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Russia: US claims on nuclear missiles treaty unfounded, we have questions too
Moscow has slammed Washington’s allegations that Russia breached the Intermediate-Range Nuclear Forces Treaty, calling the claims unsubstantiated. It added Russia also has complaints about the US’s fulfillment of their obligations under the treaty.

30.07.2014 17:40

​Fukushima lessons: US nuclear plants ‘must be better equipped for offsite disasters’
US nuclear plants must be better prepared in case of emergencies, especially those connected with natural disasters, says a new nuclear report, adding that such a nuclear tragedy as the Fukushima disaster should be a lesson for the country’s plants.

25.07.2014 11:25

Abnormalities in Japanese monkeys linked to Fukushima nuclear disaster
Monkeys living in the wild in the Fukushima region have tested positive for blood abnormalities linked to radioactive fallout from the 2011 nuclear power plant disaster, according to a new report.

25.07.2014 01:43

Radioactive rewards: UK offers 'bribes' for areas to consider nuclear waste site
Millions of pounds could be paid to communities that consider burying the UK’s nuclear waste in their area, the government has announced.

24.07.2014 14:40

Green light to Alexander Litvinenko death public inquiry
A public inquiry has been ordered into the death of former KGB spy Alexander Litvinenko, who died in 2006 in a London hospital after he was poisoned with radioactive polonium.

22.07.2014 09:55

​‘Doomsday sputnik’: Russia said to launch new missile-attack warning satellite
After years of delay, Russia plans to deploy this year the first satellite of its new constellation replacing the space component of the early warning system, Russian media reported. It will also double as an emergency communication satellite.

19.07.2014 12:46

Regulator greenlights reactor restarts in nuclear-weary Japan
Japan’s nuclear watchdog has given a preliminary safety approval for restarting two nuclear reactors at the Sendai plant. A month is given for opposition groups to make their case against the move before a final decision is taken.

16.07.2014 11:43

TEPCO failed to disclose crops over 20KM from Fukushima were contaminated
Fourteen different rice paddies outside of the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant evacuation zone were contaminated with radioactive material in August 2013, Japan’s agriculture ministry has found.

15.07.2014 22:55

Ukraine to turn Chernobyl into ‘biosphere radiologic reserve’
The site of the worst nuclear power plant accident in history will be turned into a “biosphere radiologic reserve,” a Ukrainian minister has announced. The plan comes as a result of EU demands to expand reserve territories in the country.

14.07.2014 18:06

'Trust President Rouhani': Britain's new policy towards Iran
​A British parliamentary report on relations with Iran says the new President Hassan Rouhani should be trusted, and judged by his actions not his words.

14.07.2014 10:38

2,000 bombs a year? Japan’s plan to reopen nuclear reprocessing plant stirs concern
Reactivating a nuclear fuel reprocessing plant could provide Japan with enough plutonium to produce up to 2,000 atomic bombs a year, a US expert has warned. The “reckless” move could destabilize the region, as Japan’s neighbors rush to compete.

14.07.2014 06:37

Why N. Korea’s olive branch shouldn’t be brushed away
South Korea must seize the opportunity to improve relations with Pyongyang and lay the groundwork for détente between the two sides based on mutual respect and cooperation.

14.07.2014 09:09

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