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Video shows glow in stricken nuclear plant – WDIV Detroit


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Video shows glow in stricken nuclear plant
WDIV Detroit
A second robotic probe sent into the crippled Fukushima nuclear plant has captured images of a strange green glow. Tokyo Electric Power Company (TEPCO) deployed the second remote-controlled robot last week after the first one broke down. The robot …

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Posted on 21 April 2015 | 5:59 am

Nuclear Waste Drums Appear Stable After Signs of Reactions – ABC News


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Nuclear Waste Drums Appear Stable After Signs of Reactions
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The drums are being closely monitored after a chemical reaction inside a container with similar contents caused a breach in February 2014, resulting in a radiation release and the indefinite closure of the country's only underground nuclear waste dump.
DOE officials: Nuclear waste drums appear to be stableKRQE News 13

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Posted on 20 April 2015 | 10:42 pm

Сybercriminals may provoke nuclear disaster – US, Russian generals – RT


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Сybercriminals may provoke nuclear disaster – US, Russian generals
RT
Modern technologies, coupled with Cold War-era nuclear doctrines and increasing tensions between the US and Russia make a nuclear war a real threat, say high-ranking retired officers from both countries. The New York Times opinion column by former US …
US and Russian Generals Call for Reducing the Risk of Inadvertent Nuclear WarThe Equation: Blog of the Union of Concerned Scientists (blog)

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Posted on 20 April 2015 | 9:39 pm

How many nuclear options does a president need to deter or to attack? – Washington Post


How many nuclear options does a president need to deter or to attack?
Washington Post
At a time of tight defense budgets, why does the Air Force plan to spend billions of extra dollars so that a president 10 or more years from now can have two options if he or she wants to use bombers to attack an enemy with nuclear weapons? There has

Posted on 20 April 2015 | 9:20 pm

Iran flashes military might amid high hopes for nuclear deal – CNN


CNN

Iran flashes military might amid high hopes for nuclear deal
CNN
So far none of this has seriously threatened to derail nuclear talks set to resume this week. But despite the confidence and optimism that is currently in the air, there is also fear that things could fall apart if Tehran and Washington aren't willing
Obama, UAE official discuss Iran nuclear dealUSA TODAY
Obama administration signals possible compromise in Iran nuclear talksLos Angeles Times
Nuclear Deal That Iran's Moderates Want May Entrench Hard-LinersBloomberg
U.S. News & World Report -Vox
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Posted on 20 April 2015 | 6:10 pm

Why a nuclear deal with Iran would be a victory for human rights – The Atlantic


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Why a nuclear deal with Iran would be a victory for human rights
The Atlantic
Last week, Akbar Ganji wrote one of the most important essays published since the signing of the framework nuclear deal with Iran earlier this month. It's partly important because of who Ganji is. Imprisoned in 2001 for accusing Iranian officials of

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Posted on 20 April 2015 | 2:42 pm

Putin has made the nuclear question even more complicated – and Trident may … – The Guardian


The Guardian

Putin has made the nuclear question even more complicated – and Trident may
The Guardian
For a nuclear-armed submarine to pose a credible threat, it must avoid being tracked by Russian submarines. To do that it must get out of the River Clyde and, once at sea, be protected by aircraft trying to spot the Russian subs, plus an undersea

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Posted on 20 April 2015 | 6:21 am

Nuclear power offers clean source of energy – Daily Trojan Online


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Nuclear power offers clean source of energy
Daily Trojan Online
With ongoing global negotiations to address Iran's nuclear capabilities, we've heard quite a bit lately about nuclear power's capacity as a weapon. North Korea has also been the subject of much defense speculation, earning United Nations sanctions for
SA sends 50 trainees to China for nuclear skills developmentMail & Guardian Online
Energy Sends Trainees to China for Nuclear Power Plant Operations TrainingAllAfrica.com
SA trainees sent to nuclear power plant operations in ChinaCape Business News
Fierce Energy
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Posted on 19 April 2015 | 11:29 pm

How to Avert a Nuclear War – New York Times


How to Avert a Nuclear War
New York Times
The Ukrainian crisis has threatened the stability of relations between Russia and the West, including the nuclear dimension — as became apparent last month when it was reported that Russian defense officials had advised President Vladimir V. Putin to …

