World’s first shipborne nuclear power plant arrives in the Arctic

World’s first shipborne nuclear power plant arrives in the Arctic

First ever shipborne nuclear power plant dubbed a ‘floating Chernobyl’ arrives in the Arctic from St Petersburg ahead of its maiden mission The £70m ($94m) plant will provide electricity to an isolated Russian town The behemoth weighs 21,500 tonnes and provides 70…

Top EU official Tusk tells-off Trump over Iran nuclear deal

Top EU official Tusk tells-off Trump over Iran nuclear deal

Tusk tells off Trump: Top EU official slams US president for withdrawing from Iran nuclear deal and asks ‘with friends like that who needs enemies’ Donald Tusk went after President Trump on Twitter,decrying his decision to withdraw from the Iran nuclear deal  ‘Looking at…

Iranian state TV dismisses Netanyahu’s nuclear presentation as…

Iranian state TV dismisses Netanyahu’s nuclear presentation as…

ANKARA (Reuters) – Iranian state TV said on Monday that Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s accusations on Tehran’s nuclear program was a propaganda. Israeli Prime minister Benjamin Netanyahu speaks during a news conference at the Ministry of Defence in Tel Aviv, Israel,…

US not seeking to reopen Iran nuclear deal, envoy says

US not seeking to reopen Iran nuclear deal, envoy says

GENEVA (Reuters) – The United States is not seeking to reopen or renegotiate the Iran nuclear deal but hopes to stay in it to fix its flaws with a supplementary agreement, U.S. non-proliferation envoy Christopher Ford said on Wednesday. FILE PHOTO: U.S….

Mountain above North Korea’s nuclear test site collapses

Mountain above North Korea’s nuclear test site collapses

Mountain above North Korea’s nuclear test site collapses – leaving the site unsafe for further testing Mountain above North Korea’s main nuclear test site collapsed leaving it unsafe Chinese scientists say a test explosion involving Pyongyang’s most powerful device triggered a swarm…

U.S. not seeking to reopen Iran nuclear deal, envoy says

U.S. not seeking to reopen Iran nuclear deal, envoy says

GENEVA (Reuters) – The United States is not seeking to reopen or renegotiate the JCPOA Iran nuclear deal but hopes to stay in it to fix its flaws with a supplementary agreement, U.S. non-proliferation envoy Christopher Ford said on Wednesday. FILE PHOTO:…

Britain says working closely with allies on new Iran measures

Britain says working closely with allies on new Iran measures

LONDON (Reuters) – Britain is working closely with allies to address issues relating to Iran, a government spokesman said on Wednesday, giving British backing to French President Emmanuel Macron’s talks with U.S. President Donald Trump. Macron said on Wednesday he spoke to…

European powers say nearing plan to save Iran nuclear pact

European powers say nearing plan to save Iran nuclear pact

BEIRUT/BRUSSELS (Reuters) – Western envoys said Britain, Germany and France were nearing a package to put to Donald Trump to try and persuade him to save the Iran nuclear agreement, even as Tehran poured more scorn on the U.S. president, dismissing him…

Pressure grows on Trump to keep Iran nuclear deal alive

Pressure grows on Trump to keep Iran nuclear deal alive

WASHINGTON/TORONTO (Reuters) – Western allies stepped up pressure on U.S. President Donald Trump on Monday to keep alive an international nuclear deal with Iran, with French President Emmanuel Macron due to urge him in person not to tear up the 2015 agreement….

U.S. allies press Trump to keep Iran nuclear deal alive

U.S. allies press Trump to keep Iran nuclear deal alive

WASHINGTON/TORONTO (Reuters) – Western allies stepped up pressure on U.S. President Donald Trump on Monday to keep alive an international nuclear deal with Iran, with French President Emmanuel Macron due to urge him in person not to tear up the 2015 agreement….

U.N., EU, Russia back Iran nuclear deal as Trump meets Macron

U.N., EU, Russia back Iran nuclear deal as Trump meets Macron

GENEVA/MOSCOW (Reuters) – U.S. allies and rivals spoke out in support of the Iran nuclear deal on Monday, bolstering French President Emmanuel Macron’s pitch to U.S. President Donald Trump that there was no “Plan B” for keeping a lid on Tehran’s atomic…

North Korea halts nuclear, ICBM missile tests

North Korea halts nuclear, ICBM missile tests

Seoul: North Korean leader Kim Jong-un has declared he will suspend nuclear and missile tests starting on Saturday, and that he will shut down the site where the previous six nuclear tests were conducted. The surprising announcement comes just six days before Kim…

Iran vows ‘expected and unexpected’ moves if U.S. exits deal

Iran vows ‘expected and unexpected’ moves if U.S. exits deal

DUBAI (Reuters) – Iranian President Hassan Rouhani said on Saturday Iran’s atomic agency was ready with “expected and unexpected” reactions if the United States pulls out of a multinational nuclear deal, as U.S. President Donald Trump has threatened to do. FILE PHOTO…

Kim Jong-un says he will CLOSE his nuclear test site and has suspended all further missile and nuke launches

Kim Jong-un says he will CLOSE his nuclear test site and has suspended all further missile and nuke launches

North Korea's leader said his country no longer needs to conduct nuclear or ICBM tests because it has completed weaponising nuclear arms. Korean Central News Agency (KCNA) reported that the North is making the move to shift its national focus and improve…

Japan ‘covering up' Fukushima nuclear danger-zone radiation levels and blackmailing evacuees to return to radiated areas swarming with radioactive pigs and monkeys

Japan ‘covering up' Fukushima nuclear danger-zone radiation levels and blackmailing evacuees to return to radiated areas swarming with radioactive pigs and monkeys

More than seven years after the nuclear catastrophe rocked the world, many of the 154,000 people who fled their homes have not returned and towns remain deserted. Thousands of irradiated wild boars and monkeys roam around while poorly paid and protected decontamination…