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  1. Uranium miners call off strike

    Posted Aug 31st 2005, 12:00am

    ... S.N.M. Abdi in Calcutta More than 4,500 workers have called off a hunger strike 170 metres underground in state-run uranium mines after claiming a partial victory. On Monday, ... to hospital for check-ups. The mines feed India's nuclear weapons development programme and atomic power stations. ...

  2. Big carrot needed for Iran to drop nuclear ambitions

    Posted Mar 01st 2005, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... the US is in no position to call a military strike on Iran. There is no guarantee that such an attack would eliminate all of Iran's nuclear sites, some of which may be hidden. What's ... Russia's agreement to sell nuclear fuel to Iran no doubt complicates the efforts to curb the Middle Eastern country's nuclear ambitions. And it is a diplomatic blow to the US ...

  3. Nightmare scenario in the making

    Posted Oct 07th 2005, 12:00am by Michael Richardson

    ... Michael Richardson Whether they strike in Bali, London or Tel Aviv, suicide bombers create fear and mayhem. But there is now an even more frightening prospect- a terrorist attack using ... believe that a chemical, biological, radiological or nuclear attack somewhere in the world in the next decade is highly probable. These deadly materials and the technology to make them ...

  4. Uranium miners in underground strike

    Posted Aug 29th 2005, 12:00am

    ... down by the lift but they said they are on a hunger strike.' The Jadugoda uranium mines are the lifeline of India's nuclear weapons programme and fuel atomic power plants nationwide. ... S.N.M. Abdi in Calcutta Desperate workers at a uranium mine are risking their lives to improve their paltry wages by staging an underground hunger strike in flooded tunnels. More than ...

  5. Action needed to take the heat out of nuclear crises

    Posted May 13th 2005, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... by striking a deal in which the nuclear programme is scrapped in return for economic aid and security guarantees. But it may have decided the best way ahead is to develop the weapons that would make ... International efforts to reduce the grave risk posed to the world by nuclear weapons have, regrettably, suffered setbacks in recent weeks. Signatories to the 35-year-old nuclear ...

  6. From a nuclear threat to an oil crisis?

    Posted Mar 11th 2005, 12:00am by Michael Richardson

    ... Michael Richardson Despite intense diplomatic efforts by leading European nations to defuse nuclear tensions with Iran, a resolution looks increasingly unlikely. This is something that Asia, which is increasingly dependent on Persian Gulf energy supplies, must worry about. Iran's chief nuclear negotiator said recently that his country would never do what the United States ...

  7. Evil strikes back

    Posted May 13th 2005, 12:00am by Peter Kammerer

    ... rogue nations obtaining nuclear weapons, climate change occupying people's thoughts, and economic rivalry between the US and China threatening to spill over into something more serious, ...

  8. Words that must be followed by action

    Posted Sep 20th 2005, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Korea's breaking of past promises. In 1991, it signed a deal with the South to keep the Korean Peninsula nuclear-free and three years later, to end a strikingly similar standoff to the present one ... North Korea's agreement yesterday to stop making nuclear weapons and allow inspections has lifted a cloud of fear and insecurity over Northeast Asia. Where for almost three years ...

  9. Hungry for success

    Posted Feb 11th 2005, 12:00am by B.J. Lee

    ... opposition have caused the government to delay several high-profile projects. In 2003, a plan to build a nuclear waste storage plant was shelved for 20 years because of objections from ... the plan at a huge cost. The latest mega-project to fall victim to people power is the Seoul-Pusan high-speed railway. A female Buddhist monk called Jiyul staged a hunger strike in order to get ...

  10. Belligerence is little more than bravado, say military experts

    Posted Jul 16th 2005, 12:00am by Celine Sun

    ... the general had made such comments. Mr Yang said that Beijing would take a very prudent attitude with regard to any changes to its 'no first strike' nuclear policy. 'What Zhu said ... Celine Sun The belligerent stance taken by Major-General Zhu Chenghu on the use of nuclear weapons does not reflect the mainstream opinion of China's top brass, two military experts ...




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