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Turkey to build third nuclear power plant: Erdogan

By   /  June 19, 2018  /  Business  /  No Comments

ANKARA: Turkey’s president said Monday that the country will build a third nuclear power plant. During a live question-and-answer social media broadcast with Turkish youths, President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said Turkey would build its own nuclear power plant after the Akkuyu nuclear power plant, to be built by Russia. “Akkuyu will meet 10 percent of […]

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Russia looks to expand nuclear plant projects abroad

By   /  June 15, 2018  /  World  /  No Comments

LONDON: Russia is expanding its nuclear power plant projects abroad, according to Russian news agency TASS on Wednesday. The country is eyeing new projects in Bulgaria, Saudi Arabia and Bolivia. Russian state-run nuclear energy company RosAtom — established in 2007 — on its website said it is engaged in 44 projects worldwide, which will amount to […]

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Kim Jong Un could give up ICBMs but keep some nuclear forces

By   /  June 12, 2018  /  World  /  No Comments

SEOUL, South Korea: After years of effort to develop nuclear missiles that can target the US mainland, is North Korean leader Kim Jong Un really ready to pack them away in a deal with President Donald Trump? Perhaps, but that wouldn’t necessarily mean Pyongyang is abandoning its nuclear ambitions entirely. Tuesday’s meeting in Singapore between […]

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With nuclear deal under threat, Iran shows off centrifuges

By   /  June 7, 2018  /  Gulf Countries  /  No Comments

DUBAI: The star of a live television interview in Iran’s new nuclear workshop wasn’t the head of the country’s atomic agency, but three centrifuges labeled in English in the background, advanced devices Tehran is prohibited from using by the nuclear deal with world powers. The placement of the centrifuges, identified as IR-2M, IR-4 and IR-6, […]

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India test-fires nuclear capable missile

By   /  June 3, 2018  /  Science & Technology  /  No Comments

Bhubaneswar, June 3 (IANS) India on Sunday successfully test-fired the nuclear capable ballistic missile Agni-V off the Odisha coast. The surface-to-surface missile with a 5,000 km strike range was launched with the help of a mobile launcher from launch pad-4 of the Integrated Test Range (ITR) at 9.48 a.m., Defence Ministry sources said. Developed by the […]

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India successfully test-fires nuclear-capable missile

By   /  June 3, 2018  /  India  /  Comments Off on India successfully test-fires nuclear-capable missile

  Bhubaneswar: India on Sunday successfully test-fired the nuclear capable ballistic missile Agni-V off the Odisha coast. The surface-to-surface missile with a 5,000 km strike range was launched with the help of a mobile launcher from launch pad-4 of the Integrated Test Range (ITR) at 9.48 am, Defence Ministry sources said. Developed by the Defence […]

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Nuclear-capable Agni-5 test-fired successfully

By   /  June 3, 2018  /  India  /  Comments Off on Nuclear-capable Agni-5 test-fired successfully

[India], Jun 3 (ANI): Indian on Sunday successfully test-fired nuclear-capable ballistic missile Agni-5 from Integrated Test Range (ITR) at Abdul Kalam Island off Odisha coast. The missile was tested at early in the morning at 9.48 am from launch pad number four. The intercontinental ballistic missile was fired with a strike range of 5,000 km […]

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Trump may force coal, nuclear plants to stay open

By   /  June 2, 2018  /  Business  /  No Comments

SAN FRANCISCO: President Donald Trump has ordered the Department of Energy to investigate policies aimed at halting the shutdown of coal and nuclear power plants, the White House confirmed Friday. According to a memo circulated among leaders in the energy industry and leaked to multiple United States media outlets, Trump is looking into using executive powers […]

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China to host Iran leader amid nuclear deal upheaval

By   /  May 28, 2018  /  Gulf Countries  /  No Comments

BEIJING: Iran’s president will attend a summit with his Chinese and Russian counterparts next month, officials in Beijing said Monday, amid efforts to salvage the nuclear deal thrown into upheaval by Donald Trump. China, Russia and European powers, all of which signed the 2015 Iran nuclear accord, are scrambling to save the pact following the […]

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DPRK confirms demolition of nuclear test site

By   /  May 25, 2018  /  World  /  No Comments

PYONGYANG (Xinhua) — The Democratic People’s Republic of Korea (DPRK) has confirmed the demolition of its nuclear test site at Punggye-ri on Thursday, saying that all the tunnels have been collapsed by explosions and their entrances completely closed, according to the Korean Central News Agency (KCNA). The Nuclear Weapons Institute of the DPRK issued a […]

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