European powers urge dialogue, end to escalation in Iran nuclear crisis

European powers urge dialogue, end to escalation in Iran nuclear crisis

Three key European powers on Sunday (Jul 14) called for dialogue and an end to the escalation over Iran's nuclear programme, as tensions further intensified between Tehran and the United States.
North Korea warns of returning to nuclear policy

North Korea warns of returning to nuclear policy

SEOUL: North Korea has warned the United States it will "seriously" consider returning to a state policy aimed at building nuclear weapons if Washington does not end tough economic sanctions against the impoverished regime.
G21 emphasises need for nuclear disarmament

G21 emphasises need for nuclear disarmament

Nuclear non-proliferation and disarmament is essential to the world’s peace and security, and the total elimination of nuclear weapons is the only guarantee for countries not to be threatened with or attacked by nuclear weapons.
Trump threatens 'severe consequences' if Iran resumes nuclear programme

Trump threatens 'severe consequences' if Iran resumes nuclear programme

US President Donald Trump warned of "very severe consequences" if Iran resumes its nuclear program, one day after pulling out of a landmark multilateral nuclear accord.
Russia and Vietnam together boost nuclear power cooperation

Russia and Vietnam together boost nuclear power cooperation

Russia-based Rosatom Nuclear Energy State Corporation and Vietnam Electricity are working closely to implement the first nuclear power project in south-central Ninh Thuan province.
Japan's TEPCO to drop nuclear exports: report

Japan's TEPCO to drop nuclear exports: report

Tokyo Electric Power Co. is to abandon plans to export its nuclear power plant expertise as it struggles to cope with the Fukushima disaster, according to news reports.
Britain and France to sign nuclear power deal at summit

Britain and France to sign nuclear power deal at summit

Britain and France were to strike a landmark cooperation deal on civil nuclear energy at a summit between Prime Minister David Cameron and President Nicolas Sarkozy on Friday, officials said.
AAEM supplies equipment to Baltic nuclear power plant

AAEM supplies equipment to Baltic nuclear power plant

Russian-French joint venture Alstom-Atomenergomash (AAEM) has signed an agreement to supply turbine island equipment for units 1 and 2 of the Baltic nuclear power plant in Kaliningrad region, which are to be commissioned in 2016 and 2018 respectively.
EU readies unprecedented Iran oil, bank sanctions

EU readies unprecedented Iran oil, bank sanctions

The European Union is readying its toughest action to date against Iran, moving to dry up funding of its contested nuclear drive by targeting both its oil and financial sector, diplomats said Friday.
Doosan ready to go nuclear

Doosan ready to go nuclear

South Korea’s Doosan Heavy Industries is boosting its presence in Vietnam as it jockeys for position to become a potential contractor for nuclear power plants in the country.
Deputy Minister: Vietnam continues pursuing nuclear power development

Deputy Minister: Vietnam continues pursuing nuclear power development

Vietnam carefully considers the challenges involved in pursuing its strategy of nuclear power development, Deputy Minister of Science and Technology Le Dinh Tien told reporters.
No alternatives for nuclear power by 2050: Deputy PM

No alternatives for nuclear power by 2050: Deputy PM

There will be not be any energy sources which could be used to replace nuclear power in Vietnam by the year 2050, said Deputy Prime Minister Hoang Trung Hai.
Japan to 'stress test' all nuclear reactors

Japan to 'stress test' all nuclear reactors

Japan said Wednesday it will run "stress tests" on all its nuclear reactors in the wake of the Fukushima Daiichi atomic accident sparked by the March 11 earthquake and tsunami disaster.
Japan to help TEPCO pay nuclear victims

Japan to help TEPCO pay nuclear victims

Japan launched a rescue plan Friday to help nuclear plant owner TEPCO foot the bill for the Fukushima disaster, and started the shutdown of another atomic plant to prevent a similar calamity.
Blasts, new fire escalate Japan's nuclear crisis

Blasts, new fire escalate Japan's nuclear crisis

Japanese crews battled Wednesday to avert a nuclear disaster and said they may pour water from helicopters to stop fuel rods from being exposed to the air and releasing even more radioactivity.
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