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Russian Federation signs deal to build Egypt's first nuclear power plant

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Published time: 11 Dec, 2017 14:05 Edited time: 11 Dec, 2017 14:16 Moscow and Cairo have signed an agreement to construct Egypt’s first nuclear plant. The project will cost $21 billion and is due to be finished by 2028-2029. The preliminary agreement between the countries was signed in 2015. A loan from Russian Federation would Read More

China looks to nuclear option to ease winter heating woes

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SHANGHAI (Reuters) – With its smog-prone north desperate to slash coal consumption, China is looking to deploy nuclear power to provide reliable winter heating, raising public safety concerns – though developers say the risks are minimal. State-owned China National Nuclear Corp (CNNC) recently conducted a successful 168-hour trial run in Beijing for a small, dedicated Read More

Nuclear-capable Russian Tu-95 bombers in 1st-ever Pacific patrol from Indonesia

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Published time: 7 Dec, 2017 19:43 A pair of Russian Tu-95MS strategic bombers have flown a maiden patrol mission over the southern Pacific from a military base in Indonesia. Crew and support staff had to deal with an unfamiliar tropical environment to successfully navigate and complete the mission. The two Tupolev bombers, which can carry Read More

U.S. energy office gets new chairman as nuclear, coal vote looms

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WASHINGTON (Reuters) – A new chairman was sworn in on Thursday at the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission who will lead the agency as it considers a directive from the administration of U.S. President Donald Trump to subsidize ailing coal and nuclear power plants. With the swearing in of Kevin McIntyre, a Republican, the FERC panel Read More

‘Not if, but when’: N. Korea claims US warmongering makes potential nuclear war inevitable

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North Korea views the endless military drills on its borders and repeated “bellicose remarks” by top US officials as means to “provoke” a nuclear war in the region, in which the US itself will be “burnt to death by the fire.” “The large-scale nuclear war exercises conducted by the US in succession are creating touch-and-go Read More

How to survive nuclear strike: Chinese media advises locals on N. Korea border

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Published time: 6 Dec, 2017 13:12 Edited time: 6 Dec, 2017 13:35 A Chinese regional daily has published a piece advising citizens of Jilin Province, which neighbors North Korea, on what to do in the event of a nuclear attack. The guide includes colorful cartoons. China’s state-affiliated Jilin Province daily newspaper issued a full-page report Read More

‘More N. Korea nuclear tests likely in current atmosphere’

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The US understands it’s challenging to ask North Korea to abandon its nuclear weapons program, but without a long-term solution, within five to ten years Pyongyang will acquire a minimum credible nuclear deterrence, said political scientist Joseph Cheng. South Korea and the US are conducting their largest joint aerial exercises called Vigilant Ace which will Read More

North Korea warns joint drill risks nuclear war

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North Korea has warned that a “reckless” joint military drill by the US and South Korea could spark a nuclear war. The two allies have begun their largest ever co-operative air exercise – dubbed Vigilant Ace – with 230 aircraft, including 24 stealth jet fighters. It is scheduled to last five days and comes less Read More

Trump 'begging for nuclear war' by staging drills with S. Korea – Pyongyang

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Published time: 3 Dec, 2017 19:53 Pyongyang has accused Donald Trump of “begging” for nuclear war ahead of joint US-South Korea military exercises. The remark came after six US F-22 stealth fighter jets arrived in South Korea ahead of the annual drills. In a statement carried by state-run newspaper Rodong Sinmun, North Korea’s Foreign Ministry said Read More

Fireworks & mass hugs as N. Korea celebrates becoming a nuclear nation (PHOTOS, VIDEO)

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Soldiers and citizens of Pyongyang took to the streets in celebration to mark the successful launch of North Korea’s new intercontinental ballistic missile. The festivities marked the launch of the Hwasong-15 missile earlier this week, which North Korean officials claim can reach anywhere in the mainland United States. Civilians took part in dances, while soldiers Read More