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India and Russia hold major consultation to set up 22 nuclear power projects … – Economic Times


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India and Russia hold major consultation to set up 22 nuclear power projects
Economic Times
Last month a scientific forum was held at the Joint Institute for Nuclear Research (JINR) in the Russian city of Dubna with support from both the governments. The aim of the forum were to strengthen the existing co-operation further as well as explore

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Posted on 30 July 2014 | 6:23 am

US Accuses Russia of Violating 1987 Missile Treaty – ABC News


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US Accuses Russia of Violating 1987 Missile Treaty
ABC News
The Obama administration accusation that Russia violated a key nuclear weapons treaty leaves the future of the 26-year-old accord in question and further dampens President Barack Obama's hopes to burnish his legacy with deeper cuts to nuclear arsenals.
Moscow may walk out of nuclear treaty after US accusations of breachThe Guardian
Obama wrote Putin about violation of nuclear treaty -White HouseReuters
US says Russia violated 1987 nuclear missile treatyCBS News
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Posted on 29 July 2014 | 9:21 pm

Is Nuclear Power Vanishing as a Major Global Resource? – The Desert Sun


Is Nuclear Power Vanishing as a Major Global Resource?
The Desert Sun
While most of the discussions, analyses, and confrontation regarding energy power in the context of a slowly expanding world economy and population regards fossil fuels and renewables, nuclear power seems to be strangely absent from this contentious …

Posted on 29 July 2014 | 8:41 pm

Welcome To The Nuclear Command Bunker – NPR


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Welcome To The Nuclear Command Bunker
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The stretch of Interstate 80 between Cheyenne, Wyo., and Lincoln, Neb., is straight and flat. High plains stretch out on either side. But scattered along this unremarkable road, the Air Force keeps some of its most powerful weapons — Minuteman III

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Posted on 29 July 2014 | 7:29 pm

John Oliver: Why do floppy disks control nuclear weapons? – CNET


John Oliver: Why do floppy disks control nuclear weapons?
CNET
Oliver calls up another report about an air force base in Montana, where a nuclear launch officer allegedly decided to text the answers to a proficiency test to other officers. At least texts are secure, aren't they? Or would he have been better off

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Posted on 29 July 2014 | 4:20 pm

UK-US sign secret new deal on nuclear weapons – The Guardian (blog)


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UK-US sign secret new deal on nuclear weapons
The Guardian (blog)
Obama told Congress it will "permit the transfer between the United States and the United Kingdom of classified information concerning atomic weapons; nuclear technology and controlled nuclear information; material and equipment for the development of …

Posted on 29 July 2014 | 2:16 pm

Feeling Left Out of Global Turmoil, North Korea Threatens Nuclear Strike on … – Slate Magazine (blog)


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Feeling Left Out of Global Turmoil, North Korea Threatens Nuclear Strike on
Slate Magazine (blog)
As if the world needed another theatre of global conflict, North Korea, as if on cue, threatened a nuclear strike on the White House and Pentagon on Sunday. The threat came from Hwang Pyong-So, director of the military's General Political Bureau, who
North Korea threatens nuclear strike on White HouseTelegraph.co.uk
North Korea threatens to launch nuclear strike on 'the sources of all evil Daily Mail
Report: North Korea threatens nuclear strike on White HouseThe Hill
Voice of America -Yahoo News
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Posted on 29 July 2014 | 2:03 pm

Japan’s Nuclear Roadmap To Economic Destruction – Forbes


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Japan's Nuclear Roadmap To Economic Destruction
Forbes
Japan better get used to generating all of its electricity from fossil fuel, and to having a permanent trade deficit, now that the country's new nuclear regulatory agency is throwing its weight around to impress the public with a tough-on-nuclear stance.

