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Russia's first sea-borne nuclear power plant arrives to its base

Russia's first sea-borne nuclear power plant arrives to its base

Russia's first-floating nuclear power plant has arrived to its permanent base near an isolated Russian town across the Bering Strait from Alaska, Russian state nuclear energy company Rosatom said on Saturday.

Russia, Iran blame US for regional tensions

Russia, Iran blame US for regional tensions

Moscow and Tehran on Monday blamed US policies for tensions in the Middle East while Russia said it welcomed French efforts to save the Iran nuclear deal.

Russia says radioactive isotopes released by missile test blast

Russia says radioactive isotopes released by missile test blast

Russia on Monday said radioactive isotopes were released in a recent accident at an Arctic missile test site that caused widespread alarm as authorities kept details under wraps.

North Korea says latest test was 'new weapon'

North Korea says latest test was 'new weapon'

North Korean leader Kim Jong Un supervised a ‘new weapon’ test, state media reported Sunday, the latest in a series of launches that US President Donald Trump has played down as Washington ...

Russian military base blast kills two, causes radiation spike

Russian military base blast kills two, causes radiation spike

Two people died in an explosion at a military base in the Russian far north Thursday that caused a brief spike in radiation, the second accident to hit the country's facilities in a week.

German FM meets Iran's Zarif to discuss nuclear deal

German FM meets Iran's Zarif to discuss nuclear deal

German Foreign Minister Heiko Maas held talks Monday with his Iranian counterpart Javad Zarif on the future of the 2015 nuclear deal which he described as ‘extraordinarily important’ for Europe.

S Korea's Moon urges new US-North denuclearisation talks

S Korea's Moon urges new US-North denuclearisation talks

South Korea President Moon Jae-in on Monday urged the US and North Korea to quickly resume denuclearisation talks after their Hanoi summit last week ended without a deal.

North Korean envoy en route to Hanoi ahead of Trump-Kim summit: Yonhap

North Korean envoy en route to Hanoi ahead of Trump-Kim summit: Yonhap

The North Korean special representative for the US arrived in Beijing on Tuesday, apparently en route to Vietnam to meet his Washington counterpart ahead of a second summit ...

Real progress needed at Trump-Kim II: analysts

Real progress needed at Trump-Kim II: analysts

The planned second summit between US President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un needs to make tangible progress on Pyongyang's nuclear weapons if it is to avoid being dismissed as ‘reality TV’ ...

Japan's Hitachi freezes British nuclear project

Japan's Hitachi freezes British nuclear project

Hitachi on Thursday froze construction of a nuclear power station in Wales due to financing difficulties, dealing a major blow to Britain's energy strategy and leaving the Japanese firm with a huge bill.

North Korea 'hiding missile bases', US researchers say

North Korea 'hiding missile bases', US researchers say

North Korea is operating at least 13 undeclared bases to hide mobile, nuclear-capable missiles, a new study asserted Monday, as progress stalls on US President Donald Trump's signature foreign policy initiative.

Pompeo says he will meet North Korea number two in New York

Pompeo says he will meet North Korea number two in New York

US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said Sunday he will meet this week in New York with North Korea's number two, Kim Yong Chol, to resume denuclearization talks.