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Nuclear to the rescue?

Uganda, Russia reach understanding to harness huge Uranium deposits to produce thousands of mega watts from nuclear energy It’s now official; Uganda’s plan to develop nuclear as a source of electricity is on course. On Oct. 13, a Russian government delegation was in Uganda to meet President Yoweri Museveni.  The …

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Japan PM demands world find ‘new means’ to stop N. Korea

United Nations, United States | AFP | Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe on Wednesday demanded that the world find a new way to halt the threat from North Korea after the long-sanctioned regime’s nuclear and missile tests. Abe, addressing the UN General Assembly, said that calculations about North Korea needed …

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North Korea carries out ‘biggest ever’ nuclear test

Seoul, South Korea | AFP | North Korea has conducted a fifth nuclear test, its most powerful to date, South Korea’s President Park Geun-Hye said Friday, condemning the move as an act of “self-destruction” that would deepen its isolation. The test will send tensions soaring over the North’s nuclear and …

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Iranian nuclear scientist executed for spying for US

Tehran, Iran | AFP |  Iran has executed a nuclear scientist convicted of handing over “top secret” information to the United States, a judicial spokesman said on Sunday. “Shahram Amiri was hanged for revealing the country’s top secrets to the enemy (US),” Gholamhossein Mohseni Ejeie was quoted as saying by …

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UN to provide nuclear security at Rio Olympics

Vienna, Austria | AFP | The UN atomic agency said Monday it will provide Brazil with equipment to help prevent any attempted terrorist attacks with nuclear material at this year’s Rio Olympic and Paralympic Games. The International Atomic Energy Agency said it will loan Brazil selected types of radiation detection …

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