Posted on 29 July 2014 | 4:43 am

Former Nuclear Power Exec Reveals Secret Payments to Japan’s Prime Ministers – Mashable


Former Nuclear Power Exec Reveals Secret Payments to Japan's Prime Ministers
Mashable
The contentious public debate around whether to use nuclear power in Japan, in the wake of the 2011 Fukushima disaster, took another major turn on Monday when it was revealed that a former power company official made secret payments to Japanese …

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Posted on 29 July 2014 | 2:39 am

US: Russia violated 1987 nuclear missile treaty – USA TODAY


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US: Russia violated 1987 nuclear missile treaty
USA TODAY
WASHINGTON — The United States on Monday accused Russia of violating a 1987 nuclear missile treaty that prohibits having or testing intermediate range cruise missile. A State Department official called the alleged violation a "very serious matter

Posted on 29 July 2014 | 12:19 am

Nuclear – Yahoo News Search Results

Dismantling Germany's nuclear industry, piece by piece

Eyes fixed on a screen, joystick in hand, the operator of a remote-controlled saw painstakingly dismantles metal rods at one of Germany's mothballed nuclear reactors. Time-consuming and costly, the operation to methodically carve up the core of EnBW's Obrigheim reactor in the country's southwest is now more than half way through. In total, 275,000 tonnes of machinery, pipes and other equipment …

Posted on 30 July 2014 | 5:37 am

Obama curbs nuclear security goals as bomb-building budget grows

The White House rejected a confidential proposal to accelerate work on nuclear security problems despite a missed 2013 deadline.

Posted on 30 July 2014 | 12:55 am

Welcome To The Nuclear Command Bunker

A small cadre of officers is responsible for keeping America's nukes on alert 24/7. Here's a peek into their world, and what it takes to do the job.

Posted on 29 July 2014 | 7:45 pm

U.S. nuclear negotiator declines setting deadline on Iran deal

By Patricia Zengerle WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The lead U.S. nuclear negotiator declined to give a final deadline on Tuesday for negotiating a final nuclear agreement with Iran, but said participants mean to finish the international talks at the end of the current four-month extension. Iran and six world powers agreed to extend nuclear talks, and the temporary agreement, by four months after they …

Posted on 29 July 2014 | 6:50 pm

US: Russia violated 1987 nuclear missile treaty

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Obama administration accused Russia of conducting tests in violation of a 1987 nuclear missile treaty, calling the breach "a very serious matter" and going public with allegations that have simmered for some time.

Posted on 29 July 2014 | 11:39 am

Japan's Nuclear Roadmap To Economic Destruction

The Japan Nuclear Regulation Authority's new definition of an active geologic fault as having moved within 120,000 years is news to geologists, who define it as 10,000 years. Poorly thought-out criteria like this could be used to keep their nuclear fleet shuttered for political reasons, not scientific, and could cost Japan dearly in money and carbon.

Posted on 29 July 2014 | 4:54 am

New Mexico nuclear waste dump was cited for workplace violations

An underground nuclear waste dump in New Mexico that leaked radiation in February was cited by federal mine safety inspectors for dozens of workplace violations, almost all of which have been remedied, officials said Monday. Operations at the Waste Isolation Pilot Plant in the southeastern New Mexico desert have been indefinitely suspended as a team of investigators seek the cause for a …

Posted on 29 July 2014 | 1:05 am

Taiwan's nuclear power plants are magnets for protesters – and snorkelers

Construction will halt this month on Taiwan's newest nuclear power plant, in a concession to protesters. While many Taiwanese hold anti-nuclear views, they also enjoy swimming and snorkeling by a nuclear plant outtake pipe.

Posted on 28 July 2014 | 9:10 pm

Why Gulf states seek status quo from Iran nuclear negotiations

Behind Gulf States' opposition to Iran's nuclear program is fear that after decades of international isolation and US animosity, Iran could be coming in from the cold.

Posted on 28 July 2014 | 12:39 pm

N. Korea threatens nuclear strike on White House

A top-ranking North Korean military official has threatened a nuclear strike on the White House and Pentagon after accusing Washington of raising military tensions on the Korean peninsula. The threat came from Hwang Pyong-So, director of the military's General Political Bureau, during a speech to a large military rally in Pyongyang Sunday on the anniversary of the armistice that ended the 1950 …

Posted on 28 July 2014 | 9:05 am