Ramaphosa: Trust Zuma on Russia nuclear deal

2015-03-26 11:47

MPs should trust President Jacob Zuma's promise that the nuclear agreement with Russia will be open and transparent, says Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa.

Thousands join anti-nuclear protest in Taiwan

2015-03-14 20:05

Tens of thousands of people have taken part in anti-nuclear protests in Taiwan to urge the government to phase out nuclear power.

China approves 1st nuclear power project since 2011

2015-03-11 17:15

China is reviving growth of its nuclear power industry with approval of its first new project since Japan’s 2011 Fukushima disaster.

Letter inflames US feud over Iran talks

2015-03-10 13:35

Barack Obama has pilloried Republicans over an incendiary letter to Iran’s leaders that warned a nuclear deal with the US could be scrapped by the next president.

'Made in China' nuclear reactors a tough sell

2015-03-06 19:09

As China signs global deals to export its nuclear power technology, it faces a huge obstacle: it still needs to show it can build and safely operate these reactors at home.

S Arabia, S Korea sign MOU on nuclear power

2015-03-04 19:05

Saudi Arabia and South Korea have signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) to co-operate on the development of nuclear energy, Saudi state news agency SPA says.

US, Iran resume nuclear talks after Netanyahu speech

2015-03-04 15:06

Undeterred by Israel PM Benjamin Netanyahu’s scathing speech against an Iran nuclear deal, US and Iranian negotiators have resumed work on an agreement meant to crimp Iran’s atomic programme in exchange for sanctions relief.

Rice: asking Iran to 'unlearn' its nuclear capability is nonstarter

2015-03-03 20:18

US National Security Adviser Susan Rice has urged a pro-lobbying group to drop any insistence that Iran entirely forego domestic nuclear capacity.

Greenpeace takes Tina to court on nuclear plans

2015-02-27 18:18

Greenpeace has filed papers in the North Gauteng High Court to try and compel Energy Minister Tina Joemat-Pettersson to update the country's nuclear liability regulations, it says.

N Korea may have 100 atomic arms by 2020

2015-02-25 08:28

North Korea appears poised to expand its nuclear programme over the next five years and in a worst case scenario could possess 100 atomic arms by 2020,


Necsa: US concerns about SA nuclear fuel unfounded

2015-03-17 14:21

The Nuclear Energy Corporation of SA has denied that atomic material stored at Pelindaba is unsafe, after US officials voiced concerns that it could be stolen and used to commit terrorist attacks.

Van with radioactive substance crashes in Bosnia

2015-03-13 22:16

A van transporting radioactive substance has crashed in Bosnia, but no radiation leakage has been detected.

Nobel-winner Oe: Japan should ban nuclear

2015-03-10 21:00

The Nobel-winning author Oe says Japan should learn from Fukushima and follow Germany's example.

China could struggle to meet 2020 nuclear targets

2015-03-07 12:12

China could struggle to meet its 2020 nuclear energy targets with the industry still waiting on a cautious government to speed up the approval process, a senior industry executive says.

Taxpayers' money won't fund nuclear - Germany

2015-03-06 13:30

German economy minister has lashed out at the UK's plans to finance new atomic generation, vowing not to use taxpayers' money to fund nuclear power.

Areva nuclear group announces €4.8bn loss

2015-03-04 18:04

French nuclear group Areva has confirmed record net losses in 2014 of €4.8bn after it was forced to absorb costs linked to delays to its flagship next-generation reactor.

Democrats upset with effort to fast-track Iran bill

2015-03-04 15:06

A Republican effort to move quickly on legislation giving Congress oversight on any Iran nuclear deal has Democrats upset.

Kerry working on Iran nuke deal, Netanyahu to criticise it

2015-03-03 18:18

Senior US and Iranian officials have kicked off the second day of the latest round of nuclear negotiations as Israel’s leader prepares to deliver a speech to Congress denouncing a potential deal.

SA spies suspect China behind nuke facility break-ins

2015-02-26 09:31

South African spies suspect China was behind a series of break-ins at a nuclear facility near Hartbeespoort Dam, secret documents leaked to Al Jazeera state.

Spy Cables: Mossad contradicted Netanyahu’s warning on Iran

2015-02-24 08:37

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's 2012 warning to the UN General Assembly that Iran had almost completed its "plans to build a nuclear weapon" was contradicted by his own country’s spy agency, leaked South African intelligence reports show.

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