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Posted on 19 April 2015 | 5:26 pm

Khamenei says Iran nuclear weapons are US ‘myth’ – Reuters


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Khamenei says Iran nuclear weapons are US 'myth'
Reuters
Iran and six world powers including the United States reached a framework accord on Iran's disputed nuclear program this month and will resume negotiations in Vienna this week, aiming to reach a final deal by the end of June. The framework accord is a
Supreme Leader Denies Iran Seeking Nuclear WeaponsWall Street Journal
Khamenei accuses US of creating Iran nuclear weapons 'myth'RT
Nuclear Safety and the Iran Framework DebateHuffington Post
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Posted on 19 April 2015 | 4:52 pm

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Is there a new nuclear arms race?

Some countries are trying to modernise their arsenals of nuclear weapons raising questions about their commitment to disarm.

Posted on 15 April 2015 | 12:03 am

Protests as Turkey starts work on first nuclear power plant

Turkey on Tuesday launched construction of its first nuclear power plant which Ankara hopes will open a new era of greater energy self-sufficiency, but the ceremony was marred by angry protests against the controversial $20 billion project. The power station — which will have four power units with a capacity of 1200 MW each — is being built like Iran's first nuclear power plant by Russia's …

Posted on 14 April 2015 | 6:12 pm

Iran vows 'irreversible steps' on nuclear programme if matched by West

Iran will resume talks with world powers on a final nuclear agreement on April 21 and is ready to take "irreversible steps" if the West does the same, Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif said Tuesday in Spain. It is a very balanced approach," said Zarif, Iran's chief nuclear negotiator. He was referring to the so-called P5+1 powers — Britain, China, France, Russia, the United States …

Posted on 14 April 2015 | 5:35 pm

Japan May Not Restart Nuclear Reactors After All

Any hopes of a nuclear restart in Japan are fading fast as judicial decisions go against utilities amid ongoing safety concerns and widespread public opposition

Posted on 14 April 2015 | 5:08 pm

Iran nuclear talks to resume on April 21, Zarif says

Nuclear talks between Iran and world powers will resume on April 21 at the deputy level, Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif said on Tuesday, in what will be the first meeting since a major breakthrough two weeks ago. Iran and the United States, Britain, France, Russia, China, and Germany reached a preliminary deal on Iran's disputed nuclear program this month and are aiming to reach a …

Posted on 14 April 2015 | 12:52 pm

Japanese court rejects bid to restart of 2 nuclear reactors

TOKYO (AP) — A court issued an injunction Tuesday ordering two nuclear reactors in western Japan to stay offline, rejecting regulators' safety approval of the reactors' planned restart later this year, a decision that could further delay the government's restart plans.

Posted on 14 April 2015 | 11:42 am

Japan court rejects bid to restart of 2 nuclear reactors

A court issued an injunction Tuesday ordering two nuclear reactors in western Japan to stay offline, rejecting regulators' safety approval for the facility ahead of their planned restart later this year, …

Posted on 14 April 2015 | 9:16 am

Nuclear tensions in South Asia

South Asia has been witnessing an escalation in military and nuclear rivalry, somewhat overshadowed by the understandable fears of a nuclear arms race in the Middle East.

Posted on 14 April 2015 | 12:19 am

Should Iran nuclear deal address terrorism, too?

Should approval of an international agreement limiting Iran’s nuclear program be linked to Iran’s history of sponsoring terrorism? The terrorism provision, as it’s called, strikes at the heart of the profound differences between President Obama and Congress over the framework nuclear accord worked out by the US and five other world powers earlier this month. Mr. Obama would leave out such …

Posted on 14 April 2015 | 12:00 am

Japan's nuclear industry pledges to refire reactors

Japan's pro-nuclear lobby pledged Monday that 2015 would be the year reactors are restarted, despite public wariness that has lingered since the Fukushima disaster. Industry officials and supporters said the country desperately needs atomic power to play its part in cutting greenhouse gas emissions and to ensure a stable electricity supply. "This year marks the exit from zero nuclear power …

Posted on 13 April 2015 | 8:31 am