukushima reactor aborted

Toukyo - A "scorpion" robot sent into a Japanese nuclear reactor to learn about the damage suffered in a tsunami-induced meltdown had its mission aborted after the probe ran into trouble, Tokyo Electric Power company said Thursday.

French MPs clear way for payouts to atomic test victims

Paris - More than 50 years after France began conducting dozens of nuclear tests in the South Pacific, the French parliament on Thursday significantly eased the criteria for islanders who suffered health effects to be compensated.

Explosion at French nuclear plant, 'no radiation risk'

Caen - An explosion at a nuclear power plant on France's northwest coast on Thursday caused minor injuries, but the authorities said there was no risk of radiation.

Iran imports 149 tonnes of uranium from Russia: atomic chief

Tehran - Iran will receive the final part of a 149-tonne shipment of uranium from Russia as part of its nuclear deal with world powers, it was announced on Monday.
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