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6 Powers Urge Iran to ‘Engage Seriously’ in Moscow Nuclear Talks

Posted June 18th, 2012 at 9:25 am (UTC-5)
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An EU spokesman says six world powers have begun talks with Iran in Moscow with an appeal for the Iranian side to “engage seriously” with an offer to resolve international concerns about the Iranian nuclear program. Speaking to VOA by phone from the Russian capital, Michael Mann said the five permanent members of the U.N. […]

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6 Powers Urge Iran to ‘Engage Seriously’ in Moscow Nuclear Talks

Posted June 18th, 2012 at 6:05 am (UTC-5)
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An EU spokesman says six world powers have begun talks with Iran in Moscow with an appeal for the Iranian side to “engage seriously” with an offer to resolve international concerns about the Iranian nuclear program. Speaking to VOA by phone from the Russian capital, Michael Mann said the five permanent members of the U.N. […]

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6 Powers Meet Iran for Nuclear Talks, Try to Avoid Failure

Posted June 18th, 2012 at 4:40 am (UTC-5)
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Six world powers are holding a new round of talks with Iran in Moscow to try to resolve international concerns about the Iranian nuclear program and avoid a collapse of diplomacy that could raise the threat of conflict. European Union foreign policy chief Catherine Ashton, who represents the six-nation group, began meeting with Iranian diplomats […]

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Japan to Restart 2 Nuclear Reactors

Posted June 15th, 2012 at 11:30 pm (UTC-5)
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Japan’s prime minister has approved the resumption of nuclear power operations at two reactors, the first to come back on-line since all were shut down after the Fukushima crisis last year. Prime Minister Yoshihiko Noda announced the decision to resume operations at the Ohi power plant in western Japan at a meeting with key ministers […]

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IAEA, Iran Nuclear Talks Fail in Vienna

Posted June 8th, 2012 at 1:50 pm (UTC-5)
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Representatives from the U.N.’s nuclear watchdog agency and Iran hit an impasse Friday in talks attempting to resolve possible access to a military site that is key to Iran’s controversial nuclear program. The International Atomic Energy Agency’s chief inspector, Herman Nackaerts, told journalists in Vienna Friday the talks were “disappointing” and provided “no progress.” He […]

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Japan’s Prime Minister Calls for Reopening of Nuclear Plant

Posted June 8th, 2012 at 12:10 pm (UTC-5)
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Japan’s prime minister has called for the reopening of an idle nuclear plant, saying Japan cannot do without atomic energy. At a news conference Friday, Prime Minister Yoshihiko Noda called for all operations to resume at the Ohi nuclear plant in western Japan. He said two reactors should be restarted to support people’s lives, but […]

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Japan’s Prime Minister Calls for Reopening of Nuclear Plant

Posted June 8th, 2012 at 7:00 am (UTC-5)
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Japan’s prime minister has called for the reopening of an idle nuclear plant, saying Japan cannot do without atomic energy. At a news conference Friday, Prime Minister Yoshihiko Noda called for all operations to resume at the Ohi nuclear plant in western Japan. He said two reactors should be restarted to support people’s lives, but […]

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IAEA, Iran Start New Talks on Nuclear Access

Posted June 8th, 2012 at 5:40 am (UTC-5)
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The United Nations nuclear watchdog has begun a new round of talks with Iran in an effort to negotiate a deal allowing the agency to resume an investigation into suspected nuclear weapons research in the Islamic state. Iran’s envoy to the International Atomic Energy Agency met with agency officials Friday in Vienna. The IAEA wants […]

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UN Nuclear Watchdog Wants ‘Early Access’ to Iran Military Site

Posted June 4th, 2012 at 12:40 pm (UTC-5)
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The head of the United Nations’ nuclear monitoring agency has urged Iran to allow international monitors “early access” to a military site at the center of a long-stalled probe into Tehran’s controversial nuclear program. The comments of IAEA chief Yukiya Amano come after satellite images made public in recent days indicate Iran has been demolishing […]

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Obama Knew of Cyber Attacks on Iran – N.Y. Times

Posted June 1st, 2012 at 3:05 pm (UTC-5)
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A prominent U.S. newspaper says U.S. President Barack Obama has been orchestrating secret, sophisticated cyber attacks on Iran’s main nuclear facility. The New York Times cited anonymous sources close to the program who said the order – given just after Mr. Obama took office – triggered a major expansion of America’s cyberweapons program. The Times […]

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