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GE uranium enrichment plans raise fears: report

GE uranium enrichment plans raise fears: report

US conglomerate General Electric is seeking permission to build a $1 billion plant for uranium enrichment by laser, a process which has raised proliferation fears, The New York Times said Sunday. After testing the enrichment process for two years, GE […]


Toll rises as Japan battles nuclear, humanitarian crisis

Toll rises as Japan battles nuclear, humanitarian crisis

Japan battled a nuclear and humanitarian crisis Friday as engineers worked to restore power to a stricken atomic plant while the toll of dead and missing from the quake and tsunami topped 16,000. Half a million people made homeless when […]


Warnings to leave Tokyo as concern in Japan grows

Warnings to leave Tokyo as concern in Japan grows

Doubts over whether Japan can contain its nuclear crisis grew Thursday, as helicopters dumped water onto an overheating power plant and more foreign governments urged citizens to leave Tokyo. Four military Chinooks ran a mission to empty containers holding more […]


Nuclear crisis deepens in disaster-struck Japan

Nuclear crisis deepens in disaster-struck Japan

Japanese crews grappling with the world’s worst nuclear incident since Chernobyl temporarily pulled out Wednesday as radiation rose following feared damage to a reactor containment vessel. The evacuation order at the Fukushima nuclear power plant, where a tall stack of […]


Radiation Forces US 7th Fleet to Reposition Ships

Radiation Forces US 7th Fleet to Reposition Ships

The U.S. 7th Fleet has temporarily repositioned its ships and aircraft away from Japan’s Fukushima Dai-Ichi Nuclear Power Plant after detecting low-level contamination in the air and on its aircraft operating in the area. The source of this airborne radioactivity […]


Japan nuclear plant rocked by second blast

Japan nuclear plant rocked by second blast

An explosion rocked an earthquake-hit nuclear plant Monday, as Japan struggled to avert a catastrophic reactor meltdown caused by a quake and tsunami feared to have killed more than 10,000. A new tsunami scare triggered evacuations on the devastated northeast […]


US angered by ‘provocative’ NKorea nuclear plant

US angered by ‘provocative’ NKorea nuclear plant

WASHINGTON: US officials accused North Korea of flouting UN sanctions and seeking to destabilize the region amid the latest claims that the secretive state has built a sophisticated, new uranium enrichment plant. “This validates a long-standing concern that we’ve had […]


Iran transfers fuel into its first nuclear power plant

Iran transfers fuel into its first nuclear power plant

BUSHEHR, Iran: A defiant Iran on Saturday began loading fuel into its Russian-built first nuclear power plant in the face of stiff opposition from world powers to its controversial atomic programme. Despite leading Western opposition to the Islamic republic’s project […]


Burning Russia battles to defend nuclear sites

Burning Russia battles to defend nuclear sites

MOSCOW: Russia fought a deadly battle Tuesday to prevent wildfires from engulfing key nuclear sites as Prime Minister Vladimir Putin took to the air in a water-bombing plane to join the firefighting effort. Two soldiers were killed by blazing trees […]


 
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