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Iran nuclear talks: Tehran ‘will not step back one iota’

Iran’s Supreme Leader has warned his country will not step back “one iota” from its nuclear rights, as it resumes talks with world powers in Geneva. Ayatollah Ali Khamenei said he would not intervene directly in the negotiations, but that he had set “red lines” for Iran’s representatives. President Barack Obama meanwhile urged US senators not to impose new sanctions ...

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P5+1 must recognize Iran’s nuclear rights: Mehmanparast | PressTV

Iran’s Foreign Ministry spokesman has urged the P5+1 group of world powers to recognize the Islamic Republic’s nuclear rights and take confidence-building measures with Tehran in order to prove their sincerity in talks with Tehran. “The 5+1 group must recognize our country’s nuclear rights and take measures to prove they have stopped [their] enmity against our nation,” Ramin Mehmanparast said ...

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Iran to unleash ‘God’s vengeance’ against potential air strike | RT

Iran has commenced a massive training exercise to protect its “nuclear centers” from potential air strikes. The deputy military chief says pre-emptive strikes will be launched if Iran feels its national interests are under threat, Reuters reports. ­The four-day drill will unite missile defense systems, radars and interceptor planes in southern Iran. For more on this story, visit: Iran to ...

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Nuclear rods melting inside three Fukushima reactors: Japan | TheJournal

JAPAN’S NUCLEAR AUTHORITIES say they believe that three reactors at the stricken Fukushima nuclear power plant are now melting. The country’s chief cabinet secretary, Yukio Edano, said that although staff at the nuclear facility – where two containment buildings have been destroyed by hydrogen explosions – were unable to check for certain, it was “highly likely” that the nuclear cores ...

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Global fears mount as Japan takes desperate steps | Hindustan Times

Doubts over whether Japan can contain its nuclear crisis grew Thursday, as helicopters dumped water onto an overheating power plant and more foreign governments urged citizens to leave Tokyo. Four military Chinooks ran a mission to empty containers holding more than seven tonnes of water each onto the nuclear facility damaged by Friday’s massive earthquake and tsunami. The operation aims ...

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Japan nears key fix for nuclear plant, but could it come too late? | CSMonitor.com

A top nuclear regulatory official testified Wednesday that Japan’s nuclear plant might already be too dangerous to allow repairs, even though external power could soon be available to run crucial water pumps. If the electricity arrives in time and workers can prevent the Fukushima I plant’s predicament from becoming more grave, the utility faces a long road to what several ...

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An Analysis of Nuclear Negotiations with Iran | Belfer Center, Harvard

Seminar Series: Ash Institute Democracy Seminar Series Open to the Public – Belfer Center Library, Littauer-369 March 15, 2011 9:30-11:00 a.m.  Speaker:  Mahsa Rouhi Related Projects: Managing the Atom, International Security, Science, Technology, and Public Policy Description: Mahsa Rouhi will present an MTA seminar entitled “An Analysis of Nuclear Negotiations with Iran” on Tuesday March 15, 2011 in the Belfer Center ...

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Make the Arctic nuke-free: Liberal MP | Toronto Sun

OTTAWA — Grit MP (liberal parliamentary member) Larry Bagnell wants Canada’s Arctic to be a nuke-free zone. The Yukon MP hopes doing so would strengthen Canada’s Arctic sovereignty claims, lead to greater nuclear disarmament around the world and protect the fragile environment of the North should an accident occur. “No matter how good the rules are — from the Titanic ...

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China blocks U.N. report on N.Korea nuclear breaches | Reuters

UNITED NATIONS (Reuters) – China has told U.N. Security Council members it plans to block publication of a U.N. special report that accuses North Korea of violating sanctions on its nuclear program, Western diplomats said. The U.N. Panel of Experts on North Korea submitted a report on January 27 to the Security Council’s sanctions committee, which monitors compliance with U.N. ...

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Westinghouse rounds up tech, fuel and supply chain | WNN

Westinghouse has secured its role in China with agreements on nuclear power plant deployment and fuel fabrication. In the UK it has reaffirmed its engineering alliances. Two deals were signed off in Washington yesterday during the Chinese state visit to the USA. The first concerns the ongoing AP1000 construction program and the extension of a 2008 cooperation agreement with State ...

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