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Moldova court sentences three for uranium trafficking

Moldova court sentences three for uranium trafficking

A court in Moldova sentenced three people Thursday to penalties of up to five years in prison for trafficking radioactive materials including nuclear bomb ingredient Uranium-235. The group included a 38-year-old Russian woman, who received a three-year prison sentence, Russia’s […]


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 […]


US secretly helped French nuclear program

US secretly helped French nuclear program

The United States secretly helped France develop advanced nuclear weapons in the 1970s as part of a bid by the Nixon administration to sow divisions in Europe, declassified US documents showed. Henry Kissinger, the senior aide to President Richard Nixon […]


Row over Israel to dominate UN atomic watchdog meeting

Row over Israel to dominate UN atomic watchdog meeting

Vienna: A bitter row over Israel’s assumed nuclear arsenal looks set to dominate the annual general conference of the International Atomic Energy Agency which begins Monday. Every year at the week-long conference which brings together all 151 member states of […]


Mullen: Diplomacy Best Approach to End Iran’s Nuclear Proliferation

Mullen: Diplomacy Best Approach to End Iran’s Nuclear Proliferation

NEW YORK: Although a U.S. military approach in Iran would hinder Iranian nuclear proliferation, military might isn’t necessarily the best solution, Navy Adm. Mike Mullen said today. The chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff stressed that diplomatic means would […]


World nuclear summit confronts ‘growing’ threat

World nuclear summit confronts ‘growing’ threat

WASHINGTON: Ukraine renounced its bomb-grade uranium on Monday in a boost for President Barack Obama’s summit on securing the world’s nuclear materials, as a US official warned of the “growing” risk of nuclear terrorism. Obama called the 47-nation summit in […]


China and Proliferation of WMD and Missiles

China and Proliferation of WMD and Missiles

Congress has long been concerned about whether U.S. policy advances the national interest in reducing the role of the People’s Republic of China (PRC) in the proliferation of weapons of mass destruction (WMD) and missiles that could deliver them. Recipients […]


G8 to discuss terrorism, nuclear proliferation

G8 to discuss terrorism, nuclear proliferation

ROME: The Group of Eight summit next month in Italy will discuss terrorism and nuclear non-proliferation, Italian Foreign Minister Franco Frattini said Tuesday. “During the session limited to the G8 members, we will adopt line of action, notably a shared […]


US military technology easily shipped abroad: US audit

US military technology easily shipped abroad: US audit

Washington: Sensitive military technology used in nuclear weapons and missiles can be bought easily in the United States and illegally exported abroad, a government audit has found. An undercover investigation by the Government Accountability Office (GAO) revealed that parts employed […]


 
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