Iran's Rouhani to Trump: 'Not the time to build walls'

Jan 28, 2017

Iran's Rouhani to Trump: 'Not the time to build walls'

Iranian President Hassan Rouhani criticized his U.S. counterpart Donald Trump on Saturday, saying now was "not the time to build walls between nations." "They have forgotten that the Berlin Wall collapsed many years ago. Even if there are walls between nations, they must be removed," ...

Pakistan commissions China-assisted fourth nuke plant

Dec 29, 2016

Pakistan commissions China-assisted fourth nuke plant

Pakistan's fourth nuclear power plant was inaugurated by Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif on Wednesday, with the leader inviting further Chinese investment in power generation. The plant, known as Chashma-3, or C-3, has been build with Chinese assistance at Chashma in the Mianwali district of southern ...

Dec 16, 2016

Tepco to form power grid consortium with industry peers in 2020s

Tokyo Electric Power Company Holdings Inc. will form a consortium with industry peers to integrate their power grid operations in the early 2020s, officials have said. The officials disclosed the idea at a meeting Wednesday of an expert panel set up by the industry ministry ...

Ukraine moves new safety dome over Chernobyl's doomed reactor

Nov 29, 2016

Ukraine moves new safety dome over Chernobyl's doomed reactor

Ukraine on Tuesday unveiled the world's largest moveable metal structure over the Chernobyl nuclear power plant's doomed fourth reactor to ensure the safety of Europeans for generations to come. The giant arch's height of 108 meters makes it taller than New York's Statue of Liberty ...

U.K. lawmakers set to debate replacing Britain's nuclear-armed submarines

Jul 18, 2016

U.K. lawmakers set to debate replacing Britain's nuclear-armed submarines

British lawmakers are due to vote Monday on whether to replace the country's fleet of nuclear-armed submarines, a powerful but expensive symbol of the country's military status. The Conservative government is determined to maintain Britain's nuclear deterrent, which consists of four Royal Navy submarines armed ...

Philippines to impound suspected North Korean ship, deport crew

Mar 5, 2016

Philippines to impound suspected North Korean ship, deport crew

The Philippines will impound a suspected North Korean cargo ship docked at a port northwest of Manila and eventually deport its North Korean crewmen in compliance with tough new U.N. Security Council sanctions on Pyongyang over its latest nuclear test and rocket launch, officials ...