Nuclear Power


South Africa's Ramaphosa says to discuss nuclear with Putin in future


JOHANNESBURG South Africa's President Cyril Ramaphosa said on Friday that a private meeting with Russian President Vladimir Putin this week ended with an agreement that the two countries would discuss a nuclear power deal in the future.

Japan's pachinko industry braces for anti-addiction regulation

Like many Japanese pachinko parlours, Naomi Suzuki's shop on the outskirts of Fukushima City was once full of energy, with the din of bouncing steel balls and garish lights flashing to indicate winnings.

World, Japan, 27 Jul 2018

South Africa opens door to future Russian nuclear power deal

JOHANNESBURG South Africa cannot afford large-scale expansion of its nuclear power capacity but would still be open to future deals with Russia, a senior ruling party official said on Thursday, shortly before the arrival of President Vladimir Putin for a summit.

World, 26 Jul 2018

U.S. lawmakers slam Trump as 'weak' in Russia summit; some push new sanctions

WASHINGTON Leading U.S. lawmakers, including numerous Republicans, criticized President Donald Trump on Monday for failing to confront Russian President Vladimir Putin over Moscow's meddling in the 2016 U.S. election as the two heads of nuclear powers stood side-by-side at a joint news conference. | Video

World, 17 Jul 2018

EU court backs approval of UK Hinkley nuclear plant

LUXEMBOURG Europe's second highest court rejected Austrian concerns about a planned nuclear plant in southwest England, saying British government aid offered to the project did not violate EU rules.

World, 12 Jul 2018

Greenpeace crashes Superman-shaped drone into French nuclear plant

PARIS Greenpeace crashed a Superman-shaped drone into a French nuclear plant on Tuesday to demonstrate its vulnerability to outside attacks, the environmental group said.

World, 03 Jul 2018

Iran reopens uranium feedstock plant in preparation to boost enrichment

LONDON Iran has reopened a nuclear plant idle for nine years, its atomic energy agency (AEOI) said on Wednesday, as Tehran prepares to increase uranium enrichment capacity if a nuclear deal with world powers falls apart after the U.S. withdrawal.

World, 27 Jun 2018

Israel confident U.S. to keep protections in any Saudi nuclear power deal

WASHINGTON Israel's energy minister said on Tuesday after meeting Trump administration officials he is confident that the United States will not relax non-proliferation standards in any nuclear power deal it agrees with Saudi Arabia.

World, Israel 27 Jun 2018

As Fukushima residents return, some see hope in nuclear tourism

FUKUSHIMA, Japan On a cold day in February, Takuto Okamoto guided his first tour group to a sight few outsiders had witnessed in person: the construction cranes looming over Japan's Fukushima Daiichi nuclear plant. | Video

World, Japan, 22 Jun 2018

U.S. and partners form international alliance to push nuclear power

COPENHAGEN The United States is leading an initiative with several other governments to promote nuclear power and encourage investment in new nuclear technologies.

World, 24 May 2018