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Tag Archives: nuclear

Duterte’s help sought to tap N-energy – Some Filipinos advocate nuclear revival

MORONG, Philippines/MANILA, May 23, (RTRS): Filipino Wilfredo Torres was hired as a technician for Southeast Asia’s only nuclear power plant in the 1980s, but has spent the past decade giving guided tours at the never-used facility. The Philippines splashed out $2.3 billion on the 621-megawatt Bataan Nuclear Power Plant, but …

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Missile program to accelerate: Tehran

ANKARA, Oct 19, (Agencies): Iran’s elite Islamic Revolutionary Guards (IRGC) said on Thursday its ballistic missile programme would accelerate despite US and European Union pressure to suspend it, the semi-official Tasnim news agency reported. In a significant US policy shift on Oct 13, President Donald Trump disavowed Iran’s compliance with …

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Iran in compliance: IAEA

VIENNA, Sept 11, (AFP): The UN atomic watchdog hit back Monday at US criticism of the Iran nuclear deal, insisting its inspections there are the world’s toughest and that Tehran is sticking to the accord. “The nuclear-related commitments undertaken by Iran under (the 2015 accord) are being implemented,” International Atomic …

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UAE’s overseas diplomats tour Barakah Nuclear Energy Plant

Over 100 envoys briefed on peaceful nuke energy program ABU DHABI, UAE, April 15: The Emirates Nuclear Energy Corporation (ENEC) and Nawah Energy Company (Nawah) welcomed 117 of the UAE’s overseas diplomats to the Barakah Nuclear Energy Plant during a tour of the project, which included a briefing on the …

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UN says Iran shows commitment to N-deal

DUBAI, Dec 18, (RTRS): Iran has shown commitment to the deal on its nuclear programme agreed with world powers, the head of the United Nations atomic energy watchdog said on Sunday, following complaints by Tehran over what it calls a US violation of the accord. The White House said on …

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Info ministry bans ads on sale of weapons of mass destruction in all media

KUWAIT CITY, Dec 5: Ministry of Information has banned the publishing and broadcasting of any commercial advertisements of the sale of mass destruction weapons including nuclear, chemical and biological weapons in newspapers, audiovisual media, and electronic media, reports Arab Times Daily. The ban also extends to advertisements related to money …

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KHAMENEI SAYS NEED TO BOOST OFFENSIVE CAPABILITY – Secret ‘exemptions’ for Iran after N-deal

WASHINGTON, Sept 1, (Agencies): The United States and its negotiating partners agreed “in secret” to allow Iran to evade some restrictions in last year’s landmark nuclear agreement in order to meet the deadline for it to start getting relief from economic sanctions, according to a think tank report published on …

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‘Leakage poses grave threat to Arab nations’ – ‘Act now to shut Bushehr reactor’

KUWAIT CITY, Aug 30: Recent events validate the call for adopting extra precautions against a possible nuclear leakage at Bushehr nuclear reactor in Iran located only 200 kms from Kuwait. It’s clear that Iran will suffer minimal effects in case of an industrial accident, as the nuclear reactor is 1,600 …

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IAEA ready to share nuclear tech with Kuwait — Amano

KUWAIT CITY, Feb 16, (KUNA): The International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) can provide nuclear technology to Kuwait, and the rest of Gulf countries, to improve the way they treat diseases, better use of water resources, and help monitor sea environment, IAEA chief said. Nuclear technology, which is totally different than …

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US and Tehran swap ‘detainees’ ahead of N-implementation day

VIENNA/DUBAI, Jan 16, (RTRS): Iran freed five Americans including a Washington Post reporter on Saturday as the two countries staged a series of goodwill gestures ahead of the expected announcement of the lifting of international sanctions against Tehran under a nuclear deal. US President Barack Obama pardoned three Iranian-Americans charged …

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