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UN Nuke Watchdog to Make Tehran Visit

Posted May 18th, 2012 at 11:45 am (UTC-5)
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The United Nations’ top nuclear official will travel to Tehran on Sunday for talks with senior Iranian officials as speculation mounts about a possible breakthrough on Iran’s controversial nuclear program. The Vienna-based International Atomic Energy Agency announced the surprise visit Friday. An IAEA statement said Director General Yukiya Amano would travel to Iran to “to […]

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Report: North Korea Resumes Work on Nuclear Reactor

Posted May 17th, 2012 at 8:50 am (UTC-5)
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New satellite images show North Korea has resumed construction on a new nuclear reactor, despite international criticism. The U.S.-Korea Institute, operated by Johns Hopkins University’s School of Advanced International Studies, says images taken by a commercial satellite on April 30 show Pyongyang has made progress on a light water reactor at its main nuclear complex […]

South Korea to Meet with US and Japan Over North Korea

Posted May 17th, 2012 at 4:45 am (UTC-5)
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South Korea says it will host high-level diplomatic talks with Japan and the United States next week about North Korea. South Korean foreign ministry spokesman Cho Byung-je says the diplomats in Seoul will discuss developments on the Korean peninsula after Pyongyang’s failed missile launch on April 13. Lim Sung-nam, South Korea’s ambassador for the nuclear […]

Major Cuts in US Nuclear Arms Urged

Posted May 16th, 2012 at 7:10 am (UTC-5)
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A nuclear arms control advocacy group is calling on the United States to drastically reduce its stockpile of nuclear weapons. A special panel convened by the group Global Zero has issued a report urging the U.S. to cut its current nuclear arsenal to 900 total warheads, well below the 5,000 nuclear warheads currently in service. […]

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Major Cuts in US Nuclear Arms Urged

Posted May 16th, 2012 at 1:50 am (UTC-5)
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A nuclear arms control advocacy group is calling on the United States to drastically reduce its stockpile of nuclear weapons. A special panel convened by the group Global Zero has issued a report urging the U.S. to cut its current nuclear arsenal to 900 total warheads, well below the 5,000 nuclear warheads currently in service. […]

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Iran and UN Nuclear Regulators Agree to Meet Again

Posted May 15th, 2012 at 2:20 pm (UTC-5)
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Iran and the U.N. nuclear agency have ended two days of talks in Vienna with an agreement to meet again next week to discuss international concerns about Iran’s controversial nuclear program. The chief U.N. and Iranian negotiators said Tuesday the two sides will hold another meeting in the Austrian capital on Monday. International Atomic Energy […]

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Iran and UN Nuclear Regulators Agree to Meet Again

Posted May 15th, 2012 at 12:35 pm (UTC-5)
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Iran and the U.N. nuclear agency have ended two days of talks in Vienna with an agreement to meet again next week to discuss international concerns about Iran’s controversial nuclear program. The chief U.N. and Iranian negotiations said Tuesday the two sides will hold another meeting in the Austrian capital on Monday. International Atomic Energy […]

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Iran, IAEA Nuclear Talks Enter 2nd Day

Posted May 15th, 2012 at 6:55 am (UTC-5)
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Iran and the U.N. nuclear agency have begun their second day of talks in Vienna, with Iran’s envoy saying the discussions so far have been “good.” Before going into Tuesday’s meeting with negotiators from the International Atomic Energy Agency, Iran’s Ali Asghar Soltanieh told reporters the atmosphere of the talks had been “very constructive.” On […]

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IAEA Presses Iran Ahead of P5+1 Talks

Posted May 14th, 2012 at 3:30 pm (UTC-5)
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The U.N. nuclear agency has again urged Iran to give it access to sites, people and documents it seeks as part of its probe into whether Tehran is trying to develop nuclear weapons. Ahead of the opening session between the two sides in Vienna Monday, the head of the International Atomic Energy Agency delegation, Hermann […]

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Iran, IAEA Talks Begin

Posted May 14th, 2012 at 10:35 am (UTC-5)
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Talks between Iranian authorities and U.N. nuclear agency officials have started in Vienna, as a major U.S. newspaper reports that Iran has repeatedly violated maritime law in a bid to sidestep sanctions imposed due to its controversial nuclear program. International Atomic Energy Agency officials are expected to press Iran for access to the Parchin military […]

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