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Nuclear

​Leaking Fukushima containers could lead to hydrogen explosions
Containers holding contaminated water at the crippled Fukushima nuclear power plant are at risk of hydrogen explosions, with 10 percent of them found to be leaking. As many as 333 containers may be defective, according to TEPCO.

25.05.2015 10:45

US blocks nuclear disarmament document over Israel, Moscow fumes
Washington has blocked the final document of a UN conference that reviewed the nuclear non-proliferation treaty, accusing Egypt of manipulating the gathering to target Israel. Moscow has slammed the US for rendering the four-week meeting futile.

23.05.2015 12:12

Obama signs bill letting Congress weigh in on Iran nuclear deal
President Barack Obama signed into law a bill allowing Congress to review any agreement reached with Iran over its controversial nuclear program.

23.05.2015 03:03

Nukes within a year? ISIS magazine boasts they can be bought in Pakistan
Should the need arise, Islamic State (formerly ISIS/ISIL) could buy a nuclear weapon in Pakistan within 12 months, the group's in-house magazine boasts in an article attributed to hostage journalist John Cantlie.

22.05.2015 16:30

The Fuller Picture – The invisible war: Civil disobedience and the internet
As the US Senate debates the Patriot Act this week, we are at a crossroads for civil liberties and protest freedoms around the world.

22.05.2015 11:59

‘No direct evidence’ Russia deployed extra nukes – NATO military chief
NATO does not have any “direct evidence” that Russia has deployed additional nuclear weapons, the block’s top military commander has said. It comes in light of Kiev accusing Moscow of moving some of its nuclear arsenal to Crimea.

22.05.2015 00:15

Fukushima pressure relief system failed at Reactor-2 after disaster, TEPCO reveals
The latest report by Tokyo Electric Power Company (TEPCO) has shed more light on the 2011 Fukushima nuclear disaster, revealing a failure in one of the reactors' pressure relief systems.

21.05.2015 11:11

'Like Hiroshima, Nagasaki': Iran urges UN to condemn Israel for alleged nuke threats
Israel has drawn fire from Iran for alleged threats of a nuclear strike. Tehran told the UN Security Council that recent comments by the Israeli Defense Minister bore reference to “what happened in Hiroshima and Nagasaki.”

21.05.2015 07:52

​Ex-Royal Navy sailor to RT: Trident whistleblower’s security allegations true
As Royal Navy whistleblower William McNeilly remains in military custody for criticizing Trident nuclear safety procedures, an ex-Navy sailor who backs many of his allegations has spoken at length to RT.

20.05.2015 12:24

Moscow says it will retaliate if Ukraine hosts US anti-missile defenses
Russia will take retaliatory measures to protect itself if Ukraine decides to station US anti-missile defense systems in its territory, Kremlin spokesman told the media.

20.05.2015 13:49

Mini-me missiles? N Korea claims it has made miniaturized nuclear warheads
Pyongyang says it has developed miniaturized nuclear warheads making it possible to fit them into missiles. The report comes just weeks after North Korea claimed its first submarine-based missile test.

20.05.2015 06:59

​S. Arabia calls in off-the-shelf nuke option with Pakistan – report
At the prospect of the international community’s nuclear deal with Iran, Saudi Arabia has reportedly taken a decision to call in an old favor from Pakistan and get some of its nuclear weapons.

18.05.2015 09:24