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  1. News - World - IRAN

    Iran nuclear talks break up with mixed signals on chances of progress

    Posted Jun 22nd 2014, 05:10am by MCT

    ... McClatchy Tribune in Vienna Envoys report only limited progress but hold out hope for pact with Tehran by July deadline Mixed signals as talks on Iran nuclear deal break up Negotiators trying to come up with a comprehensive agreement on Tehran's nuclear programme remained far apart on key issues as they closed their sixth round of talks. With one month to go ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1537922/iran-nuclear-talks-break-mixed-signals-chances-progress
  2. News - Asia

    South Korea and US sign pact to deter North Korea nuclear strike

    Posted Oct 02nd 2013, 02:57pm by Agence France-Presse in Seoul

    ... Agence France-Presse in Seoul Operational plan establishes 'strategic framework' for dealing with 'key North Korean nuclear threat scenarios' South Korea and the United States signed a new strategic pact on Wednesday that provides a “tailored” deterrence against the specific threat of a nuclear attack from North Korea. The operational plan establishes ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1322823/south-korea-and-us-sign-pact-deter-north-korea-nuclear-strike
  3. News - Asia - JAPAN

    Japan’s nuclear watchdog gives green light to restart two nuclear reactors

    Posted Jul 16th 2014, 05:12pm by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Tokyo First atomic plants get nod to switch back on For the first time since bringing in tougher safety rules last year, Japan’s nuclear regulator has said  two atomic reactors  are safe enough to switch back on. The move by the Nuclear Regulatory Authority (NRA) marks a major step towards restarting atomic plants  shut down after the Fukushima plant ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1555373/japans-nuclear-watchdog-gives-green-light-restart-two-nuclear-reactors
  4. News - Asia - KOREAN PENINSULA

    North Korea nearly ready for fourth nuclear test, Seoul says

    Posted May 08th 2014, 04:49pm by AP

    ... ago, Pyongyang threatened nuclear strikes against Seoul and Washington in protest over tougher US sanctions following its third bomb test. ... Associated Press in Seoul South Korea's defence minister says Pyongyang is ready to detonate a nuclear device as soon as the decision is made but may hold off N Korea 'nearly ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1507448/north-korea-ready-its-fourth-nuclear-test-says-seoul
  5. News - World - SPACE

    Risk of ‘city-killing’ asteroid striking Earth higher than thought, experts warn

    Posted Apr 23rd 2014, 10:20am by Reuters at Cape Canaveral, Florida

    ... striking Earth is higher than scientists previously believed, a non-profit group building an asteroid-hunting telescope said on Tuesday. A global network that listens for nuclear weapons detonations detected 26 asteroids that exploded in Earth’s atmosphere from 2000 to last year, data collected by the Comprehensive Nuclear Test Ban Treaty Organisation shows. The explosions include ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1494960/risk-city-killing-asteroid-striking-earth-higher-thought-experts-warn
  6. News - China - TAIWAN

    Thousands rally in Taipei against controversial nuclear plant project

    Posted Apr 27th 2014, 06:39am by Lawrence Chung

    ... Lawrence Chung in Taipei lawrence.chung@scmp.com Thousands rally in Taipei against controversial nuclear plant project Thousands of anti-nuclear activists staged a sit-in in front of Taiwanese President Ma Ying-jeou's office yesterday, in a two-day protest demanding that the government drop a controversial nuclear power plant project that has been hotly debated ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1497953/thousands-rally-taipei-against-controversial-nuclear-plant-project
  7. News - Asia - KOREAN PENINSULA

    Pyongyang lacks means for nuclear strike on US, experts say

    Posted Apr 05th 2013, 09:22am by Reuters in Washington

    ... Reuters in Washington North Korea’s explicit threats this week to strike the United States with nuclear weapons are rhetorical bluster, as the isolated nation does not yet have the means ... lighter and diversified nuclear strike means,” an apparent reference to miniaturized nuclear weapons. It was the latest in a stream of invective from Pyongyang against what it apparently sees ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1207482/pyongyang-lacks-means-nuclear-strike-us-experts-say
  8. News - Asia - KOREAN PENINUSULA

    North Korea approves nuclear strike on US as Hagel admits 'real and clear danger'

    Posted Apr 04th 2013, 08:36am by Agence France-Presse in Seoul

    ... Agence France-Presse in Seoul North Korea dramatically escalated its warlike rhetoric on Thursday, warning that it had authorised plans for nuclear strikes on targets in the United States. ... nuclear strike means”. “The merciless operation of our revolutionary armed forces in this regard has been finally examined and ratified,” the statement said. Last month, North Korea threatened ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1206787/north-korea-approves-nuclear-strike-united-states
  9. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    US making waves over China’s sea-based nuclear deterrent

    Posted Apr 11th 2014, 07:53pm by ROBERT KARNIOL

    ... Deterrent patrols provide a second-strike capability intended to forcefully discourage a nuclear attack. They promise a crippling response, with submarines hidden in the depths far more effective ... Robert Karniol says China seems unlikely to have made a big leap inits nuclear deterrent capabilities at sea, despite what the US may think Making waves Admiral Samuel Locklear, who heads ...

    http://www.scmp.com/comment/article/1475749/us-making-waves-over-chinas-sea-based-nuclear-deterrent
  10. News - China - TAIWAN

    Ma agrees to public vote over nuclear power plant

    Posted Apr 26th 2014, 05:30am by Lawrence Chung

    ... Public to vote on nuclear plant Taiwanese President Ma Ying-jeou yesterday proposed that commercial operations of the island's nearly completed fourth nuclear power plant be put on hold ... Democratic Progressive Party- was seen by local media and pundits as a concession by the administration amid a growing tide against nuclear power in Taiwan. The facility, in New Taipei City's ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1497296/ma-agrees-public-vote-over-nuclear-power-plant

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