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Australians Remember Fukushima Disaster

Posted March 11th, 2012 at 3:15 pm (UTC-5)
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Hundreds of anti-nuclear protesters held rallies across Australia Sunday to mark the first anniversary of Japan’s devastating earthquake and tsunami. The rallies in Sydney, Melbourne and other cities also were part of a national day of action to end uranium mining in Australia. Sydney’s march took place near the Australian headquarters of two global mining […]

Australian PM Moves to Allow Uranium Sales to India

Posted November 15th, 2011 at 3:05 am (UTC-5)
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Australian Prime Minister Julia Gillard says she wants her government to lift a ban on exporting uranium to India. Ms. Gillard told reporters in Canberra Tuesday exporting uranium to India makes economic sense and will strengthen relations between the two countries. Australia holds 40 percent of the world’s known uranium reserves. It exports the nuclear […]

Australian PM Moves to Allow Uranium Sales to India

Posted November 14th, 2011 at 9:15 pm (UTC-5)
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Australian Prime Minister Julia Gillard says she wants her government to lift a ban on exporting uranium to India. Ms. Gillard wrote in an opinion piece in The Sydney Morning Herald newspaper on Tuesday that she wants her Labor Party to change its policy towards India. Australia exports uranium to several countries including the United […]

Moldova Arrests Six Suspected of Uranium Smuggling

Posted June 29th, 2011 at 1:40 pm (UTC-5)
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Moldovan authorities say they have arrested six men suspected of smuggling uranium from Russia and trying to sell it to an unidentified buyer in a Muslim country in Africa. Senior police investigator Vitalie Briceag said Wednesday the suspects were trying to sell a “few kilograms” of Uranium-235 that can be used to make nuclear weapons […]

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