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Thousands protest possible China-France nuclear project

Thousands of people took to the streets of a city in eastern China to protest against a possible Sino-French nuclear project.

Thousands protest possible China-France nuclear project
Shifting from Russia, Ukraine strikes US nuclear fuel deal
Shifting from Russia, Ukraine strikes US nuclear fuel deal

Ukraine said Thursday it had reached an agreement with the US-based electric giant Westinghouse to build a nuclear fuel production unit.

Shifting from Russia, Ukraine strikes US nuclear fuel deal
China bans exports of nuclear-use technology to North Korea
China bans exports of nuclear-use technology to North Korea

China has banned exports to North Korea of a range of technologies that could be used to build weapons.

China bans exports of nuclear-use technology to North Korea
All Belgians to get iodine pills in case of nuclear accident
All Belgians to get iodine pills in case of nuclear accident

Belgium is to provide iodine pills to its entire population to protect it against radioactivity in case of a nuclear accident.

All Belgians to get iodine pills in case of nuclear accident
Japan to send plutonium cache to US this weekend
Japan to send plutonium cache to US this weekend

Japan will return a huge cache of plutonium -- enough to produce 50 nuclear bombs -- to the United States.

Japan to send plutonium cache to US this weekend
Iran tests more missiles in defiance of US warning
Iran tests more missiles in defiance of US warning

Iran fired two more long-range ballistic missiles on Wednesday as it continued military tests in defiance of US sanctions and fresh warnings from Washington.

Iran tests more missiles in defiance of US warning
Hollande acknowledges impact of nuclear testing in Pacific
Hollande acknowledges impact of nuclear testing in Pacific

French President Francois Hollande acknowledged that three decades of nuclear tests in French Polynesia had had "an impact" on health.

Hollande acknowledges impact of nuclear testing in Pacific
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China planning to build floating nuclear power plant

China is planning to build a floating nuclear power station as it seeks to double its atomic capacity by 2020.

China planning to build floating nuclear power plant
Iran boosts oil production by 500K, condemns new sanctions
Iran boosts oil production by 500K, condemns new sanctions

Iran announced a major boost in oil production on Monday after the lifting of sanctions under its nuclear deal.

Iran boosts oil production by 500K, condemns new sanctions
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Kazakhstan condemns North Korea's nuclear test

Kazakhstan denounced North Korea’s test of hydrogen bomb and violation of UN Security Council’s nonproliferation resolutions.

Kazakhstan condemns North Korea's nuclear test
Does North Korea have 'H' or 'A' bomb?
Does North Korea have 'H' or 'A' bomb?

North Korea said it had successfully tested a miniature hydrogen bomb. If confirmed, this would place it among a small group of countries with such dangerous weapons.

Does North Korea have 'H' or 'A' bomb?
Iran ships uranium to Russia under nuclear deal
Iran ships uranium to Russia under nuclear deal

Iran sent a major shipment of low-enriched uranium materials to Russia to implement nuclear accord with world powers.

Iran ships uranium to Russia under nuclear deal
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Kazakhstan should enhance protection of nuclear facilities from ISIS: expert

According to Senior Research Fellow at the Kazakhstani Institute of Strategic Studies Dauren Aben, Kazakhstan needs to increase security at its nuclear facilities to safeguard them from the ISIS.

Kazakhstan should enhance protection of nuclear facilities from ISIS: expert
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Turkey says not dependent on Russia for nuclear plant

Turkey insists it is not dependent on Russia to build its first nuclear power plant amid uncertainty over the $20 billion project.

Turkey says not dependent on Russia for nuclear plant
Kremlin admits TV stations showed 'secret' nuclear torpedo plan
Kremlin admits TV stations showed 'secret' nuclear torpedo plan

The Kremlin admitted that Russian television had accidentally shown secret plans detailing a nuclear torpedo system in development.

Kremlin admits TV stations showed 'secret' nuclear torpedo plan
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Japan to construct nuclear power plant in Kazakhstan

January 23,2015 Tengrinews.kz reported that Kazakhstan had started talks with Toshiba, owner of Westinghouse, to construct its first nuclear power plant.

Japan to construct nuclear power plant in Kazakhstan
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Kazakhstan to define location and strategic partners for its first nuclear power plant in 2-3 years

The actual need for a nuclear power plant will be felt around 2025 given the current power generation and consumption figures: Vice Minister of Energy Bakhytzhan Dzhaksaliyev.

Kazakhstan to define location and strategic partners for its first nuclear power plant in 2-3 years
Obama orders steps towards lifting Iran sanctions
Obama orders steps towards lifting Iran sanctions

President Barack Obama ordered the US government to take steps towards lifting sanctions on Iran, in accordance with the historic nuclear deal struck between six world powers and Tehran.

Obama orders steps towards lifting Iran sanctions
Nuclear deal wins final Iran approval
Nuclear deal wins final Iran approval

Iran's nuclear accord with world powers won final approval in the Islamic republic with a top panel of jurists and cleric giving the green light.

Nuclear deal wins final Iran approval
Erdogan warns Russia over Turkey nuclear, gas deals
Erdogan warns Russia over Turkey nuclear, gas deals

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan warned Russia that Ankara has alternatives to Moscow for building its first nuclear power plant and importing gas, as tensions rise over the Russian bombing campaign in Syria.

Erdogan warns Russia over Turkey nuclear, gas deals